The next generation of Opel mini-van models Meriva and Zafira should have the characteristics of crossover vehicles, to meet up with the requirements on the European market and that is increasingly checking out this type of car. New Meriva and Zafira will probably be developed in cooperation with groupings Peugeot-Citroen (PSA), and are going to be available early 2017.
“We need to continue producing vehicles that meet all of the needs of an family, but that these cars come in accord with current trends and on the European car market“, said Tozer from PR team in the recent Motor Show in Paris.
Meanwhile, an origin from the Opel Company was confirmed the new Meriva and Zafira arise because of cooperation with PSA. From the joint project will likely benefit Peugeot Citroen, since the company will give you customers two similar CUV models within the label of name Peugeot Citroen.
Cooperation with PSA was agreed with make an effort to reduce the costs of developing new models. General Motors (GM) and PSA announced that they may work together on new models at the begining of 2013, and Opel Zafira will be the first inside a series of joint projects.
2017 Opel Zafira: Changes
2017 Opel Zafira will probably be completely new vehicle, while version of Zafira Tourer continues its production nearly a year after end output of regular ex mini-van under this name. Redesigned aspects of exterior can change overall look. New vehicle will characterize larger grille with the front end, and also big air vents. At the tail, impression will complete ne kind of lights and the body line of roof. When it comes on the new look and feel of 2016 Opel Zafira, evidently it are going to be similar for the Opel Astra and Peugeot 308.
2017 Opel Zafira: Engine
Powertrain segment will contain diesel and petrol engines. When it comes to petrol engine, basic model will likely be run by 1.6-liter I4, that characterizes maximum creation of 197 horsepower and 207 pounds of torque. Second available petrol unit has displacement of a single.8 liters. This I4 engine is allowed to produce as much as 140 horsepower, in addition to 130 pounds of torque. 2016 Opel Zafira Diesel are going to be run by 1.6L CDTi power unit. This engine is allowed to deliver as much as 120 hp, in addition to 240 lb-ft. More power provides 2.0-liter CDTi – 190 hp and 260 pounds of torque. Basic version should have engine paired towards the manual shifter with six gears, while optional options 6-speed automatic.
2017 Opel Zafira: Price and Release Date
Price remains unknown, because it will likely be new model. Release date on the market will not be before oncoming of 2017 year.