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By Charl Bosch

Motoring Journalist

Quiet debut for Opel’s new flagship Crossland

Blitz's often forgotten MPV-styled crossover has benefitted from a subtle sporty makeover at its range's sharp-end.

Stellantis has quietly introduced a new flagship variant to the Opel Crossland line-up, with largely exterior tweaks and more specification items.

Positioned above the Elegance that topped the range until now, the new GS Line, as evident by its name, receives a sportier external appearance made-up of model specific 17-inch gloss black alloy wheels, black and red accents around the windows, roof rails, and black mirror caps.

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Inside, full leather upholstery features, along with manually height adjustable front seats, the auto-levelling Matrix IntelliLux LED headlights, heated front seats, a rear armrest, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and push-button start.

Underneath the bonnet, the PSA-era 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged PureTech petrol engine remains unchanged with its 81kW/205Nm going to the front wheels by means of a six-speed automatic gearbox. Claimed fuel consumption is 6.2 L/100 km.


As with the rest of the Opel Crossland range, the GS Line’s sticker price includes a three year/120 000 km warranty as well as a three year/60 000 km service plan.

  • Crossland 1.2 Edition – R345 900
  • Crossland 1.2T Edition AT – R389 900
  • Crossland 1.2T Elegance AT – R415 900
  • Crossland 1.2T GS Line AT – R443 900

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