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Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Turbo GS Line 5dr Auto Petrol Hatchback

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  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Dark tinted rear side windows + tailgate window, Traction control, Apple car play/Android Auto, Speed sensitive power steering, Start/stop system, Sports switch, Body colour door mirrors, Liquid palladium facia with hot red accents...

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Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

Time, perhaps, to change the way you feel about Vauxhall's Corsa. This fifth generation version aims to surprise in all the ways its predecessor was unremarkable. As a result, on paper at least, it's the most competitive supermini the brand has ever brought us. There's even an all-electric model.

Background

Vauxhall's Corsa has always been a well-priced, practical supermini but it's usually been let down by distinctively average engines, a bit of a weight problem, less than cutting-edge technology and the lack of the kind of spark that would endear you to the thing. All stuff that Vauxhall reckons has been sorted in this fifth generation version. We'll see. The key boxes certainly seem to have been ticked here. Vauxhall is merely an Anglo/Teutonic outpost of the French PSA Peugeot/Citroen conglomerate these days, so it's not surprising to find this MK5 model Corsa pretty much completely based on the second generation Peugeot 208 announced at about the same time. Which means that this car will get that one's battery full-electric tech too - enter the Corsa-e. Most Corsa buyers though, will continue to want a fossil-fuelled lump beneath the bonnet. Vauxhall's also promising a big step up in provision when it comes to driver assistance systems, infotainment and connectivity. Sounds promising.

Driving Experience

This PSA-era Corsa starts off with a huge advantage over its predecessors: a much lighter CMP platform that's enabled it to lose a shed-load of weight in comparison to its direct predecessor - 108kgs to be exact. Vauxhall's engineers would have liked to have built on this by specifically tuning the drive dynamics of this car to British roads - as the brand has very effectively done with previous generation Corsa models, but that wasn't possible this time round. Something evidenced, for example, by the way the slightly over-light steering hasn't been tweaked for the twistier, more challenging tarmac common in our market - as previously, it might usually have been. Engine-wise, we don't think your choice is going to be that difficult. You probably won't want a diesel - which is just as well because the 1.5-litre Turbo D unit is no longer offered here. Ideally, you'd want to look beyond the base petrol powerplant, a 75PS normally aspirated version of the PSA Group's usual three cylinder 1.2-litre engine that in this form doesn't have a great deal of pulling power. That same 1.2 Turbo unit's much better suited to this car in the turbocharged 100PS guise that we tried, a form in which it manages to be very competitively clean and frugal. You can order this unit with 8-speed auto transmission - and you have to have an auto if you get the top 1.2-litre 130PS powerplant. As for the all-electric Corsa-e version, well just one variant of that is available featuring a 50kWh battery mated to a 100kW electric motor, this confection developing a healthy 134PS.

Design and Build

The idea this time round with the Corsa is to strike a better balance between sportiness and comfort, thanks to a re-designed body shell and frugal aluminium engines. There are lighter underpinnings too, based on the new Common Modular Platform (CMP) platform this car shares with the latest Peugeot 208. Despite this, this fifth generation model is slightly larger than its predecessor, with its bigger body and longer wheelbase delivering more interior and boot space from this five-door-only model. The smarter body panels are still fashioned from the usual range of high-strength steels, but it's all been stitched together in a more weight-conscious manner, saving 40kg over the outgoing Corsa. Visually, the standard Corsa is virtually identical to the electric version, with the exception of different alloy wheel designs. An exterior highlight that Vauxhall is particularly proud of it's the fact that this is the first car in the class to feature adaptive glare-free full-LED headlights - the brand's 'IntelliLux LED Matrix' package, the kind of thing previously restricted to much larger cars. Inside, all Corsas have identical cabins, which centre around a new touchscreen infotainment system on the dash. Two set-ups are available to buyers: a seven-inch Multimedia Navi system or top-spec 10-inch Multimedia Navi Pro.

Market and Model

If you'd got used to Corsa pricing for base models being in the £14,000 to £16,500 bracket (which is where it's been in recent times), you might need a cup of hot sweet tea after perusal of the figures being asked for this fifth generation French-inspired version, which start from around £17,400 for the feeblest 1.2-litre base-spec petrol variant. Top-spec 'Ultimate' trim with a combustion engine now costs from just under £23,500. The all-electric Corsa-e sells in the £27,000-£30,000 bracket after deduction of the available £1,500 government Plug-in Car Grant. Five doors are mandatory, the three-door body style of previous models being deemed no longer necessary. There are three core trim level options for the Corsa - 'Design' (for combustion models only), then 'GS Line' and 'Ultimate'. On combustion models, there's the option of auto transmission - around £1,700 more on petrol models only. Even the most basic 'Design' derivatives are quite well equipped, fitted with 16-inch double spoke alloy wheels, a 7-inch touch-screen radio, a leather flat bottom steering wheel and LED Headlights with LED daytime running lights.

Cost of Ownership

Huge efforts have gone in here to improve running cost efficiency by saving weight. As a result, expect the 1.2-litre PureTech petrol variants that many will want to be very acceptably clean and frugal. With the 100PS model, you can expect to manage 52.3mpg on the WLTP combined cycle and return a CO2 reading of up to 117g/km, which is pretty good going for a car in this segment. The base 1.2-litre 75PS version manages similar readings - 53.3mpg and 118g/km. But of course if you're really interested in ecological efficiency, there'll be just one variant of this car that'll interest you, the all-electric Corsa-e. For this derivative, Vauxhall claims a WLTP-rated driving range between charges of 222 miles. And fast charging at the rate of 100kW is available via a CCS socket hidden behind the fuel cap, with an 0-80% charge achievable in around 30 minutes. If you install a wallbox at home, you can recharge the battery from empty in around five hours if you have an 11kW electricity supply - or in around eight hours with a 7.4kW supply. Bear in mind that the Corsa-e is around 350kgs heavier than the ordinary version.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Brilliant paint
  • Black roof A pillar in black
  • Body colour roof and A pillar
  • 7" colour touch screen
  • Brilliant Paint - Jade white
  • Banda marvel cloth - Black with signal red/dark titanium stitching
  • 17" Black alloy wheels
  • Tyre repair kit

Body Glass

  • Dark tinted rear side windows + tailgate window
  • Rain sensitive windscreen wipers
  • Two speed windscreen wipers with variable intermittent wipe
  • Solar heat absorbing windscreen and windows
  • Forward collision alert
  • Glazed tailgate and heated rear window with wash/wipe facility
  • Electrically operated front and rear windows with safety auto reverse and one touch up/down facility

Brakes

  • Traction control
  • Cornering brake control
  • Emergency brake assist
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Auto city emergency braking
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • EBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Drag torque control
  • Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
  • Hill hold and start system
  • Straight line stability control

Communication

  • Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Auto tele unit 3S vehicle communication system
  • Bluetooth mobile phone portal

Driver Aids

  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Rear parking distance sensors
  • Front camera system
  • Speed sign recognition
  • Lane departure warning with lane assist
  • Front pedestrian detection BASIS
  • Cruise control with intelligent speed limiter

Driver Convenience

  • Start/stop system
  • Two litre open door pockets

Driver Information

  • Sports switch
  • Service indicator
  • Lights on audible warning
  • Central facia display with digital clock, outside air temperature and audio information
  • eCall emergency call system
  • Multi function trip computer - Trip odometer, vehicle range, average speed and fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy and driving time
  • Engine oil life indicator
  • Infotainment remote controls right side of steering wheel, telephone buttons on left side
  • 7 inch digital instrument cluster display
  • USB with iPod control
  • Instrumentation - Speedometer, rev counter, low fuel gauge warning light + water temperature gauge warning light

Driving Mirrors

  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
  • Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror

Embellishment Trims

  • Liquid palladium facia with hot red accents

Engine

  • Petrol Particulate Filter
  • Electronic returnless fuel system
  • Under body shield for aero

Entertainment

  • DAB Digital radio
  • Six speakers
  • Steering wheel audio, phone and cruise controls
  • Bluetooth A2DP audio streaming
  • AM/FM stereo radio
  • RDS with traffic programme

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour door handles
  • High gloss black finish B pillar
  • Chrome effect tailpipe extension
  • Body colour front and rear bumpers
  • Chrome logo bar
  • Sports front and rear body styling for upper and lower bumper design
  • Bonnet/headlight/wiper structure
  • Flexible roof mounted aerial
  • Black lower side window mouldings
  • Rear side wing doors

Exterior Lights

  • Third brake light
  • Manual headlamp level control
  • Rear fog lamp
  • Automatic headlight control system
  • Centre Rear Brake Lights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights
  • High beam assist
  • LED tail lamp
  • Rear reversing lights
  • LED front fog lamps
  • Hazard warning lights
  • Headlamps for left side traffic

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Electronic climate control (ECC)
  • Four adjustable facia vents
  • Cabin particulate filter - removes dust, airborne particles and pollen
  • Windscreen and side window demist vents
  • 4 speed fan with illuminated controls

Interior Features

  • Front cupholder
  • Internal chrome door handles
  • Rear cupholder
  • Front centre armrest with storage
  • Alloy sports pedals
  • Gearshift paddles
  • Reach and rake adjustable steering column
  • 12V power sockets
  • Black headliner
  • Illuminated load compartment trunk
  • Banda marvel cloth upholstery
  • Polyurethane gear knob/lever
  • Right hand drive (RHD)
  • Liquid palladium cloth inserts on door trim
  • Mistral fabric side bolsters and surrounds
  • Illuminated glovebox with lid
  • 3 spoke flat bottom leather steering wheel with satin chrome effect bezel

Interior Lights

  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Interior courtesy light
  • Front map reading lights
  • Single dome lamp with dual front reading lamps

Safety

  • Seatbelt pretensioners
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3 rear 3 point seatbelts
  • Tyre deflation detection system
  • Single tone horn
  • Six airbags - Driver's dual stage airbag/front passenger's dual stage airbag/front seat side impact airbags/full size curtain airbags
  • Driver drowsiness alert system
  • Front seatbelt unfastened audible warning and warning light
  • Inertia reel lap and diagonal seatbelts for all seats
  • Electrical child lock system in rear door latch
  • ISOFIX child seat mountings incorporating top tether anchor points located on second row rear seats
  • Deactivation switch for front passenger's airbag

Seats

  • Sports style front seats
  • Height adjustable head restraints
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • 2 way adjustment front driver and co-driver passive headrest
  • 4 way manual co-driver fore/aft seat with reclining seatback
  • 6 way manual fore/aft, up/down with reclining driver seatback
  • Single front passenger seat
  • 6 way manual adjustable driver seat height up/down, reach fore/aft, backrest upright/recline
  • 4 way manual co-driver seat reach fore/aft, backrest upright/recline

Security

  • Locking wheel nuts
  • Steering column lock
  • Remote locking fuel filler flap
  • Remote control central locking
  • Remote control security alarm system
  • Engine deadlock and immobiliser
  • 2 keys one folding with integral remote
  • Visible vehicle identification number
  • Freewheeling door locks
  • Electronically protected audio equipment
  • Remote control central locking activation switch on driver door

Vanity Mirrors

  • Driver/passenger sunvisors with vanity mirrors + covers

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 8.2
  • Engine Power - BHP 130
  • Engine Power - KW 96
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Power - RPM 5500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 170
  • Engine Torque - NM 230
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1750
  • Top Speed 129

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