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Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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122 reader reviews for Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback.
  • 1.2i 16v SXi AC 3dr

    Michael Northwood , Kent . Date: 26/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      35

    My car

    I had a 1.2 SXi Corsa. It is the WORST car I have ever driven. The ride was so harsh, it gave me a trapped nerve in my back. The quality of the car itself is poor.

    The engine dropped a valve into the cylinder at 35,000 miles, and as it was out or warranty by 9 months, Vauxhall wouldn't help. they quoted me £3000 for a new engine.

    I will never buy a Vauxhall car EVER again for as long as I live. The dealers don't care once they have your money. Prisoners in Guantanamo Bay are treated better than Vauxhall customers.

  • 1.0 12v Club 3dr

    Brendan Lawlor , Lincolnshire . Date: 16/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I owned this V REG 1999 1.0L 12V Club for a year before recently having it written off, not my fault may i add. On petrol it was good, insurance was ok for me being 21. When i got the car for a bargain i didnt realise the radiator was knackerd, dont know anything about cars i drove it for two months with it over heating like mad god only knows how the little beast didnt explode. so after two months had to have the radiator changed. 2 weeks later it was over heating again. money was tight so i kept driving it for 6 months turns out it had an oil leek...again is survived my abuse. i got a friend to do me a full service so it wasnt so bad. The first M.O.T I put it though would of cost me 500 pound for wear and tear parts (about everything needed replacing) but again my friend got it though the M.O.T for 150 pound, shows how much garages rob. so in about 6 months the car cost me more than it was worth. BUT...It still went like a tank though my ignorance untill the day a brand new car pulled into my lane and hit me head on from end caved in...everyone was ok but the car completly written off. I cannot really slag the car off coz it with stood all my mechanical abuse. Would never have another one but for a first car its cheap just not me. its im my oppinion second in the list of chavvy boy racer cars behind the saxo and im not the sterotipical 21 year old racer even tho my insurance doesnt look at it that way!! ANYWAY Im getting a PT CRUISER...GOOD BYE AND HAPPY CORSAING

  • 1.2i 16v Comfort 3dr

    antony alderson Date: 16/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      35

    My car

    I've owned my corsa 1.2 16v comfort for 4 month's now and it's had a head gasket problem since i bought it, it's been repaired at my local garage but it's still loosing water, low level of standard equipment but it's forgivable because it's so good to drive...

  • 1.0 12v Breeze 3dr

    Nicola Paterson Date: 02/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This was my first car so ideal for me at the time. Practical running costs and never caused me any bother during the three years I owned it. Sailed through services and MOT. Very practical and economical!

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