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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.
  • 1.3 CDTi Energy 3dr

    Kevin Hayes Date: 30/03/2005
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Car drove exceptionally well on the test drive and engine seemed to have plenty of life in it. You do have to keep the revs going to get the best out of it. The SXi version of the car drove better than the 'normal' version and seems to have better roll control and a better gearbox. There is a hefty premium if you want this engine and I'm still not sure if we've made back the money on it with the savings on fuel. Car is mainly used for town driving but does however show a major improvement in MPG on long journeys. However, reliability has been a major concernand is the reason for the 1 star rating.

    Faults so far:

    1) Indicator problems. 2) Indicators failing again! 3) CD player refused to play CDs!!! Took 6 weeks (yes six) to get a replacement. 4) Engine getting louder and louder. Took it in again and was told Belt tensioner needed replacing 5) About two weeks after problem numbr four was fixed, engine started getting really loud again, this time louder than before. Took it in again and was told they would need to order parts. What's worse is that we were advised not the drive the car anymore as the timing chain had nearly gone. We're still waiting for this to be fixed (nearly two weeks now)!!!

  • 1.2i 16v SXi 3dr

    Ben Deakin , Cheshire . Date: 23/03/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Looks nice, goes well, not much space in the back but who cares? It's a young person's car, not for families.

  • 1.8i SRi 3dr

    diane wallbridge , somerset . Date: 04/03/2005
    • Overall 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

    My car

    I picked up my new Corsa 1.8 SRi three days ago, and I love it! This is my second Corsa, the first being a 1.4 SRi. I just had to have the 1.8 - it's fun and nippy. I chose the Black Sapphire - very cool and trendy and it certainly turns heads!

  • 1.0 12v Breeze 5dr

    Alex Thomson Date: 01/03/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Hello its me Vauxhall guy again i will just say for now the car is very good for its size. I will write a longer review when I have longer.

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