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Overall reader verdict 4 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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150 reader reviews for Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback.
  • 1.2i 16v SXi AC 5dr

    David Atkinson , North Yorksire . Date: 06/08/2011
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      38.1

    My car

    I have owned my 2010 secondhand Corsa for just 12 days. The car is excellent value for the money and feels very well built. It is necessery to rev the 84bhp engine if you wish to get a move on. However it is happy to pull steadily at low revs in normal town driving. The car is very quiet at all speeds and rides extremly well. There are no rattles and the interior is of a good quality. The 5 door has plenty of room and looks good. The A pillars are quite wide and it is necessary to move your head around at junctions in order to get a clear view.If I had to coplain I might say the steering is a little light in town driving but it does weight up on the open road. I feel the SXi spec is good and offers plenty of toys. Again if I was to complain handles to operate the rear windows is a bit low rent otherwise the car is an outstanding package and I would recommend it to anyone.

  • 1.2i 16v SXi AC 3dr

    Tom Morgan , somerset . Date: 18/06/2011
    • Overall verdict
      3 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
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      36

    My car

    I have been driving this car for 3months now and have covered 3000miles. It is 18 months old. So far it has been ok. The fuel economy has been poor so far, although it has only done 7500 miles and is still loosening up and is slightly improving. When we first got it i was lucky to get 32mpg but now it is pushing towards 40mpg

    Good points: Looks very nice, goes well (although I had a 1.0polo before which immensly slow!) Solid materials, lots of kit, very safe, good handling

    Bad points: Not amazing on fuel, numb steering-cant feel what the front wheels are doing at all, seat base of drivers seat is wareing, uncomfortable seats, dodgey fuel gauge- it gets stuck at certain points and then the needle suddenly drops, Recall for handbrake, although the vauxhall dealer in taunton was very good!!!

  • 1.2i 16v SXi 3dr

    Eric Dawber , Lancs . Date: 15/04/2011
    • Overall verdict
      4 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
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      43

    My car

    Just purchased a new 11 plate two weeks ago. No problems with the car, but as others have said the 1.2 is a little sluggish would have gone for a 1.4. Got the car from my local Vauxhall dealership at a good discount, would not be happy if I had paid the full price. The biggest gripe I have is the speedo has no 50 just a little mark which is quite disconcerting. Fuel economy is Ok, comfy to drive and good when on motorway - all in all happy with it.

  • 1.0i 12v Breeze 3dr

    Adam Brannon , East Yorkshire . Date: 02/04/2011
    • Overall verdict
      4 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
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      47

    My car

    A fantastic little car with decent fuel economy. Was slightly wary of the 1.0l engine at first and yes it is sluggish, but it works quite well once up to speed albeit with a small amount of noise in doing so. It has a fabulous cabin which is exceptionally well built and the 3 door version does look fantastic. There's a few squeaks in the cabin but all in all, a great little car and very highly recommended!

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