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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.
  • 1.4i 16v SXi AC 5dr

    Philip Jones , Middlesex . Date: 16/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I used to own a Corsa C in which I felt a little vulnerable to say the least ! After buying my car I will not go back, the steering is involving, it handles like it's on rails with the lower suspension and it is very quiet. The dealership was also excellent.(Sonning Common) It would be nice if there was a sixth gear though, maybe the MPG issues be solved if there was a better gearbox ?

    It could be my imagination but most of the negative points and issues seem to have been written in the north of the country....................

  • 1.4i 16v Design AC 5dr

    Pamela Barratt , Cheshire . Date: 14/11/2008
    • 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
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned my Corsa 5dr Design auto model now for a year. First thing I noticed was the very poor mpg. I know this is because I have an auto. but I thought it would be better than this. Also, just came to renew road tax. The emissions are higher than you will find in guides, and so £170.00 is the price! High for a small car. I have found the driver's seat uncomfortable and have to use a cushion. The padded side supports make the seat part very narrow, and I am not a large person! I have had to have a complete new radio/cd unit fitted as the old one ate my Neil Diamond cd, and didn't even say thankyou. They cannot extract partially digested cd's, and a new unit is the only solution. Apparently this is a design feature... so, don't let your Corsa go hungry... you will pay with the loss of a cd. The windscreen wipers are a law unto themselves. They just work on the mode they feel like at the time. Intermittent? oh yes! but only when they are in the mood. I traded in my 3dr Toyota Rav (just at the right time), which was a much more solid car. The Corsa looks very pretty and has a good sized boot (which is why I traded in the tank-like Toyota - no boot at all), but it doesn't feel as nice to drive as a previous 5 dr auto Fiesta which I loved, but my family kept calling "The Brick". I think the seat comfort is the worst aspect of this car.

  • 1.3 CDTi 90 SXi AC 3dr

    jason beckwith , east sussex . Date: 07/11/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 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
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    The car was bought new in September with my girlfriend from the Vauxhall dealer, and do I wish I had got the Swift sport now, the car is only five weeks old and Vauxhall have had it more the we have, the fault being the brakes, the grinding and squeaking, it was been back 5 times and we have had stores about how they need bedding in and how they last for 40K that’s why the noise. Its now back again and we have rejected it, we have a curtsy car from the dealer only for some one from Vauxhall HEAD OFFICE to ring and say if we don’t get our car they will report the curtsy car as stolen, needless to say I can not repeat what I sad to him. I have always known Vauxhall to be rubbish and with that service it came true.

  • 1.2i 16v Club 3dr

    JOHN MORTON Date: 05/11/2008
    • 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
      48

    My car

    Ordered a Club 1.2 3-door teh day it was launched and it remains the best car I have owned. Superb.

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