Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 GS Line 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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RRP £19,490What Car? Target Price£18,470
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

The Vauxhall Corsa is a competent small car, but isn’t outstanding in any area. It's not as comfortable or as pleasant inside as the closely related Peugeot 208, not as fun to drive as a Ford Fiesta, nor as spacious as a Volkswagen Polo. It is at least well equipped and not too expensive in our recommended trim.

If you can stretch your budget slightly, we’d recommend going for the mid-range GS Line trim. If you do, you’ll be getting lots of standard equipment, including 17in alloy wheels, electronic climate controls, rear-parking sensors, LED front fog lights, automatic high-beam, a sport mode switch, a 7.0in digital instrument cluster, electronically adjustable/heated wing mirrors and some sportier styling elements.

We’re yet to try the entry-level 1.2-litre 3-cylinder petrol engine but expect it’ll be a little sluggish. In fact, the numbers support that theory, sporting an official 0-60mph sprint time of 12.4sec. If you can, we’d suggest that you upgrade to the 1.2 Turbo petrol.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH12.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

309

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

118

g/km