Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 SE Premium 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Vauxhall Corsa 2019 front left cornering RHD
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RRP £17,270What Car? Target Price£16,330
Review

The Vauxhall Corsa is a competent small car, but isn’t outstanding in any area. It isn’t as comfortable or as nice 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, if you stick to our recommended trim.

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This trim level offers good value and is our pick of the entire range. On top of everything SE gives you, it adds heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, automatic lights and wipers and rear parking sensors.

This naturally aspirated 74bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine sits at the bottom of the Corsa’s lineup. We have yet to try it, but the on-paper figures suggest it’ll be fairly sluggish. It comes with a five-speed manual gearbox.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH12.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

309

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

125

g/km

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