Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Turbo Design 5dr Auto Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

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RRP £19,970What Car? Target Price£18,924
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
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 want to keep costs to a minimum, this entry-level trim will be tempting. It ticks all the basic boxes with standard equipment including 16in alloy wheels, air conditioning, LED headlights, electric windows, a six-way adjustable driver’s seat and a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system with DAB radio, Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone mirroring.

This mid-range engine is our pick of the bunch. With a little extra power (99bhp), it’s more willing to pull from low in the rev range and accelerates from 0-60mph in 9.3sec. For that reason, it’s far more flexible than the entry-level engine and more at home during motorway jaunts. Bear in mind that opting for the automatic gearbox adds almost a second to that sprint time.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

309

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

121

g/km