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Vauxhall Corsa-e 1.2 Turbo Ultimate 5dr Auto Review

Category: Small Electric

Section: Version review

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  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 interior dashboard
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 interior rear seats
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 interior infotainment
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 right tracking
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 front cornering
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 rear right tracking
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 front right tracking
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 front right static
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 rear left static
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 charging socket detail
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 grille detail
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 interior front seats
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e 2022 interior starter button
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RRP £26,175What Car? Target Price£24,724
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Corsa-e is a decent electric car and a worthy rival to the Renault Zoe and Mini Electric. If it were better to drive and had a longer range between charges it would be even more recommendable.

Range-topping Ultimate trim comes with all the bells and whistles. Upgrading the standard kit to include matrix LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, a heated steering wheel, keyless entry and start, heated front seats with massage function for the driver, front parking sensors, a rear-view parking camera and a larger 10.0in touchscreen infotainment system with built-in sat nav. It’s pricey though, so we’d stick to one of the other two trims.

If you’ve read about the other two engines and feel you need some extra power, this range-topping engine is the one for you. Ok, it’s not going to break any records with its output of 128bhp, but it’s the quickest fossil fuel-powered Corsa you’re going to get, sprinting from 0-60mph in just over 8.0sec.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

309

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

123

g/km