Vauxhall has adapted the Corsa agency for 2021, with a scattering of corrective and automated tweaks that affiance to accumulate the auto aggressive with the Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio and Volkswagen Polo.
The revised Vauxhall Corsa is accessible to adjustment now, with prices starting from £16,440 for the entry-level petrol model. The pure-electric Corsa-e has been accountable to a agnate ambit of updates and is now priced from £26,640 – about £1,000 cheaper than before.
Vauxhall’s better change for the pure-electric Corsa-e is the addition of a adventurous new SRi Nav Premium trim-level, which sits amid the car’s absolute SE Nav Premium and Elite Nav Premium specifications.
It’s priced from £27,890 (including the Government’s £3,000 constituent car grant) and adds 17-inch admixture wheels, rear aloofness bottle and a committed SRi autogenous with sports seats, sports pedals and red trim pieces.
Vauxhall has additionally alien a new Elite trim for the combustion-engined Corsa. It’s priced from £18,355 and, with the barring of an congenital sat-nav system, appearance the above akin of accessories as the firm’s absolute Elite Nav model.
SRi models now appear with Vauxhall’s ablaze backpack as standard, which adds LED fog lamps, LED appendage lights and automated headlights. Vauxhall has additionally added a beginning set of two-tone 17-inch admixture auto to both the SRi and SRi Nav variants.
Finally, the Corsa can now be specced with a added able adaptation of PSA’s turbocharged 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. The assemblage has been accessible to European buyers of the Opel Corsa from launch, and has now abutting the Vauxhall range. It generates 128bhp and 230Nm of torque, which lowers the Corsa’s 0–60mph time to 8.2 seconds. It’s offered alone with an eight-speed automated gearbox.
Vauxhall Corsa-e: powertrain and performance
The pure-electric Vauxhall Corsa-e shares the above e-CMP underpinnings as the Peugeot e-208. As such, it’s powered by the above 50kWh array backpack and 134bhp electric motor army on the advanced axle, which accommodate a 0–60mph time of 7.6 abnormal and a best claimed ambit of 209 miles.
The powertrain has a best of three drive modes – Normal, Eco and Sport. Vauxhall says the 209-mile ambit amount is accessible with the car in Normal mode. Sport approach unlocks the powertrain’s best performance, admitting with a accommodation of about a 10 percent abridgement (around 20 miles) in the car’s best range.
Eco approach deactivates best of the car’s animal comforts to maximise the ambit amid charges, with Vauxhall claiming a 40 percent advantage over the Sport mode’s figure. So, a bit of hasty maths shows the Corsa-e has a abstract best ambit of about 260 afar – although that’s not a amount Vauxhall lays affirmation to.
All Corsa-e models can abutment 100kW DC accelerated charging, which will top the car’s array backpack up to 80 percent in about 30 minutes. Buyers can additionally accept their best of either a 7.4kW or 11kW on-board charger which, back affiliated to a 22kW accessible charger, can accommodate the above akin of allegation in either bristles or three hours respectively.
Vauxhall Corsa: agitation agent range
The combustion-engined Corsa ambit is congenital about PSA’s accustomed 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol and 1.5-litre four-cylinder agent engines. Petrol buyers accept their best of three options – a non-turbocharged entry-level archetypal with 74bhp and two turbocharged units, with either 99bhp or 128bhp.
Vauxhall’s entry-level petrol agent comes with a five-speed chiral gearbox, while the middling archetypal appearance a six-speed chiral – although, for an added £1,770, buyers can opt for an eight-speed automatic. The 130bhp assemblage is alone accessible with the automatic.
There’s alone one agent Corsa on offer, which develops 101bhp and 250Nm of torque. The assemblage comes with a six-speed chiral gearbox as accepted and has a best claimed WLTP ammunition abridgement amount of 70.6mpg.
Vauxhall Corsa: trim-levels and prices
This latest amend has broadcast the Corsa’s trim-level calculation to eight. The entry-level SE archetypal comes as accepted with LED headlights, 16-inch admixture wheels, cruise ascendancy and a cartage assurance acceptance system. Inside, there’s air-conditioning, a covering council caster and a seven-inch infotainment arrangement with abutment for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Corsa SE Premium archetypal is priced from £17,270 and builds on the abject model’s blueprint with acrimonious advanced seats, a acrimonious council wheel, automated windscreen wipers, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and rear parking sensors.
SRi models alpha from £19,690 and affection a agnate akin of technology to the SE model. There are some corrective tweaks, though, such as 17-inch admixture wheels, a allegory atramentous roof and rear aloofness glass. The makeover continues central with sports seats, admixture sports pedals and an adjustable council cavalcade with a multifunction council wheel.
Vauxhall’s SRi Premium archetypal starts at £20,955 and afresh adds acrimonious advanced seats and a acrimonious council wheel, forth with altitude control, an cyberbanking parking brake, electrically folding aperture mirrors and keyless go.
The comfort-focussed Elite archetypal starts from £18,355 and appearance 16-inch admixture wheels, a across-the-board rear-view camera, advanced and rear parking sensors, a centre armrest for advanced bench cartage and a seven-inch agenda barometer cluster.
Two advantage packs are available. Elite Nav blueprint adds £500 to the car’s amount and includes Vauxhall’s congenital sat-nav arrangement with European mapping, while the Elite Nav Premium archetypal is priced from £21,475 and adds 17-inch diamond-cut alloys, altitude ascendancy and an upgraded 10-inch infotainment system.
At the top of the Corsa ambit sits the Ultimate Nav model. It’s priced from £25,165 and appearance all of the above equipment, forth with Matrix LED headlights, LED daytime active lights, Alcantara bench upholstery, adaptive cruise ascendancy and an able cartage assurance acceptance arrangement which can acclimate the car’s acceleration to the accepted limit.
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