Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 [75] ecoFLEX Sting 3dr Hatchback (2017)

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Equipped with Bluetooth, radio/CD, USB and AUX with fingertip controls for user entertainment. City assist, cruise control and speed limiter fitted for aid. Front fog lights, coming home and daytime running headlight feature for convenience. Finished with tyre pressure monitor, 16' alloy wheels and a great Lava Red paint.

30/06/2017

2018

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Petrol 55.4 combined MPG

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CO2: 118 g/km

MPG: 55.4

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MOT Certificate

MOT Certificate

Keys

Keys

Manuals

Manuals

Service Log Book

Service Log Book

Body Glass

Electric front windows/one touch facility, Heated rear window, Heated windscreen, Laminated windscreen, Rear wiper, Two speed windscreen wipers

Brakes

ABS + EBD + EBA, Brake assist, ESP + traction control, Hill start assist

Communication

Bluetooth system

Driver Aids

City assist mode for power steering, Cruise control + speed limiter, Speed sensitive power steering

Driver Information

Exterior temperature gauge, Lights on warning, Low fuel level warning light, Multi function display, Rev counter, Service indicator, Speed warning indicator, Trip computer

Driving Mirrors

Electric adjustable door mirrors, White door mirrors

Embellishment Trims

Piano Black facia

Entertainment

6 speakers, Aux input, CD30 stereo radio/CD/MP3 player + aux-in socket, USB connection

Exterior Body Features

Body colour bumpers, Body colour door handles, Twin white stripes on bonnet roof and tailgate, White front grille bars

Exterior Lights

Coming home function, Daytime running lights, Headlamp levelling

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

Air blend heater and 4 speed fan, Pollen filter

Interior Features

12V power outlet, Centre console with cupholders, Chrome interior door handles, Cloth upholstery, Front door pockets, Glovebox, Grab handles, Leather gear knob and handbrake grip, Leather wrapped steering wheel, Load restraining lashing points, Luggage compartment cover, Multi function steering wheel, Reach + rake adjustable steering column, Rear bottle holder

Interior Lights

Delay courtesy light function, Driver/passenger reading lights, Illuminated luggage compartment

Safety

Driver/passenger 2 stage auto adaptive airbags, Front and rear curtain airbags, Front and rear seatbelt reminder, Front seat side impact airbags, Height adjustable front seatbelts, Passenger airbag deactivation system, Side impact protection beams, Three 3 point rear seatbelts, Tyre pressure monitoring system

Seats

2 height adjustable rear headrests, Easy entry reclining front seats with memory, Front seat belt pre-tensioners with load limiters, Height adjustable driver's seat, Height adjustable front headrests, Isofix on outer rear seats, Reclining front seats

Security

Deadlocks, Immobiliser, Key left in ignition audible warning, Locking wheel bolts, Radio frequency remote central locking

Vanity Mirrors

Driver's sun visor with vanity mirror

Wheels - Alloy

16" White alloy wheels - Style 1

General

Badge Engine CC: 1.4
Badge Power: 75
Coin Description: N
Coin Series: Sting
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07: 2E
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: 79
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: 77
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: 4
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: 71
NCAP Safety Assist %: 56
Service Interval Frequency - Months: 12
Service Interval Mileage: 20000
Special Edition: True
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months: 60
Timing Belt Interval Mileage: 100000
Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Emissions

CO2 (g/km): 118
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: DOHC
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 1398
Cylinder Layout: IN-LINE
Cylinders: 4
Engine Layout: FRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel Delivery: MULTI POINT FUEL INJECTION
Gears: 5 SPEED
Number of Valves: 16
Transmission: MANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg): 55.4
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies: True
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 67.3
EC Urban (mpg): 42.2

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs): 15.5
Engine Power - BHP: 75
Engine Power - KW: 55
Engine Power - PS: True
Engine Power - RPM: 4200
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 96
Engine Torque - MKG: 13.3
Engine Torque - NM: 130
Engine Torque - RPM: 4000
Top Speed: 101

Tyres

Alloys?: True
Tyre Size Front: 195/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear: 195/55 R16
Tyre Size Spare: TYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style: N
Wheel Type: 16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1479
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4021
Wheelbase: 2510
Width: 1736
Width (including mirrors): 1944

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 45
Gross Vehicle Weight: 1585
Max. Roof Load: 75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: 800
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: 550
Minimum Kerbweight: 1166
No. of Seats: 5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 10.6

BUT OF CORSA (new2) 10/10/2014

The Vauxhall Corsa's back to have another crack at the supermini market. Could this be the time it breaks the Fiesta's stranglehold? Jonathan Crouch weighs up its chances.

Ten Second Review

The fourth-generation Vauxhall Corsa delivers similar dimensions to the old car - but that's as far as the similarities go. With a fresh chassis and suspension and a three-cylinder petrol engine that takes star billing, it also gets a classier interior. Keep your eye on this one. It could give the Ford Fiesta a real tough time.

Background

How we used to chuckle at the Vauxhall Corsa, the totem of the clueless supermini driver. That was until 2006 when the Corsa suddenly and unexpectedly became one of the best cars in its class. It drove well, it felt solid and it even looked pretty perky. The VXR models were complete hooligans and the diesel versions reliable and economical. Small wonder the Corsa became a fixture in the UK top ten best selling cars, albeit glancing up with barely-disguised envy at the massive-selling Ford Fiesta. Lasting right through to 2015 has been one marathon innings for Vauxhall's baby and in recent years, the Corsa has started to feel its age. Newer rivals like the Volkswagen Polo, the Renault Clio and the Peugeot 208 have all queued up to join the Fiesta in attempting to give the Vauxhall a good working over, so General Motors probably think it's payback time. Say hello to the response.

Driving Experience

The Corsa has always been a pretty entertaining steer and Vauxhall is looking to continue that trend. Underpinning this latest fourth-generation car is a completely redesigned chassis with precisely zero carry-over components from the last model. It sports a 5mm lower centre of gravity, a stiffer front sub-frame and a sharper suspension geometry. The electrically-assisted power steering gets a City mode for you to twirl around effortlessly when parking , but receives a UK-specific tune to cater for our roads. Internal friction has been minimised, as has understeer. Both Comfort and Sport suspension set ups have improved dampers that aid ride quality. The star of the Corsa's engine range is the 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol unit. Recognising that diesel engines don't always make the big sales numbers in the supermini sector, Vauxhall has instead devoted its attention to super-efficient petrol units. The 1.0-litre is the only production three-cylinder engine on the market with a balancer shaft, helping it combat noise, vibration and harshness. This Euro6-compliant engine is offered on either 90 or 115PS power outputs and both manage 170Nm of torque at just 1,800rpm. An improved version of Vauxhall's 1.4 turbo engine is also featured and there are two budget naturally-aspirated petrol engines - a 1.2 and a 1.4-litre. Big improvements to the 1.3 CDTi diesel have elevated it to Euro 6 emissions standards. At the top of the range, there's the 205PS 1.6-litre turbocharged VXR hot hatch variant. Transmissions? Vauxhall has announced two six-speed gearboxes, a manual and an automatic, delivering greater efficiency and a slicker shift action.

Design and Build

Straight away, you'll spot similarities to the front end of the ADAM model and that's no coincidence, this looking set to become the Vauxhall family face for the foreseeable future. That means a rounded, friendly look with a broader front grille than Corsas of old. The overall proportioning isn't that much of a departure, this car retaining the somewhat tall and narrow shape of the third generation model. It's almost identical in length to that car too but all of this improved model's body panels are new and provide greater definition between the 'sporty' look of the three-door and the 'premium' five-door models. Some of the detailing is quite assured, including the sculptural 'blade' running across the lower door-sections. Drop inside and you'll see even bigger improvements. The old Corsa always felt a solid thing but time hadn't been kind to the basic design of the interior and this latest model rectifies that quite emphatically. A driver control centre takes pride of place within the instrument panel, which is themed around horizontal lines. The fourth-generation Corsa is also the first high-volume Vauxhall to be available with IntelliLink, the communications system which has already been seen in the ADAM.

Market and Model

The Corsa operates in a section of the market that, while headed by the Fiesta, has been turned on its head by the rise of Korean models such as the Hyundai i20 and the Kia Rio. Put bluntly, if your car isn't generously equipped right down to the entry-level model, it's going to face an uphill task. Vauxhall has announced a whole slew of equipment for the Corsa to make sure it is. Prices are much as before across the three and five-door range, starting at around £9,000, with trim levels running from 'Life' to 'Sting', 'Sting R', 'Design', 'SRi', 'SRi VX-Line' and 'SE'. Plus there are the inevitable special editions too, so you'll not be short of choice. All models get features like a heated windscreen, remote central locking, powered front windows and mirrors, a decent quality stereo with an aux-in socket and hill start assist to stop you drifting backwards on uphill junctions. Safety stuff includes twin front, side and curtain airbags plus ESP stability control. In its fourth generation, plusher versions of this Corsa get heat for the front seats, steering wheel and windscreen, as well as soft-tone ambient lighting, plus a full-size panoramic roof is also available. Safety systems include Side Blindspot Alert, High Beam Assist, Lane Departure Warning, bi-xenon lights and a rear-view camera.

Cost of Ownership

Vauxhall can't afford to get the Corsa's cost of ownership figures wrong. This car has been the company's best-selling model for many years, generally sitting at number two in the overall passenger car sales charts. In its last full year, Vauxhall sold 83,000 Corsas in the UK, outstripping total full-range sales of manufacturers like SEAT, Skoda, Renault and Citroen. We're the lead market for the Corsa by a massive margin, the second biggest being Germany with 50,000 registrations. The UK is also a market that's very sensitive to fuel economy and emissions variations between models. The 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine makes some pretty impressive numbers, recording 54.7mpg on the combined cycle. The 75 and 95PS versions of the 1.3-litre CDTi diesel both come with fuel-saving Start/Stop technology fitted as standard. The former will reduce the three-door model's CO2 emissions down to 85g/km and fuel consumption is clocked at 87.8mpg in the combined cycle.

Summary

It's said that while the key to happiness is hard to define, the root of unhappiness is easy. It's trying to please all of the people, all of the time. Yet that's exactly what the modern supermini needs to do. It's a virtually impossible task and it's a tribute to the talent of the best of the current crop that they manage to do so much so well. The Corsa has long been a stalwart in this sector, but time and technology had overtaken the MK3 version. This fourth-generation car looks to have the talent to dive right back into the fray. At first, it looks like a mere restyle, but it's much more than that. Here's a car that's been designed from a clean sheet of paper, with an enormous development budget behind it. Available in both petrol and diesel guises, manual or auto, with three doors or five, the Corsa is off to a promising start.

A MATTER OF CORSA (family) 10/10/2014

Vauxhall's fourth generation Corsa hasn't lost that streetwise edge. June Neary checks it out

Will It Suit Me?

Out on the road, you can't help but notice the fourth generation version of Vauxhall's little Corsa supermini. In the throngs of city traffic, there is very little else that can cut its way as deftly through the queues and still leave you unruffled at the other end. The first time I met this car, it seemed to beg me to drive it and I did, with great enjoyment. This MK4 model promised to be something special from my first glimpse of it in the car park. First impressions are of a rounded, friendly look with a broader front grille than Corsas of old. The overall proportioning isn't that much of a departure, this car retaining the somewhat tall and narrow shape of the third generation model. It's also almost identical in length to that car, but all of this improved model's body panels are new and provide greater definition between the 'sporty' look of the three-door and the 'premium' five-door models. Some of the detailing is quite smart, including the sculptural 'blade' running across the lower door-sections.

Practicalities

I felt at home straight away. The 1.0-litre ECOTEC petrol model I was driving was beautifully upholstered and the interior was light and airy. The driving position was very comfortable, and the controls clear and easy to read. A centre console housed a logical nest of controls for the heater and stereo, all easy to use. In the five-door model I borrowed, there was room for two adults in the back but I struggled to fit two child seats in, plus a booster in the middle. Legroom was good but the payback for this was the smallish boot space. Still, take out the parcel shelf and you could still fit in some luggage if you needed to. Climb inside and, if you're used to the Astra, you'll feel immediately at home here. The quality of materials used is leagues ahead of older Corsas and like the Astra, there's the bulletproof feeling of build quality that's as good as anything in the sector. Just about my only criticism of the Astra's interior was that, although well built, it didn't offer a whole lot of slick design to catch the eye. The Corsa changes that particular script quite emphatically. A driver control centre takes pride of place within the instrument panel, which is themed around horizontal lines. The fourth-generation model is also the first high-volume Vauxhall to be available with IntelliLink, the communications system which has already been seen in the ADAM.

Behind the Wheel

I tried the star of this MK4 Corsa model's engine range, the 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol ECOTEC unit. A balancer shaft aims to make it quieter than most other three cylinder petrol engines on the market and indeed, refinement is very good - better than I was expecting. There's a choice of either 90 or 115PS power outputs but if you need more, then an improved version of Vauxhall's 1.4 turbo engine is also featured in a range also including two budget naturally-aspirated petrol engines - a 1.2 and a 1.4-litre. Big improvements to the 1.3 CDTi diesel have elevated it to Euro 6 emissions standards. Around town, the Corsa is a joy to drive and while settled on longer trips, you'd still think that something a little larger could come in handy. The suspension is well balanced between sporty handling and comfort, giving a smooth, quiet ride even on the most potholed of country lanes. I also continue to admire this little Vauxhall's image. It manages to avoid looking like a cartoon and, at the same time, it's smart enough for business use. What's more, for short journeys, this little Vauxhall is suitable as a family run-around. I really liked the power steering as it made running around town easy - it is only about three turns from one lock to the other. Where it really came into its own was in my office car park however - the spaces are a little on the narrow side, but the compact Corsa slid in and out without any problems. The accelerator was just about right - enough zip to get me away from the lights but not so much that the front wheels spun on quick getaways. When the car was loaded, the added weight didn't seem to make that much difference, either.

Value For Money

Prices are much as before across the three and five-door range, starting at around £9,000, with trim levels running from 'Life' to 'Sting', 'Sting R', 'Design', 'SRi', 'SRi VX-Line' and 'SE'. Plus there are the inevitable special editions too, so you'll not be short of choice. All models get features like a heated windscreen, remote central locking, powered front windows and mirrors, a decent quality stereo with an aux-in socket and hill start assist to stop you drifting backwards on uphill junctions. Safety stuff includes twin front, side and curtain airbags plus ESP stability control.

Could I Live With One?

For day-to-day driving, this fourth generation Corsa is stronger than ever before. I'd certainly recommend the 5-door version if you're regularly going to be carrying passengers, especially children, as loading is much easier. Overall, if you're seeking something fun, frugal and cheap to run, I can think of few better small cars.

Vauxhall Corsa average rating: 4.5/5 (17 reviews)

- 13/03/2018, owner of a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SE 5dr Auto

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Loving my Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SE - for me, it's the car to have - it has it all.

- 15/03/2018, owner of a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 ecoTEC Energy 5dr

User rating: 5/5

User comment:
Very pleased with my new Corsa. Drives well and on board tech is great. Made the most of bluetooth and intetnet hotspot.

- 16/10/2017, owner of a Vauxhall Corsa Se

User rating: 4.5/5

User comment:
Very pleased with the Corsa. Lovely looking car inside and out and drives very smoothly. Very happy and it makes driving a pleasure.

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