Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Opel Corsa 2014

From 14.590 euros
  • Bodywork utilitarian
  • Doors 3 - 5
  • Plazas 5
  • Power 90 - 150 hp
  • How to consume it 4,8 - 7l/100km
  • Trunk 285 liters
  • Assessment 3,5

El Opel Corsa It is one of the most famous models of the German firm, since it arrived on the market in the year 1982. Throughout its history it has had five generations (referred to internally as ABCD and E), the latter arriving at the end of the year 2014.

In any case, it is a evolution very deep of Opel Corsa D (released in 2006). For this, it received substantial changes at the chassis level, exterior design, interior, y engines that make us consider it as a new generation.

For all markets in the world in which the race, is assembled in the plant that Opel has in the city of Figueruelas, located in Zaragoza (Spain).

As a curiosity, in United Kingdom It is marketed under the signature Vauxhall. Throughout its history it has had versions signed by Chevrolet o Suzuki. Finally, it is closely twinned with the current generation of the Fiat Punto (share platform).

Technical characteristics Opel Corsa

El Opel Corsa platform is developed gamma II of General Motors. This base is the same that gives life to the current Adam Opel, Chevrolet Spark, bird o Trax or the very Fiat Punto.

The German urban reaches 4,02 meters in length, 1,74 meters wide and 1,48 meters high, also presenting a distance between axis de 2,51 meters.

Its cabin is approved for five occupants offering a trunk with a capacity of 285 litres. It has two types of body, both with format hatchback, although with three or five doors.

Opel Corsa

Mechanical range and gearboxes Opel Corsa

La mechanical range of the Opel Corsa for the Spanish market it is made up of a gasoline mechanic. All available versions revolve around the same block with 1.4 liters of cylinder capacity and four cylinder that varies its power (aspirated or turbocharged) depending on the power. Complies with Euro 6 regulations.

The access version of the 1.4-liter yields 90 CV of power In addition, it is also available in version GLP, receiving the ECO badge from the DGT. The middle option (1.4 T) yields 100 hp and 200 Nm of torque. Complete the offer, the same block but with 150 CV, Star&Stop and 220 Nm of maximum torque.

La gearbox available in the Corsa range is cut manual with 5 speeds or of the same type, with 6 relations in the most powerful mechanics. the gearbox Automatic with 6 relationships it is only available for the access version 1.4 with 90 hp.

Equipment Opel Corsa

The range of equipment Opel Corsa for the Spanish market is structured around three versions which are grouped according to the chosen bodywork (three or five doors). From least to greatest technological, security and personalization endowment we have: Selective Pro, 120th Anniversary, Design Line and GSi.

The main items of equipment included in the access version SelectivePro They are air conditioning, ABS brakes with EBD, multiple airbags, traction and stability controls (TCS and ESP), Radio CD with bluetooth, USB and auxiliary socket, adjustable front seats or 50/50 split rears.

In higher versions, the endowment of the race is enriched with elements such as 17-inch alloy wheels, the Opel OnStar system, infotainment system with 7-inch touch screen or heated seat and steering wheel.

In terms of fullfilment of security requirements stands out for offering elements that many of its rivals do not have, especially active aids to driving like parking attendant, Opel Eye camera with multiple features, heated windshield or blind spot warning.

Opel Corsa in video

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Opel Corsa according to EuroNCAP

EuroNCAP subjected to its impact tests Opel Corsa in 2014. The mark obtained by the German urban was 4 stars, leaving the score distributed as follows.

La protección to adult and child occupants in the event of an impact was 79 and 77 percent, respectively. In case of pedestrian hit or cyclists, the note was from a 71 percent. Finally, in terms of driving aids, it achieved a remarkable 56 percent.

Opel Corsa and its rivals

El Opel Corsa is part of one of the most competitive market segments in terms of sales volume, that of urban (B). For this reason, the list of rivals against whom he has to compete is long and very complete.

In any case, the main rivals what does he have race are Seat Ibiza, Skoda Fabia, Citroën C3, Peugeot 208, Kia Rio, Renault ClioFord FiestaHyundai i20, Volkswagen Polo or Fiat Punto.

Before them it offers greater possibilities of equipping active driving aids or great infotainment equipment. On the contrary, it cannot compete for youth, frugal mechanical range or trunk capacity.

The Opel Corsa of Km0 and second hand

Traditionally, the Opel Corsa It is one of the best-selling models of the German brand in our country. This means that the number of units on the second-hand and zero kilometer market is high, helped in part by a depreciation of the 32,5 percent.

In case of opting for units of kilometer zero, or management, we find units of the race registered in 2018, with 1.4-liter gasoline engine with 90 hp, 5-speed manual gearbox and finishing Selective valued at 11.100 Euros.

If we are interested in a race de second hand, we can find units registered in 2007 (fourth generation), with mechanical gasoline 1.2 liters 75 hp, 5-speed manual gearbox, Essentia finish and an average of 82 thousand kilometers by a 3.600 Euros.

Highlights

  • habitability
  • Connectivity and infotainment
  • Customization possibilities

Improvable Points

  • worn design
  • Reduced mechanical range
  • Veteran

Opel Corsa prices

The official prices of Opel Corsa for the Spanish market (without subtracting possible discounts and promotions) start in the 15.950 Euros of the 1.4 petrol version with 90 hp, with a 5-speed manual gearbox and finishing SelectivePro.

at the top of the range race is the sports version GSi. This is equipped with gasoline mechanics Turbo 1.4 150 hp and 6-speed manual gearbox for which you would have to pay 21.750 Euros.

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