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Opel Corsa F (2019): test, price, electric, motors, dimensions

• Opel Corsa starts at 15,390 euros
• Can be ordered as gasoline, diesel and electric cars
• Good standard equipment even in the entry-level model

Presentation and price: Corsa starts at a good 15,000 euros

In 2019, Opel relaunched the Corsa. With the change from Opel to PSA group (meanwhile merged with FCA to Stellantis) the Corsa drives on one new platform within the company – its predecessor model still had GM genes. Now the small Opel shares the floor pan with the Peugeot 208, but remains completely independent from the outside. Unlike its predecessor, the Corsa F is only available as a five-door version, and there is no sportier OPC either. With a Empty weight from 1055 kilograms In the lightest version, the current Corsa is round 65 kilograms lighter than its predecessor. In addition to classic combustion engines, the Corsa is getting one for the first time pure E version. The price of the Corsa with an entry-level petrol engine starts at 15,390 euros, the diesel is available from 21,370 euros. At least 29,900 euros are due for the fully electric Corsa-e. With around 4800 models, the Corsa is the best-selling small car in Germany in November 2021.
Overview of prices:
• Corsa 1.2:
from 15,390 euros
• Corsa 1.2 Direct Injection Turbo (100 PS): from 19,340 euros
• Corsa 1.2 Direct Injection Turbo (130 PS): from 25,930 euros
• Corsa 1.5 Diesel: from 21,370 euros
• Corsa-e: from 29,900 euros

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Design and dimensions: Corsa remains independent

Opel Corsa 1.5 Diesel

The rear of the Corsa has broad shoulders and two-part, teardrop-shaped taillights.

Visually, almost nothing is reminiscent of the French foster parents of the current Corsa. The small car has one narrow grill with two chrome struts that surround the Opel logo. The headlights come with two-part daytime running lights that support the optional matrix LED– Embeds headlights. The apron has a continuous air inlet that is framed by hard edges. The fog lights are housed in indicated air inlets. On the side of the 4.06 meter long and 1.43 meter high Corsa, the only thing they have in common with the Peugeot 208 can be seen. The roof line of the two small cars is almost identical. Otherwise, the Opel does its own thing here too. the Shoulder line is distinctive highlighted, in the area of ​​the sill there is a small kink in the sideline. At the rear there are two-part, teardrop-shaped taillights that pull into the side panel.

Dimensions at a glance:
• Length: 4.06 meters
• Width: 1.77 meters
• Height: 1.43 meters
• Wheelbase: 2.54 meters
• Luggage compartment: 309-1081 liters (267-1042 liters in the Corsa-e)
• Empty weight: 1055-1233 kilograms (1530 kilograms in the Corsa-e)

Interior: Opel remains true to itself

Opel Corsa 1.2 DI Turbo

Inside, the Corsa remains entirely Opel. Except for the gearshift lever in the center console, nothing is reminiscent of Peugeot.

At the inner space is the Corsa despite the new platform real Opel. Except for the gear selector lever, nothing at first glance suggests the platform dispenser 208. The steering wheel retains the typical Opel shape, the controls on the valance remain round. Only the Gear selector lever the automatic is one on one from that Peugeot shelf. There is an optional seven-inchDigital cockpit. When it comes to infotainment, the small car already has a seven-inch touchscreen in the basic version, with an option of up to ten inches.

Leasing: Corsa-e from 99 euros gross per month

A good alternative to buying are Leasing offers. Sparneuwagen.de (cooperation partner of AUTO BILD) offers the Corsa-e again and again at attractive conditions. Private customers can currently lease the electric car as a new vehicle for EUR 99 gross per month. The special equipment can be ordered individually. In addition to the leasing rate, there is a one-off transfer fee of 990 euros gross. the duration amounts to 36 months with a mileage of 5000 kilometers per year. The total costs are 10,554 euros.
As is common with many leasing offers for electric or hybrid vehicles, there is one for the lessee one-time special payment of 6000 euros due. If the application is correct and timely, this amount can be used by the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) as Environmental bonus be reimbursed. the requirement for that is one Minimum term of 24 months.

Used cars: oil loss is a big problem with the Corsa

Anyone interested in the Corsa can also get a good deal on the used car market. With an Opel Corsa (Type E) you basically don’t do a lot wrong. The small car scores with one comfortable sitting position and economical engines. The partly available for an extra charge is very decent Safety equipment. However, with used models it should be noted that an above-average high Oil loss is a key problem. The Corsa also see red because they are too often Spring breaks. You should definitely take a closer look here when buying a used car. With the Corsa E, defective ignition coils can also cause trouble, including those Steering joints are sometimes criticized before the second HU. The Corsa does not have to struggle with rust and defective exhaust systems, however, here the Rüsselsheimer does well with the TÜV. Also the Wheel suspensions are solid, defective brake lines or discs rarely cause stress.

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Driving: Corsa is a joker

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Visually, the Corsa-e is indistinguishable from the combustion engine, under the sheet a 100 kW electric motor does the work.

On the road it becomes clear that the Corsa is a real jester. Especially the one 1.2 liter three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with 130 hp and the Eight-speed automatic harmonizes well and pushes neatly forward. The maximum Torque of 230 Nm is delivered cleanly to the front wheels. The aisles can also be over Paddles be changed on the steering wheel is quick and also more comfortable than with any double coupler. The landing gear is athletic­ tight matched that steering direct. One command and what the driver commands will be done. But comfort is not neglected. Just one request by the way: The Six-speedManual transmission guide more precisely, shorten the shift travel. Then the Corsa will be a really big one.

Corsa-e: Full power is only available in “Sport” mode

Compared to the burners that is Electric Corsa even got a little sportier. This is not least due to the six centimeters lower center of gravity. Also the 100 kW (136 PS) and the 260 Nm torque make themselves noticeable – at least in “Sport” mode. If you are in “normal” mode, the output is limited to 80 kW (109 hp), in “eco” mode is even only 60 kW (82 hp). But that is completely sufficient in city traffic. With a sporty driving style, the also suffers Range. If you move the gear selector from “D” to “B”, the Corsa-e charges Recuperation again power into the batteries.

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Equipment: Well equipped in the base

The new Corsa is already in the Base with some Assistance systems fitted. Among other things, there is a Front collision warning, one Pedestrian detection and a Traffic sign recognition already in the entry-level model. If you want more helpers and, above all, comfort features, you can also choose from the Edition, GS-Line, Elegance and Ultimate equipment. The Corsa offers as Edition frequently requested extras bundled as a package, as Elegance the focus is clearly on comfort. The top model is the Corsa GS-Line. Sports seats are found here, the steering should also respond more spontaneously and the characteristic curve of the accelerator pedal should be sharper. The new Equipment philosophy is to be used in future Opel models in addition to the Corsa.

Connectivity: New infotainment for the Corsa

In the Connectivity Opel only uses the PSA shelf behind the facades. The systems hardly look alike. The Corsa is coming with me three infotainment options (Radio BT, Multimedia Radio and Multimedia Navi Pro) to the customer. The first option comes with one five customs Service huge Touch screen, in the Top version are whole ten inches. If desired, the new Corsa can be fully networked and offers live navigation with real-time traffic information and a direct connection to emergency calls and roadside assistance via the “Opel Connect” service.

Engines: Corsa relies on three-cylinder

Opel Corsa 1.2 DI Turbo

Opel relies on 1.2-liter engines for gasoline engines. The only diesel comes as a 1.5 liter.

The sixth generation of the Corsa comes with a completely revised engine portfolio. Both Petrol engines the people of Rüsselsheim rely on one 1.2 liters large three-cylinder, known as Mammal With 75 hp, and as Turbo engine With 100 hp and 130 hp is to be had. The Entry-level model with 75 hp is exclusively with Five-speed manual transmission offered. The medium power level with 100 HP (205 Nm) is optionally available with a six-speed manual gearbox or Eight-speed automatic. In the top petrol engine with 130 hp (230 Nm), you are no longer allowed to shift gears yourself, here the automatic takes over as standard. The three gasoline vehicles also join 1.5 liter four-cylinder diesel engine, which puts its 102 hp and 250 Nm of torque on the road via a six-speed manual transmission.

In addition to the classic combustion engines, the Corsa is also available for the first time Electric drive. Powered by electricity, the small car receives a 100 kW (136 hp) E-motor that starts from a standstill 260 Nm generated. The maximum speed is limited to 150 km / h, the batteries with a capacity of 50 kWh should enable a range of 330 km.

Opel Corsa F (2021): technical data

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