Is Vauxhall Corsa a reliable car?

Vauxhall Corsas are considered above average for reliability, especially for general driving. Of course, the design means you can’t expect to rev down the motorway, matching the high-end sports cars for speed, but this isn’t why people purchase a Corsa. Instead, they purchase it because it is a dependable model.

Is a Vauxhall Corsa low emissions?

However, the diesel provides the lowest emissions at 109g/km, while the turbo and non-turbo petrol engines both produce 125-126g/km when mated to their respective five- and six-speed manual transmissions. The turbocharged petrol auto version is the most polluting with 134g/km of CO2.

Is Vauxhall Corsa insurance cheap?

A classic amongst learner drivers, the Vauxhall Corsa has more than just low insurance going for it. One solitary model in the Vauxhall Corsa’s range line-up makes it into our cheapest cars to insure list. The entry-level Corsa Sting with the 1.4-litre petrol engine comes in at just group 2.

Why are Vauxhall Corsas so popular?

Affordable. Launched as a replacement for the ageing Vauxhall Nova, the Corsa focused on being a small and stylish car to appeal to a wide audience. Providing great value from one of the most reliable manufacturers in the UK, it proved an instant hit, in part thanks to a slick and modern advertising campaign.

How long does a Corsa engine last?

If you changed the oil and oil filter say every 5,000 miles not Vauxhall’s 20,000 miles and religiously checked the oil level in between changes, then probably 200,000 miles with little or no cam chain wear.

What is the road tax for a Vauxhall Corsa?


Annual Road Tax Six-monthly Road Tax
1.3 CDTi Life 5d (AC) (14 Oct 2006 – 30 Apr 2007) £130.00 £71.50
1.3 CDTi Life 5d (AC) (1 May 2007 – 14 Jan 2008) £30.00 N/A
1.0i 12V Life 3d £155.00 £85.25
1.0i 12V Life 3d (AC) £155.00 £85.25

How can I reduce co2 emissions on my car?

9 Ways To Reduce Your Car’s Emissions

  1. Use fuel additive.
  2. Regularly check tyre pressure.
  3. Only drive when necessary.
  4. Use premium fuel.
  5. Spend less time idling.
  6. Switch your driving style.
  7. Change your engine oil regularly.
  8. Keep up to date with servicing.

Is Insurance Group 2 expensive?

Cars in insurance group 2 carry one of the cheapest insurance premiums. A car in group 1 is the cheapest to insure and 50 is the most expensive. So by having a group 2 car you should be able to keep costs down a bit.

What Insurance Group is Corsa 1.4 SE?

Insurance groups and tax bands for Vauxhall Corsa models

Model Insurance Group Tax Band
Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback 1.0T ecoFLEX Design 5d 9 F
Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback 1.4T (100bhp) Limited Edition 3d 10 D
Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback 1.4T (100bhp) SE 3d 10 C
Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback Energy 1.0i Turbo (115PS) S/S 5d 12 G

Is the Vauxhall Corsa Sting a good car?

The Vauxhall Corsa Sting is appealing for young drivers thanks to low insurance costs (relatively), but it’s outdated now and can’t match its rivals for driver engagement or fuel economy.

How big is the boot on a Vauxhall Sting?

The Corsa has a 285-litre boot that increases to 1,100 litreson the five-door, or 1,050 in the three-door model). Useful extras such as a false boot floor or Vauxhall’s clever bicycle rack aren’t available on the Sting, but there is a decent amount of head and legroom for rear seat passengers, and the cabin is packed with useful storage

Is the Vauxhall Corsa Swing a sports car?

As the Corsa Swing is based on the S model, it has sporty looks, but it doesn’t have the stiffer sports suspension found on SRi and SXi versions, so it’s more comfortable as a result.

What kind of engine does Vauxhall Corsa have?

None of these engines are particularly powerful, so they score well for low insurance as well as respectable fuel economy. Despite feeling its age, the Vauxhall Corsa still has an eye-catching design, and the Sting model adds some sporty touches to the exterior.