Introductory price between Fiesta and Polo

Rüsselsheim, August 27, 2014

The Opel Corsa is for years the number two in the best-selling small car in Germany. But recently the number three came dangerously close zoom: 2013 Corsa were nearly 50,000 sold and 45,000 Ford Fiesta. Now a new generation is to increase the distance again. At the base price, however, does not change, it remains unchanged at 11,980 euros. Thus, the base Corsa is a round thousand more expensive than the cheapest Fiesta for 10,950 euros, but also much cheaper than the simplest Polo for 12,600 euros. The cheapest Corsa is powered by a 70 hp 1.2 - liter four-cylinder, while the Polo and Fiesta have only 60 hp.

New one-liter turbocharged petrol engine

The currently fashionable one-liter three-cylinder petrol stop once the Corsa collection. However, not like the Polo in the role as the base unit, but on the top floor. The EcoTec 1.0 Direct Injection Turbo with 90 or 115 hp is from Adam Opel ago known. Thus, the Corsa is to have from 14,480 euros. Also new in the small car is the 100 bhp 1.4 Turbo. For diesels, the two 1.3 CDTI have been revised with 75 and 95 hp. They now meet as all Corsa engines, the Euro 6 standard.

Now available with automatic or EasyTronic

Unlike before, there are alternatives to manual transmission. The 90 hp Corsa 1.4 is optionally available with a six-speed automatic. In addition, Opel dares a new approach with an automatic transmission, a gear type that is often criticized for annoying switching pauses when changing gears. As an argument for the "Easy Tronic 3.0 " Opel leads to the low cost of only € 575.

four Special Features

The equipment called the new Corsa Selection, Edition, Color Edition and innovation ?? Version Energy deleted. All variants come standard with six airbags, a Hill Start Assistant, a tire pressure monitoring system, a height and reach-adjustable steering wheel, electrically adjustable door mirrors, electric front windows and central locking with remote control. The new speed-sensitive electric power steering comes as standard with an activatable by pressing a City mode, the ?? as with various Fiat models ?? for steering with very little effort provides at low speeds. The rear seat back is the base Corsa only undivided folding, also lacks air conditioning and CD radio. Therefore, the variant edition is recommended for each 1,510 € extra charge.

A Fistful of Euros more ...

The five-door model costs 750 euros respectively over the three-door. For 950 Euro charge ?? or 300 € in version Edition ?? there IntelliLink. The Infotainment system provides in cooperation with a smartphone and navigation. These must be installed on the phone the paid app BringGo. The card is then displayed on a seven-inch touch screen. Hands-free calling via Bluetooth and voice control of the phone via Siri Eyes Free are also possible. The technical offer is otherwise impressive for a small car. So there are Bi - Xenon headlights, a parking assistant, a dead angle - Warner, a rearview camera, a traffic sign recognition, lane departure warning and high-beam assistant and a front collision warning. In winter, optional increase a heating steering wheel cover and the front seats and a heated windscreen for comfort. The new Corsa is available for purchase now. First time to see them live and publicly he is at the Paris Motor Show ( October 4 to 19 2014). The production starts even 2014th ( sl )