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Vauxhall Corsa 100kW SE Nav 50kWh 5dr Auto [7.4kWCh] Electric Hatchback

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Fuel: Electric

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Manual rear windows, Traction control, Chassis equipment rear axle compound crank, Auto tele unit 3S vehicle communication system, Speed sensitive power steering, Two litre open door pockets, Service indicator...

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Ten Second Review

To suit the current zeitgeist, there's a version of Vauxhall's fifth generation Corsa supermini - this car, the Corsa-e - that's fully battery-powered. But would you want to pay the significant premium necessary to get it? Time to check out this little battery-powered hatch.

Background

Supermini-sized full-electric cars haven't generally been very credible to date, with one or two notable exceptions. But times are changing. Pretty soon, most volume brand manufacturers are going to be offering little EVs with the kind of driving range you once had to pay luxury money for. Vauxhall has found itself in the vanguard of this change courtesy of the borrowed PSA Group technology we first saw in the Peugeot e-208 and the DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE. It appears in this car, the Corsa-e, the Griffin brand's very first Zero Emissions model.

Driving Experience

Here, as with this model's cousin the Peugeot e-208, a 50kWh lithium-ion battery is mated to a 100kW electric motor putting out 136PS and working through the usual single-speed auto transmission you get with EVs. Like all electric vehicles, this one develops all its torque at once and simply hurls itself away from rest (the 30mph mark is reached in just 2.1s and 60mph is crested in only 7.6s), disguising the fact that (also like all EVs) this Zero Emissions variant has a bit of a weight problem - that drivetrain adds over 300kgs of bulk. That other small battery-powered little hatches manage this issue a little better is evidenced by the fact that the Corsa-e's WLTP-rated 209 mile driving range is easily improved upon by the latest versions of the Renault ZOE and the BMW i3. Still, all of this does represent a brave new world for forward-thinking supermini buyers looking to make the (still rather expensive) switch into all-electric motoring; it seems like only yesterday, after all, that a fully-charged small EV could only manage around half the kind of range you get from this one. Of course, you certainly won't achieve anything like that kind of operating capability if you get anywhere near this EV's quoted 93mph top speed. Or if you habitually drive your Corsa-e in the 'Sport' setting that'll be necessary to release to full 136PS power output just mentioned. The quoted range figure will only be distantly possible if you instead engage a somewhat restrictive 'Eco' mode that drops power output right down to 83PS.

Design and Build

Visually, this electric Corsa is virtually identical to the combustion-engined version, with the exception of different alloy wheel designs. An exterior highlight that Vauxhall is particularly proud of it's the fact that this is the first car in the class to feature adaptive glare-free full-LED headlights - the brand's 'IntelliLux LED Matrix' package, the kind of thing previously restricted to much larger cars. Inside, all Corsas have identical cabins, which centre around a new touchscreen infotainment system on the dash. Two set-ups are available to buyers: a seven-inch Multimedia Navi system or top-spec 10-inch Multimedia Navi Pro. Both monitors deliver the expected smartphone-mirroring functionality and of course there's navigation too - which is optional with the smaller screen. Avoid entry-level trim and you'll find another 7-inch digital display featuring with virtual dials in the instrument binnacle. Build quality doesn't match the highest standards in this class, but ergonomically, there's not much to fault. The seats are supportive, nothing's irritatingly awkward to get to and everything's exactly where you expect it to. Rear seat space is a bit cramped but boot room is the same as with the combustion-engined versions - 309-litres, extendable to 1,118-litres when you fold the rear bench.

Market and Model

For this all-electric Corsa-e, there are two available trim levels - SE Nav' and 'Elite Nav' - and you'll be paying in the £27,500 to £31,500 bracket, once the available £3,000 government Plug-in grant has been deducted from the mildly alarming initial asking price. This means, that, rather bravely, Vauxhall has priced the base Corsa-e around £900 above the entry-level 'Allure'-spec version of its Peugeot e-208 cousin. And a top-spec 'GT'-spec e-208 will save you nearly £1,500 over a top 'Ultimate Nav'-spec Corsa-e. Which is interesting positioning given that the two products are basically the same. Both the Corsa-e and the e-208 make more sense as EVs than another key Zero Emissions small car rival at this price point, the MINI Electric. That MINI's priced from around £28,000 and has a much lower operating range, a three-door-only body style and a tiny boot - plus it would probably cost around £3,000 more when equipped to a similar standard. There aren't really any other direct all-electric small hatch options. You can get battery-powered versions of the Volkswagen up!, the SEAT Mii and the Skoda Citigo from around £20,000, but they're all smaller city cars. A battery-powered family hatch like a Kia e-Niro would cost around £5,000 and a BMW i3 even more.

Cost of Ownership

If you're a Corsa-e owner, you'll need to know that getting anywhere near the quoted 209 mile WLTP-rated range figure will necessitate staying in the powertrain's provided 'Eco' mode - activating its 'Sport' mode setting will reduce your range by around 10%. What about charging times? Well, using the 7kW wallbox you'll need to get installed in your garage as a Corsa-e owner, a full charge from empty will take seven and-a-half hours. If when you're out and about, you find a public 50kW Rapid Charger, the replenishment time to charge from 15 to 80% is 45 minutes. If you're fortunate enough to find a 100kW Rapid Charger, that falls to 30 minutes. If the charger in question is a 22kW accelerated public charger, then the replenishment time will vary depending on whether you've paid a little extra to get the Corsa-e's standard 7.4kW on-board charger upgraded to 11kW spec. If you do that, you can reduce the 5 hour replenishment time with this kind of charger to 3 hours and 20 minutes. At the point of purchase of a Corsa-e, Vauxhall will throw in a free six month subscription to BP Chargemaster's Polar Network, which after that point would, at the time of this test, cost you £7.85 a month.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Metallic - Navy blue
  • Metallic paint
  • Fresez marvel cloth - Jet black
Specification
Body Glass
Manual rear windows
Rain sensitive windscreen wipers
Two speed windscreen wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Solar heat absorbing windscreen
Forward collision alert
Glazed tailgate and heated rear window with wash/wipe facility
Front power windows with express up/down and anti-pinch function
Variable delay windshield pulse wiper system
Solar absorbing front and rear side windows and tailgate
Brakes
Traction control
Cornering brake control
Emergency brake assist
Auto city emergency braking
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
EBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution
Drag torque control
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
Electrically operated parking brake
Hill hold and start system
Chassis/Suspension
Chassis equipment rear axle compound crank
Chassis equipment front strut assembly
Ride and handling manual electronic controlled
Standard chassis suspension system ride handling
Communication
Auto tele unit 3S vehicle communication system
Driver Aids
Speed sensitive power steering
Electric power steering
Rear parking distance sensors
Front camera system
Speed sign recognition
Lane departure warning with lane assist
Cruise control with speed limiter
Front pedestrian detection BASIS
Driver Convenience
Two litre open door pockets
Driver Information
Service indicator
Lights on audible warning
Central facia display with digital clock, outside air temperature and audio information
Multi function trip computer - Trip odometer, vehicle range, average speed and fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy and driving time
Vauxhall connect box
Engine oil life indicator
Frequencies rating 433 MHZ
3.5" colour driver instrument cluster (DIC)
Infotainment remote controls right side of steering wheel, telephone buttons on left side
Multimedia Nav info system with 7" touchscreen,Sat-Nav,European coverage,2D/3D street map,bluetooth audio stream/Apple carplay/Android auto
USB with iPod control
Driving Mirrors
Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror
Electrical adjustment, manual folding and heated outside rear view mirror
Embellishment Trims
Mistral facia
Engine
Electronic returnless fuel system
Under body shield for aero
Entertainment
DAB Digital radio
Six speakers
Steering wheel audio, phone and cruise controls
Instrumentation - Speedometer, rev counter, low fuel gauge warning light + water temperature gauge warning light, shift up/down indicate light
Exterior Body Features
Body colour door handles
Body colour roof + door mirrors
Body colour front and rear bumpers
Chrome inside door handles
Roof antenna short rod
Black window side moulding
Black grained finish front grille
Chrome logo bar
Comfort body kit
Integrated rear roof spoiler level 2 ECO
Active aeroshutter
Sports tailgate spoiler
Bonnet/headlight/wiper structure
Exterior Lights
Manual headlamp level control
Rear fog lamp
Automatic headlight control system
Centre Rear Brake Lights
LED daytime running lights
LED headlights
High beam assist
Rear reversing lights
Hazard warning lights
Auto headlamps (on/off)
Headlamps for left side traffic
Tail lamp base bulb
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Four adjustable facia vents
Auto single zone electronic climate control - sensor air moisture W/S temp, air/pollutant/odour filter
Legroom rear heater
Refrigerant low GWP
Windscreen and side window demist vents
Six speed fan with illuminated controls
Interior Features
Front cupholder
Rear cupholder
12V power sockets
3 spoke flat bottom leather steering wheel with silver painted bezel + IRC
Rake and telescope adjustable steering column
IP plastic insert single piece
Illuminated load compartment trunk
Fresez marvel cloth upholstery
Polyurethane gear knob/lever
Right hand drive (RHD)
Base middle console
Front driver and co-driver side articulated grab handles
Jet black door panels on door trim
Illuminated glovebox with lid
Flat bottomed leather steering wheel
Interior Lights
Luggage compartment lighting
Courtesy lights with map reading light
LED ambient lighting
Single dome lamp with dual front reading lamps
Packs
Sales style var.1 package - Corsa
Sales base comfort package - Corsa
Body security pack - Corsa
Insulation acoustical package - Corsa
Safety
Driver airbag
Front seat side impact airbags
Passenger airbag
Full size curtain airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Tyre deflation detection system
Single tone horn
Driver drowsiness alert system
Front seatbelt unfastened audible warning and warning light
Inertia reel lap and diagonal seatbelts for all seats
Electrical child lock system in rear door latch
ISOFIX child seat mountings incorporating top tether anchor points located on second row rear seats
Deactivation switch for front passenger's airbag
Seats
Height adjustable head restraints
60/40 split folding rear seat
Comfort front seats
2 way adjustment front driver and co-driver passive headrest
4 way manual co-driver fore/aft with reclining seatback
6 way manual fore/aft, up/down with reclining driver seatback
Security
Locking wheel nuts
Remote locking fuel filler flap
Steering lock
Remote control central locking
Keyless Start
Remote control security alarm system
Engine deadlock and immobiliser
2 keys one folding with integral remote
Vanity Mirrors
Sunshades with vanity mirror on driver and passenger side
Wheels - Alloy
16" Design-5 alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Tyre repair kit
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.1
Engine Power - BHP136
Engine Power - KW100
Engine Power - PS
Engine Torque - LBS.FT192
Engine Torque - MKG26.5
Engine Torque - NM260
Top Speed93

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