- We take a look at the stand-out features of the new Vauxhall Corsa
- Available to order now with first deliveries expected by the end of this year
- Find out if it’s the right company car for you
It feels like we’ve been waiting a long time for a new Corsa to come along, but finally the wait is almost over.
The Corsa is one of the biggest selling cars here in the UK and has proved particularly popular as a company car too. Now in its fourth generation, not only does this latest model bring an uplift in interior quality, a range of new economical engines and the latest in-car tech, there has also been a substantial price slash by up to £3,000 versus the outgoing model too.
Available to order now with first deliveries expected by the end of this year, we’ve been driving the new Vauxhall Corsa and to help you decide if it’s the right company car for you, here are the key things you need to know about it.
1. The new Corsa is available in nine trim levels; Life, Sting and Sting R, Design, SRi, Excite, SE, SRi VX Line and Limited Edition with prices starting from £8,995
2. You still have a choice between three and five-door models
3. CO2 emissions are as low as 85g/km for the most frugal diesel meaning a 14 percent BIK tax band for the current tax year and official fuel consumption is as high as 87.8mpg
4. Monthly BIK tax is from as low as £25 per month*
5. There is a completely new 1.0-litre three-cylinder ECOTEC Turbo petrol making its debut which will be available with a choice of two power outputs; 89bhp and 113bhp
6. A range of new safety systems will be available in the Corsa for the first time including hill start assist, automatic park assist, a tyre pressure monitoring system, automatic high beam, blind spot monitoring and a lane departure warning system
7. Two new six-speed gearboxes, one manual and one automatic, will also be introduced along with a new chassis set-up which is aimed to improve ride quality and handling.
8. A new centre console and dashboard design is available with a seven-inch colour touchscreen compatible with Vauxhall’s IntelliLink technology which can display content direct from your smartphone
9. Standard equipment includes a heated windscreen, 14 or 15-inch steel wheels, radio, auxillary port, electric door mirrors and front windows and remote central locking
10. Among the options are heated front seats, reversing camera and a panoramic sunroof
11. The basic dimensions of the new Corsa have barely changed meaning that headroom, legroom and luggage space will be pretty much the same as before
12. The most popular trim for company car drivers is expected to be Design which features the new IntelliLink system with DAB Radio, Bluetooth, USB port, cruise control, air-con, LED Daytime Running lights and 15-inch wheels as standard
To find out more about the new Vauxhall Corsa read our full review here.
*Monthly BIK tax cost is based on a 20 percent tax payer for the current 2014/15 tax year