Opera Corsa D: The Budgeted Wonder Car
Opel Corsa D for the fourth generation Opel Corsa, produced in 2006 - 2014 by the American company General Motors with a collaboration under the German brand Opel. Outside the continent, Opel Corsa D is sold as Vauxhall in the United Kingdom, Holden in Australia and Chevrolet in South America. The car is manufactured in Zaragoza (Spain), Eisenach (Germbox is any), Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, China, and India.
Design and Build
The Opel Corsa D debut took place in 2006 at the Motor Show in London. It has a new platform such as the Fiat Grande Punto. It was designed by GM together with Fiat. The model is equipped with a Flex-Fix system that allows extensive luggage compartment layout.
Opel Corsa D has gained a sporty character, especially visible in the three-door version resembling a coupe. In 2011, facelift Opel Corsa D was manufactured. The shape of the headlamps was changed. The daytime running lights are in the place of the direction indicators. The look of the radiator grille and the fog lamp housing have been modified for the latest versions of the car.
The Opel Corsa D fuse box location is in the engine compartment at the left side. The fuse is situated inside the fuse box which locates at the glove compartment behind a cover. To open the fuse box, all you need to do is to displace the cover of the glove compartment.
The dimensions of Opel Corsa Dare 3990 - 3999 mm long (depending on the model), 1710 mm wide and 1490 mm high. The wheelbase is 2510 mm. Curb weight Opel Corsa D is a minimum of 1100 kg. The capacity of the fuel tank is 45 liters. The luggage compartment, depending on the version, has a capacity of 285 - 1100 l.
Opel Corsa D - specifications
Opel Corsa D is available with a hatchback (three-door and five-door), sedan (four-door) and combi (five-door). The car is equipped with a five- or six-speed manual transmission, a five- or six-speed semi-automatic gearbox and a four-speed automatic transmission.
It has versions with gasoline engines and diesel engines. The previous versions are characterized by power from 60 to 210 hp and capacity from 998 to 1598 cm3. The maximum torque is 88 to 250 Nm. The diesel engines have a power of 75 - 131 hp and a capacity of 1248 - 1686 cm3. The maximum torque in the diesel is 170 - 300 Nm.
Advantages and disadvantages of the Opel Corsa D
Satisfactory durability and interesting design is the main attraction of this wonderful car. Also, it is affordable to maintain. This car gives you a chance of being proud of its rich equipment and well laid out interior.
It has a large and comfortable trunk. Technically and economically advanced engines make the car even more attractive. The gasoline engines are additionally low in an emergency. The steering system and solidly made bodywork also deserve recognition. Thanks to the easily available spare parts, any Opel Corsa D repair won’t make you depressed of losing out a huge number of bucks from your pocket, you can get it done at a nominal price.
If we talk about the disadvantages, users have experienced frequent problems with the ‘Easytronic’ automated gearbox controller. Also, the ailing panel of automatic air conditioning and damage to the software that controls the operation of the engine is a noticeable disturbance with this car. The low durability of the original discs and pads, as well as the turbocharger fault, are also burdensome. The failure of the ignition coil and crackling plastics is another significant downside of the car.