VAUXHALL CORSA Van
The Vauxhall Corsa is the entry model in the range of Vauxhall vans and being small and economical is perfect for urban activities like parcel deliveries and light loads.
The Corsa’s payload capacity is 571kg and it delivers a fantastic fuel economy of up to 85.6mpg. The load volume of 0.92 cubic metres, make it small but economical. It can carry a load length of 1257mm by a width of 1264mm and the space between the wheelarches means it is not spacious enough to carry a standard Euro pallet. The only entry point to the load area is a rear tailgate.
With Vauxhall’s intellilink technology 7-inch touchscreen, which is voice controlled, or operated with the steering wheel mounted controls you can make calls, play music, send and listen to text messages with only your voice. There is a USB connection with iPod control and Digital radio to add to its list of connectivity and technology features.
There is a choice of a petrol engine which is 1.2 Iitre with 70hp and there are the 3 choices of diesel engines all 1.3 litre CDTi with varying levels of power – 75hp, 95hp and 95hp Sportive all with start/stop. The fuel economy varies depending on the type of driving but the combined figure of Urban and Extra-Urban driving can deliver 52.3mpg with the petrol engine and between 74.3 and 85.6mpg with the diesel options. CO2 emissions range from 87 to 126 g/km.
Standard safety features of the Vauxhall Corsa Van include tyre pressure monitoring system, ESP with traction control, Hill Start Assist, Anti-lock brakes and 6 airbags. There is also an electronic engine deadlock immobiliser. The power assisted steering is speed sensitive and both the windows and door mirrors are electrically adjustable
Upgrade to the Sportive model Corsa and you can add heated windscreen and rain sensitive windscreen wipers, which automatically come on when moisture is sensed on the windscreen. There is also automatic lighting control, air conditioning and for those that drive for long periods of time the addition of cruise control with speed limiter will ensure you don’t get caught out on long journeys, taking the strain off the driver who spends long periods of time behind the wheel. The addition of sports style front seats and the seat height adjuster will ensure even greater comfort for the user. The door mirrors are electrically operated and it comes with 16-inch alloy wheels. That’s a lot of spec for such a small vehicle!