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1997 Vauxhall CorsaReview
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A Great Car All Round — Well, if had the car for two years and in those 2 years al that has to be changed is the front brake pads, water pump/timing belt and the fuel pump. The only issue I have with the build quality is the rear suspension does knock when traveling over a speed bump, I've been assured by mechanics its a design fault not a mechanical fault. appearance is ok for its era, but does look better if all in one colour not black trim. cheap to run, If you driver carefully you can squeeze 100 miles from £10 worth of petrol. Despite the lack of power steering, this is a fun little car to drive, having driven it in the snow i have laughed at the rear wheel drive cars struggling to get up a hill.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Ideal for a 1st car, but don't expect any miracles.

Cons: ideally go for a model with out a sunroof as its a very expensive job to have it sorted.

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1997 Vauxhall CorsaReview
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1.2 16valve Corsa — 0-60 in 12 seconds has a 1.2 16valve engine which produces 70 bhp a top speed of 105 mph looks great and has a awesome sound system. this car grips well in corners and makes a great noise engine loves to be reved.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: cheap to buy and is reliable

Cons: needs more power!!!

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... — will be 200bhp, quick acceleration bigger brakes. a bit tempremental but thats the fun of it... good looking corsa nicest one around :) gets a lot of attention! very juicy on fuel and runs on V Power very very very fun to drive...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: speed, looks

Cons: maintainance and fuel

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Crap Corsa — Wasn't brilliant, quality was ok apart from the engine blowing up, the 1.6 with a new inlet manifold was sweet though but expensive to run! Very fun to drive though and quite quick when modified. Too many on the road though

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: The modified engine :)

Cons: Its a corsa

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Overal Result Is Good — the vauxhall corsa is very good quick car for its size and age. the performance is good so is the brakes and handling. build quality is good never had anything wrong and no squeaks or ratles very good looking car

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: nippy and good in the corners

Cons: nothing much to avoid

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Project — good for putting bigger lumps in it. have yet to do so due to lazyness/money/time dont handle too bad. lots of mods available. not too bad to run wen u dont put ya foot down 1 6 v

Pros: get a c20xe, c20let or a v6 lump in

Cons: steering too light

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Corsa 1.2l 1997 — Excellent cheeky looking car, good handling, cheap on parts, low insurance group, very minimal inside, very reliable, this car is great around town, but beware as these cars are favoured by young drivers who thrash them around so if your going to buy one check for crash damage and blown head gaskets.

Pros: Easy to drive, cheap to run, handling good, exterior good but looking quit dated now, build quality is excellent.

Cons: interior very minimal, performance isn't great but this car was built for town and city driving.

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Boring — its slower than a moped, has an annoying rattle that i can't be bothed to fix. The brakes stop u eventually and it rolls around corners. the car was red now it is pink. It's boring to drive but then no car is ever going to be as much fun as my bike.

Pros: very few

Cons: everything else

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Corsa B Trip — Great for a first car. Has average power, what you would expect from a 1.2. Was very cheap, and have definetly earnt the money back already, having only spent money replacing an exhaust. Exterior isn't going to set the world on fire and the exterior is basic. very cheap to run fuel wise and is an average drive.

Pros: Cheap with fuel and maintenance, reliable

Cons: Basic interior

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Corsa — It's a car with character, well built and reliable. The performance is adequate but does leave a lot to be desired. It is an economical car and is relatively cheap to run and maintain. An enjoyable car to drive, largely due to the excellent handling and nimble feel the car has. I'd recommend it for someone looking for a car of function, not of desire. Personally, it has my vote.

Pros: Gets the job done.

Cons: Could get the job done better.

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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Vauxhall Corsa Reviews

Practical Little Car By Glyn

The car was a 2008 Corsa 1.4 design.Insurance and tax is cheap.Nice to drive smooth and quiet.Suspension is quite firm on this car feels like you are driving a hot hatch.Also it has lots of airbags,mo... Read More

Cracking 1.6 Turbo By Thomas

Fantastic performance in comparison to other 'hot hatches', this will surprise most larger engined cars with its <7 second 0-62 time. Looks great, is well built and bangs in good MPG. Overall a great ... Read More

2006 Vauxhall Corsa Reviews

It Looks Nice - But That's About As Far As I'd Go By Steve

I had a Black Corsa SXi as a courtesy car for a few days while my Astra was in the body shop getting a tiny dent repaired (oops!) It looked really sexy & sporty but that's the idea of Vauxhall's SXi... Read More

Step Up The Ladder!! By Gary

A great car but not very good if your always in a rush like me!! Read More

2005 Vauxhall Corsa Reviews

Surprising By Erlan

Only over-steers on wet roads. Rear bumpers rattle a lot when going over speed bumps (Might just need attention). Looks alright when washed. Not very fuel economic, requires more fuel to carry any... Read More

I Love It By Jesse

The Performance on this car is great the acceleration is good, braking is excellent and the handling is awesome. It's had no repairs. The appearance is awesome i love it it's quite expensive to run as... Read More

2004 Vauxhall Corsa Reviews

Its A Very Good Car To Drive Around A Town And Countryside By Paul

Super charged turbo 1.3 cdti Front fogs Low suspension R15 wheels Semi sports Royal blue colour worth about 4000 Diesel Fast on the take off Its a nice fun family car to drive Very well looked after ... Read More

Good Value. Diesel Means Economy. Suprisingly Quick. By Richard

Accelerates quite well. Goes up hills in 5th at 60mph. Rattles and wind noise at speed. Suspension rock hard. You feel big potholes. Best looking 3 door in sector. Knocks Ford and Fiat into the corner... Read More

2003 Vauxhall Corsa Reviews

Great 1st Car By Gregg

great 1st lil car for the new passed. good on fuel, good on tax, cheapish to insure. a great car all in all.. the car cost in the time i had it was so cheap compared to other cars in the same catorg... Read More

Vauxhall Corsa Sxi 1.2 16v By Robert

1.2 sxi 16v 5 door great car good handling and can be modified easy , induction kit sounds great on these and irmishcer group direct from vauxhall makes plenty of exhuasts and body kits to make your c... Read More

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