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Vauxhall Corsa-e Review 2023

The Vauxhall Corsa-e is an all-new electric version of the popular Corsa model, and it's a car that has a lot going for it. The Corsa-e is designed to be a practical and affordable electric vehicle, and it succeeds in this regard, offering good range, fast charging times, and a decent amount of interior space. 

Rivals to the Vauxhall Corsa-e include the Honda e, Kia Soul EV, Peugeot e-208, Mini Electric and Renault Zoe.

Our Vauxhall Corsa-e review covers:

Vauxhall Corsa-e Key Features

  • Sleek and modern design with a sporty and aerodynamic look
  • Comfortable and spacious interior with a range of standard features
  • 267-litre boot, which expands to 1,081 litres with rear seats down
  • 50kWh battery can travel up to 222 miles on a single charge.
  • Three trim levels available, including Anniversary Edition, GS and Ultimate

Vauxhall Corsa-e Electric Pros and Cons:


  • Cheap to run
  • Well equipped
  • Impressive performance and range


  • Lacks the sparkle of some rivals
  • Underwhelming interior
  • Space in the back isn't the biggest

Design, Practicality and Boot Space

The Corsa-e boasts a sleek and modern design with a sporty and aerodynamic look. The car has a low-slung stance, which not only enhances its visual appeal but also improves its stability and handling. The exterior features sharp lines, a sculpted hood, and a bold front grille with the iconic Vauxhall badge. The interior is also well-designed, with a contemporary and clean layout that's both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Vauxhall Corsa-e exterior

Despite being an electric vehicle, the Corsa-e is still practical for everyday use. Inside, it's comfortable and spacious, with plenty of headroom and legroom for both driver and passengers. The dashboard is well-designed and easy to navigate, and the car comes with a range of standard features, including a touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, and a rear-view camera.

The boot space in the Corsa-e is generous, considering it's an electric car. The 267-litre boot can be extended to 1081 litres by folding down the rear seats, providing ample space for larger items like bicycles or furniture. The boot floor is adjustable, so you can create a flat load space, and there's a useful underfloor compartment for storing smaller items.

Interior and Trims

The interior of the all-new Vauxhall Corsa-e is designed to provide a comfortable and connected driving experience. The cabin is modern and stylish, with a clean, uncluttered dashboard and high-quality materials used throughout.

One of the key features of the Corsa-e's interior is the 7-inch digital driver display, which provides all the essential information about the car's performance, as well as navigation instructions and media playback controls. This display can be customized to suit the driver's preferences, making it easy to stay informed while on the road.

Another notable feature of the Corsa-e's interior is the 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This system allows drivers to easily control all of the car's multimedia functions, as well as access a range of apps and online services.

Three trim levels available: Anniversary Edition, GS and Ultimate

The entry-level GS trim comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights with high beam assist, rear parking sensors and a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also comes with some sporty-looking styling on the outside and sports-style front seats.

The entry-level Ultimate trim adds Alcantara seats, a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen, Intellilux Matrix Led headlights and a 180-degree panoramic rear-view camera with front and rear parking sensors,

The Anniversary Edition celebrates 40 years of the Corsa and gets some special features. These include a 'Corsa 40' plaque, limited edition 'Record Red' paintwork, black styling pack and 17-inch gloss black wheels. Inside, you get limited edition tartan seat trim, a panoramic rear-view camera, and heating elements for the front seats and steering wheel.

Power and Performance

The Vauxhall Corsa-e is an all-electric car that offers impressive power and performance. It's powered by a 50-kWh battery pack, which provides a range of up to 222 miles on a single charge. This is a significant improvement over previous models, and it puts the Corsa-e on par with other electric cars in its class.

Vauxhall Corsa-e interior

One of the key features of the Corsa-e is its powerful electric motor. It delivers 136 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque, which is more than enough to give you a thrilling driving experience. The Corsa-e can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.6 seconds, which is faster than many of its competitors.

The Corsa-e also offers a smooth and responsive ride. It has a low centre of gravity, which helps to improve stability and handling. The electric motor delivers instant torque, which means that you'll get quick and responsive acceleration when you press down on the accelerator pedal. The Corsa-e is also quiet and vibration-free, which makes for a comfortable driving experience.

Overall, the Vauxhall Corsa-e is an excellent choice for anyone looking for an affordable and practical electric car. With its impressive range, fast charging times, and enjoyable driving experience, it's a car that's well worth considering.

Leasing vs Buying

Prices for the new Vauxhall Corsa-e start from £30,405.00 OTR* or to lease from £291.81 per month.

Do you have questions about leasing a Vauxhall Corsa-e? We are one of the best car leasing providers in the UK. Our car leasing deals include a manufacturer's warranty, inclusive road tax, breakdown insurance and free delivery to the UK's mainland (exclusions apply).

Additionally, due to set monthly payments, variable mileage, a low initial rental, and changeable contract lengths, leasing Vauxhall Corsa-e may be less expensive than buying one outright.

*'On the road' price is correct at the time of publication and includes one year's road fund licence, DVLA first registration fee and number plate fee. Prices are subject to change. Always check with your nearest retailer.

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