Product Type: Vauxhall cars
Newest Review: ... The car is just generally quiet. It turns really smoothly and responsively, no stickiness to the steering wheel etc. I have a 1.4 petrol e... more
Perfect For Young Drivers
Vauxhall Corsa SXi 1.4i
Member Name: nev239
Vauxhall Corsa SXi 1.4i
Advantages: Stylish, Modern, Relaible and cheap to run
Disadvantages: Not a family car
The Vauxhall Corsa (2011 SXI model) is a fantastic little car. Im not Jeremy Clarkson so i can't really talk about the rpm, bhp and torque etc. But as a young driver I can talk about practicality.
I bought my car as nearly new, It had 7000 miles on the clock, so it was basically new. Instantly it was a hit with me. I had a Fiat Punto beforehand, and it wasn't until i had this car i realised how quiet and reliable the corsa is.
The engine runs really smoothly and quietly with no juddering etc. The car is just generally quiet. It turns really smoothly and responsively, no stickiness to the steering wheel etc.
I have a 1.4 petrol engine and it's relatively cheap to run... half a tank of petrol costs £30 and it usually does me 400-500 miles before needing to be fuelled again. I was lucky enough to have the VXR pack on the car too which makes the corsa look smart and sporty, without looking like a boy racer.
Inside features a jack for MP3 connectivity, which I'm finding useful for my iPod.
The dashboard features a computer which features a mile clock, stopwatch, Miles left in the tank clock, current mpg monitor and total mpg monitor. Im finding the current mpg monitor useful for saving fuel, with a live showing of how much fuel I'm using it's helping me get the most out of my tank. The car comes with cruise control. It also features a CD player and electronic windows. There are options for in built sat nav, winter accessories (heated seats etc.) This all depends on the model of corsa chosen.
The boot is fairly spacious, it the option to expand it. My model did not come with a spare tyre as it has a built in air compressor and tyre repair kit to aid you getting home/to a garage, so i can expand the boot to the floor.
As a car for a young or single person i would recommend it to anyone as it is reliable, modern, stylish and simple at the same time. And like i say if buying brand new there is scope to customise it and make it totally state of the art! It is also cheap to insure for young drivers, it is completely affordable.
However i wouldn't recommend a family buying this car, there is not alot of space for a family of 4 people as it isn't vary spacious in the back seats.
But for me it is a perfect car!
Summary: Perfect for a young driver or single person