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Used Opel Corsa for Sale

Although the Opel Corsa A (generation one) was never sold in South Africa, the B range was introduced into the country with great success in the early 90’s. Due to the large numbers of vehicles sold since its launch in 1993, and thanks to the reliability and longevity of the build and design of the Corsa, there are still many of the B, C, D and of course the current E range of Used Opel Corsa Cars for Sale in South Africa.

Come of Age in a Corsa

For many people a new or Used Opel Corsa is there first “adult vehicle”. It comes standard with many family friendly features, is great for urban driving and yet is always up for an adventure. It is a car for the young and the young at heart and appeals to those who understand what responsible driving is. The current E range of Opel Corsa come in the following trim and model variants:

  • CORSA 1.0T
  • CORSA ENJOY 1.0T
  • CORSA ENJOY 1.4 A/T
  • CORSA SPORT 1.4T

Opel Corsa Generations Available in SA

Opel Corsa E
2014 – Current

Although similar in size and function to the previous generation of Corsa (the underlying chassis and body structure are exactly the same), the Corsa E has an updated interior cabin and a slightly more refined exterior look. It was officially launched in 2014 at the Paris Motor Show to great acclaim. It is closely related to the Opel Adam, which is sold in South Africa, and many Adam driver’s upgrade to the Corsa when searching for a bigger more family orientated vehicle that is still affordable.

Did You Know? Along with all other generations of Opel Corsa, this current E range is NOT available to purchase in North America. This has not stopped it from being a top selling Opel model however, and it is known in the automotive industry for its global presence.

Opel Corsa E at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 L Petrol
  • 1.4 L Petrol

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual (Not in SA)
  • 6-speed manual
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 5-speed semi-automatic (Not in SA)

Build Platform

  • SCCS platform

Body Style

  • 3-door hatchback (not in SA)
  • 5-door hatchback

Wheelbase

  • 2,510 mm

Curb Weight

  • 1,120 kg – 1,237 kg

Opel Corsa D
2006 – 2014

The Opel Corsa D was built using the SCCS Platform developed by Fiat, and was first sold in May of 2006. Right from the onset the Corsa D was destined for great things, and placed second in the European Car of the year Competition within months of its launch. Additionally, it was award 5-stars for its overall adult safety score during its Euro NCAP Safety Test.

In 2011 a small cosmetic facelift was made to the Corsas D range. Additionally there were new petrol and diesel engines added, which ensured that this generation of Corsa now fully complied with the latest (at the time) Euro 5 standards.

Did You Know? The Corsa D was briefly sold in Australia under the Opel brand name, which was a first for the country as Opel brands in Australia (much like the Opel brand in the UK selling as a Vauxhall) were always sold under the Holden name.

Opel Corsa D at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 L petrol
  • 1.2 L petrol
  • 1.4 L petrol
  • 1.4 L turbo

Transmission

  • 5 and 6-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic
  • 6-speed semi-automatic

Build Platform

  • SCCS platform

Body Style

  • 3 and 5-door hatchback
  • 3-door car-derived van

Wheelbase

  • 2,511 mm

Curb Weight

  • 1,100 kg

Opel Corsa C
2000 – 2006

Revealed to the motoring world in 1999 and put on sale during the early part of 2000, this was the Corsa that took South Africa into the new Millenium. This generation included a Saloon version of the Corsa, which was exclusive to the South African and South American markets. There was also a Corsa Utility Bakkie (which is still a popular used vehicle) that was sold during this generation. This Corsa Utility was later rebranded as a Chevy Utility after this generation of vehicle was discontinued in 2006.

The Corsa C was voted as the Irish Car of the year in 2001. This version of the Corsa was discontinued 1 year later than the rest of the world in South Africa in 2007.

Did You Know? The Corsa C hatchback which was sold in South Africa did not have the same front fascia as the European Corsa. This was to keep the design stylings in line with the Chevrolet Corsa, which used the Latin American frontend design in the Corsa Sedan and Corsa Utility. This decision was made by GM South Africa.

Opel Corsa C at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 L petrol
  • 1.2 L petrol
  • 1.4 L petrol
  • 1.8 L petrol
  • 1.3 L diesel
  • 1.7 L diesel

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic
  • 5-speed semi-automatic

Build Platform

  • Gamma platform

Body Style

  • 3 and 5-door hatchback
  • 4-door saloon
  • 3-door car-derived van
  • 2-door coupé utility

Wheelbase

  • 2,491 mm

Curb Weight

  • TBC

Opel Corsa B
1993 – 2000

In 1993 the New Corsa was released for sale globally, and for the first time in South Africa (the Corsa A was never sold here). Although there was no saloon version of the Corsa sold in Europe, there was a Opel Corsa B Saloon released in the mid 90’s for sale in both Latin America and Southern Africa, which was marketed under the Corsa Classic name. This generation of Corsa also included a small coupé, which was named the Opel Tigra.

Did You Know? The Corsa Hatchback D Generation was produced and sold in South Africa for a full 9 years after being discontinued globally. It was marketed as the Corsa Lite, and due to their popularity and reliability there are still many sold as Used Corsa vehicles to this day. The Corsa Lite was discontinued in 2009!

Opel Corsa B at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.0 L petrol
  • 1.2 L petrol
  • 1.4 L petrol
  • 1.6 L petrol
  • 1.5 L diesel
  • 1.5 L turbo diesel
  • 1.7 L diesel

Transmission

  • 4-speed manual
  • 5-speed manual
  • 6-speed automatic

Build Platform

  • GM4200 platform

Body Style

  • 3-door hatchback
  • 5-door hatchback
  • 4-door saloon
  • 5-door estate car
  • 2-door coupé utility

Wheelbase

  • 2,443 mm (hatchback, saloon and estate)
  • 2,480 mm (utility)

Curb Weight

  • TBC

Opel Corsa FAQ’s

The Opel Corsa range is known for it reliability, which means that there are still multiple generations of vehicles to choose from when searching for the right Used Corsa for your budget and needs. Because of this there are often many questions that need answering by potential Used Corsa buyers, so to help you get the right answers to these Frequently Asked Corsa Questions we have included a FAQ’s section to this page.

Q: Is the Corsa a Hatchback
A: The current range of Corsa vehicles are 5-door hatchbacks, but in previous generations there have been sedans and pickups included in the range.

Q: Is there a Diesel powered Corsa?
A: All of the current Corsa vehicles sold in South Africa are petrol driven, but older generation Corsa models do have diesel options, although they are rare.

Q: What are the most popular Opel Corsa year models?
A: When we look at our sales records we can see that the newest models are the quickest to sell, however there is still a strong demand for older generation Cors models, including the discontinued Used Corsa Bakkies. Popular model years include the 2017 Corsa, the 2016 Corsa, the 2015 Corsa and even the older 2012 Corsa model.

Q: What is the top of the range Opel Corsa?
A: The impressive CORSA SPORT 1.4 Turbo is the top of the Corsa range, and comes standard with a host of comfort and convenience features. This includes Cruise Control, a 7″ Touchscreen Intellilink with BT, USB, AUX, a Power Sunroof, Sport Suspension and much, much more.

Used Opel Corsa Prices

Used Opel Corsa Prices are more affordable than you might think thanks to Group 1’s commitment to providing the best quality Used cars at the best possible Used Car Prices! It is important to not however that there are a few determining factors that will influence the Used Corse Price of the car you might be interested in. This included, but is not limited to the condition of the car, the age of the car, the mileage of the car and the trim level.

Used Opel Corsa in the Western Cape

The Used Opel Corsa in Cape Town and the Western Cape are available from one of three Group 1 Showrooms situated in:

Group 1 in Kuils River
Tel:
021 900 5200

Group 1 in Stellenbosch
Tel:
021 887 6900

Group 1 in Knysna
Tel:
044 302 2600

Used Opel in Gauteng

You’ll find amazing quality Used Corsa Cars in Johannesburg at any one of our Gauteng showrooms in:

Group 1 at The Glen
Tel:
010 593 4393

Group 1 in Midrand
Tel:
011 312 2678

Used Opel Corsa in the Eastern Cape

Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage are the homes of Group 1 Used Cars in the Eastern Cape, where you will always find well-priced Opel Corsa vehicles:

Group 1 in Port Elizabeth
Tel:
041 994 1800

Group 1 in Uitenhage
Tel:
041 994 1800

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Take advantage of our selection of quality Used Opel Corsa for Sale from anywhere in South Africa and we’ll have your vehicle delivered directly to your door! No hassle, no fuss and always quick and convenient! Contact us today about our Used Opel Corsa Sales.

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