The Opel Corsa is likely one of the German producer’s finest promoting fashions, and now there’s an all-new sixth-generation mannequin out, primarily based across the similar platform because the 2019 Peugeot 208. The 2 vehicles are mechanically very related, however what they suggest are two distinct visible packages – the 2020 Opel Corsa is the extra sober and restrained of the 2, so it’s most likely fairly enticing to you when you want to be extra low-key and never stand out as a lot as you’d in, say, the flashier Peugeot 208.
Other than it sharing its underpinnings with different PSA merchandise, the brand new Corsa additionally being supplied in all-electric kind for the primary time. That mannequin is named the Corsa-e and is motivated by a powertrain that can be shared with the brand new e-208). Nonetheless, its platform sharing doesn’t have an effect on the way in which it seems, and the 2020 Corsa seems like a present Opel mannequin each inside and outside. You’ll be able to’t actually spot the relation until of it beforehand.
The 2020 Opel Corsa’s new platform additionally helps it shed important weight over its GM-Fiat underpinned predecessor and, in doing so, it has turn into faster, extra environment friendly, and higher at going round corners too. Sitting inside, you’ll discover the a lot decrease and sportier driving place in addition to the sensation of being cocooned within the cabin – a sense akin to that you just get from a sports activities automotive. It even feels a bit sportier inside than its Peugeot-badged cousin.