Vauxhall e-Corsa

Battery Electric Vehicle

£22,500 *Price from

50.0 kWh *Useable Battery

195 mi *Real Range

255 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is not available yet

The introduction of the new Vauxhall Corsa is expected soon. The electric version will probably be branded as the e-Corsa. Although nothing has been confirmed as of yet, it's certain that the e-Corsa will be built on PSA's e-CMP platform. The Peugeot e-208 and the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense will both be built on this platform as well. As a result, the e-Corsa is expected to share the exact same powertrain. The most important specification for the Vauxhall will therefore be pricing. The Corsa shouldn't dissappoint, as the price point is said to be 'groundbreaking'. More details will follow closer to the launch.
Please note! The photos on this page are from the current Opel Corsa!
Opel has not yet announced specifications, all specifications with an * are estimates.

Price from * £22,500

Availability Expected
Expected from * February 2020
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from * £250 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge * £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is an estimated On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £3500. Leasing indication is based on BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months duration, 10000 annual mileage and excluding maintenance. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

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Real Range Estimation between 135 - 290 mi

City - Cold Weather * 190 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 135 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 160 mi
City - Mild Weather * 290 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 175 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 220 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph * 8.0 sec
Top Speed * 93 mph
Electric Range * 195 mi
Total Power * 100 kW (134 hp)
Total Torque * 192 lb-ft
Drive * Front

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity * 50.0 kWh
Charge Port * Type 2
Charge Power † * 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->195 mi) † * 5h30m
Charge Speed † * 36 mph
Battery Useable* 50.0 kWh
Fastcharge Port * CCS
Fastcharge Power * 100 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (20->156 mi) * 30 min
Fastcharge Speed * 270 mph
† This can only be achieved using a 3-phase grid connection. The majority of homes and charge points do not have this connection. In practice charge power will often be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 8 hours and a charge speed of 25 mph.

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 195 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 255 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 158 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 170 - 370 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 260 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 370 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 310 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 170 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 285 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 225 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Dimensions and Weight

Length * 4050 mm
Width * 1750 mm
Height * 1430 mm
Wheelbase * 2540 mm
Weight Empty * 1400 kg
Cargo Volume No Data
Cargo Volume Max No Data
Towing Weight Unbraked No Data
Towing Weight Braked No Data
Roof Load No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats * 5 people
Isofix No Data
Turning Circle No Data
Car Body Hatchback
Segment Supermini
Roof Rails No Data

Company Car Tax Indication

BIK Tax Rate 16%
P11D Value from * £25,945
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £4,151
BIK @ 20% * £69 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £138 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £156 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Similar electric vehicles

Peugeot e-208Peugeot e-208 £1,500 more expensive Similar range Same acceleration Similar energy consumption Similar rapid-charging speed
DS 3 Crossback E-TenseDS 3 Crossback E-Tense £3,500 more expensive 10 mi less range 9% slower acceleration 8% less energy efficient 8% slower rapid-charging
Renault Zoe R110 ZE40Renault Zoe R110 ZE40 £2,520 more expensive 30 mi less range 43% slower acceleration Similar energy consumption No Rapid Charging
Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Vauxhall e-Corsa. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

NOTE: Vauxhall has not released details about the on-board charger of the e-Corsa. The information below is based on estimatation of the most likely on-board charger.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 25h45m 8 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 16 hours 12 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 8 hours 25 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 5h30m 36 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW † 5h30m 36 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the Vauxhall e-Corsa.

Vauxhall has not released details about rapid charging the e-Corsa. The information below is based on estimated values of the most likely rapid charging capabilities.

  • Max. Power: maximum charging power the vehicle can use
  • Avg. Power: average charging power over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 45 kW 50 min 160 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 100 kW 75 kW † 30 min 270 mph
CCS (175 kW DC) 100 kW † 75 kW † 30 min 270 mph

† = Limited by fastcharge capabilities of vehicle

NOTE: Most rapid charges are currently limited to 50 kW. Chargers with more power are expected in the near future.

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All about the Vauxhall e-Corsa

Pricing

The Vauxhall e-Corsa has an estimatedn On The Road Price (OTR) of £26,000. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The Vauxhall e-Corsa is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £3,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the Vauxhall e-Corsa is £22,500.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Vauxhall e-Corsa is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The estimated maximum power of the Vauxhall e-Corsa is 100 kW (134 hp). The estimated maximum torque is 192 lb-ft. The Vauxhall e-Corsa is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in an estimated 8.0 seconds. The estimated top speed is 93 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Vauxhall e-Corsa has an estimated total capacity of 50 kWh. The usable capacity is 50 kWh (estimate). An estimated range of about 195 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 135 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 290 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 11 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 5 hours 30 minutes. However, a 3-phase grid connection is needed to achieve this. The majority of homes and charge points currently do not have this connection. In most cases the maximum charging power will be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 8 hours and a charge rate of 25 mph. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 25 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection (expected). The maximum rapid charge power is 100 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 75 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 30 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 135 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Vauxhall e-Corsa is about 255 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 158 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 370 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 170 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The Vauxhall e-Corsa emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.