The following changes take place at MY16 for Corsa. OnStar is introduced as standard equipment on Limited Edition, SE and VXR models. SRi 5-door models have a new standard wheel while SRi and SRi VX-Line models gain a new interior trim. A new metallic colour – Persian Blue is introduced. Corsa Life derivatives are deleted. Specification of Sting models changes with halogen DRL now standard in lieu off LED DRL. Campaign trim Excite is renamed Energy and gains a new interior trim. Design models are now available with a 1.3 CDTi (95PS) Easytronic gearbox and two new models Red Edition and Black Edition are introduced which showcase the new 1.4 Turbo 150PS Engine. Finally there are price increases for Sting, Design, Campaign (Energy), SE, Limited Edition and VXR models. 


Corsa SE, Limited Edition and VXR derivatives gain OnStar as standard equipment.

OnStar will also be available as an option on Design, Energy, SRi and SRi VX-Line priced at £395 (inc. VAT). Vauxhall OnStar is a new, one-of-a-kind system that gives you in-car access to a host of innovations at the touch of a button. 24/7, 365 days a year you are connected to a qualifiedadvisor – not to a machine. In the event of a crash, OnStar even automatically calls for help. Further, OnStar transforms your Vauxhall into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and turns your smartphone into a remote control for your car.


Following customer feedback the standard wheels on Corsa SRi have changed.

Corsa SRi 3-door derivatives retain the 16” Gloss Black alloy. The 16” Silver wheel is available as a No Cost Option.

Corsa SRi 5-door derivatives now have a 16” Silver alloy as standard. The Gloss Black alloy is available as a No Cost Option.

CO2 and fuel consumption is not affected by this change.


Limited Editions gains an additional interior trim for MY16 – Cityscape Laguna Blue. Cityscape Laguna Blue is available with the following exterior colours on Limited Edition, Summit White, Carbon Flash, Asteroid Grey, Sovereign Silver, Shiny Rock and Persian Blue. 

This new trim also introduces a blue fascia insert which is only available with Cityscape Laguna Blue interior trim. A one piece piano black fascia insert is available as a no cost option.


For MY16 LED DRL (Daytime running lights) are deleted from Sting models. Sting now has the halogen DRL as standard equipment.

All Sting derivatives increase in price by £90.


The campaign model for MY16 will be called ‘Energy’ in line with other vehicle lines.

Energy campaign models retain the same specification as MY15 Corsa Campaign model Excite, but in addition are badged ‘Energy’ under the side repeater and now have ‘Vision’ interior trim – illustrated below.

All Energy models also gain electrically heated and adjustable exterior mirrors.

Energy models increase in price by £25.


We are pleased to announce for MY16 two new derivatives to join the Corsa Line up, Black Edition and Red Edition.

These new models showcase the fantastic new 1.4 Turbo 150PS engine in Corsa. This new engine gives Corsa more power and performance than ever before (excluding VXR derivatives) while at the same time ensuring key Corsa values of excellent economy and low running costs.

The 1.4T 150PS is Euro 6 compliant. This engine can accelerate from 0-62mph in 8.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 129mph. Maximum engine torque of 220NM is available from a low 2,750 rpm.

The engine is linked to a manual 6-speed gearbox allowing quick and precise gear changes.

Standard equipment is generous, both models sit on 17” Gloss Black and Diamond Cut wheels. Black Edition has Carbon Flash metallic paint, VXR styling pack and a gloss black front grille bar. While Red Edition which also has VXR styling pack and comes in Flame Red solid paint with black roof, mirror caps and logo bar.

Additional standard equipment is as follows:

  • LED daytime running lights
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Chrome effect exhaust pipe
  • Sports suspension
  • Front Fog Lights with chrome-effect surround
  • Dark-tinted rear windows
  • Air conditioning
  • IntelliLink audio system with DAB
  • USB connection with i-pod control
  • Steering wheel audio controls
  • Cruise control and multi-function trip computer
  • Sports pedals
  • Leather cover steering wheel

Red Edition and Black Edition are both priced from £16,995 OTR


All Life derivatives will be deleted for MY16.


For MY16 the new Easytronic 3.0 transmission mated to the 1.3CDTi (95PS) engine will be introduced on Design trim level. This new Easytronic transmission first introduced on the 1.4i (90PS) engine is now mated to the diesel engine to give the convenience of an automatic with low CO2 and outstanding economy of a diesel powertrain.