German company uses last Frankfurt auto show to present sixth generation of its well-known Corsa model. Only a year later, the electronic version 2021 Opel Corsa-e arrives, for the first time in this model. This is a consequence of global trends and the growth of the green car market. Electric motor receive 136 horses from 50 kWh battery and provide autonomy of 337 km. Sales to Germany have already started with a price of 29,900 euros. However the price in other countries will be slightly lower. Sales in other markets start in the second half of 2020.
2021 Opel Corsa-e in numbers
Wheelbase 2,538 mm (99.9 in)
Length 4,060 mm (159.8 in)
Width 1,765 mm (69.5 in)
Height 1,435 mm (56.5 in)
Curb weight 1,455 kg (3,208 lb)
2021 Opel Corsa-e Interior
The standard equipment package comes with keyless start, electric parking brake and automatic climate control with remote control. Also for this starting price, you get a digital instrument panel, a compatible 7-inch multimedia radio and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity systems.
Standard safety equipment:
- cruise control
- active assistance for traffic sign recognition
- automatic braking collision warnings
- pedestrian detection
- active assistance to keep vehicles in the lane
2021 Opel Corsa-e Battery
The drive unit is a electric motor who provide 136 horsepower and 260 N/m of torque. Therefore power sufficient to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) for 8.1 seconds. From 0-50 km/h coming in just 2.8 seconds. However maximum speed is up to 150 km/h with electronic restriction.
The manufacturer claims that this 50 kWh battery can charge up to 80% of its capacity in 30 minutes. According to the new WLTP2 measurement cycle, with a full battery the autonomy is 337 km. For instance it is guaranteed for 8 years or 160,000 miles whichever comes first.
Release Date and Price
Sales in Germany have already started and the starting price is 29,900 euros. You can buy your vehicle for leasing, in which case the monthly installment is 299 euros. In addition the manufacturer gives a warranty of 8 years or 160,000 kilometers.