The newly introduced Opel Corsa 1.4 LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) ecoFLEX develops 66 kW/90 hp and comes from the factory with a bi-fuel capability, and is specifically aimed at cost-conscious customers. LPG fuel costs are almost 50% lower compared to gasoline. The three-door model is available from €14,745 ($15,870), and the five-door model from €15,495 euros ($16,677) (RRP incl. VAT in Germany).
Using LPG, the new Corsa consumes just 6.9 liters per 100 km (34 mpg US) over the combined cycle and emits only 113 g/km CO2—around 13% less co2 than in gasoline operation. NOx emissions are even up to 80% lower.
The bi-fuel Opel Corsa 1.4 LPG offers 66 kW/90 hp in both LPG and gasoline operation and is available with a five-speed manual transmission. The driver can switch between LPG and gasoline by pushing a button. A newly developed control module now enables an even more efficiently synchronized transition between the two operating modes.
Range—up to 1,200 km (746 miles)—and consumption can be viewed separately for LPG and gasoline, as well as combined via an on-board computer. Today there are around 7,000 LPG filling stations in Germany and more than 35,000 across Europe.
The LPG tank’s installation in the spare-wheel housing of the trunk is both space-efficient and collision-protected. As a result, the Opel Corsa LPG still offers accommodation for five people or up to 1,120 liters of luggage space, just like its Corsa siblings. It also features the same driver assistance systems and equipment features.
Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX with 82 g/km CO2. For those who want to drive frugally and comfortably with conventional fuel, Opel offers the new Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX with Easytronic 3.0 transmission. The 70 kW/95 hp diesel variant reduces combined cycle fuel consumption to 3.1 liters per 100 km (76 mpg US).
Equipped with standard Start/Stop technology, braking-energy recuperation and optional low-rolling-resistance tires, the three-door model emits just 82 grams CO2 per km. This makes the Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX the most economical Opel model on the market today.
The five-speed Easytronic 3.0 also combines the comfort advantages of an automatic transmission with the efficiency of a manual gearbox. It automatically selects the appropriate gear for best possible fuel consumption, but is based on a manual transmission optimized for smaller engines which enables ultra-economical driving. The driver can take manual control of Easytronic 3.0 at any time by pulling or pushing the gear selector lever. The Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX with 70 kW/95 hp and five-speed Easytronic 3.0 is available from €16,410 ($17,662) (RRP incl. VAT in Germany).