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#Opel #Corsa Named Cars.co.za Best Compact Hatchback

Date: 26 Jan 2017 Author Type: Press Release
Author: Opel SA
Source: Opel SA
19th January 2017 JOHANNESBURG –The Opel Corsa 1.0T Enjoy was named the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards winner in the Compact Hatchback segment on Thursday. 

The Cars.co.za Consumer Awards recognize the best cars available in the South Africa new vehicle market using a unique, multi-faceted judging process comprising an experienced test team, consumer input and a respected external jury.

The stand-out aspects that won Corsa the coveted prize according Cars.co.za was its impressive small capacity turbocharged engine, its value for money, practicality, its redeemed brand strength, warranty and service plan, its ride and handling and comprehensive safety features.

Here are some of the comments from top influential motoring journalists:

The new Corsa is one of those cars that don’t immediately bowl you over, but grows on you with time. This bodes well for long-term ownership satisfaction.”­ - Hannes Oosthuizen 

"The Corsa strikes a fine balance between a value and premium small hatchback; Enjoy spec adds just enough verve to match the Opel's lively powertrain." - Mike Fourie

"The 1.0-litre turbo in the Corsa is a brilliant engine and returns excellent fuel economy numbers." - Ashley Oldfield

The new fifth generation Corsa has built on its reputation as an all-rounder by offering segment-leading levels of comfort, precision and efficiency.

“We have shifted the goal posts with a totally convincing and desirable small car that makes driving easier and more fun.” says Opel Brand Manager at General Motors South Africa, Christopher Cradock. “The new Corsa has class leading connectivity, convenience and comfort as well as driving satisfaction.

The Opel Corsa 1.0 T Enjoy currently sells at R234 800 and comes with a 5 year, 120,000km warranty.
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