Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh

Available since July 2023

£35,475Price from

48.1 kWhUseable Battery

195 mi *Real Range

247 Wh/mi *Efficiency

Price from £35,475

Availability Available to order
Available to order since July 2023
Available to order until -

Lease (BCH) from £481 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group 26-28
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. Contract hire estimate by e-car lease t/a CarLease (UK) Ltd who are a credit broker not a lender. Offer based on a business contract hire usership agreement, 6+35 profile, 10,000 miles per annum, excluding optional maintenance package and subject to VAT. Prices subject to terms and conditions.

Real Range Estimation between 135 - 295 mi

City - Cold Weather * 190 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 135 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 160 mi
City - Mild Weather * 295 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 180 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 225 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. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, weather and route conditions.
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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 8.1 sec
Top Speed 93 mph
Electric Range * 195 mi
Total Power 115 kW (154 hp)
Total Torque 192 lb-ft
Drive Front

Battery

Nominal Capacity 51.0 kWh
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Number of Cells 96
Architecture 400 V
Warranty Period 8 years
Warranty Mileage 100,000 mi
Useable Capacity 48.1 kWh
Cathode Material NCM811
Pack Configuration 96s1p
Nominal Voltage 355 V
Form Factor No Data
Name / Reference No Data

Charging

Home / Destination

Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Left Side - Rear
Charge Power † 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->195 mi) † 5h15m
Charge Speed † 38 mph

Rapid Charging

Charge Port CCS
Port Location Left Side - Rear
Charge Power (max) 100 kW DC
Charge Power (10-80%) 80 kW DC
Charge Time (19->156 mi) 27 min
Charge Speed 300 mph
Autocharge Supported Yes

Plug & Charge

Plug & Charge Supported No
Supported Protocol -
† 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 7h45m and a charge speed of 26 mph.
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Bidirectional Charging (V2X / BPT)

Vehicle-to-Load (V2L)

V2L Supported No
Max. Output Power -
Exterior Outlet(s) -
Interior Outlet(s) -

Vehicle-to-Home (V2H)

V2H via AC Supported No
Max. Output Power -
V2H via DC Supported No
Max. Output Power -

Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)

V2G via AC Supported No
Max. Output Power -
V2G via DC Supported No
Max. Output Power -

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 195 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 247 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 164 mpg

WLTP Ratings (TEL)

Range 252 mi
Rated Consumption 230 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 191 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 176 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 212 mpg

WLTP Ratings (TEH)

Range 250 mi
Rated Consumption 235 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 193 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 172 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 210 mpg
TEL = Test Energy Low | TEH = Test Energy High
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 163 - 356 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 253 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 356 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 301 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 163 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 267 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 214 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. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.
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Dimensions and Weight

Length 4061 mm
Width 1765 mm
Width with mirrors 1960 mm
Height 1435 mm
Wheelbase 2538 mm
Weight Unladen (EU) 1544 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) 1920 kg
Max. Payload 451 kg
Cargo Volume 267 L
Cargo Volume Max 1042 L
Cargo Volume Frunk 0 L
Roof Load 70 kg
Tow Hitch Possible No
Towing Weight Unbraked 0 kg
Towing Weight Braked 0 kg
Vertical Load Max 0 kg

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix Yes, 3 seats
Turning Circle 10.7 m
Platform PSA eCMP
EV Dedicated Platform No
Car Body Hatchback
Segment Supermini
Roof Rails No
Heat pump (HP) Yes
HP Standard Equipment Yes

Company Car Tax Indication

Financial Year 2023-24

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £35,420
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £708
BIK @ 20% £12 pcm
BIK @ 40% £24 pcm
BIK @ 45% £27 pcm

Financial Year 2024-25

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £35,420
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £708
BIK @ 20% £12 pcm
BIK @ 40% £24 pcm
BIK @ 45% £27 pcm

Financial Year 2025-26

BIK Tax Rate 3%
P11D Value from £35,420
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £1,063
BIK @ 20% £18 pcm
BIK @ 40% £35 pcm
BIK @ 45% £40 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.

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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 Corsa Electric 51 kWh. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 24h45m 8 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 15h30m 13 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 7h45m 25 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 5h15m 37 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW † 5h15m 37 mph

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

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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 Corsa Electric 51 kWh.

  • Max. Power: maximum power provided by charge point
  • Avg. Power: average power provided by charge point 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 † 47 min 170 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 100 kW 80 kW † 27 min 300 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 100 kW † 80 kW † 27 min 300 mph
This vehicle supports Autocharge
This vehicle does not support Plug & Charge

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Autocharge: allows for automatic initiation of a charging session at supported CCS charging stations.

Plug & Charge: allows for automatic initiation of a charging session at supported CCS charging stations in accordance with ISO 15118.

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

Vauxhall Claimed Specifications

The table below shows the claimed specifications from the manufacturer for charging the Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh. The specifications can differ from the table above for a variety of reasons. If real-world charge tests are available, these differences can be signifcant. If no real-world tests are available, the table above will be based on the manufacturer specifications as per the table below.

  • Max. Power: maximum charge power during charging session
  • Charge From: battery percentage (% SoC) where charging session is started
  • Charge To: battery percentage (% SoC) where charging session is ended
  • Time: time needed for charging session
Vauxhall Claimed Specifications
Max. Power Charge From Charge To Time
100 kW No Data No Data No Data

All about the Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh

Pricing

The Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £34,520 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £35,475. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh is 115 kW (154 hp). The maximum torque is 192 lb-ft. The Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds. The top speed is 93 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh has a total capacity of 51 kWh. The usable capacity is 48.1 kWh. 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 295 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 15 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 7 hours 45 minutes and a charge rate of 26 mph. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 24 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. 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 80 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 Corsa Electric 51 kWh is about 247 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 164 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 356 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 163 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The Vauxhall Corsa Electric 51 kWh 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.

More information from Vauxhall

The link below will open the page of the Corsa Electric on the official Vauxhall site.

Go to the Corsa Electric on the official Vauxhall website.

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