Reliability of the Opel Corsa

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Opel models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Opel Corsa.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Opel Corsa.

Opel Corsa Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
16,9 18,6 16,4 15,0 16,1 13,1 6,2 2,4

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
22,2 17,5 18,6 14,9 14,6 13,3 9,7 6,2

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Driver’s door lock (2012)
  • Ignition coil (2012-2016)

Source: ADAC

owner  Opel Corsa owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

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Recent Corsa Recalls

Opel-Corsa-2020-wheel-rims
05. 06. 2021

Incorrect rims may be mounted due to incorrect information on the off-sets (ET) for the 16-inch and 17-inch wheel rims stated … .

Opel-Corsa-e-2020-airbag
26. 04. 2021

The electrical grounding may be insufficient. This could lead to unexpected side airbag deployment, increasing the risk of injury. The 3- … .

Opel-Corsa-2020-wheel-screws
06. 02. 2021

The wheel screws are not tightened with the required torque. This could lead to a wheel being lost during driving, increasing … .

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