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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 2020, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 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 2019 calendar year

*The higher the number, the lower the reliability

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

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.

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Recent Corsa Recalls

Opel-Corsa-2020-recall-steering-column
11 May 2020

The steering column is not manufactured according to the specifications. This may cause steering failure and lead to loss of control … .

Opel-Corsa-2019-seatbelts-reel
17 March 2020

The seatbelt reels may be defective, causing the seatbelts to be loose. This will impair their restraining effect, increasing the risk … .

Opel-Corsa-2018-bonnet-lock
18 November 2018

The secondary locking mechanism of the engine compartment may not function correctly. If the primary engine compartment locking mechanism is not … .


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