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2015 Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX Turbo Diesel Drinks Only 3.1 Liters of Fuel Every 100 Km

Currently at its fifth generation, the Corsa is one of the most important supermini cars sold in Europe. With the E-gen, General Motors-owned Opel ups the ante, but not by much considering that under the redesign job lies the same old SCCS platform.
2015 Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX 6 photos
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The body structure, underlying chassis, roof panel and glasshouse are all borrowed from yesteryear’s Opel Corsa D, which made some petrolheads diss the E as being an extremely lousy facelift op. But there are a few points that are worth highlighting.

First of all, the upcoming 2015 Opel Corsa OPC is slated to pack 210 horsepower from a 1.6L turbo petrol. Sorry, Renault Clio RS! Considering that the OPC will be a low volume product, the other highlight detail of the Opel Corsa E is the 1.3-liter CDTI ecoFLEX four-cylinder turbo diesel engine.

As the manufacturer announces, the Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX is capable of returning a mind-boggling fuel economy of only 3.1 l/100 km (91 UK mpg/75.88 US mpg). The figure is theoretically possible thanks to start/stop technology, braking recuperation, low rolling resistance rubber and an Easytronic 3.0 five-speed automated manual box.

All in all, if real world figures don’t differ too much from what the German manufacturer promises, the 95 horsepower Corsa 1.3-liter CDTI is nothing short of impressive. If you’re interested in buying the little city dweller, Opel AG announces that the ordering books open in Germany from March.

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