Written on: 27/08/2011 by Tarlyt
I recently bought my first corsa which is an 03 1.4 Sri. Absolutely love the car and in all very happy but noticed after like a week of buying the car the egr valve was faulty, easily remedied by blanking it off with a plate bought on eBay. 5 quid. Still feels slightly laboured when accelerating. Wonder if expecting too much but as I read other reviews on the car people seem to shout out about performance of this car and I'm just not seeing it. Don't get me wrong it's not proper slow but... (read more)
Written on: 05/09/2010
i own a 94 mreg 8v 1.4 corsa sri. I have a cat back with racing exhaust, pipercross intake kit, re-mapped twice, upreated braked.
i've had 125mph, without red-linning it. easily kept within around 3 car lengths to a 1.6sport 16v corsa. so not that bad.
ideal first car to whip around. (read more)
Written on: 13/12/2009 by paulsri10 (1 review written)
i havent had mine long, but as soon as i drove it it went like a dreama,i was driving a m REG corsa sri and i never new how good the new C shape is i love driving it, love the style of it, i drive a 05 plate sri corsa and cant stop looking at it, really is a nice little car, if there was a down side i think it should of got rid of the ecotec under the hood. (read more)
Written on: 07/11/2009
Had this car a while now and it doesn't always get driven lightly. I've had to change the water pump and the front discs and a track rod end in the time I've owned it. Nothing else apart from oil and petrol. It's only played up once when the EGR valve got bunged up but that's an easy fix, drive 67 miles in 1 hour. :) Or you could clean the valve with carb cleaner. Have around 115 on the clock, 0-60 dunno but I smoked a 1.8 vectra. Engine still is quiet as the day I got it. Overall I'm very... (read more)
Written on: 04/11/2009
i love the corsa sri 8 vavle perfect 4 young drivers and relible. am nt a corsa fan but really do love my little sri fast and great handling car. its really the next best thing to the gsi (read more)
Written on: 25/06/2009 by Marcus1912
Ive had my 1.4 SRi twinport since feb now! I had it for my first car and its brilliant! Reasonably quick due to having 90 BHP! Everyone i know says it looks soo much better than their corsa's and i agree with them. The only problem i have is its quite expensive on insurance as im only 17. Other than that i cant fault it! it is reasonably economical as im getting 28 MPG out of it! (read more)
Written on: 23/05/2009
Hi I have a 94 corsa Sri with it's ecu chipped n remaped, stainless steel exhaust uprated valves n a pipercross induction kit n it's mega quick. It raws if u really want speed n acceleration from a standard engine have it chipped n remaped PROPERLY!
Written on: 20/05/2009 by 8vNeilSri
M Reg Corsa B 1.4 8v SRi all the way for first car...
Lowered on Spax adjustables.
Cav GSi Wheels sprayed black - colour coordinated to car (good option looks the part)
Uprated front disks and pads - braking is v.good
Wire tucked engine bay
4 Branch manifold / full system 3" pipe - sounds beautiful nice note
Front and rear OMP struts - keeping the car rigid
Battery relocated to boot
Handles a dream and is quite torquey!
Is a fast road cam + ECU re-map worth the... (read more)
Written on: 04/05/2009
The Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi is a brilliant car for younger people to own because its does not use alot of petrol and the parts are cheap. (read more)
Written on: 06/01/2009 by dugieard
I would recommend the Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi car for anybody that wants a cheap car to run happy motering. just to say this is the first time i have owend a vauxhall so far really inpressed with it i have a 55 plate vauxhall corsa 1.2 twinport sxi sport really nippy car for a 1.2 engine well laid out in side pretty roomy for a small car and really god road handeling (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2008
I have a 55 reg Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 16v corsa. This is my first car but I can say this is a great little car, great for posing about in. Get a k & n induction kit and a exhaust will sound the best! (read more)
Written on: 16/07/2008 by mpop
Mines is an ultra Blue Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 16V twinport and I'm happy with it though it could be doing with more bhp. (read more)
Written on: 13/07/2008
Nice interior nice looks and all da other little bits you get compared to the sxi version. Just feal like you could get more out of the 1.4 engine. But all in all sound car an everyone who as seen it likes it an says they want one no one as got a bad word towards it. (read more)
Written on: 13/07/2008 by jmdutton
Nice interior an exterior and also better extra bits compared to the sxi Sexy car everyone whos seen it wants one, and noone as bad word towards it. (read more)
Written on: 15/06/2008 by ben112 (1 review written)
The Vauxhall Corsa is very quick little car for a 1.4, looks great, sounds great and is good value for money. (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2008 by cleoutgirl (1 review written)
might be flogging mine soon =( due to finanaces a Y reg with 80k on clock and sill going strong (read more)
Written on: 11/04/2008
Lush car, I want one! Nice to drive, good handling (even at top speeds WOOP!) Its "Sexy". (read more)
Written on: 22/03/2008
Had a m reg Vauxhall Corsa with all the body kit and cavy turbo wheels painted black... it had a Vauxhall Nova gte engine a 1.6 8v and got 120mph out of it easily... sadly the front crossmember rotted away so I went and bought a 05 plate 1.4 16v sri Vauxhall Corsa. (read more)
Written on: 13/02/2008
ok had my corsa 1.2 sxi for two years now i want to dump a bigger engine in it before my old one blows up again.... can any one help me. wot size do i need im 19 ive got money wot do i need to change? email back asap help is needed! thanks (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2008
I love my Corsa 1.4i SRI, Shes Silver & Is lovely to drive. I would recommend to anyone, however the Corsa C shape - my one is expensive when things go wrong!! Be Warned!! ECU, Water/Diesel Pump all over £1000, & if your cambelt snaps - you might as well scrap it!! A friend of mine has the older Corsa & its soo reliable, she has never had any problems with it at all!! Yes the Corsa C is nicer & has more mod cons, but for reliabilty go for the older one - just make sure it hasn't got too many... (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2008
Would recomend the Vauxhall Corsa to my friends Cheap on road tax, good on fuel and insurance is cheap Nice car overall. Good runner, reliable and pokey, nice car for boy racers and women. (read more)
Written on: 02/11/2007 by sri ash
I owned a sri corsa 1.4 and it was rapid!! it would leave any 1.6 standing !!!. This sri was no standard sri it had absolutely everything done 2 it nameable apart from a turbo, it had pistons,cam crank, de-cat exhaust, viper kit ,etc 2much 2 list (read more)
Written on: 01/11/2007 by lio209
My Corsa is a great little car good for getting about power if needed and very practical I have had my car for 2 years since new I think its silly how they didn't carry on making the same model Corsa because the new one is ugly and fat which effects the performance no way as fast as the 2005 2006 one. (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2007 by ManiacBoyRacer (1 review written)
My Corsa SRi is a 1.4 16v, with a Tigra 1.6 16v head. The only other "performance" modifications are a K&N filter and a backbox. My friend has a Peugeot 106 with a Saxo VTR conversion and 1.1 gearbox, and the Corsa can eat it alive. While I've had the car it has seen 120 mph but it didn't have anything left. This is the fastest SRi in my area and leaves the 1.4 16v sports standing too. (read more)
Written on: 30/01/2007 by checkerz18 (1 review written)
I'd definitely buy a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi if I couldn't afford a Ford fiesta Zetec S or a 106 Quiksilver. Its a great little run around and great fun to drive (apart from the gearbox). Don't pay over £1200 for one though - they're not really worth that much any more when newer cars are taking the throne. Make sure the miles on the clock are not over 80,000 - 90,000 even if the person selling tells you its starts first time, its only a matter of time before thing start going PING. Overall I... (read more)
Written on: 24/01/2007 by Brianfeehan (1 review written)
This is my second corsa - I used to have a pre-facelift model, a 1.0L comfort, which was very slow compared to this low insurance pocket rocket. Good return for petrol even when you drive it hard - this is a very good all round car and I would recommend it to anybody. (read more)
Written on: 31/12/2006 by markevans (1 review written)
The Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi is fantastic value for money - it looks great in black with 16s on, is lowered as standard and just looks better than any other car in its range.
I own a Vectra GSi, but at the weekends this Corsa is mine - so much fun in such a little package, Fantastic! (read more)
Written on: 05/07/2006 by CHRIS444
MY VAUXHALL CORSA 1.4 SRi IS A NICE CAR! PRETTY FAST! I GOT A VAUXHALL ASTRA 1.6 TWINPORT ENGINE WITH 105BHP. VAUXHALL SAID IT WILL DO 0-60 IN 11.5 SEC AND TOP SPEED OF 116MPH. (read more)
Written on: 13/05/2006 by Gunsmokethomo (1 review written)
This is my 2nd Corsa, Previously owned the 1.2 SXI and am now considering the 1.8 SRI with ABS and leather. (read more)
Written on: 22/04/2006 by scrounger (1 review written)
WOW what a car.
I have down sized from a 2.0 Turbo Signum, and was a little apprehensive, but I was wrong to do so. This Vauxhall Corsa takes me back to when I had a Nova 1.4i SRI and that was a stonker.
I can't really fault the car apart from the drums on the back. Rear leg room is good for a small car, and the boot space seems to be bigger than that of the Signum (useable space any way)
I could do with a 6th gear as it does seem to get a little noisey at 85+ mph, but hey, who's... (read more)
Written on: 07/03/2006 by julianbrader (1 review written)
We have a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi. We bought this car new late 2000. We thought it would be slow and boring to drive because of the small engine. But... we were wrong. the car has fantastic handling and great acceleration for a 1.4 16v which only pumps out 88 BHP. First gear is a very short giving the car the initial speed burst and alot of wheel spin if to many revs. Fifth gear is great from 70 - 100+ the car could do with an extra gear beacuse at 80MPH the engine is a little noisy. It is so... (read more)
Written on: 15/02/2006 by l1uka (9 reviews written)
The Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi was very suprising, it has a lot of power considering it is only a 1.4, and can keep up and beat a 1.6 Mini Cooper.
Inside is spacious and can fit 4 adults comfortably. The boot is larger than expected can be made slight bigger by moving the back seat abit forward.
Would recommend to any one looking for a sporty car which is cheap to run.
This would have to be the perfect first car for male or female. (read more)
Written on: 19/01/2006 by Hank (124 reviews written)
What can I say? The Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 Sri is the perfect small car, got loads of friends who ride these and they are all very satisfied.
The SRi is the one to get, mod it up and watch it go as you can destroy the chavs in their little Citroen Saxo's...
Other good points about the old Corsa include the cheap running costs, insurance is low, and these things are damn economical.
Well worth the money and this has got to be Vauxhall's most popular model. I don't have one myself, but if I was... (read more)
Written on: 23/07/2005 by RobHutch (1 review written)
Received the Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi car on Friday from Availablecar.com in Castle Donnington and its an absolute cracker for £8k. Great traction and performance for a 1.4 car with all the trimmings. Check out any Vauxhall/NetworkQ sites and this is a bargain, and there are more to be found at similar sites.
Once more in Sapphire Black the car looks absolutely mint! (read more)
Written on: 10/04/2005 by intercorsa (1 review written)
The Vauxhall COrsa 1.4 SRi goes like stink for a 1400cc, mines been lowered 60mm with a full gas kit by GMAX and jamex springs its also got a scorpion exhaust and k&n filter so it sounds pretty meaty. Now its been lowered it handles pretty well - I would reccommend that you fit 280mm discs and callipers to improve braking. (read more)
Written on: 07/01/2005 by jamin100 (1 review written)
Ive had this Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi car about a week now, its a black 1.4sri twinport which is about 7 months old (registered April 2004) and I absolutly love it. Its very very quick for its engine size and can beat a lot of cars off the lights. Ok it only has a top speed of 118mph but who really needs to go that fast annyway.
The cabin is well laid out and very clean. The white sports dials and metal racing pedals really set the car off.
I would recomend this car to anyone.
It is a... (read more)
Written on: 16/12/2004 by spliff1star (18 reviews written)
I burt a mint m reg Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi 8 valve a few months back.the 8 valve is better than the 16v as the engines stronger and easy to gain more bhp. The 16v has valve problems amongst its many others. After owning it for 15 minutes the radiator started leaking and the starter motor had gone. Not a good start, I sorted both the next day - cost just $100 for a brand new motor and radiator including fitting. After that I had no problems.
I went London, Blackpool and every where in it from... (read more)
Written on: 09/09/2004 by vikki5 (1 review written)
The Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi is nippy, cheap to run and it looks good. Shame fog lights don't come standard - going to wreck c.c.bumper to drill out holes on mine!
Cutest looking hot hatch about. (read more)
Written on: 13/02/2004 by fothers25152037 (1 review written)
I recently bought a Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi so far i have spent 3k on ice and interior i want to go on but am getting feedback that for that amount of cash paying out the car wouldn't perform as good ie.... speed . how and where can i make it faster except 4 the obvious air filter and exhaust. (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2004 by g3silenti (1 review written)
I have a Corsa 1.4 Sport and its good because it is very fast in 1st and 2nd but like the guy with the sri after 40/60 its makes funny sounds. I have an air filter put on which is good when it comes to noise and over 3000 rpm and enhances the bhp by a little 5-9 depending on the car itself and exhust system well just back box and i got rid of the silencer and thats just about it (read more)
Written on: 18/12/2003 by gordyl32 (1 review written)
i love my Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 SRi, used to have a pug 306 and there not to bad to drive, but this is beutiful. Im going to get bigger alloys for christmas, just puting on a few other things, bee sting areal, air filter, racing pedals and some form of decal on the back window. the guy who said hes going to nitro his SRi, full respect to you, let us no how it goes. hes right about them bein gold dust, took me months to find mine. worth it though (read more)
Written on: 30/08/2003 by last dragon (1 review written)
I've put a K&n air filter on mine and a magnex exhaust now it really turns heads i would like to fit nitro to it but cant find any garage around here that dose it bummer.
And ive hit 132 with the mods i have now. (read more)
Written on: 02/07/2003 by ally.
Ive had my corsa for over a year now and its brilliant. With 90bhp it really shifts. 0-60 it has to be the quickest 1.4 on the road.
ive beaten vtr's, nova's, clio's and even kept a 106 gti in sight.
my mate just bought a 1.4 16v clio and fancied a race off the lights and onto the motorway. i blew him away while i was doing 100mph he was still trying to clock 80.
as ive had the car a while ive tested out its top speed and ive done 129mph on a slope and about 124mph on flat.
other than... (read more)
Written on: 25/03/2003 by andy.
Anyone put a 20 litre turbo in there corsa, if so how much work is it to get it up and running and is it scary fast. (read more)
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