Opel Corsa Manuals

Opel Corsa: Driving and operating / Parking

Warning

  • Do not park the vehicle on an easily ignitable surface. The high temperature of the exhaust system could ignite the surface.
  • Always apply the parking brake.
  • If the vehicle is on a level surface or uphill slope, engage first gear or set the selector lever to position P. On an uphill slope, turn the front wheels away from the kerb.

    If the vehicle is on a downhill slope, engage reverse gear or set the selector lever to position P. Turn the front wheels towards the kerb.

  • Close the windows.
  • Switch off the engine.
  • Remove the ignition key from the ignition switch or switch off ignition on vehicles with power button. Turn the steering wheel until the steering wheel lock is felt to engage.

 

  • Lock the vehicle.
  • Activate the anti-theft alarm system.
  • The engine cooling fans may run after the engine has been switched off .

Caution

After running at high engine speeds or with high engine loads, operate the engine briefly at a low load or run in neutral for approx. 30 seconds before switching off, in order to protect the turbocharger.

Note

In the event of an accident with airbag deployment, the engine is switched off automatically if the vehicle comes to a standstill within a certain time.

In countries with extreme low temperatures it may be necessary to park the vehicle without applied parking brake. Make sure to park the vehicle on a level surface.

Overrun cut-off. Stop-start system

Overrun cut-off The fuel supply is automatically cut off during overrun, i.e. when the vehicle is driven with a gear engaged but accelerator pedal is released...

Engine exhaust. Exhaust filter, Catalytic converter

Engine exhaust Danger Engine exhaust gases contain poisonous carbon monoxide, which is colourless and odourless and could be fatal if inhaled. If exhaust gases enter the interior of the vehicle, open the windows...

Other information:

Opel Corsa 2020-2022 Owners Manual: Cruise control


The cruise control can store and maintain speeds above 40 km/h. Additionally, at least the third gear must be engaged on some manual transmissions. On automatic transmission, position D or the second or a higher gear in position M must be selected...

Opel Corsa 2020-2022 Owners Manual: Antilock brake system


Antilock brake system (ABS) prevents the wheels from locking. ABS starts to regulate brake pressure as soon as a wheel shows a tendency to lock. The vehicle remains steerable, even during hard braking. ABS control is made apparent through a pulse in the brake pedal and the noise of the regulation process...

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