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 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Load compartment cover


Do not place any objects on the cover. Removing cover Unhook retaining straps from tailgate. Lift cover at the front and push it upwards at the rear. Remove the cover. Fitting cover Engage cover in side guides and fold downwards. Attach the retaining straps to the tailgate...

Opel Corsa 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Driving time alert


The driver gets notified by a pop-up reminder symbol in the Driver Information Centre simultaneously with an acoustic alert if the driver has not taken a break after 2 hours of driving at a speed above 65 km/h. The alert is repeated hourly until the vehicle is stopped, no matter how vehicle speed evolves...

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