Chevrolet corsica

25 Years Later - The 1993 Chevrolet Corsica LT Review | Condition in 2018

The Chevrolet Corsica is a front-wheel-drive mid-size car manufactured by General Motors from 1987 to 1996. The Corsica model was built on the basis of the L-platform. On the same platform, the 2-door Chevrolet Beretta model and the Pontiac Tempest model were built, which, in fact, was the same car as the Chevrolet Corsica sold in Canada. Production of the Corsica and Beretta models was carried out at the same factories in Wilmington and Lipa. For the history of the Chevrolet Corsica model, it was released in two body styles: 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback (from 1989 to 1991.). Note that the car had four versions of the configuration: basic, LT, LTZ and XT.

For the first time Chevrolet Corsica was introduced in 1987 in the sedan. And already in 1988, the Corsica model, along with the Chevrolet Beretta, occupied the second place in demand in America. Unlike the standard version of Corsica, which was equipped with silver door handles, the LT and LTZ versions (appeared in 1989) had black handles.

In 1989, the Chevrolet Corsica version in the hatchback body enters the market. In the same year, the LTZ option package appeared, which included a number of suspension elements, which were borrowed from the Chevrolet Beretta. The most rare version was the XT, which had all the options LTZ, and also had a leather interior and specially ordered General Motors from a third-party body kit and spoiler. For the car was offered two options for the transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox and 3-speed "automatic".

From 1987 to 1989 Chevrolet Corsica offered two engine variants: a 2-liter OHV I4 power unit and an LB6 V6 engine with a volume of 2.8 liters.

In 1990, there are only two versions of the configuration: LT and LTZ. And both of the previously proposed engines changed the new modified versions: the OHV I4 engine size was now 2.2 liters, and the new version of the 3.1-liter V6 power unit was called the Gen II V6.

In 1991, stopped the release of the Chevrolet Corsica in the back of a hatchback. Also, the car received an updated interior with airbag for the driver and cup holders. The location of the seat belts was also shifted. As for the exterior, the car received new taillights.

In 1992, offered only one equipment - LT. Also this year, a 3-speed automatic transmission is replaced by a 4-speed automatic transmission with electronic control.

In 1995, the car gets the grille and moldings in body color.

In 1996, the ball ceased production of Chevrolet Corsica and Chevrolet Beretta models, and in 1997, the Chevrolet Malibu replaced the Corsica.

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