Facts and figures

10 Dec, 2012 10:30am
Mercedes A200 CDI Volvo V40 D3 SE Lux
On the road price/total as tested £24,720/£32,735 £24,845/£26,945
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000) £11,198/45.3% £9,491/38.2%
Depreciation £13,522 £15,354
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £789/£1,579 £793/£1,587
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles) £1,874/£3,124 £2,000/£3,334
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 21/£589/C/£30 23/£408/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £175/£440/£175 £315/£400/£315
Length/wheelbase 4,292/2,699mm 4,369/2,647mm
Height/width 1,433/1,780mm 1,445/1,802mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/1,796cc 5cyl in-line/1,984cc
Peak power/revs 134/3,600 bhp/rpm 148/3,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 300/1,600 Nm/rpm 350/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission 7-spd auto/fwd 6-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 50 litres/foam 60 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 341/1,157 litres 335/1,032 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 1,475/525/1,400kg 1,484/536/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 11.0m/0.27Cd 10.8m/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 3yrs (unltd)/4yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/136 18,000 (1yr)/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 8th/10th 10th/14th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars N/A 98/75/88/5
0-60/30-70mph 8.0/7.8 secs 8.5/8.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.1/4.0 secs 3.4/5.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th 5.8/7.7/10.2 secs 6.6/8.5 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 130mph/1,800rpm 130mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.2/34.5/9.1m 49.1/35.0/9.8m
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range 70/46/63/70dB 66/47/63/70dB
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph 41.3/6.8/454 miles 38.7/7.3/511 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 56.5/70.6/65.7mpg 53.3/74.3/65.7mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.4/15.5/14.5mpl 11.7/16.3/14.5mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 183/114g/km/16% 196/114g/km/16%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensors Seven/yes/£690* Eight/yes/£325
Automatic box/stability/cruise control Yes/yes/yes £1,485/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats £530/£1,480*/£300 Yes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go £570/£1,430*/no £550/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB/DAB/Bluetooth £495/yes/£420/yes £1,200*/y/£325/y