Facts and figures

12 Nov, 2012 12:26pm
Peugeot 208 Feline 1.6 THP Citroen DS3 DSport 1.6 THP
On-the-road price/total as tested £16,895/£18,540 £17,050/£20,700
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000) £6,555/38.8% £7,195/42.2%
Depreciation £10,340 £9,855
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £602/£1,204 £608/£1,215
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles) £2,708/£4,513 £2,468/£4,114
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost 24/£336/E/£120 22/£298/E/£120
Service costs £16.99 a month* £12.49 a month**
Length/wheelbase 3,962/2,538mm 3,948/2,464mm
Height/width 1,460/1,739mm 1,483/1,715mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/1,598cc 4cyl in-line/1,598cc
Peak power 156/6,000 bhp/rpm 155/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 260/1,750 Nm/rpm 240/1,400 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 50 litres/full size 48 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 285/1,152 litres 285/980 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 1,090/480/1,150kg 1,165/432/1,150kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 10.4 metres/0.29Cd 10.4 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 3yrs (60,000)/1yr 3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers 20k miles (1yr)/300 20k miles (1yr)/210
Driver Power dealer/manufacturer pos. 28th/19th 22nd/24th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars 88/78/61/5 87/71/35/5
0-60/30-70mph 7.2/6.8 secs 7.3/6.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.6/4.7 secs 3.6/4.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.0/7.8 secs 6.1/7.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 134mph/2,250rpm 133mph/2,300rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.0/36.7/10.5m 49.6/36.3/9.3m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph 71/51/67/79dB 71/48/68/78dB
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range 27.8/6.1/306 miles 30.5/6.7/322 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 35.8/62.8/48.7mpg 34.4/60.1/47.1mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 7.9/13.8/10.7mpl 7.6/13.2/10.4mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 235/135g/km/18% 214/139g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors Six/yes/yes Six/yes/£450^
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control No/yes/yes No/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats Yes/£750^/£750^ Yes/£850/no
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go £495/no/no £480/no/no
Sat-nav/Bluetooth/USB £400/yes/yes £800/yes/yes

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27 mpg says it all really... cars like this are the worst of all worlds, not quick but still thirsty