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Audi A4 v Alfa Romeo 159 v BMW 320d v Mercedes C220 - specifications

Audi A4 v Alfa Romeo 159 v BMW 320d v Mercedes C220 - specifications

 Mercedes C220 CDI SportBMW 320d M SportAlfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTD LussoAudi A4 2.0 TDI S Line
On the road price/total as tested"£28,002/£34,982""£27,575/£29,945""£24,650/£29,550""£24,415/£27,315"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£13,889/49.6 per cent""£13,760/49.9 per cent""£9,811/39.8 per cent""£12,891/52.8 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire62.6ppm/£49460.8ppm/£48258.6ppm/£44659.0ppm/£437
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£1,417/£2,576""£1,213/£2,206""£1,356/£2,465""£1,074/£1,953"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£1,381""£1,259""£1,622""£1,322"
Insurance group/quote14/£53015/£57514/£55915/£470
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250/£500/£250£865 (3y/36k miles)£150/£305/£150£250/£325/£250
Engine"4cyl in-line/2,148cc""4cyl in-line/1,995cc""5cyl in-line/2,387cc""4cyl in-line/1,968cc"
Peak power"170/3,800 bhp/rpm""163/4,000 bhp/rpm""200/4,000 bhp/rpm""168/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"400/2,000 Nm/rpm""340/2,000 Nm/rpm""400/2,000 Nm/rpm""350/1,750 Nm/rpm"
Transmission6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel66 litres/space saver61 litres/run-flats70 litres/space saver70 litres/full size
Boot capacity475 litres460 litres405 litres460 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,585/485kg/N/A""1,505/520/1,600kg""1,630/520/1,500kg""1,450/550/1,600kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/0.27Cd11.0 metres/0.29Cd11.1 metres/0.32Cd11.1 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/30yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs"3yrs (60,000)/3yrs"
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/136Variable/155"18,000 miles/38"Variable/133
0-60/30-70mph8.2/8.2 secs8.5/8.0 secs8.2/7.6 secs8.4/7.7 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.3/5.3 secs3.8/6.1 secs3.6/6.2 secs3.5/5.7 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.9/8.7 secs7.6/11.0 secs7.3/11.0 secs7.0/10.2 secs
Top speed142mph140mph142mph141mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph51.4/37.6/9.8 metres46.2/34.5/8.4 metres49.0/36.4/9.3 metres47.6/35.0/9.0 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/43/58/65dB66/46/58/65dB66/47/61/68dB66/45/61/66dB
Auto Express economy/range38.4mpg/558 miles42.1mpg/565 miles32.7mpg/504 miles40.1mpg/617 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined32.8/55.4/44.1mpg36.2/62.8/49.6mpg30.7/52.3/41.5mpg35.8 /61.4/48.7 mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket166g/km/23 per cent153g/km/20 per cent179g/km/25 per cent154g/km/20 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/park/rain sensorsSeven/yes/£605/yesSix/yes/yes/£95Seven/yes/yes/yes"Six/y/£1,695/£200"
Auto box/stability/cruise control"£1,095/yes/£145""£1,490/yes/yes""£1,450/yes/yes"No/yes/£240
Clim ctrl/leather/elec/heated seats"Yes/£1,295/yes/£320"Yes/£995/£890/£260Yes/yes/£650/£650"Y/£1,695/£800/£250"
Elec roof/windows/fold rear seats£910/yes/£225£675/yes/£315£700/yes/no£850/yes/£250
Met paint/xenons/tyre press monitor£620/£725/yes£535/£615/yes£400/yes/no£550/£775/no
M’func steering/adj reach/rake/MP3Yes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/£250Yes/yes/yes/£175
Sat-nav/CD changer/Bluetooth"£1,995/£245/yes""£1,585/£295/£535""£1,450/£300/£300""£1,400/£320/£400"
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