Audi A1 vs Citroen DS3 - specifications

 Audi A1Citroen DS3
On-the-road price/total as tested£16,320/£19,995£16,600/£17,525
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£8,454/51.8%£7,072/42.6%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£423/£846£430/£860
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£1,699/£2,832£1,744/£2,907
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost14/£421/A/£018/£455/B/£20
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250 (5yrs/50k)£449 (3yrs/35k)
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,560cc
Peak power 104/4,400 bhp/rpm110/3,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 250/1,500 Nm/rpm270/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/foam48 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 270/920 litres285/980 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,140/450/1,200kg1,172/440/1,150kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/0.33Cd10.4 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/135Variable/210
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.12th/18th*26th/23rd*
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points90/79/49/5 stars87/71/35/5 stars
0-60mph/30-70mph**10.0/10.2 secs9.8/10.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.3/7.5 secs3.6/5.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 10.5 secs/N/A7.5/10.5 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 118mph/2,100rpm118mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 56.3/37.3/9.5m55.2/39.4/9.8m
Auto Express economy/range42.7mpg/423 miles41.6mpg/439 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 64.2/83.1/74.3mpg52.3/80.7/67.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket177/99g/km/13%182/109g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/£305Six/yes/£450^
Climate control/leather/heated seats£330/£1,225/£255Yes/£850/no
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£510/£1,095/£300£440/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth Stop-start/stability/cruise control£875/£305/yes£800/yes/yes
Stop-start/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/£235No/yes/yes


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