Facts and figures

Audi A3 Sportback 1.4TFSI SportVolvo V40 T3 SE
On the road price/total as tested£21,050/£23,760£22,230/£22,230
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£10,399/49.4%£7,558/34.0%
Depreciation£10,651£14,672
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£672/£1,344£710/£1,419
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,109/£3,515£2,288/£3,814
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost16/£418/D/£10521/£384/D/£105
Servicing cost£399 (3yrs/30k)£500 (5yrs/90k)
Length/wheelbase4,310/2,636mm4,369/2,647mm
Height/width1,425/1,785mm1,445/1,802mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,395cc4cyl in-line/1,596cc
Peak power/revs120/5,000 bhp/rpm148/5,700 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs200/1,400 Nm/rpm240/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/sp saver62 litres/repair kit
Boot capacity (seats up/down)380/1,220 litres335/1,032 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,205/560/1,400kg1,474/436/1,300kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/0.31Cd10.8 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable (1yr)/15418,000 (1yr)/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.10th/18th*8th/14th*
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars95/87/74/598/75/88/5
0-60/30-70mph9.5/9.3 secs8.9/8.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.6/6.2 secs4.6/7.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th8.9/11.6 secs9.2/12.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph126mph/2,400rpm130mph/2,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph47.0/33.4/9.0m47.1/34.2/8.6m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph58/41/63/70dB59/42/57/66dB
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range35.7/7.8/393 miles32.9/7.2/449 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined42.8/61.4/53.3mpg41.5/62.8/53.3mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined9.4/13.5/11.7mpl9.1/13.8/11.7mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket183/123g/km/16%198/124g/km/16%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSeven/yes/£345Eight/yes/£325
Automatic box/stability/cruise control£1,480/yes/£225No/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,115/£260Y/£1,250^/£500^
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£525/£1,250^/£425£550/£1,250^/yes
Sat-nav/USB/DAB radio/Bluetooth£495/y/£305/y£1,200/y/£325/y

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