Audi A4 vs rivals - specifications

 Audi A4 2.0 TDI SEMercedes C220 CDI SEBMW 320d SEFord Mondeo 2.0 Titanium X
On the road price/total as tested£23,940/£32,130£25,107/£27,347£25,940/£26,860£22,945/£27,710
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£12,832/53.6 per cent£11,675/46.5 per cent£11,855/45.7 per cent£7,985/34.8 per cent
Running costs/contract hire58ppm/£40660.3ppm/£42260.1ppm/£43663.9ppm/£449
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£948/£1,724£1,160/£2,109£1,027/£1,868£1,413/£2,570
Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)£1,533/£2,554£1,548/£2,580£1,274/£2,124£1,454/£2,424
Insurance group/quote 12/£375/D/£14014/£383/D/£14014/£431/C/£11520/£293/F/£205
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£200/£250/£200£220/£440/£220£415 (3yrs 36,000)£119/£188/£195
Length/wheelbase 4,703/2,808mm4,581/2,760mm4,520/2,760mm4,778/2,850mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4 cyl in line/2,148cc4cyl in line/1,995cc4cyl in line/1,997cc
Peak power141/4,200 bhp/rpm170/3,800 bhp/rpm177/4,000 bhp/rpm128/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque320/1,750 Nm/rpm400/2,600 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm340/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission6 spd, man/fwd6 spd, man/rwd6 spd, man/rwd6 spd, auto/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 70 litres/space saver66 litres/space saver61 litres/run flats70 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)480/962 litres475 litres/N/A460 litres/N/A528/1,448 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,460/550/1,700kg1,585/485kg/N/A1,505/520/1,600kg1,592/598/2,000kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/0.27Cd10.8 metres/0.27Cd11.0 metres/0.27Cd11.8 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/3 yrs RAC3yrs (unltd)/30y Mobilo3yrs (unltd)/3yrs BMW3yrs (60,000)/1 yr RAC
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/135Variable/136Variable/155 dealers12,500 miles/781
Driver Power position (car/dealers)31/1632/1815-Nov56/25
Euro NCAP adult/child/ped/totalN/A5/3/2/105/4/1/105/4/2/11
0-60/30-70mph10.1/10.0 secs*8.2/8.2 secs8.0/7.5 secs*10.9/11.2 secs*
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.2/5.7 secs3.3/5.3 secs3.6/5.8 secs4.3 secs+
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.8/10.8 secs5.9/8.7 secs6.8/9.6 secs6.7 secs+
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 134mph/2,100rpm142mph/2,000rpm143mph/1,900rpm124mph/2,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.2/36.4/9.0 metres*51.4/37.6/9.8 metres46.2/34.5/8.4 metres49.8/36.6/9.3 metres*
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/43/61/67dB66/43/58/65dB66/46/58/65dB67/52/61/71dB
Auto Express economy/range38.8mpg/598 miles38.4mpg/558 miles42.4mpg/568 miles37.5mpg/577 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 37.7/65.7/51.4mpg35.8/60.1/47.9mpg47.1/68.9/58.9mpg28.8/50.4/39.8mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket195/144g/km/18%197/156g/km/21%178/128g/km/18%201/189g/km/28%
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/yes/yesSeven/yes/£605/£90Six/yes/yes/yesSeven/yes/£400/yes
Air-con/clim ctrl/leather/heat seatsNo/yes/£1,290/£250No/yes/£340/£320No/yes/£1,220/£260No/yes/yes/yes
Elec sunroof/met paint/xenon lights£850/£550/£775£910/£620/£725£675/£535/£980£500/£350/£300
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£190£1,095/yes/£145£1,490/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer & MP3/Bluetooth£1,975/£265^/£375£1,075/£245^/yes£1,585/£295±/£535£1,200/yes/£150


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