Warm hatchbacks - specifications

 MINI CooperSuzuki Swift SportFord Fiesta ST
On-the-road price/total as tested"£12,995/£15,310""£11,499/£11,499""£13,595/£14,690"
"Retained value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/AN/A"£6,607/48.6 per cent"
Running costs (pence per mile)N/AN/A40.1
Engine/capacity "4cyl in-line/1,598cc""4cyl in-line/1,586cc""4cyl in-line/1,999cc"
Peak power "120/6,000bhp/rpm""123/6,800bhp/rpm""148/6,000bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "160/4,250Nm/rpm""148/4,800Nm/rpm""190/4,500Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd/fwd5-spd/fwd5-spd/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel40 litres/run-flats45 litres/foam sealant45 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/folded) 160/680 litres213/495 litres253/892 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,065/450kg""1,105/380kg""1,137/453kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/0.33Cd10.4 metres/N/A9.8 metres/N/A
Euro NCAP rating/insurance grp/cost N/A/N/A/N/AFour stars/9/£298 Four stars/13/£292
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs Mini"3y (60,000)/3y Suzuki""3yrs (60,000)/1yr RAC"
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/156"9,000 miles/149""12,500 miles/714"
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £150£131/£250/£197£125/£125/£203
0-60mph8.6 secs9.4 secs8.3 secs
30-70 thru gears 8.8 secs9.4 secs8.2 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 5.5/8.4 secs5.1/7.2 secs4.9/6.8 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 10.4/15.7 secs11.0 secs/N/A11.2 secs/N/A
Top speed 126mph124mph129mph
Braking 60-0/30-0mph 36.3/9.3 metres35.3/9.2 metres36.3/9.1 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph58/37/59/68dB57/41/60/71dB60/39/60/71dB
Auto Express economy/range32.0mpg/282 miles27.1mpg/268 miles25.5mpg/252 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.2/61.4/48.7mpg31.4/45.6/39.2mpg27.2/49.6/38.2mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket139g/km/15 per cent175g/km/22 per cent179g/km/22 per cent
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£429/£780"£557/£1,012""£658/£1,196"
Airbags/park sensors/front foglights"Six/£210/£1,875"Six/no/yesTwo/no/yes
Air-con/power-fold mirrors/leather"£1,875/£160/£930"Yes/no/noYes/£100/£700
Alloys/metallic paint/xenon lightsYes/£280/£460Yes/yes/noYes/£350/no
CD player/changer/sat-nav"Yes/£290/£1,500"Yes/£219/£499"Yes/yes/£1,000"
EBD/traction/stability/cruise controlYes/£110/no/TBAYes/yes/yes/noYes/£625/£625/no
Electric sunroof/MP3 socket£670/yesNo/no£400/£20
Multifunction steering/reach/rake"£1,875/yes/yes"Yes/no/yesNo/no/yes
Remote lock/trip computer/alarm "Yes/£1,875/yes"Yes/no/yesYes/no/yes
Split/fold rear seats/IsofixYes/yes/yesNo/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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