Drop-tops - specifications

 Ford FocusVolkswagen EosVauxhall Astra
On the road price/total as tested"£20,270/£24,820""£22,630/£27,725""£18,465/£20,045"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£9,527/47.0 per cent""£11,994/53.0 per cent""£9,436/51.1 per cent"
Contract Hire per month£340£410£323
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£936/£1,703""£1,046/£1,901""£975/£1,773"
Running costs (pence per mile)47.953.746.7
Insurance group/quote 11/£38311/£38310/£271
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£167/£167/£247£174/£257/£174£155/£198/£155
Length/wheelbase "4,509/2,640mm""4,407/2,578mm""4,476/2,614mm"
Height/width"1,448/1,834mm""1,437/1,791mm""1,411/1,759mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,997cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,968cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,796cc"
Peak power"134/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/6,300 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"320/2,000 Nm/rpm""320/1,800 Nm/rpm""175/3,800 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6spd, man/fwd""6spd, man/fwd""5spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 53 litres/foam sealant55 litres/space saver52 litres/foam sealant
Boot capacity (roof up/down)534/248 litres380/205 litres440/205 litres
Kerbweight/payload"1,630/415kg""1,548/462kg""1,445/425kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/0.32Cd10.9 metres/0.33Cd10.8 metres/0.31Cd
Basic warranty/recovery"3yrs 60,000/1yr Ford Assist""3yrs 60,000/1yr VW Assist""3yrs 60,000/1yrs Vaux Assist"
Service intervals/UK dealers "15,000 miles/714 "Variable/255"20,000 miles/500"
0-60mph9.9 secs9.9 secs10.7 secs
30-70 thru gears 9.9 secs9.4 secs10.3 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 3.7/5.5 secs4.2/6.2 secs6.2/8.9 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 7.9/11.9 secs8.2/11.7 secs13.5 secs/N/A
Top speed 127mph127mph130mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.1/36.9/9.4 metres50.8/37.1/9.2 metres53.8/39.2/10.0 metres
Time to lower/raise roof 27.0/26.7 seconds26.2/29.2 seconds27.8/29.2 seconds
Noise levels 30/70mph/roof up/down62/67/63/71dB61/66/62/71dB62/68/61/71dB
Auto Express economy/range39.4mpg/459 miles40.8mpg/494 miles28.3mpg/324 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.7/57.6/47.9 mpg35.3/56.5/47.1mpg27.4/45.6/36.7mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket156g/km/21 per cent158g/km/21 per cent185g/km/24 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsFour/yes/£300/yesFour/yes/yes/£265Four/yes/£350/no
Air-con/clim con/leather/heat seats"Yes/£400/£1,000/£1,000""Yes/£395/£1,845/£1,845"Yes/no/£750/£750
Alloys/met paint/xenons/wind deflectorYes/£350/£550/£250Yes/£365/£775/£230Yes/£350/£750/£150
Auto/stability/cruise control/fold mirrorsN/A/£250/yes/yes"£1,155/yes/£270/yes""£1,035/£400/£200/no"
Elec roof/multifunc wheel/adj reach/rakeYes/yes/yes/yesYes/£200/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£2,650/yes/yes/£250""£2,130/£2,130/£150/no""£1,250/£450/no/£300"

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