Muddying the waters - specifications

 BMW X5Audi Q7Land Rover Discovery
On the road price/total as tested"£40,220/£49,410""£41,380/£48,120""£43,800/£43,800"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£22,664/56.3 per cent""£24,662/59.6 per cent""£21,988/50.2 per cent"
Contract hire per month£716£744£785
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£3,097/£5,631""£3,186/£5,793""£3,373/£6,132"
Running costs (pence per mile)91.196.8101
Insurance group/quote 17/£51616/£32514/£306
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service"£1,175 (3yrs/36k incl)"£294/£302/£361£335/£400/£340
Length/wheelbase "4,854/2,933mm""5,086/3,002mm""4,835/2,885mm"
Height/width"1,766/1,933mm""1,737/1,983mm""1,887/1,915mm"
Engine"6cyl/2,993cc turbo""V6/2,967cc turbo""V6/2,720cc turbo"
Peak power"235/4,000 bhp/rpm""229/4,000 bhp/rpm""189/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"520/2,000 Nm/rpm""500/1,750 Nm/rpm""440/1,900 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, auto/4wd""6-spd, auto/4wd""6-spd, auto/4wd "
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 85 litres/run-flats100 litres/space saver82 litres/full-size
Boot capacity (seven/five/two seats)"200/620/1,750 litres""230/775/2,035 litres""280/1,192/2,558 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"2,260/735/2,700kg""2,325/795/3,200kg""2,718/676/3,500kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient12.8 metres/0.34Cd12.0 metres/0.34Cd11.4 metres/0.41Cd
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs BMW3yrs (unltd)/3yrs RAC3yrs (unltd)/3yrs LR
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/155Variable/133 Variable/130
0-60mph7.8 secs8.4 secs12.3 secs
30-70 thru gears 8.2 secs8.6 secs12.7 secs
30-50 in kickdown3.4 secs3.5 secs5.0 secs
50-70 in kickdown4.8 secs5.1 secs7.7 secs
Top speed 134mph134mph112mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.0/34.0/8.6 metres47.9/34.6/6.9 metres48.4/36.2/9.7 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mphN/A65/44/58/68dB66/46/58/66dB
Auto Express economy/range28.9mpg/540 miles24.9mpg/548 miles24.5mpg/442 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 25.0/39.2/32.5mpg19.4/34.0/26.9mpg21.4/32.3/27.2mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket231g/km/35 per cent279g/km/35 per cent275g/km/35 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsEight/yes/yes/yesSix/yes/yes/yesEight/yes/yes/yes
Auto box/air-susp/met paint/xenonsYes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/£650/£775Yes/yes/yes/yes
Clim ctrl/leather/electric/heated seatsYes/yes/yes/£260Yes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/yes
Elec sunroof/tailgate/folding mirrors"£1,190/yes/£225""£1,500/£2,490/yes "Yes/no/yes
Hill descent/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesNo/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/Bluetooth/MP3"£2,070/yes""£2,490+/£750/£200"Yes/yes/yes/yes
Towbar/keyless/rear DVD/side blinds"£605/no/£1,365/no"£650/£800/no/£175"£400/no/£1,880/no"

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