Turning Japanese - specifications

 Nissan QashqaiHonda CivicToyota Auris
On the road price/total as tested"£16,099/£16,454""£16,155/£16,880""£15,600/£15,950"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£7,581/47.0 per cent""£8,385/51.9 per cent""£7,160/45.9 per cent"
Contract hire per month£281£306£288
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£673/£1,224""£640/£1,163""£686/£1,248"
Running costs (pence per mile)42.341.139.5
Insurance group/quote 5/£27510/£2656/£256
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£138/£239/£234£195/£300/£210£165/£215/£185
Length/wheelbase "4,315/2,630mm""4,245/2,635mm""4,220/2,600mm"
Height/width"1,615/1,780mm""1,460/1,765mm""1,515/1,760mm"
Engine"4cyl/1,461cc turbo""4cyl/2,204cc turbo""4cyl/1,998cc turbo"
Peak power"104/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm""124/3,600 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"240/2,000 Nm/rpm""340/2,000 Nm/rpm""300/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 65 litres/space-saver50 litres/foam sealant55 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)"410/1,513 litres""485/1,352 litres"354/761 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,471/459/1,200kg""1,404/496/1,500kg""1,400/490/1,500kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.35Cd11.7 metres/0.33Cd10.4 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr RAC""3yrs (90,000)/3yrs AA""3yrs (60,000)/1yr RAC"
Service intervals/UK dealers "12,500 miles/209""12,500 miles/205""10,000 miles/211"
0-60/0-100mph11.7 secs9.4 secs10.3 secs
30-70 thru gears 12.3 secs8.8 secs10.8 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 4.7/6.4 secs3.9/5.7 secs4.2/6.9 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 9.2/12.9 secs7.3/10.4 secs8.9/12.9 secs
Top speed 108mph127mph121mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.1/37.3/9.2 metres53.6/40.5/12.7 metres53.7/40.0/9.7 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph59/44/62/66dB62/45/62/68dB62/44/62/67dB
Auto Express economy/range37.1mpg/525 miles37.8mpg/416 miles36.3mpg/439 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 45.6/56.5/52.3mpg42.8/65.7/55.4mpg40.4/61.4/52.3mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket145g/km/19 per cent138g/km/18 per cent151g/km/20 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/yes/yesSix/yes/£425/noNine/yes/no/no
Air con/clim con./leather/heat. seatsYes/yes/no/noYes/yes/£800/£800Yes/no/no/no
Alloy wheels/met paint/xenon lightsYes/£425/noYes/£375/noYes/£350/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/£365/yesNo/yes/noNo/£350/no
Elec sunroof/windows/folding mirrorsNo/yes/yesNo/yes/noNo/yes/no
Multifunc. steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,350/yes/no/yes"No/£475/no/£350No/no/£450/£450

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