Fuel economy challenge - specifications

 BMW 535d Touring M SportRenaultsport Clio 197Nissan Note 1.6 SVE
Price£44,560£15,995£13,390
Engine6cyl in-line/2,993cc twin-turbo4cyl in-line/1,998cc4cyl in-line/1,598cc
Peak Power282/4,400 bhp/rpm194/7,250 bhp/rpm108/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak Torque580/1,750 Nm/rpm215/5,550 Nm/rpm153/4,400 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd auto/rwd6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank70 litres55-litres46-litres
Kerbweight1,835kg1,240kg1,240kg
Drag coefficient0.29CdN/A0.33Cd
Claimed economy30.7/50.4/40.9mpg23.1/39.8/31.7mpg33.2/51.4/42.8mpg
Claimed CO2182g/km199g/km156g/km
Current mileage15,770 miles14,928 miles9,962 miles
Mpg improvement6.9mpg8.0mpg11.1mpg
Fuel saved864 litres760 litres329 litres
Cash saved£896£813£330
CO2 reductions2.316 tonnes1.737tonnes0.756 tonnes

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