Champing at the bit - specifications

 Ford Focus 2.0 TDCi TitaniumHonda Civic 2.2 i-CTDi EX
On the road price/total as tested"£18,295/£18,845""£18,467/£19,267"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£6,970/38.1 per cent""£8,827/47.8 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire43.7ppm/£28750.6ppm/£352
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£724/£1,317""£731/£1,330"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£1,373""£1,323"
Insurance group/quote 10/£30011/£323
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£170/£170/£250£195/£300/£215
Length/wheelbase "4,337/2,640mm""4,245/2,635mm"
Height/width"1,500/1,839mm""1,460/1,765mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,997cc turbo""4cyl in-line/2,204cc turbo"
Peak power"134/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"320/2,000 Nm/rpm""340/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 53 litres/space saver50 litres/foam sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down)"396/1,258 litres""485/1,352 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,391/634/1,500kg""1,447/496/1,500kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.32Cd11.7 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr Ford""3yrs (90,000)/3yrs AA"
Service intervals/UK dealers "12,500 miles/781""12,500 miles/205"
0-60/30-70mph9.5/9.7 secs9.4/8.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.6/5.0 secs3.9/5.7 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.5/11.0 secs7.3/10.4 secs
Top speed 126mph127mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.2/38.6/10.0 metres49.6/36.8/9.5 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/50/63/71dB65/48/61/70dB
Auto Express economy/range42.6mpg/497 miles44.2mpg/486 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 40.3/62.7/51.3mpg42.2/62.8/53.3mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket144g/km/18 per cent140g/km/18 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/£200/yesSix/yes/£425/yes
Air-con/clim ctrl/leather/heated seats"Yes/£400/£1,600/£250""Yes/yes/£1,200^/no"
Alloy wheels/met paint/xenon lightsYes/£350/£550Yes/£375/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlTBA/yes/£200No/yes/yes
Elec. sunroof/windows/folding mirrors£500/yes/£300No/yes/yes
Multifunc. steering/adjust reach/rakeNo/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£750*/£750*/yes/£150Yes/£475/no/yes

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