Is Fiesta back on track? - specifications

 Ford Fiesta Renaultsport ClioVauxhall
ST185197 CupCorsa VXR
On the road price/total as tested"£15,633>/£18,888>""£14,995/£16,170""£15,825/£17,050"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£5,752*/41.7 per cent*""£6,778/45.2 per cent""£7,026/44.4 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire44.7ppm/£261*54.2ppm/£32350.2ppm/£285
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£756/£1,375*""£858/£1,559""£870/£1,583"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£2,152""£2,088""£1,807"
Insurance group/quote 13/£348*15/£37316/£433
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£125/£125/£203£210/£250/£200£150/£185/£150
Length/wheelbase "3,921/2,486mm""3,991/2,585mm""4,040/2,511mm"
Height/width"1,438/1,683mm""1,477mm/1,768mm""1,488/1,713mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,999cc""4cyl in-line/1,998cc ""4cyl in-line/1,598cc turbo"
Peak power"182/6,500 bhp/rpm""194/7,250 bhp/rpm""189/5,850 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"199/3,500 Nm/rpm""215/5,550 Nm/rpm""230/1,980 Nm/rpm**"
Transmission"5-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 45 litres/space saver55 litres/foam sealant45 litres/foam sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down)253/892 litres"288/1,028 litres""285/1,050 litres"
Kerbweight/payload"1,137/453kg""1,220kg/430kg""1,223/532kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient9.8 metres/n/a11.4 metres/N/A10.1 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/1yr RAC""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs AA""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs AA"
Service intervals/UK dealers "12,500 miles/781""12,000 miles/330""20,000 miles/500"
0-60/30-70mph7.7/7.0 secs+6.8/5.8 secs6.6/5.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.5/6.5 secs4.2/5.5 secs2.8/4.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 9.9 secs/n/a6.8/8.9 secs5.6/6.9 secs
Top speed 129mph139mph140mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.8/32.0/7.4 metres+47.8/35.0/9.0 metres47.2/34.9/9.0 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/63/66/78dB65/43/63/71dB60/42/61/70dB
Auto Express economy/range26.2mpg/259 miles27.0mpg/327 miles31.2mpg/396 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 27.2/49.6/38.2mpg*24.3/43.4/33.2mpg26.9/44.1/35.8mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket177g/km/22 per cent199g/km/26 per cent190g/km/25 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsTwo±/yes/£250/£200^^Six/yes/DFO/noSix/yes/£250/£150
Air-con/climate control/leather trimYes/£250/£950£525/no/half"Yes/£275/£1,000"
Alloy wheels/met paint/xenon lightsYes/£350/noYes/£360^/noYes/£350/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/£550/noNo/yes/noNo/yes/yes
Elec sunroof/windows/folding mirrors£400/yes/£200^^No/yes/noNo/yes/no
Multifunc steering/adjust reach/rakeNo/no/yesNo/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,000/£200/yes/£250"No/no/£175/DFO£975/no/no/£300

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