Honda Civic Type S v Vauxhall Astra Sport Hatch v Citroen C4 Coupe - specifications

 Honda Civic Type S GTCitroen C4 Coupe VTSVauxhall Astra CDTI Design
On-the-road price/total as tested"£18,950/£19,325""£18,090/£20,415""£18,350/£20,225"
Length/wheelbase"4,275mm/2,635mm""4,274mm/2,608mm""4,290mm/2,614mm"
Height/width"1,460mm/1,785mm""1,458mm/1,769mm""1,415mm/1,753mm"
"Retained value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£9,115/48.1 per cent""£6,874/38.0 per cent""£7,542/41.1 per cent"
Running costs (pence per mile)45.142.847.3
Engine/capacity "4cyl in-line/2,204cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,997cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,910cc turbo"
Peak power "138/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm""148/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "340/2,000 Nm/rpm""320/2,000 Nm/rpm""320/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission "6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel150 litres/repair kit160 litres/space saver152 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/folded) "485/1,326 litres""314/1,083 litres""312/1,070 litres"
Kerbweight/payload"1,409/481kg""1,288/482kg""1,342/538kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.7 metres/N/A11.4 metres/0.28Cd10.8 metres/0.34Cd
Euro NCAP rating/insurance grp/cost Five stars/10/£575Five stars/10/£366 Five stars/11/£379
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (90,000)/3yrs AA""3yrs (60,000)/1yr Citroen"3yrs (unltd)/3yrs Vaux Assist
Service intervals/UK dealers"12,500 miles/198""20,000 miles/284""20,000 miles/500"
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £195/£360/£240£195/£309/£195£190/£290/£190
0-60mph9.3 secs10.4 secs9.4 secs
30-70 thru gears 8.7 secs6.5 secs8.7 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 3.8/6.0 secs4.2/6.9 secs5.5/3.6 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 7.5/10.2 secs7.5/12.1 secs7.2/10.1 secs
Top speed 127mph129mph130mph
Braking 60-0/30-0mph 39.5/9.8 metres41.0/10.2 metres37.2/9.6 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/47/63/70dB66/47/65/71dB73/48/62/70dB
Auto Express economy/range44.2mpg/486 miles35.4mpg/469 miles34.7mpg/397 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 42.2/64.2/54.3mpg39.8/62.8/52.3mpg38.2/57.6/48.7mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket138g/km/18 per cent142g/km/18 per cent157g/km/23 per cent
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£750/£1,364""£716/£1,304""£928/£1,688"
Airbags/rear parking/rain sensorsSix/£390/yesSix/yes/yesSix/£350/yes
Air-con/power fold/heated mirrorsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/£125/yes
Alloys/metallic paint/xenon lightsYes/£375/noYes/£360/yesYes/£350/£750
Auto gearbox/sat-nav/CD changerNo/yes/£450"No/£1,300/yes""No/£1,250/£450"
EBD/traction/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes/£450
Elec r.windows/height adjust driver seatNo/yesNo/yesNo/yes
Multifunc. steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Remote lock/trip computer/alarm Yes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/£225
Split/fold rear seats/IsofixYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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