Fiat Panda TwinAir vs Nissan Micra - specifications

 Fiat Panda 900cc TwinAirNissan Micra 1.2 DiG-S Shiro
On-the-road price/total as tested£11,250/£12,305£12,650/£13,141
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£4,253/37.8%£5,199/41.1%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£224/£448£252/£504
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£2,367/£3,946£1,677/£2,795
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost8/£315/A/£09/£308/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£189/£299/£189£185/£249/£249
Engine2cyl in-line/875cc3cyl in-line/1,198cc
Peak power 84/5,500 bhp/rpm97/5,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 145/1,900 Nm/rpm142/4,400 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd manual/fwd5-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel37 litres/foam41 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 225/870 litres265/1,132 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,050/440/800kg1,045/460/N/A
Turning circle/drag coefficient9.3 metres/0.32Cd9.3 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr AA3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 (1yr)/16012,500 (1yr)/209
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.32nd/29th*11th/6th*
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars83/82/50/4 stars84/79/58/4 stars
0-60/0-62†/30-70mph12.3/11.2/12.3 secsN/A/11.3 secs/N/A
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 5.5/7.9 secsN/A
50-70mph in 5th 13.2 secsN/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 110mph/3,000rpm112mph/2,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 54.7/38.5/9.9mN/A
Auto Express economy/range32.7mpg/266 miles46.2mpg/417 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 56.5/74.3/67.3mpg54.3/76.4/65.7mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.4/16.3/14.8mpl11.9/16.8/14.5mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket199/99g/km/10%141/99g/km/10%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsFour/yes/£250Six/yes/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£750/£315/no£1,000/yes/no
Climate ctrl/12v socket/heated seats£265/yes/noYes/yes/yes
Met. paint/split-fold rear seat/third belt£450/£50/£50£450/yes/yes
Satellite navigation/USB/Bluetooth£400^/£400^/£400^£500/yes/£500O


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