New Punto vs. Clio - specifications

 ClioPunto Evo
On the road price/total as tested£14,285/£15,735£15,295/£15,295
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£5,728/40.1%£4,252/27.8%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£600/£1,200£459/£918
Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)£2,171/£3,618£1,843/£3,072
Insurance group/quote17/£44921/£328
VED band/costG/£155~D/£90~
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£140/£160/£230£220/£220/£332
Length/wheelbase4,027/2,575mm4,065/2,510mm
Height/width1,497/1,707mm1,490/1,687mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,368cc
Peak power 126/6,750 bhp/rpm135/5,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 155/4,250 Nm/rpm208/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/foam45 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 288/1,038 litres275/1,030 litres
Kerbweight/towing weight1,140/1,200kg1,155/1,000kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.3metres/N/A10.9metres/N/A
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (60k)/2yrs3yrs (60k)/1yr AA
Service intervals/UK dealers18,000 miles/33018,000 miles/160
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos34th/30th30th/28th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph9.0/9.0 secs8.3/7.8 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 4.8/7.1 secs4.3/6.6 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 8.4/11.9 secs8.7 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 122mph/3,200rpm127mph/2,950rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.7/35.4/9.0m49.5/36.0/8.9m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph61/39/65/71dB64/41/64/70dB
Auto Express economy/range28.7mpg/347 miles33.8mpg/335 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 31.7/50.4/40.9mpg38.7/61.4/50.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket227/160g/km/21%193/129g/km/15%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsEight/yes/£307Seven/yes/£250
Air-con/leather/heated seatsYes/£975/noYes/£800/no
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£404/no/£307£400/no/no
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth£460/£281**No*/yes/yes
Stop-start/stability/cruise controlNo/£307/yesYes/yes/yes

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