Diesel hot hatch duel - specifications

 Fiat Bravo 2.0 Multijet SportFord Focus 2.0 TDCi Zetec S
On the road price/total as tested"£17,350/£17,725""£19,595/£23,365"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)"N/A"£7,270/37.1%"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£625/£1,249 ""£745/£1,489 "
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£1,236/£2,060""£1,593/£2,656"
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost25/£411/C/£12019/£334/C/£120
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£643 (3yr plan)£205/£205/£305
Length/wheelbase"4,336/2,600mm""4,337mm/2,640mm"
Height/width"1,498/1,792mm""1,497mm/1,839mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,956cc""4cyl in-line/1,997cc"
Peak power "165/4,000 bhp/rpm""134/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "360/1,750 Nm/rpm""320/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel58 litres/space saver53 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "400/1,175 litres""385/1,247 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,360/510/1,300kg""1,304/646/1,500kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/0.32Cd10.4 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery5yrs (unltd)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers"21,000 miles/160""12,500 miles/781"
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.36th/29th35th/28th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/3/2/855/4/2/90
0-60/30-70mph8.6/7.8 secs9.7/9.5 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.4/5.0 secs3.8/5.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.2/8.9 secs6.7/9.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "130mph/2,000rpm""126mph/2,000rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.7/37.5/9.6m49.2/36.1/8.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph67/43/57/66dB62/45/56/66dB
Auto Express economy/range44.1mpg/563 miles34.2mpg/399 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined N/A/65.7/53.3mpg40.3/62.7/51.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket172/139g/km/18%221/144g/km/19%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£250Six/yes/£225
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes"£1,500/yes/£200"
Climate control/bodykit/sports seats£275/no/yes£400/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£410/£600/no£395/£550/no
Sat-nav/USB socket/BluetoothNo/yes/yes£950/£200^/£150

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