Ford Focus Zetec S vs rivals - specifications

 Ford Focus Zetec S 1.6 EcoBoost VW Golf GT 1.4 TSI 5dr SEAT Leon 2.0 TSI FR+
On-the-road price/total as tested£20,495/£22,295£21,895/£24,830£21,940/£25,150
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£6,804/33.2%£8,605/39.3%£8,622/39.3%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£691/£1,382£825/£1,650£1,038/£2,076
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,728/£4,546£2,687/£4,479£3,137/£5,229
Ins group/quote/road tax band/costTBA/£439/E/£11530/£441/F/£13032/£476/H/£190
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£91/£157/£229£299 (3yrs/30k)£125/£170/£170
Engine4cyl in-line/1,596cc4cyl in-line/1,390cc4cyl in-line/1,984cc
Peak power 178/5,700 bhp/rpm158/5,800 bhp/rpm209/5,300 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 240/1,600 Nm/rpm240/2,000 Nm/rpm280/1,700 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sealant55 litres/space saver55 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 316/1,101 litres350/1,305 litres341/1,166 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,333/567/1,500kg1,346/569/1,400kg1,395/495/1,400kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/N/A10.9 metres/N/A10.7 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles (1yr)/781Variable/22310,000 miles (1yr)/128
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.20th/28th15th/24th14th/23rd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped/stars92/82/72/5 stars97/84/61/5 stars4/4/3/98**
0-60/30-70mph8.6/8.0 secs8.3/8.0 secs7.5/6.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.1/5.6 secs4.4/5.2 secs3.3/4.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.8/10.2 secs8.0/10.2 secs6.2/8.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 138mph/2,300rpm137mph/2,400rpm145mph/2,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.8/37.2/9.3m50.4/36.4/9.5m51.4/37.5/9.2m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph53/39/57/67dB60/42/63/75dB59/47/60/69dB
Auto Express economy/range26.8mpg/324 miles27.2mpg/329 miles23.3mpg/282 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.7/56.5/47.1mpg34.9/54.3/44.8mpg28.2/49.6/38.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket243/139g/km/17%240/145g/km/19%280/170g/km/24%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£275*Seven/yes/£440Six/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£200£1,345/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsNo/£800^/£800^Yes/yes/yesYes/£1,370/£320
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£525/no/yes£465/no/no£420/yes/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£750/yes/yes£1,770/yes/yesYes/yes/yes


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