Facts and figures

Honda CR-Z GTRenault Megane Coupe
On-the-road price/total as tested£23,050/£23,500£21,800/£23,225
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£8,298/36%£7,783/35.7%
Running costs/contract hire£14,752£14,017
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£690/£1,380£565/£1,131
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£2,109/£3,515£2,014/£3,356
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost17/£295/D/£10018/£315/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£0 (3yrs/37.5k mls)£0 (4yrs/48k mls)
Length/wheelbase4,075/2,425mm4,312/2,640mm
Height/width1,395/1,740mm1,423/1,808mm
Engine4cyl hybrid/1,497cc4cyl inline/1,461cc
Peak power135/6,600 bhp/rpm109/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque190/1,000 Nm/rpm260/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel40 litres/sealant60 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down)207/1,146 litres344/991 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,210/330kg/N/A1,205/600/1,300kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/N/A11.0 metres/0.31Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (90,000)/3yrs4yrs (100k)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12.5k mls (1yr)/19618k miles (2yrs)/248
Driver Power 2008 car/dealer position6th/6th27th/23rd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points93/80/71/5 stars5/4/2/87*
0-60/30-70mph8.5/8.7 secs11.1/10.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th5.1/7.6 secs4.6/8.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th10.2/12.2 secs10.5/13.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph124mph/2,600rpm118mph/1,900rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph54.7/39.3/11.4m54.2/40.0/10.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph56/44/65/75dB66/43/63/71dB
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range34.4/7.6/303 miles38.2/8.4/504 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined46.3/60.1/54.3mpg72.4/88.3/80.7mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined10.2/13.2/11.9mpl15.9/19.4/17.7mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket190/122g/km/15%198/90g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesEight/yes/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£1,250/ £1,250^
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£450/yes/no£470/£680/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£995/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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