Kia Rio vs VW Polo - specifications

 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDI Econdynamics 2 VW Polo Bluemotion 1.2 TDI
On the road price/total as tested"£13,795/£14,210""£15,480/£15,925"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£5,352/38.8%""£6,625/42.8%"
Depreciation"£8,443""£8,855"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£357/£715£401/£802
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£1,680/£2,800""£1,479/£2,465"
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost3/£324/A/£09/£339/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£259 (3yrs/30k)£299 (3yrs/30k)
Length/wheelbase"4,045/2,570mm""3,970/2,468mm"
Height/width"1,455/1,720mm""1,465/1,682mm"
Engine"3cyl/1,120cc""3cyl/1,199cc"
Peak power/revs "74/4,000 bhp/rpm""74/4,200 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque/revs "170/1,500 Nm/rpm""180/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel43 litres/foam45 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 288/923 litres280/952 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,191/449/800kg""1,150/515/800kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.33Cd10.6 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery7yrs (100k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers"10,000 (1yr)/140"Variable /223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.13th/9th15th/24th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A90/86/41/5
0-60/30-70mph14.4/16.5 secs13.2/12.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th5.9/7.6 secs5.5/8.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th11.7/14.6 secs12.0 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "98mph/2,500rpm""107mph/2,100rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 57.4/42.1/10.7m63.5/47.1/12.2m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph59/41/58/67dB61/44/58/65dB
Auto Express economy/range45.6mpg/431 miles51.8mpg/513 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 67.3/80.7/74.3mpg67.3/91.1/80.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket166/99g/km/13%146/91g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/noFour/yes/£275
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/no/£350*
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/noNo/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£415/no/no£445/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/yes/yes£840/£150/no

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