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Mercedes CLC vs rivals - specifications

 BMW 123d SE 5drAudi A3 TDI SportVolvo C30 D5 R-Des.Merc CLC 220 CDI Sp. P.
On-the-road price/total as tested"£24,480/£24,480""£21,250/£22,590""£20,770/£23,710 ""£24,785/£28,360"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£12,191/49.8%""£10,616/50.1%""£10,800/52.0% ""£11,401/46.0%"
Running costs/contract hire57.4ppm/£35751.3ppm/£28051.7ppm/£303 N/A/£340
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£881/£ 1,763""£893/£1,785""£955/£1,911""£1,289/£2,578"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£1,860/£3,101""£1,653/£2,755""£1,919/£3,199""£2,395/£3,991"
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost32/£416/C/£12022/£364/D/£14527/£378/D/£145 34/£416/E/£170
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service"£900 (3yrs/36,000)"£115/£200/£115£260/£320/£380£198/£304/£198
Length/wheelbase"4,239/2,660mm""4,238/2,578mm""4,252/2,640mm""4,448/2,715mm"
Height/width"1,421/1,748mm""1,421/1,765mm""1,447/1,782mm""1,405/1,728mm"
Engine"4cyl/1,995cc""4cyl/1,968cc""5cyl/2,400cc""4cyl/2,148cc"
Peak power "201/4,400 bhp/rpm""168/4,000 bhp/rpm""178/4,000 bhp/rpm""148/4,200 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "400/2,000 Nm/rpm""320/1,750 Nm/rpm""400/2,000 Nm/rpm ""340/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd5-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel51 litres/run-flats55 litres/sp. saver60 litres/sealant 70 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "330/1,150 litres""350/1,100 litres""364/1,010 litres""310/1,100 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,495/500/1,200kg""1,340/560/1,400kg""1,478/422/1,500kg ""1,530/455kg/TBC"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7metres/0.31Cd11.1 metres/0.32Cd11.6 metres/0.31Cd10.4 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs"3yrs (60,000)/3yrs""3yrs (60,000)/1yr"3yrs (unltd)/30yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/154Variable/135"18,000 miles/136 "Variable/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos6th/12th11th/16th12th/15th13th/14th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/3/1/704/3/1/725/4/1/81N/A
0-60/30-70mph7.2^/6.9 secs7.9/7.5 secs8.4 /7.5 secs 10.3/10.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.1/4.4 secs3.0/4.8 secs3.2/5.1 secs 4.6/6.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 3.1/7.0 secs5.9/8.2 secs6.4/8.6 secs 9.2 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "148mph/1,900""129mph/2,000""140mph/2,300""136mph/2,250"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.9/30.9/8.2m48.9/36.1/9.1m48.1/34.9/8.8m 49.7/36.6/9.4m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph71/64/61/65dB63/50/64/71dB58/45/60/68dB 64/47/62/68dB
Auto Express economy/range39.0mpg/438 miles43.9mpg/531 miles37.8mpg/499 miles 30.3mpg+/467 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 43.5/64.2/54.3mpg39.2/61.4/51.4mpg34.0/56.5/45.6mpg 32.1/54.3/42.8mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket194/138g/km/18%172/151g/km/21%200/164g/km/23%250/179g/km/26%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/£300Six/yes/£350Six/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise control"£1,505/yes/£180""£1,400/yes/£215""£1,250/yes/yes""£1,050/yes/yes"
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£965/£230"Yes/£1,000/£250"Yes/£500/£325"Yes/£1,500*/£250"
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£440/£650/no£500/no/no£525/£775/£350Yes/£800/no
Sat-nav//MP3/Bluetooth"£1,460/yes/£535""£1,650/£175/£385""£1,500/y/£200""£1,950/£350/£385"
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