Facts and figures

Mercedes A200 CDIVolvo V40 D3 SE Lux
On the road price/total as tested£24,720/£32,735£24,845/£26,945
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£11,198/45.3%£9,491/38.2%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£789/£1,579£793/£1,587
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,874/£3,124£2,000/£3,334
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost21/£589/C/£3023/£408/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£175/£440/£175£315/£400/£315
Engine4cyl in-line/1,796cc5cyl in-line/1,984cc
Peak power/revs134/3,600 bhp/rpm148/3,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs300/1,600 Nm/rpm350/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission7-spd auto/fwd6-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/foam60 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down)341/1,157 litres335/1,032 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,475/525/1,400kg1,484/536/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0m/0.27Cd10.8m/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/4yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/13618,000 (1yr)/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.8th/10th10th/14th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A98/75/88/5
0-60/30-70mph8.0/7.8 secs8.5/8.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.1/4.0 secs3.4/5.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th5.8/7.7/10.2 secs6.6/8.5 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph130mph/1,800rpm130mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph48.2/34.5/9.1m49.1/35.0/9.8m
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range70/46/63/70dB66/47/63/70dB
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph41.3/6.8/454 miles38.7/7.3/511 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined56.5/70.6/65.7mpg53.3/74.3/65.7mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined12.4/15.5/14.5mpl11.7/16.3/14.5mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket183/114g/km/16%196/114g/km/16%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSeven/yes/£690*Eight/yes/£325
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yes£1,485/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats£530/£1,480*/£300Yes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£570/£1,430*/no£550/yes/yes

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