MG6 vs rivals - specifications

 MG6 GT TSEAlfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce 1.4 TB MultiairFord Focus Titanium 1.6 Ecoboost
On the road price/total as tested£18,995/£19,390£21,305/£24,655£19,750/£21,320
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£4,844/25.5%£8,224/38.6%£6,399/32.4%
Depreciation£14,151£13,081£13,351
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£969/£1,939£676/£1,352.6£666/£1,331
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,911/£4,852£2,051/£3,418£2,184/£3,639
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/costN/A/N/A/I/£21023/£452/E/£11519/£389/E/£115
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceTBC£325/£489/£325£195/£198/£275
Length/wheelbase4,651/2,705mm4,351/2,634mm4,358/2,648mm
Height/width1,472/2,008^mm1,465/1,798mm1,461/1,858mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,796cc4cyl in-line/1,368cc4cyl in-line/1,596cc
Peak power/revs 158/5,500 bhp/rpm170/5,500 bhp/rpm148/5,700 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 215/1,750 Nm/rpm250/2,500 Nm/rpm240/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel62 litres/space saver60 litres/space saver 55 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 472/1,268 litres350 litres/N/A316/1,101 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,495/545/1,450kg1,290/N/A/1,300kg1,333/567/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/N/A10.9 metres/0.31Cd11.0 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs 3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers15,000 miles (1yr)/4618,000 miles (1yr)/4612,500 miles (1yr)/781
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.N/A/N/A25th/16th20th/28th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A97/85/63/5^92/82/72/5^
0-60/30-70mph8.8/9.0 secs8.3/7.9 secs9.1/8.6 secs
30-50mph5.6/7.8 secs3.8/5.8 secs4.0/5.4 secs
50-70mph10.4 secs/N/A7.1/8.2 secs7.7/9.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 120mph/2,600rpm135mph/2,700rpm130mph/2,400rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.0/38.2/9.2 metres52.0/37.9/9.4 metres50.9/37.1/9.7 metres
Auto Express economy/range25.5mpg/348 miles36.2mpg/478 miles34.0mpg/411 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 26.1/45.2/35.6mpg36.2/61.4/48.7mpg36.7/56.5/47.1mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket256/184g/km/26%199/134g/km/16%192/139g/km/17%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsFour/yes/yesSix/yes/£260Six/no/£275
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£1,860/£260Yes/no/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£395/no/no£510/£930/no£495/no/£525
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£1,230/yes/yes£550/yes/yes

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