MINI First vs Rivals - specifications

MINI First vsFiat 500 1.4 Sport vs Toyota iQ3 1.33

 MINI FirstFiat 500 1.4 SportToyota iQ3 1.33
On-the-road price/total as tested£10,950/£12,005£11,100/£11,955£11,615/£12,015
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£6,329/57.8%£5,295/47.7%£5,645/48.6%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£329/£657£378/£755£232/£465
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,462/£2,437£1,559/£2,599£1,326/£2,210
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost8/N/A/E/£12012/£383/F/£1256/£366/C/£35
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£185 (5yrs/50k miles)£210/£400/£225£125/£260/£125
Engine4cyl in-line/1,397cc4cyl in-line/1,368cc4cyl in-line/1,329cc
Peak power74/4,500 bhp/rpm100/6,000 bhp/rpm97/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque120/2,500 Nm/rpm130/4,250 Nm/rpm125/4,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel40 litres/foam35 litres/space-saver32 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down)160/680 litres185/550 litres32/238 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,135/375/650kg930/375/800kg930/340kg/N/A
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/0.33Cd10.7 metres/0.32Cd7.8 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable miles/14818,000 miles/16010,000 miles/184
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.19th (09)/25th (08)30th (09)/36th (08)13th (09)/7th (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/3/2/765/3/2/7791/71/54%**
0-60/30-70mph13.5/14.6 secs10.8/10.4 secs10.9/11.5 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th6.1/9.0 secs4.9/6.9 secs6.5/9.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th14.3/17.6 secs11.7/16.8 secs15.9/23.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph109mph/2,900rpm113mph/3,000rpm106mph/2,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph52.7/38.2/9.7m49.9/37.3/9.0m54.3/41.5/9.9m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph67/43/62/71dB68/43/65/72dB59/42/61/70dB
Auto Express economy/range40.0mpg/352 miles37.5mpg/289 miles44.1mpg/310 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined41.5/64.2/53.3mpg34.4/54.3/44.8mpg47.9/67.3/58.9mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket163/128g/km/15%174/149g/km/17%148/113g/km/10%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/noSeven/yes/£250Nine/yes/£345
Air-con/leather/heated seats£665/no/noYes/£750/noYes^^/£690/no
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/no£720/yes/no£1,000/yes/no
Metallic paint/xenons/alloys£330/no/no£700^/£500/yes£400/no/yes
MP3 connectivity/BluetoothYes/£855*Yes/yesYes/£336
Satellite navigation/CD changerNo/noNo/no£930/no

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