Vauxhall VXR8 vs Mitsubishi Evo - specifications

 Mitsubishi Evo X FQ-360Vauxhall VXR8
On-the-road price/total as tested"£35,499/£37,999""£35,995/£37,109"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£14,200/40%"N/A
Running costs/contract hiren/aN/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£2,485/£4,970""£2,520/£5,039"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£3,082/£5,137""£3,626/£6,044"
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost"43/£1,011/G/£400""50/£1,490/G/£400"
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£400 (service plan)£180/£180/£180
Length/wheelbase"4,505/2,650mm""4,941/2,915mm"
Height/width"1,480/1,810mm""1,468/1,899mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,998cc""V8/6,162cc"
Peak power "354/6,500 bhp/rpm""425/6,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "492/3,500 Nm/rpm""550/4,400 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 5-spd man/4wd6-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/foam73 litres/full size
Boot capacity 400 litres496 litres
Kerbweight/payload"1,560/480kg""1,831/429kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficientn/a11.4 metres/n/a
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs"3yrs (60,000)/1yr "
Service intervals/UK dealers"10,000 miles/142""20,000 miles/33"
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos27th/13th34th/27th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped/pointsn/an/a
0-60/30-70mph4.9/4.5 secs5.3/4.7 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 2.3/3.4 secs2.9/4.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 4.5 secs/n/a5.7/10.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "155mph/3,500""155mph/2,000"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 43.2/31.3/8.9m48.6/36.0/9.0m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph59/51/64/72dB62/54/66/79dB
Auto Express economy/range20.0mpg/242 miles17.0mpg/273 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.9/26.9/19.9mpg12.7/25.4/18.6mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket326/328g/km/35%384/364g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/DFO*Six/no/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/electric seatsYes/yes/noYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/alarmYes/yes/yesYes/no/yes
Stab control/tracker/cruise controlYes/yes/noYes/no/yes
Sunroof/CD player/MP3 connectivityNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes

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