Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs SEAT Leon - specifications

 SEAT Leon 1.4 TSI StylanceMitsubishi Lancer Sportback GS2
On the road price/total as tested"£14,425/£14,785""£13,701/£14,051"
Residual value (after 3yrs/30k miles)"£5,577/38.7%""£5,210/38.0%"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£548/£1,096""£712/£1,425"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£1,523/£2,539""£1,768/£2,947"
Insurance group/quote15/£28919/£289
Road tax band/annual costD/£145F/£210
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£150/£250/£150£245 (3y inclusive)
Length/wheelbase"4,323/2,578mm""4,585/2,635mm"
Height/width"1,458/1,768mm""1,515/1,760mm"
Engine"4cyl/1,390cc""4cyl/1,798cc"
Peak power "123/5,600 bhp/rpm""141/6,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "200/1,750 Nm/rpm""178/4,250 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sp. saver59 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "341/1,166 litres""344/1,349 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,249/570/1,400kg""1,355/545/1,300kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7m/0.33Cd10.0m/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/2yrs"3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers"10,000 miles/128""12,500 miles/142"
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos41st/24th27th/13th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points4/4/3/98N/A
0-60/30-70mph9.4/8.8 secs10.0/9.7 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.7/6.1 secs6.2/9.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 9.8/13.4 secs15.0 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "122mph/2,500rpm""122mph/3,100rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 53.6/38.8/10.3m59.4/43.8/10.9m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph58/40/63/69dB60/38/61/69dB
Auto Express economy/range33.2mpg/402 miles28.6mpg/371 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 34.4/54.3/44.8mpg26.9/44.1/35.8mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket197/155g/km/19%228/188g/km/26%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£195Seven/yes/DFO
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes"£1,000/no/yes"
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£835/noNo/no/no
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£360/£870/no£350/no/no
Sat-nav/iPod connection/Bluetooth"£1,595^/£90/£250"DFO/yes/no

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