Nissan 370Z vs. rivals - specifications

 Porsche BoxsterBMW Z4Nissan 370Z
On the road price/total as tested£35,510/£46,703£33,830/£41,985£35,295/£38,502
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£18,110/51.0%£17,050/50.4%£16,871/47.8%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£2,344/£4,687£1,894/£3,789£2,471/£4,941
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,560/£4,267£2,404/£4,006£3,325/£5,541
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost43/£1,650/K/£24540/£1,004/J/£23547/£1,522/M/£435
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£460/740/£460£300 (Service Inclusive)£175/£310/£175
Engine6cyl in-line/2,893cc6cyl in-line/2,996ccV6/3,696cc
Peak power 251/6,400 bhp/rpm254/6,600 bhp/rpm324/7,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 290/4,400 Nm/rpm310/2,600 Nm/rpm363/5,200 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel64 litres/foam55 litres/run-flat72 litres/space saver
Boot capacity 150/130 litres^180/310 litres*140 litres
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.1 metres/0.29Cd10.7 metres/0.34Cd11.0 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery2yrs (unltd)/2yrs3yrs (unltd)/12 months3yrs (60,000)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers2yrs, 20k miles/34Variable miles/1549,000 miles/209
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.8th/7th**10th/12th**25th/24th**
Roof operation time up/down11.4/13.8 secs25.0/25.0 secs22.0/22.0 secs
0-60/30-70mph6.0/5.6 secs6.1/6.0 secs5.9/5.6 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 4.0/5.2 secs3.3/4.3 secs3.2/4.3 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 6.4/7.9 secs5.6/7.1 secs5.5/8.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 163mph/2,500rpm155mph/2,750rpm155mph/2,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 44.8/33.0/8.4m46.8/34.0/8.6m45.4/33.1/8.2m
Noise levels roof down 30/70mph64/78dB63/76dB63/76dB
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph63/51/62/74dB64/45/62/75dB65/44/62/74dB
Auto Express economy/range26.1mpg/367 miles27.8mpg/336 miles20.1mpg/318 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 20.8/40.9/30.1mpg22.8/45.6/33.2mpg17.4/34.0/25.2mpg
Actual/Claimed CO2/tax bracket250/221g/km/33%235/199g/km/28%325/262g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£234Six/yes/£590^^Four/no/£358
Auto box/stability/cruise control£1,961/Yes/£293£1,805/yes/£245£1,400/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seats£428/yes/£289Yes/yes/£280Yes/yes/yes
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£602/£1,038/no£510/yes/no£550/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£1,945/£348/£222/£523£2,180/£465/y/£600Yes/yes/yes/yes

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