Peugeot RCZ vs Renaultsport Megane - specifications

 Peugeot RCZRS Megane
On the road price/total as tested£25,595/£29,115£24,650/£26,865
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£11,083/43.3%£9,515/38.6%
Depreciation£14,512£15,135
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,024/£2,048£1,331/£2,662
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,738/£4,564£2,686/£4,476
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost34/£602/G/£15534/£766/J/£235
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£18.99 per month* £239 (3 years)
Length/wheelbase4,290/2,612mm4,299/2,636mm
Height/width1,352/1,845mm1,435/1,848mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,998cc
Peak power 200/5,500 bhp/rpm247/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 275/1,770 Nm/rpm340/3,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sealant60 litres/£75^
Boot capacity 309 litres344 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,421/293kg1,387/448kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.32Cd11.0 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers20,000 miles/30012,000 miles/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.35th/28th27th/15th
0-60/30-70mph7.7/6.3 secs6.8/5.6 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 3.1/4.1 secs2.9/4.6 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 5.7/7.4 secs5.7/7.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 146mph/2,900rpm152mph/2,600rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 53.2/38.2/9.9m51.3/37.4/9.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/39/65/68dB63/42/67/73dB
Auto Express economy/range25.5mpg/309 miles26.0mpg/343 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 31.0/50.4/40.9mpg25.0/43.5/34.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket256/159g/km/20%251/190g/km/27%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/yesEight/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£105/yes^^
Limited-slip diff/stability/cruise ctrlNo/yes/yesYes**/yes/yes
Met paint/xenons/daylight run lights£420/£680/no£435/£870***
Tyre pressure sensors/navi/BluetoothYes/£1,470/yesYes/£470/yes

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