Vauxhall Corsa VXR vs Renaultsport Clio - specifications

 Vauxhall Corsa VXR Nurburgring EditionRenaultsport Clio 200 Silverstone GP
On the road price/total as tested"£22,295/£25,135""£19,995/£19,995"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£8,316/37.3%""£7,958/39.8%"
Depreciation"£13,979""£12,037"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£1,061/£2,123""£1,058/£2,117"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£3,107/£5,179""£2,353/£3,921"
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost34/£359/I/£21031/£417/J/£235
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£187/£260/£198£199 (3yrs/30k)
Length/wheelbase"4,000/2,580mm""4,017/2,585mm"
Height/width"1,490/1,713mm""1,484/1,768mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,598cc""4cyl in-line/1,998cc"
Peak power/revs "202/5,750 bhp/rpm""197/7,100 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque/revs "280*/2,250 Nm/rpm""215/5,400 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/foam55 litres/foam
Boot capacity 285 litres288 litres
Kerbweight/payload"1,223/512kg""1,240/450kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.1 metres/0.33Cd11.4 metres/0.35Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"100,000 miles/1yr**""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs"
Service intervals/UK dealers"20,000 miles/404 ""12,000 miles/339"
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.29th/15th24th/14th
Blyton test track lap time77.8 secs78.1 secs
0-60/30-70mph7.1/6.3 secs6.7/6.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.0/4.2 secs3.9/4.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.6/7.0 secs6.5/8.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "143mph/3,000rpm""141mph/3,300rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.1/33.0/8.9m45.5/33.2/8.5m
Auto Express economy/range23.7mpg/235 miles31.3mpg/379 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 27.7/46.3/37.2mpg25.2/43.5/34.5mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket275/178g/km/25%208/190g/km/28%
Airbags/auto lights/rear park. sensorsSix/£230/£285Six/yes/DFO
Air-conditioning/leather/heated seats"Y/£1,045^/£1,045^""Yes/£1,199/no"
Limited-slip diff/stability/cruise ctrlYes/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Metallic paint/multifunc. wheel/alarm£495/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£750/yes/£315No^^/yes/£410

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