Renault Megane Sport Tourer vs SEAT Exeo ST - specifications

 Renault Megane Sport TourerSeat Exeo ST
On-the-road price/total as tested£19,585/£22,245£21,840/£22,210
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£6,678/34.1%£8,321/38.1%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£705/£1,410£917/£1,834
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,544/£2,574£1,665/£2,775
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost20/£499/E/£12027/£567/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£207/£336/£20£91/£159/£91
Peak power128/3,750 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque300/1,750 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/sp saver70 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down)491/1,567 litres442/1,354 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,366/505/1,300kg1,490/560/1,600kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.32Cd11.2 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/2yrs AA3yrs (60k)/2yrs SEAT
Service intervals/UK dealers18,000 miles/33010,000 miles/128
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.34th (09)/30th (08)22nd (09)/24th (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/4/2/87N/A
0-60/30-70mph9.8/10.2 secs8.9/8.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.2/5.3 secs3.4/5.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th7.0/9.5 secs6.7/9.6 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph127mph/2,200rpm139mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph50.1/35.9/9.1m48.8/35.6/8.8m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph60/48/68/70dB64/46/63/69dB
Auto Express economy/range37.2mpg/491 miles34.5mpg/531 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined45.6/64.2/55.4mpg34.9/61.4/47.9mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket175/134g/km/18%189/153g/km/21%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£300Six/yes/yes
Auto gearbox/power fold mirrorsNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Hill descent ctrl/low-range gearbox£400/£900/noYes/£905/£265*
Stability control/xenon headlights£395/£650/yes£370/£715^/no
Split-fold rear seats/cruise control£450/yes/yes£1,735/yes/yes

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