Renault Megane CC vs. A3 Cabriolet - specifications

 A3 CabrioletMegane CC
On the road price/total as tested£23,570/£25,120£23,095/£24,730
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£14,048/59.6%N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£613/£1,226£970/£1,940
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,542/£2,570£1,635/£2,725
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost20/£492/C/£3023/£328/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£900 (3yrs)£330/£480/£330
Length/wheelbase4,238/2,578mm4,485/2,609mm
Height/width1,424/1,765mm1,434/1,811mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,870cc
Peak power 104/4,400 bhp/rpm128/3,750 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 250/1,500 Nm/rpm300/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sp. saver60 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 260/674 litres417-211 litres/N/A**
Kerbweight/payload1,430/500kg1,540/317kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.7 metres/N/A11.0 metres/0.31Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs RAC3y (60k)/2y Renault
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable miles/13518,000 miles/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.12th/18th27th/15th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph12.1/12.6 secs10.9/11.1 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 5.6/9.7 secs4.5/5.5 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 13.8 secs/N/A8.0/10.3 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 118mph/2,200rpm127mph/2,250rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.3/36.1/9.4m50.1/37.5/9.0m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph78/47/65/70dB71/47/64/70dB
Auto Express economy/range42.1mpg/509 miles39.7mpg/524 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 54.3/72.4/65.7mpg39.8/56.5/48.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket180/114g/km/13%191/149g/km/21%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/£300Six/yes/£310
Air-con/leather/heated seatsYes/£2,985/£250Yes/£920/£305
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£215No/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£500/£1,000/no£405/£665/yes
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth£650/yes/£395*Yes/yes/yes

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