Renault Megane vs SEAT Exeo - specifications

 Renault Megane ST GT LineSEAT Exeo ST 2.0 TDI 120 SE
On the road price/total as tested£22,600/£23,605£21,605/£22,535
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£7,887/34.9%£8,724/40.4%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£631/£1,263£857/£1,714
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,694/£2,824£2,057/£3,428
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost20E/£426/B/£2021E/£497/E/£120
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceFree (4yrs)£159/£159/140
Engine4cyl in-line/1,598cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power/revs128/4,000 bhp/rpm118/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs320/2,000 Nm/rpm290/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd manual/fwd6-spd manual/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/repair kit70 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down)479/1,600 litres442/1,354 litres
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.1 metres/0.32Cd11.2 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery4yrs (100k)/4yrs3yrs (60k)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers18,000 (2yrs)/33010,000 (1yr)/128
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.27th/14th^24th/27th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars5/4/2/87*77/81/50/4
0-60/30-70mph9.8/9.7 secs12.4/12.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.1/6.5 secs5.3/8.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th8.2/9.7 secs11.8/17.8 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph124mph/2,100rpm122mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph51.5/35.8/9.5m48.6/33.9/9.1m
Auto Express economy/range45.4mpg/599 miles37.4mpg/576 miles
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph63/44/60/67dB66/47/60/65dB
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined58.9/78.5/70.6mpg39.8/74.3/56.5mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined13.0/17.3/15.5mpl8.8/16.3/12.4mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket167/104g/km/14%202/132g/km/20%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/£940/£310Yes/£1,075/£295
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£470/£680/yes£450/£895/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£1,810/£60/yes

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