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 SEAT Exeo 2.0 TDI Sport 140Lexus IS 220d SE
On-the-road price/total as tested£19,230/£19,600£22,405/£24,775
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£7,423/38.6%£10,172/45.4%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£731/£1,462£896/£1,792
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)n/a£1,604/£2,674
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost24/£407/F/£12527/£446/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£228/£305/£228£253/£432/£253
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/2,231cc
Peak power 141/4,200 bhp/rpm175/3,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 320/1,750 Nm/rpm400/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd manual/fwd6-spd manual/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/full-size65 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up) 460 litres378 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,430/560/1,600kg1,655/402/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.2 metres/N/A10.2 metres/0.27Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/2yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/12810,000 miles/51
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos22nd (09)/24th (08)2nd (09)/1st (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped/pointsN/A5/4/2/87
0-60/30-70mph9.7/9.4 secs9.2/9.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.0/5.7 secs3.3/4.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 8.8/12.0 secs5.4/9.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 133mph/2,000rpm135mph/1,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.1/36.0/9.7m52.8/44.8/8.8m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/44/59/65dB61/44/55/65dB
Auto Express economy/rangeN/A/N/A34.0mpg/486 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 37.2/65.7/51.4mpg39.8/58.9/50.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket201/143g/km/19%223/148g/km/20%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/£1,790*
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/£904/£265**Yes/no/no
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£370/£715/no£580/no/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3£1,735/no/yes£1,790*/yes/yes

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