SEAT Ibiza vs Alfa MiTo - specifications

 SEAT Ibiza FR TDIAlfa MiTo 1.4
On the road price/total as tested£16,430/£16,880£16,015/£18,625
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£8,724/53.1%£6,550/40.9%
3yr depreciation£7,706£9,465
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£591/£1,183£480/£961
Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)£1,813/£3,022£2,362/£3,937
Ins. group/quote/VED band/cost19/£527/D/£9019/£655/D/£90
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£169/£220/£169£235/£440/£320
Engine4cyl diesel/1,968cc4cyl petrol/1,368cc
Peak power 141/4,250bhp/rpm135/5,000bhp/rpm
Peak torque 320/1,750Nm/rpm206/1,750Nm/rpm
Transmission 6spd man/fwd5spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/space-saver45 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up) 284 litres270 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,245/411/620kg1,135/560/500kg
Turning circle10.5 metres11.2 metres
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (60k)/2yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs AA
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/12818,000 miles/46
Driver Power manu/dealer position‡11th/23rd23rd/22nd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/4/3/915/3/2/83
0-60/30-70mph8.5/8.3 secs8.9/8.6 secs
30-50mph (3rd/4th)3.6/6.1 secs4.3/6.2 secs
50-70mph (5th/6th)7.9/11.9 secs8.9 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 130mph/1,800rpm129mph/3,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.1/34.1/8.2m47.6/37.6/8.5m
Auto Express economy/range33.1mpg/328 miles25.4mpg/251 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 47.1/70.6/60.1mpg38.2/62.8/50.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket197/123g/km/18%257/129g/km/15%
Airbags/Isofix/split-fold rear seatsFour/yes/yesSeven/yes/£450
Climate control/leather/sunroofYes/£820/£450£360/£900/£700
Met paint/xenon/rear parking sensors£380/£650/£250*£410/£700/£220
Stop-start/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesYes/yes/£200
Sat-nav/USB port/Bluetooth£35^/£95/£250£1,350/yes/yes

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