New Swift vs. rivals - specifications

 Suzuki SwiftMazda 2Hyundai i20
On-the-road price£11,445£11,170£11,310
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A£5,217/46.7%£4,547/40.2%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£229/£458£335/£670£339/£679
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,668/£2,781£1,901/£3,168N/A
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost9/£348/C/£3011/£352/D/£9012/£370/D/£90
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceN/A£160/£280/£190£180/£358/£180
Length/wheelbase3,850/2,430mm3,885/2,490mm3,940/2,525mm
Height/width1,510/1,695mm1,475/1,695mm1,490/1,710mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,242cc4cyl in-line/1,349cc4cyl in-line/1,396cc
Peak power 93/6,000 bhp/rpm85/6,000 bhp/rpm99/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 118/4,800 Nm/rpm122/3,500 Nm/rpm137/4,200 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel42 litres/space saver43 litres/space saver45 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 213/562 litres250/469 litres295/1,200 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,020/460/1,000kg1,025/460/900kg1,117/448/1,000kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/N/A9.2 metres/N/A10.4 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs5yrs (unltd)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers9,000 miles/15012,500 miles/15910,000 miles/146
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.29th/9th14th/19th6th/10th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points94/82/62/55/4/2/89^88/83/64/5
0-60/30-70mph12.5/11.9 secs12.6/13.0 secs10.6/11.0 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 7.0/10.0 secs6.8/10.0 secs7.4/9.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 19.6 secs/N/A20.4 secs/N/A17.1 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 103mph/3,250rpm107mph/3,100rpm112mph/3,200rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 60.7/42.6/10.6m*59.0/42.3/10.3m*49.7m/36.7/9.2
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph69/44/63/71dB*66/42/64/72dB*57/41/60/72dB
Auto Express economy/range37.6mpg/347 miles33.0mpg/312 milesN/A/N/A
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 46.3/64.2/56.5mpg40.9/67.3/54.3mpg39.2/58.9/52.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket201/116g/km/10%229/125g/km/15%N/A/125g/km/15%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/noSix/yes/£276Six/yes/no
Air-con/leather/elec. heated mirrorsYes/no/yesYes/no/yesYes/no/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,000/yes/noNo/no/no£1,025/yes/no
Met paint/keyless go/60:40-split seats £390/no/yes£410/no/yes£365/no/yes
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth connectionNo/yes/no£662/yes/noNo/yes/yes

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