Suzuki Swift Sport vs Renault Clio Gordini - specifications

 Suzuki Swift SportRenault Clio Gordini 128
On the road price/total as tested£13,499/£13,499£14,000/£15,875
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£5,872/43.5%£5,656/40.4%
Depreciation£7,627£8,344
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£533/£1,065£579/£1,158
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,410/£4,016£2,509/£4,182
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost19/£404/F/£13017/£411/G/£165
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£162/£255/£2144yrs free
Length/wheelbase3,890/2,430mm4,017/2,585mm
Height/width1,5,10/1,695mm1,484/1,768mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,586cc4cyl in-line/1,598cc
Peak power/revs 134/6,900 bhp/rpm126/6,750 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 160/4,400 Nm/rpm155/4,250 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel42 litres/sealant55 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 211/512 litres288/1,038 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,045/435/1,000kg1,140/490/1,200kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/N/A11.3 metres/0.35Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers9,000 (1yr)/15012,000 (2yr)/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.31st/20th24th/14th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars94/82/62/5 stars5/4/1/81 points*
0-60/30-70mph8.2/7.8 secs9.6/9.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.6/7.2 secs5.1/7.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th10.5/15.6 secs9.8/14.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 121mph/3,000rpm122mph/3,250rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.4/34.3/10.5m51.6/37.9/9.9m
Noise level outside/idle/30/7064/40/60/68dB63/45/59/67dB
Auto Express economy/range30.2mpg/279 miles29.0mpg/351 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 33.6/54.3/44.1mpg31.0/52.3/42.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket216/147g/km/20%225/155g/km/21%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSeven/yes/DFOSix/yes/£315
Automatic box/stability/cruise ctrlNo/yes/yesNo/£315/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/DFO/noYes/£750/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless goYes/no/no£455/no/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/yes/yes£470/£90/yes

Most Popular

Revised Mazda CX-5 crossover launched for 2021
Mazda CX-5 2021
Mazda CX-5

Revised Mazda CX-5 crossover launched for 2021

The updated Mazda CX-5 gets a larger displacement version of the brand’s SkyActiv-G petrol engine and a fresh infotainment system
26 Jan 2021
New Lotus ‘Type 131’ due in 2021 as Elise, Exige and Evora bow out
Lotus range
Lotus

New Lotus ‘Type 131’ due in 2021 as Elise, Exige and Evora bow out

A new look Lotus line-up is teased with heavy influence from Evija hypercar expected
24 Jan 2021
UK’s most stolen cars revealed
Most stolen car
Ford Fiesta

UK’s most stolen cars revealed

DVLA data reveals which cars were most commonly stolen in 2020, with the Ford Fiesta topping the list
26 Jan 2021