VW Polo vs Renault Clio - specifications

Check out the full specs of VW Polo vs Renault Clio.

 VW PoloRenault Clio
On the road price/total as tested£14,710/£15,865£13,600/£14,595
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£6,958/47.3%£5,576/41.0%
   
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£441/£882£408/£816
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,637/£2,728£1,661/£2,769
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost13E/£320/D/£9012/£351/D/£90
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250 (3yrs/30k)£140/£160/£230
   
Length/wheelbase3,970/2,470mm4,027/2,575mm
Height/width1,462/1,682mm1,497/1,720mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,197cc4cyl in-line/1,149cc
Peak power103/5,000 bhp/rpm99/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque175/1,550 Nm/rpm145/3,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/sp. saver55 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down)280/952 litres288/1,028 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,070/557/1,200kg1,090/405/535kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.32Cd11.3 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/30012,000 miles/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.17th/21st^27th/30th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points90/86/41/55/4/1/81**
   
0-60/30-70mph9.0/9.0 secs10.4/10.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.4/6.7 secs6.5/10.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th9.5/13.9 secs19.2 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph118mph/2,200rpm117mph/2,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph47.4/35.0/8.7m48.7/35.3/8.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/38/59/69dB65/39/59/69dB
Auto Express economy/range40.0mpg/416 miles39.4mpg/477 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined41.5/62.8/53.3mpg38.7/61.4/51.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket163/124g/km/15%166/129g/km/15%
   
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/£295Six/yes/£300
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£295No/£310/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats£355/£815*/£340£280/no/no
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£405/no/no£405/no/£310
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£815/yes/yes/DFOYes/yes/yes/yes
 

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