Polo GTI vs. Ibiza Bocanegra - specifications

 Polo GTIibiza Bocanegra
On the road price/total as tested£18,275/£19,090£17,245/£18,566
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)TBC£8,312/48.2%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£657/£1,315£621/£1,242
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,383/£2,304£1,617/£2,696
Insurance group/quoteTBC28/£595
Road tax band/costE/£110F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250 (3yr deal)£149/£203/£217
Length/wheelbase3,976/2,468mm4,061/2,469mm
Height/width1,452/1,682mm1,420/1,693mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,390cc4cyl in-line/1,390cc
Peak power 178/6,200 bhp/rpm178/6,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 250/ 2,500 Nm/rpm250/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 7-spd DSG/ fwd7-spd DSG/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel45 litres/space saver45 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 185/882 litres284/847 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,194/486kg1,085/545kg
Turning circle10.6 metres10.5 metres
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3y (60,000)/1y VW3yrs (60,000)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/22310,000 miles/128
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos17th/21st^11th/23rd^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars90/86/41/55/4/3/91^^
0-60/30-70mph6.6/6.2 secs6.7/5.9 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 2.9/3.7 secs2.9/3.7 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th/7th 5.6/6.7/9.0 secs5.6/7.4/9.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 142mph/2,600rpm140mph/2,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 8.8/36.6/47.6m9.7/39.0/52.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph62/43/67/71dB62/42/64/74dB
Range474 miles437 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 37.7/55.4/47.9mpg34.0/53.3/44.1mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket136/139g/km/17%192/148g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£295*Four/yes/£250*
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/no/£340**Yes/no/no
Keyless go/automatic gearboxNo/noNo/no
Metallic paint/xenon headlights£405/no£380/£650
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£815/£295/y/yN/y/y/£250
Stability/cruise controlYes/£295*Yes/yes

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