VW Polo Bluemotion vs Ford Fiesta ECOnetic - specifications

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On the road price/total as tested£15,445/£16,445£15,045/£16,655
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£5,746/37.2%N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£402/£803£391/£782
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£1,434/£2,390£1,380/£2,300
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost11/£352/A/£09/£331/A/£0
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£189/£189/£255£250 (3yrs)
Length/wheelbase3,950/2,489mm3,970/2,468mm
Height/width1,481/1,722mm1,465/1,682mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,560cc3cyl in-line/1,199cc
Peak power 94/3,800 bhp/rpm74/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 200/1,750 Nm/rpm180/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel40 litres/sealant45 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 295/979 litres280/952 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,100/445kg/N/A1,150/515/800kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.2 metres/0.33Cd10.6 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles/781Variable/223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.24th/29th17th/22nd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points5/4/3/92*90/86/41/5
0-60/30-70mph12.6/12.3 secs14.6/15.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 5.9/7.8 secs6.2/10.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th 11.1 secs14.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 111mph/2,300rpm107mph/2,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.9/38.1/9.4m47.5/35.0/9.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/34/62/70dB65/30/60/67dB
Auto Express economy/range46.0mpg/405 miles47.8mpg/473 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 61.4/88.3/76.3mpg67.3/91.1/80.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket165/98g/km/13%158/91g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsFour/yes/£275Four/yes/£265
Air-con/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/no/£340**
Leather wheel/stability/cruise ctrlNo/yes/noYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/trip computer£445/no/£200^£405/no/yes
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth£350/yes/£200£815/yes/no

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