Hot Hatch Performance Statistics

Practical family cars that seat five, can fit a weekly shop in the boot but still accelerate to 60mph in under 7 seconds and go on to 150mph or more.

NameEngineBHP
/rpm
LB.FT
/rpm

BHP
/Ton
0-60
mph
Max
Speed
FuelMPGYear
Abarth 5004cyl Turbo135 152 132.5 7.9 128Petrol’08
Abarth 500 Esseesse4cyl Turbo160 170 157.1 7.4 131Petrol 43.0’08
Abarth Grande Punto4cyl, 1400cc Turbo155 170Petrol’08
Alfa Romeo 147 GTA6cyl, 3179cc247 0 184.5 6.0 153Petrol 23.3
Audi A3 3.2 quattro6cyl, 3189cc247 0 167.9 6.3 155Petrol
Audi S34cyl, 1984cc Turbo261 0 182.3 5.6 155Petrol’07
Audi S3 quattro4cyl, 1781cc225 0 166.3 6.6 151Petrol 31.0’99
BMW 120i SE4cyl, 1995cc150 0 121.0 8.7 128Petrol 38.2’05
BMW 130i MSport6cyl, 2996cc261 0 179.8 6.1 155Petrol 30.7’07
Citroen C4 VTS4cyl, 1997cc177 0 130.2 8.4 141Petrol
Citroen DS3 Racing4cyl, 1598cc Turbo200 203Petrol’10
Ford Fiesta S16004cyl, 1.6ltr118 112 123.6 9.6 120Petrol 47.0’10
Ford Fiesta ST4cyl, 1999cc148 0 132.3 7.9 129Petrol 38.2’04-’08
Ford Fiesta Zetec S4cyl, 1.6ltr118 112 123.6 9.6 120Petrol 47.0’08
Ford Focus RS (Mk1)4cyl, 1998cc Turbo212 0 168.6 5.9 144Petrol’02-’03
Ford Focus RS (Mk2)5cyl, 2521cc Turbo301 0 5.7 164Petrol’09
Ford Focus ST5cyl, 2522cc Turbo221 236 161.3 6.6 150Petrol 30.4’05
Ford Focus ST1704cyl, 1989cc171 0 143.8 8.0 134Petrol 31.0’02-’04
Honda Civic Type R4cyl, 1998cc198 142 148.3 6.4 146Petrol 31.0’07
Honda Civic Type R Championship White4cyl, 1998cc198 142 6.4 146Petrol 31.0’09
Honda Civic Type R Mugen 2004cyl, 1998cc198 142 6.4 146Petrol 31.0’10
Mini Cooper S4cyl, 1598cc Turbo172 0 154.7 7.1 140Petrol 40.9
Mini Cooper S Works4cyl, 1598cc Turbo189 0 169.9 7.6 145Petrol’07
Mini Cooper S Works GP4cyl, 1598cc Supercharger218 0 203.2 6.5 149Petrol 32.8’06
Peugeot 207 GTI THP 1754cyl, 1598cc Turbo172 0 139.8 6.9 137Petrol 39.2’07
Renault Clio Gordini Cup RS4cyl, 1998cc200 159 6.7 141Petrol’10
Renault Clio Gordini RS4cyl, 1998cc200 159 6.7 141Petrol’10
Renaultsport Clio 1724cyl, 1998cc170 0 155.6 7.1 138Petrol 35.8’00-’04
Renaultsport Clio 172 Cup4cyl, 1998cc170 0 170.9 6.5 138Petrol’02-’04
Renaultsport Clio 1824cyl, 1998cc180 0 164.8 6.6 139Petrol 34.9’04-’06
Renaultsport Clio 1974cyl, 1998cc197 0 161.4 6.9 134Petrol 31.7’06-’09
Renaultsport Clio 197 Cup4cyl, 1998cc197 0 161.4 6.0 135Petrol’07-’09
Renaultsport Clio 197 R274cyl, 1998cc197 0 161.4 6.9 134Petrol 31.7’07-’09
Renaultsport Clio 2004cyl, 1998cc200 159 6.7 141Petrol’09
Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup4cyl, 1998cc200 159 6.7 141Petrol’09
Renaultsport Clio Trophy4cyl, 1998cc180 0 167.8 6.6 140Petrol 34.9’05-’06
Renaultsport Clio V66cyl, 2946cc230 0 175.1 5.8 145Petrol 23.0’99-’02
Renaultsport Clio V6 2556cyl, 2946cc255 0 185.1 5.8 153Petrol 23.0’03-’05
Renaultsport Mégane 225 Cup4cyl, 1998cc222 0 167.7 6.5 147Petrol 32.1
Renaultsport Mégane 2504cyl, 2.0ltr Turbo250 251Petrol’10
Renaultsport Mégane 250 Cup4cyl, 2.0ltr Turbo250 251Petrol’10
SEAT Ibiza Cupra4cyl, 1781cc Turbo178 0 144.9 7.1 143Petrol 35.3
SEAT Ibiza Cupra TDI4cyl, 1896cc Turbo158 0 136.6 7.6 135Diesel
SEAT Ibiza FR4cyl, 1781cc Turbo150 0 132.1 8.4 134Petrol 38.8
SEAT Leon Cupra4cyl, 1984cc Turbo237 206 175.1 6.3 153Petrol 32.8’06
SEAT Leon Cupra R4cyl, 2.0ltr Turbo262 258 6.2 155Petrol’10
SEAT Leon Cupra R 2254cyl, 1781cc Turbo222 0 163.9 6.9 150Petrol 32.1’03-’06
Skoda Fabia vRS4cyl, 1.4ltr Turbo Supercharger180 184 138.8 7.3 139Petrol 45.0’10
Subaru Impreza STi CS4004cyl, 2495cc Turbo395 0 3.7Petrol’10
Vauxhall Astra VXR4cyl, 1998cc Turbo237 0 172.9 6.7 152Petrol 30.4’06
Vauxhall Astra VXR Arctic4cyl, 2.0ltr Turbo237 236 6.2 152Petrol’10
Vauxhall Corsa VXR4cyl, 1598cc Turbo189 0 164.7 6.8 140Petrol’07
Vauxhall Corsa VXR Arctic Edition4cyl, 1598cc Turbo220 0 191.7 6.5 140Petrol’08
Volkswagen Golf GTI (Mk1)4cyl, 1781cc112 0 135.5 8.1 112Petrol 36.0’82-’84
Volkswagen Golf R4cyl, 2.0ltr Turbo267 258 5.5 155Petrol’09
Volkswagen Polo GTI4cyl, 1.4ltr Turbo Supercharger178 184 152.8 6.9 142Petrol 47.0’10
Volswagen Golf 2.3 V55cyl, 2324cc170 0 143.9 8.2 139Petrol 32.1’98-’03
VW Golf GTI (Mk5)4cyl, 1984cc Turbo197 207 149.8 6.7 145Petrol’04-’09
VW Golf GTI (Mk6)4cyl, 1984cc Turbo211 207 162.7 6.9 149Petrol 38.7’09
VW Golf R326cyl, 3189cc237 0 163.0 6.4 154Petrol 24.6’02-’04
VW Golf R326cyl, 3189cc246 0 165.5 5.8 155Petrol 26.4’06-’08
VW Golf VR66cyl, 2792cc174 0 144.9 7.1 138Petrol 23.5’92-’97
VW Polo GTI4cyl, 1781cc Turbo148 0 117.2 7.7 132Petrol 35.8’96-’09
VW Polo GTI4cyl, 1400cc Turbo Supercharger178 184 152.8 6.9 142Petrol 47.0’10

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Author: Chris Auty

Voted the Breakthrough Blogger of 2013 by SEAT and the Guild of Motoring Writers , Chris has lived and breathed cars since he was old enough to say 'faster'. With a penchant for hot hatches and an allergy to public transport, he would much prefer to drive a bad car than never drive at all. Fortunately his family has learned to put up with this obsession and the internet has provided a channel for his ramblings.

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