In the case of the five-speed
manual, the Ballade is capable of a top speed of 185 km/h. Combined
cycle fuel consumption is a claimed 6.3 litres/100 km with a CO2
emissions rating of 148 g/km. Figures for the automatic are 6.6
litres/100 km and 156g/km, respectively.
LOOK INSIDE: There are slight tweaks to the body, but the 2012 Ballade also sees a revised specification list.