Facts and figures

1 Oct, 2012 11:35am
Chevrolet Cruze Skoda Octavia
On-the-road price/total as tested £18,685/£19,130 £18,470/£18,470
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000) £5,923/31.7% £6,483/35.1%
Depreciation £12,762 £11,987
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £633/£1,267 £626/£1,252
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles) £1,642/£2,737 £1,821/£3,035
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost 20/£355/C/£30 15/£331/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £349 (3yrs/30k miles) £129/£249/£129
Length/wheelbase 4,510/2,685mm 4,569/2,578mm
Height/width 1,477/1,797mm 1,462/1,769mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/1,686cc 4cyl in-line/1,598cc
Peak power 128/4,000 bhp/rpm 104/4,400 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 300/2,000 Nm/rpm 250/1,500 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6spd man/fwd 5spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 60 litres/repair kit 55 itres/repair kit
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 413/883 litres 585/1,455 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 1,429/513/1,200kg 1,275/675/1,400kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 10.9 metres/N/A 10.2 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 5yrs (100k)/1yr AA 3yrs (60k)/3yrs RAC
Service intervals/UK dealers 10k miles (1yr)/113 10k miles (1yr)/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. N/A 1st/3rd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars 96/84/34/5 27/37/17/4**
0-60/30-70mph 9.9/10.1 secs 10.7/10.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.9/5.5 secs 4.9/8.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.8/11.3 secs 11.3 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 124mph/2,000rpm 118mph/1,950rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.7/36.5/9.0m 49.9/36.3/9.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph 71/54/61/69dB 74/53/63/70dB
Auto Express econ. (mpg/mpl)/range 47.9/10.6/632 miles 43.2/9.5/523 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 51.3/72.4/62.7mpg 49.6/72.4/62.8mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 11.3/15.9/13.8mpl 10.9/15.9/13.8mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 158/117g/km/17% 175/119g/km/17%
Airbags/ISOFIX/rear parking sensors Six/yes/yes Four/yes/yes
Clim control/leather/heated seats Yes/1,500*/£1,500* £485/no/£280
Met paint/auto lights/auto wipers £445/yes/yes £460/£175/£175^
M-function wheel/stability/cruise control Yes/yes/yes Yes/£400/£230
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth £750/yes/no Yes/yes/yes