Facts and figures

13 Feb, 2013 10:30am
Mazda 6 2.2D Sport VW Passat 2.0 TDI Sport Skoda Superb 2.0 TDI SE Plus
On the road price/total as tested £25,495/£26,755 £25,120/£25,120 £23,755/£23,755
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000) £10,861/42.6% £10,500/41.8% £9,526/40.1%
Depreciation £14,634 £14,620 £14,229
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £865/£1,730 £902/£1,805 £1,084/£2,168
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles) £2,010/£3,350 £1,768/£2,946 £1,872/£3,120
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 21/£599/C/£30 21/£471/C/£120 23/£438/F/£135
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service TBC £349 (3yrs/30k) £173/£273/£173
Length/wheelbase 4,870/2,830mm 4,874/2,712mm 4,838/2,761mm
Height/width 1,450/1,840mm 1,470/1,820mm 1,462/1,817mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/2,191cc 4cyl in-line/1,968cc 4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power/revs 173/4,500 bhp/rpm 168/4,200 bhp/rpm 168/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 420/2,000 Nm/rpm 350/1,750 Nm/rpm 350/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 62 litres/repair kit 70 litres/full-size alloy 60 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 483/1,632 litres 565 litres/N/A 595/1,700 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 2,055/650/1,600kg 2,100/643/1,800kg 2,118/638/1,800kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 11.2 metres/0.26Cd 11.4 metres/0.27Cd 10.8 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 3yrs (60k)/3yrs Mazda 3yrs (60k)/1yr VW 3yrs (60k)/3yrs Skoda
Service intervals/UK dealers 12,500 miles (1yr)/170 Variable/223 Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 17th/27th 18th/25th 1st/3rd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars N/A 91/77/54/5 90/81/50/5
0-60/30-70mph 8.5/7.5 secs* 8.7/8.0 secs 8.0/7.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.1/4.5 secs 4.1/6.7 secs 3.4/4.7 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 5.9/7.8 secs 7.7/10.8 secs 7.1/8.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 139mph/2,050rpm 140mph/1,850rpm 138mph/2,050rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.4/37.9/9.9m* 49.1/34.7/10.0m 50.7/36.9/9.5m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph 60/43/62/69dB 67/47/59/68dB 71/49/61/67dB
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range 38.0/8.4/518 miles 43.2/9.6/665 miles 40.8/9.1/538 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 51.4/72.4/62.8mpg 52.3/68.9/61.4mpg 37.7/60.1/49.6mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 11.3/15.9/13.8mpl 11.5/15.2/13.5mpl 8.3/13.2/10.9mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 199/119g/km/17% 175/120g/km/18% 186/149g/km/23%
Airbags/park. sens./reversing camera Six/yes/yes Six/£435/£300 Seven/rear**/no
Automatic box/stability/cruise control £1,200/yes/yes £1,720/yes/yes £1,345/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats Yes/yes/yes Yes/£1,365/£270 Yes/no/£195
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go £520^/yes/yes £500/£1,005/£435 £495/£865/£370
Sat-nav/USB/DAB radio/Bluetooth £600/yes/no/yes Yes/yes/yes/yes Yes/yes/no/yes