Facts and figures

20 Feb, 2013 10:30am
Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI SE DSG Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC ES Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI SE
On the road price/total as tested £20,490/£22,340 £20,595/£21,095 £20,500/£21,590
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000) TBC £9,741/47.3% £10,209/49.8%
Depreciation TBC £10,854 £10,291
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £572/£1,144 £534/£1,068 £532/£1,063
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles) £1,614/£2,690 £1,484/£2,473 £1,645/£2,741
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 13/£416/B/£20 16/£355/A/£0 13/£406/A/£0
Servicing costs £499 (3yrs/30k) £695 (5yrs/62k) £329 (3yrs/30k)
Length/wheelbase 4,659/2,686mm 4,300/2,595mm 4,255/2,637mm
Height/width 1,461/1,814mm 1,470/1,770mm 1,452/1,799mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/1,598cc 4cyl in-line/1,597cc 4cyl in-line/1,598cc
Peak power/revs 104/3,000 bhp/rpm 118/4,000 bhp/rpm 104/3,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 250/1,500 Nm/rpm 300/2,000 Nm/rpm 250/1,500 Nm/rpm
Transmission 7-spd auto/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 50 litres/sealant 50 litres/sealant 50 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 590/1,580 litres 477/1,378 litres 380/1,270 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 1,245/625/1,800kg 1,487/442/1,500kg 1,295/580/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 10.4 metres/0.29Cd 11.3 metres/N/A 10.9 metres/0.27Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 3yrs (60,000)/3yrs 3yrs (90,000)/3yrs 3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers 20,000 miles (2yrs)/135 12,500 (1yr)/196 Variable/223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 1st/3rd 6th/6th 18th/25th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars N/A 94/83/69/5 stars 94/89/65/5
0-60/30-70mph 11.6/11.6 secs* 10.6/10.2 secs* 11.5/11.5 secs*
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.3/5.0 secs 4.4/6.4 secs 4.7/8.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th 7.4/9.7/13.2 secs 8.3/11.2 secs/N/A 11.7 secs/N/A/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 121mph/2,000rpm 129mph/2,000rpm 119mph/2,050rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 55.4/39.7/10.8m 54.3/38.5/9.9m 57.2/39.6/10.2m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph 69/47/66/69dB 68/46/69/68dB 65/43/59/64dB
Auto Express economy/range 48.0/10.7/528 miles 52.2/11.6/574 miles 47.1/10.5/518 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 61.4/80.7/72.4mpg 70.6/85.6/78.5mpg 61.4/85.6/74.3mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 13.5/17.8/15.9mpl 15.3/18.8/17.3mpl 13.5/18.8/16.3mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 158/102g/km/14% 145/94g/km/13% 161/99g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensors Seven/yes/yes Six/yes/yes Seven/yes/£445^
Automatic box/stability/cruise control Yes/yes/£180 No/yes/yes £1,415/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seats Yes/no/£200 Yes/no/no £400/£2,050/£370**
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go £495/£1,190/£300 £500/no/no £500/£785/£350
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth £550/yes/yes £675/yes/yes £735/yes/yes