Audi A5 Sportback vs VW Passat CC - specifications

 VW Passat CC GT TDI DSGA5 Sportback TDI SE
On the road price/total as tested"£27,140/£31,970""£25,000/£30,700"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)""£14,628/53.9%""£10,625/42.5%"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£977/£1,954""£1,100/£2,200"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£1,554/£2,590""£1,558/£ 2,597"
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost26/N/A/E/£12025/N/A/G/£150
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£200/£250/£200£248/£353/£248
Length/wheelbase"4,711/2,810mm""4,799/2,708mm"
Height/width"1,391/1,854mm""1,417/1,855mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,968cc""4cyl in-line/1,968cc"
Peak power "168/4,200 bhp/rpm""168/4,200 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "350/1,750 Nm/rpm""350/1,750 Nm/rpm"
Transmission Six-spd manual/fwdSix-spd DSG/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel65 litres/sp. saver70 litres/full-size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 480/980 litres532 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload"1,530/500kg""1,491/499kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.5 metres/0.29Cd11.4 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/3yrs""3yrs (60,000)/1yr "
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/135Variable/254
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.11th (09)/16th (08)16th (09)/23rd (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph8.6/7.7 secs8.4/7.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.7/5.9 secs3.4/5.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.7/9.3 secs6.3/8.6 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "141mph/2,000rpm""139mph/2,100rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 45.6/33.2/8.7m48.8/35.8/9.1m
Auto Express economy/range37.6mpg/538 miles37.5mpg/577 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 43.5/62.8/54.3mpg36.2/55.4/46.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket201/137g/km/18%202/159g/km/22%
Airbags/xenons/metallic paint "Six/£1,080/£585"Six/£865/£395
Adaptive dampers/leatherNo/yesYes/no
Electric mirrors/multifunction wheel£170/yes£175/yes
Rear parking sensors/reversing cameraYes/£635£355*/£780
Sat-nav/cruise control/Isofix "£1,550/£185/yes""£1,920/£205/yes"

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