Which Way Now? - specifications

 BMW X6 Mercedes CLS 350Porsche Cayenne GTSAudi A5
On the road price/total as tested"£44,145/£55,965""£46,995/£51,585""£54,350/£62,170""£33,775/£39,870"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£25,251/57.2%""£26,317/56.0%""£28,099/51.7% ""£20,029/59.3%"
Running costs/Contract hireN/A/n/a105.6ppm/£747"164.2ppm/£1,166"79.5ppm/£550
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£3,090/£6,180""£3,008/£6,015""£3,805/£7,609""£1,959/£3,917"
"Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)""£2,081/£3,468""£2,498/£4,164""£3,643/£6,072""£2,094/£3,490"
Ins. group/quote/VED band/cost47/£698/F/£21047/£651/F/£21050/£796/G/£40033/£568/F/£210
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service"£615 (3yrs/36,000)"£263/£351/£263£508/£621/£299£390/£430/£450
Length/wheelbase"4,877/2,933mm""4,913/2,854mm""4,795/2,855mm""4,625/2,751mm"
Height/width"1,690/1,983mm""1,390/1,873mm""1,675/1,957mm""1,372/1,854mm"
Engine"6cyl in-line/2,993cc""V6/3,498cc""V8/4,806cc""V6/2,967cc"
Peak power "286/4,400 bhp/rpm""288/6,400bhp/rpm""405/6,500bhp/rpm""237/4,000bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "580/1,750 Nm/rpm""365/3,000Nm/rpm""500/3,500Nm/rpm""500/1,500 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd auto/4wd7-spd auto/rwd6-spd man/4wd6-spd man/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel85 litres/run-flats80 litres/space saver100 litres/foam seal64 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "570/1,450 litres"505 litres/N/A"540/1,770 litres"455/829 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"2,110/600/2,700kg""1,735/465kg/N/A""2,225/855/3,080kg""1,610/500/1,900kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/0.33Cd11.2 metres/0.30Cd11.7 metres/0.36Cd11.4 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3y (unltd)/3y BMW3y (unltd)/30y Mobilo2y (60k)/1y Porsche 3y (60k)/3y Audi
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/154Variable/136 "20,000 miles/34"Variable/135
Driver Power car/dealer positionn/a/12thn/a/14thn/a/5thn/a/16th
0-60/30-70mph6.8/7.2 secs6.7/6.2 secs6.3/5.8 secs6.2/5.8 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 3.0 secs*2.5 secs*3.2/4.9 secs3.0/5.2 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 4.0 secs*3.8 secs*6.0/8.7 secs6.1/9.3 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "147mph/2,000rpm""155mph/2,100rpm""153mph/2,600rpm""155mph/1,800rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.0/34.0/8.6 metres46.6/33.9/8.7 metres41.3/27.9/6.8 metres45.4/33.9/8.5 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/45/58/67dB63/43/62/69dB67/43/63/71dB63/43/64/71dB
Auto Express economy/range32.4mpg/606 miles24.5mpg/431 miles16.8mpg/370 miles32.2/453 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 26.9/39.8/34.0mpg21.7/40.4/31.0mpg12.5/25.9/18.7mpg28.5/49.6/39.2mpg
Actual/Claimed CO2/tax bracket234/220g/km/35%266/217g/km/32%388/361g/km/35%235/191g/km/29%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors10/yes/yesSix/£320/£605Six/yes/£69310/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes"£1,760/yes/£294"No/yes/£190
Clim control/leather/heated seats"Yes/£1,510/£260" Yes/yes/yesYes/yes/£626 Yes/yes/£250
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless goNCO/yes/yes"Yes/£1,100/£880""£602/£1,038/£705"£600/yes/£495
MP3 connection/BluetoothYes/£540Yes/yes No/noYes/£650
Satellite navigation/CD changer"£1,845/£305""£1,995+/£1,995+""£2,092/£348""£1,975/£265"

Most Popular

Euro 7 standards: EU considers lifetime surveillance of every new car
UK Motorway
News

Euro 7 standards: EU considers lifetime surveillance of every new car

Cars could feed data to the EU every second they are being driven; rules could also force hybrids into EV mode, while MoT test results could be affect…
5 Mar 2021
New Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo electric shooting brake unveiled
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo - front
Porsche Taycan

New Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo electric shooting brake unveiled

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo range breaks cover – EV estate comes in four different versions with prices starting from £79,340
5 Mar 2021
New Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid 2021 review
Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid - front
Cupra Formentor

New Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid 2021 review

The new Cupra Formentor is stylish and practical, but the plug-in e-Hybrid falls short of being the pick of the range
3 Mar 2021