Ford Focus Estate vs Skoda Octavia - specifications

 Ford Focus Estate 1.6 Zetec"Skoda Octavia
1.2 TSI
On the road price/total as tested£18,600/£21,145£16,080/£16,155
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£5,822/31.3%£5,419/33.7%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£627/£1,253£509/£1,018
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,440/£4,067£1,978/£3,297
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost14/£393/E/£11013/£427/E/£110
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£165/£219/£230£145/£255/£145
Engine4cyl in-line/1,596cc4cyl in-line/1,197cc
Peak power/revs 123/6,000 bhp/rpm104/5,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 159/4,000 Nm/rpm175/1,550 Nm/rpm
Transmission 5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity (litres)/spare wheel55 litres/sp. saver55 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 476/1,502 litres605/1,655 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,312/513/800kg1,280/675/1,200kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/N/A10.8 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12.5k miles (1yr)/7810k miles (1yr)/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.20th/28th1st/2nd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars92/82/72/54/4/2/81
0-60/30-70mph11.0/11.8 secs9.6/9.7 secs
30-50mph (3rd/4th)7.1/8.8 secs5.1/6.5 secs
50-70mph (5th/6th) 15.7 secs/N/A9.4/12.5 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 122mph/3,050rpm119mph/2,400rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.8/35.3/9.0m48.0/35.2/10.0m
Noise level outside/idle/30/7055/38/54/66dB55/39/58/66dB
Auto Express economy/range30.4mpg/368 miles37.5mpg/454 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 34.9/58.9/47.1mpg39.8/57.7/49.6mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket215/139g/km/17%174/134g/km/16%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/£525*Four/yes/£300
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/no£1,160/£395/£225
Climate control/leather/heated seatsNo/no/no£490/no/£275
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£495/no/no£440/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£750/yes/yes£1,580/£185/£465


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