New Mondeo shoot-out - specifications

 Skoda SuperbMazda 6Ford Mondeo
On-the-road price/total as tested£23,565/£24,005£22,795/£23,205£27,145/£32,065
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£990/£1,980£911/£1,823£1,249/£2,498
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,575/£2,625£1,669/£2,782£1,367/£2,279
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost22/£409/F/£12528/£474/F/£125N/A/G/£155
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£190/£280/£190£192/£250/£250N/A
Length/wheelbase4,838/2,761mm4,755/2,725mm4,800/2,850mm
Height/width1,462/1,817mm1,440/1,795mm1,500/1,886mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/2,183cc4cyl in-line/2,179cc
Peak power 170/4200 bhp/rpm177/3,500 bhp/rpm197/3,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 350/1,750 Nm/rpm400/1,800 Nm/rpm450/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/sealant64 litres/sealant70 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 595/1,700 litres510/1,702 litres540/1,460 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,555/563/1,800kg1,555/555/1,600kg1,615/705/2,000kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.5 metres/0.30Cd11.8 metres/0.27Cd11.6 metres/0.29Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs 60k/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/13512,500 miles/159Variable/781
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.1st/2nd14th/19th24th/29th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars90/81/50/577/81/49/55/4/2/92*
0-60/30-70mph9.5/9.3 secs9.0/8.8 secs8.6/8.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.7/6.4 secs3.6/6.4 secs3.3/6.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.3/10.3 secs6.9/8.8 secs6.6/9.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 138mph/2,050rpm135mph/2,000rpm137mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.8/34.9/9.0m49.4/35.8/9.6m48.5/35.6/8.9m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph67/53/61/66dB63/54/56/63dB67/51/57/63dB
Auto Express economy/range40.8mpg/538 miles38.5mpg/542 milesN/A
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 37.7/60.1/49.6mpg40.9/62.8/52.3mpg36.2/56.5/47.0mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket186/149g/km/21%197/142g/km/20%161/159g/km/23%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/yesSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/£450
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,310/yes/yesNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£750/yesYes/£1,300/£325
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£410/yes/£350£410/yes/yes£445/£700/£200
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/BluetoothYes/yes/yes/yesDFO/yes/yes/yes£1,500/yes/yes/yes

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