Mazda 6 Estate vs VW Passat - specifications

 Mazda 6 EstateVW Passat
On the road price/total as tested"£21,030/£21,405""£22,065/£22,065"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£9,548/45.4 per cent""£8,782/39.8 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire57.2ppm/£40457.5ppm/£402
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£925/£1,682""£1,068/£1,942"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)""£1,546/£2,576""£1,728/£2,880"
Ins grp/quote/road tax band/cost 21/£345/C/£12020/£330/D/£145
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£341/£210/£288£120/£228/£120
Length/wheelbase "4,785/2,725mm""4,774/2,709mm"
Height/width"1,490/1,795mm""1,517/1,820mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,999cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,968cc turbo"
Peak power"138/3,500 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"330/2,000 Nm/rpm""320/1,750 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, man/fwd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 64 litres/tyre repair kit70 litres/full size
Boot capacity (seats up/down)"519/1,751 litres""513/1,641 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,545/565/1,800kg""1,510/630/1,800kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.8 metres/0.28Cd11.4 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs Mazda"3yrs (60,000)/1yr VW Assist"
Service intervals/UK dealers "12,500 miles/159"Variable miles/254
Driver Power position (car/dealers)N/A/1142/23
Euro NCAP adult/child/ped/pointsN/A5/4/2/89 (saloon)
0-60/30-70mph9.3/9.6 secs9.6/9.4 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.2/6.6 secs4.0/5.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.9/12.0 secs7.3/10.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "123mph/1,900rpm""128mph/1,900rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 46.2/32.6/8.1 metres50.6/37.6/9.6 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph63/50/64/71dB66/46/58/66dB
Auto Express economy/range40.2mpg/566 miles37.5mpg/578 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 41.5/56.5/49.6mpg37.7/56.5/47.9mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket188/149g/km/20 per cent202/156g/km/22 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/DFO/yesSix/yes/£355/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes"£1,270/yes/£205"
Electric sunroof/metallic paint/xenonsNo/£375/yes£515/£365/£815
Elec t’gate/clim ctrl/leather/heated seatsNo/yes/yes*/yes"No/yes/£1,445/£205"
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/BluetoothDFO/yes/yes/yes"£1,600/£220/yes/£575"

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