Facts and figures

Mazda 6 2.2D SportVW Passat 2.0 TDI SportSkoda Superb 2.0 TDI SE Plus
On the road price/total as tested£25,495/£26,755£25,120/£25,120£23,755/£23,755
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£10,861/42.6%£10,500/41.8%£9,526/40.1%
Depreciation£14,634£14,620£14,229
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£865/£1,730£902/£1,805£1,084/£2,168
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,010/£3,350£1,768/£2,946£1,872/£3,120
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost21/£599/C/£3021/£471/C/£12023/£438/F/£135
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceTBC£349 (3yrs/30k)£173/£273/£173
Length/wheelbase4,870/2,830mm4,874/2,712mm4,838/2,761mm
Height/width1,450/1,840mm1,470/1,820mm1,462/1,817mm
Engine4cyl in-line/2,191cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power/revs173/4,500 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs420/2,000 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel62 litres/repair kit70 litres/full-size alloy60 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)483/1,632 litres565 litres/N/A595/1,700 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight2,055/650/1,600kg2,100/643/1,800kg2,118/638/1,800kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.2 metres/0.26Cd11.4 metres/0.27Cd10.8 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs Mazda3yrs (60k)/1yr VW3yrs (60k)/3yrs Skoda
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles (1yr)/170Variable/223Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.17th/27th18th/25th1st/3rd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A91/77/54/590/81/50/5
0-60/30-70mph8.5/7.5 secs*8.7/8.0 secs8.0/7.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.1/4.5 secs4.1/6.7 secs3.4/4.7 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.9/7.8 secs7.7/10.8 secs7.1/8.7 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph139mph/2,050rpm140mph/1,850rpm138mph/2,050rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph52.4/37.9/9.9m*49.1/34.7/10.0m50.7/36.9/9.5m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph60/43/62/69dB67/47/59/68dB71/49/61/67dB
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range38.0/8.4/518 miles43.2/9.6/665 miles40.8/9.1/538 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined51.4/72.4/62.8mpg52.3/68.9/61.4mpg37.7/60.1/49.6mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined11.3/15.9/13.8mpl11.5/15.2/13.5mpl8.3/13.2/10.9mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket199/119g/km/17%175/120g/km/18%186/149g/km/23%
Airbags/park. sens./reversing cameraSix/yes/yesSix/£435/£300Seven/rear**/no
Automatic box/stability/cruise control£1,200/yes/yes£1,720/yes/yes£1,345/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£1,365/£270Yes/no/£195
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£520^/yes/yes£500/£1,005/£435£495/£865/£370
Sat-nav/USB/DAB radio/Bluetooth£600/yes/no/yesYes/yes/yes/yesYes/yes/no/yes

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