Porsche Panamera vs rivals - specifications

 Porsche Panamera SMercedes CLS 63 AMGAudi RS6 AvantBMW M6 Coupe
On-the-road price/total as tested"£72,266/£79,678""£74,555/£78,558"" £76,090/£ 79,755""£84,340/£92,395"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)"N/A"£29,002/38.9%""£32,262/42.4%""£28,254/33.5%"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£5,059/£10,117""£5,219/£10,438""£5,326/£ 10,653""£5,904/£11,808"
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)"£2,923/£4,872""£4,274/£7,123""£4,245/£7,074""£3,849/£6,415"
Insurance group/quote49/TBC"50/£1,617"46/£945"50/£2,446"
Road tax band/costL/£405M/£405M/£405M/£405
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceTBC£299/£499/£299£420/£580/£450"£3,220 (5y/60k)"
Engine"V8/4,806cc""V8/6,208cc""V10 bi-turbo/4,991cc""V10/4,999cc"
Peak power "395/6,500 bhp/rpm""506/6,800 bhp/rpm""572/6,250 bhp/rpm""500/7,750 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "500/3,500 Nm/rpm""630/5,200 Nm/rpm""650/1,500Nm/rpm""520/6,100 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 7-spd twin clutch/rwd7-spd auto/rwd6-spd auto/4wd7-spd seq man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel80 litres/sealant90 litres/space saver80 litres/sealant70 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "445/1,263 litres"505/N/A litres"565/1,660 litres"450/N/A litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,770/635kg""1,905/465kg""2,025/630kg""1,785/415kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficientN/A/0.29Cd11.9metres/N/A11.5 metres/N/A12.5metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery2yrs (unltd)/2yrs3yrs (unltd)/30yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/34Variable/136Variable /135Variable/154
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.3rd(09)/5th(08)9th(09)/14th(08)11th(09)/16th(08)8th(09)/12th(08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A5/4/1/75N/A
0-60/30-70mph5.5/4.4 secs5.0/4.4 secs4.4/3.8 secs4.3/3.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 2.7/3.9 secs2.9/4.5 secs3.2/4.6 secs2.8/3.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th 5.4/7.2/12.7 secs6.4/8.3 secs/N/A5.3/8.2 secs/N/A4.4/5.7/7.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "177mph/1,500rpm""155mph/2,000rpm""155mph/2,000rpm""155mph/2,600rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 42.5/31.6/8.6m49.2/35.4/9.7m46.6/33.8/9.0m41.4/32.5/7.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph64/42/61/66dB65/44/63/68dB67/50/61/70dB69/50/65/70dB
Auto Express economy/range21.2mpg/373 miles14.5mpg/287 miles14.6mpg/257 miles16.1mpg/248 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 15/31.7/22.6mpg12.5/28.5/19.5mpg13.8/27.4/20.2mpg13.2/27.7/19.8mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket308/253g/km/35%450/345g/km/35%447/333g/km/35%405/342g/km/35%
Airbags/front/rear parking sensorsEight/£311/yesSix/£592*/£592*Six/yes/yesSix/yes
Adaptive dampers/power fold mirrorsYes/yesYes/yesYes/yesYes/yes
Cruise control/xenon lightsYes/yesYes/yesYes/yesYes/yes
Electric/heated/cooled seatsYes/yes/£737Yes/yes/£568Yes/yesYes/yes/no
Sat-nav/ceramic brakes/aux in"Yes/£5,235/yes""£2,128/£5,715^/y""Yes/£6,115/yes"Yes/no/yes


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