All-new 9-5 vs Superb - specifications

 Saab 9-5 TiD SESkoda Superb 2.0 TDI CR Elegznce DSG
On the road price/total as tested"£27,845/£31,510""£24,875/£25,275"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)"N/A"£9,527/38.3%"
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£1,504/£3,007""£1,144/£2,289"
"Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)""£1,618/£2,696""£1,742/£2,903"
Ins. group/quote/VED band/cost24/£475/I/£20022/£448/G/£155
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£228/£408/£277£265/£472/£312
Length/wheelbase"5,008/2,837mm""4,838/2,761mm"
Height/width"1,458/1868mm""1,462/1,817mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,956cc""4cyl in-line/1,968cc"
Peak power "158/4,000 bhp/rpm""168/4,200 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "350/1,750 Nm/rpm""350/1,750 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd auto/fwd6-spd DSG/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/space saver60 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 515 litres/N/A"565/1,670 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,725/445/1,700kg""1,515/620/1,800kg"
Drag coefficient0.28Cd0.30Cd
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (60k)/3 yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals (miles)/UK dealers"18,000 miles/101 "Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.21st/13th1st/2nd
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points94/80/44/5 stars5/4/2/93*
0-60/30-70mph10.0/10.0 secs8.6/8.1 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 4.0/6.3 secs3.4/5.1 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 8.1/12.8 secs6.6/9.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "130mph/1,800rpm""137mph/2,150rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 45.5/31.8/8.7m48.9/35.4/9.0m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph66/47/65/70dB64/46/65/72dB
Auto Express economy/range40.8mpg/628 miles37.9mpg/500 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 30.4/53.3/41.5mpg36.2/55.4/46.3mpg
Actual/Claimed CO2/tax bracket186/179g/km/27%200/159g/km/23%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yes
Bluetooth/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes (part)/yesYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£525/£500/yes£400/yes/no
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3"£1,200/no/yes"Yes/£320/yes

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