Skoda challenge road test - specifications

 Skoda Superb SEFord Mondeo Titanium XAudi A4 2.0 TDI SEUsed BMW 520d
On the road price/total as tested"£19,030/£19,480""£23,295/£26,770""£22,150/£27,790""£18,995/£18,995"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)""£8,373/44.0%""£7,967/34.2%""£12,382/55.9%""£8,995(est)/N/A"
Running costs/contract hireN/A57.4ppmN/AN/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£837/£1,675""£1072/£2,143""£797/£1,595""£874/£1,748"
"Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)""£1,939/£3,232""£1,689/£2,815""£1,813/£3,022""£1,793/£2,989"
Ins. group/quote/VED band/cost18/£312/D/£14519/£299/D/£14520/£313/C/£12031/£346/D/£145
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£207/£255/£207£200/£205/£205VariableVariable
Length/wheelbase"4,838/2,761mm""4,778/2,850mm""4,703/2,808mm""4,841/2,888mm"
Height/width"1,462/1,817mm""1,500/1,886mm""1,427/1,826mm""1,468/1,846mm"
Engine"4cyl in-line/1,968cc""4cyl in line/1,997cc""4cyl in-line/1,968cc""4cyl in-line/1,995cc"
Peak power "140/4,000 bhp/rpm""138/4,000 bhp/rpm""118/4,200 bhp/rpm""161/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque "320/1,800 Nm/rpm""320/1,750Nm/rpm""290/1,750 Nm/rpm""340/2,000 Nm/rpm"
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/full-size70 litres/sp. saver65 litres/sp. saver70 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) "565/1,670 litres""540/1,460 litres"480/962 litres520 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,490/620/1,800kg""1,615/555/1,800kg""1,465/550/1,500kg""1,510/540/1,800kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficientN/A/0.30Cd11.5 metres/N/A11.4 metres/0.27Cd11.4 metres/0.28Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs1yr (u’ltd)/1yr^^
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable miles/143"12,500 miles/781"Variable miles/135Variable miles/154
Driver Power mfr/dealer position2nd/2nd20th/26th11th/16th6th/12th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped/points5/4/2/935/4/2/924/5/2/894/4/1/73
0-60/30-70mph10.5/10.1 secs9.1/8.9 secs10.2/9.8 secs10.1/9.4 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 4.3/6.3 secs3.6/5.3 secs4.4/6.6 secs4.2/7.1 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 8.0/10.5 secs7.5/10.1 secs9.3/14.4 secs8.4/11.8 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "128mph/2,100rpm"130mph/N/A"127mph/1,950rpm""139mph/2,000rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.7/36.5/9.1m46.9/32.6/8.6m45.7/33.6/8.6m48.0/34.5/8.6m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph63/44/60/67dB64/46/61/68dB66/42/59/65dB66/41/57/64dB
Auto Express economy/range34.4mpg/454 miles39.5mpg/608 miles36.8mpg/526 miles37.2mpg/573 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 37.7/56.5/47.9mpg38.2/57.6/47.9mpg42.2/68.9/55.4mpg60.1/47.9/35.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket220/155g/km/22%192/156g/km/23%206/134g/km/18%203/158g/km/23%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/yesSeven/yes/yes*Four/yes/£650*Four/yes/no
Clim ctrl/leather/heated seats"Yes/£1,300/£325"Yes/yes/yes"Yes/£1,290/£250"No/no/no
Met paint/electric rear windows£400/no/no£375/£300**/yes£550/no/£495Yes/no/no
Stability/cruise ctrl/xenon lights"£1,275/yes/yes""£1,250/yes/yes"No/yes/£190No/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD/MP3 socket"£1,300/yes/yes""£1,200/yes/yes""£1,975/yes^/£375"No/no/no

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