VW Caddy Maxi vs Skoda Roomster - specifications

 VW Caddy MaxiSkoda Roomster
On the road price/total as tested"£17,995/£19,255""£14,220/£15,345"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/A/N/A"£8,176/42.5 per cent"
Running costs/contract hireN/A/N/A41.7ppm/£276
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£950/£1,728""£563/£1,024"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)""£1,766/£2,944""£1,534/£2,556"
Ins grp/quote/road tax band/cost 16/£283/E/£17014/£280/C/£120
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£180/£350/£250£142/£291/£365
Length/wheelbase "4,875/3,002mm""4,205/2,617mm"
Height/width"1,834/1,794mm""1,607/1,684mm"
Engine"4cyl/1,968cc turbo""4cyl/1,896cc turbo"
Peak power"138/4,000 bhp/rpm""104/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"320/1,750 Nm/rpm""240/1,800 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, man/fwd""5-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 60 litres/full-size55 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)N/A/N/A"450/1,555 litres*"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,734/626/1,500kg""1,255/515/1,200kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient12.2 metres/N/A10.5 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (100,000)/3yrs ""3yrs (60,000)/3yrs"
Service intervals/UK dealers "18,000 miles/254""10,000 miles/135"
Driver Power position (car/dealers)N/A/23rd N/A/2nd
Euro NCAP adult/child/ped/pointsFour/three/two/70Five/four/two/88
0-60/30-70mph11.3/11.6 secs11.2/11.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.2/5.9 secs5.0/7.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 8.8/10.9 secs11.0 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "116mph/2,100rpm""113mph/2,400rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.5/34.9/8.5 metres50.2/37.6/9.4 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph68/50/63/69dB68/51/67/73dB
Auto Express economy/range37.0mpg/488 miles39.8mpg/482 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.2/50.4/44.1mpg42.2/61.4/53.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket205/169g/km/24 per cent190/139g/km/18 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsFour/no/£245/£120**Six/no/yes/no
Air-con/clim ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/no/no/£220^Yes/£250/no/£140
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/£195No/£340/yes
Elec sunroof/met paint/xenon lightsNo/£345/no No/£350/no
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£1,550/£235/no/no"DFO/no/yes/no

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