Estate mega-test - specifications

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On the road price/total as tested£24,795/£26,245£22,295/£22,295£26,085/£28,475£25,040/£25,040£25,820/£27,460
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£10,042/40.5%£6,666/29.9%£11,190/42.9%£9,866/39.4%£10,018/38.8%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,091/£2,182£847/£1,694£678/£1,356£1152/£2,304£1,291/£2,582
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,586/£2,643£1,481/£2,468£1,468/£2,446£1,805/£3,008£1,669/£2,782
Insurance group/quote22/£44123/£45019/£40723/£49021/£455
Road tax band/costG/£155E/£110D/£90G/£155H/£180
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£200/£240/£280£845 (3yrs)£930 (3yrs)£750 (4yrs)£225/£395/£225
Length/wheelbase4,838/2,761mm4,830/2,850mm4,823/2,816mm4,740/2,705mm4,775/2,750mm
Height/width1,510/1,817mm1,548/1,886mm1,547/1,861mm1,440/1,840mm1,535/1,780mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,997cc4cyl in-line/1,560cc4cyl in-line/2,199cc4cyl boxer/1,998cc
Peak power 168/4,200 bhp/rpm138/4,000 bhp/rpm108/4,000 bhp/rpm148/4,000 bhp/rpm148/3,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 350/1,750 Nm/rpm340/1,750 Nm/rpm240/1,750 Nm/rpm350/2,000 Nm/rpm350/1,800 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/sealant70 litres/sp. saver70 litres/sealant65 litres/foam65 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 633/1,865 litres542/1,733 litres555/1,580 litres395/1,183 litres526/1,677 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,577/563/1,400kg1,590/685/1,800kg1,650/570/1,200kg1,559/N/A/1,700kg1,584/491/1,700kg
Turning circle/drag coefficientN/A/N/A11.5 metres/N/A11.7 metres/0.29Cd11.0 metres/N/A11.0 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (90k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/13512,500 miles/78112,500 miles/13612,500 miles/19612,000 miles/79
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.1st/2nd^24th/27th^16th/19th^7th/4th^5th/5th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars90/81/50/55/4/2/92*88/84/43/586/79/54/579/73/58/5
0-60/30-70mph9.1/9.1 secs9.4/9.2 secs12.8/13.0 secs10.0 secs/N/A9.6/9.8 secs
30-50mph 3rd/4th3.7/6.1 secs3.7/5.8 secs6.2/9.7 secs4.2/6.0 secs4.4/6.9 secs
50-70mph 5th/6th7.8/10.6 secs7.6/10.3 secs11.9 secs/N/A7.8/11.0 secs8.3/10.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 135mph/2,000rpm127mph/N/A118mph/2,200rpm129mph/2,100rpm120mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 45.1/35.7/8.7m47.6/34.4/9.0m48.9/36.5/9.1m52.0/38.4/9.7m46.9/34.5/8.8m
Auto Express economy/range42.1mpg/556 miles45.1mpg/694 miles45.5mpg/701 miles37.0mpg/529 miles40.0mpg/396 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.7/57.6/47.9mpg37.2/57.6/47.9mpg47.9/65.7/57.7mpg37.7/56.5/47.9mpg35.8/51.4/44.1mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket180/153g/km/22%168/139g/km/19%166/129g/km/13%205/157g/km/23%189/168g/km/25%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSeven/yes/yesSeven/yes/£383Six/yes/yesSix/yes/£495Six/yes/£184
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,280/yes/yes£1,500/yes/yesNo/yes/yes£1,425/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£1,300/£325Yes/yes/£265Yes/no/noYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£410/yes/no£445/£700/£340£625/£1,000**/no£480/no/no£415/yes/no
Satellite navigation/aux-in/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£600/yes/yes£1,500/yes/yes£1,125/yes/yes£1,226/yes/£230

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