New VW Eos vs Megane CC - specifications

 VW EosMegane CC
On-the-road price/total as tested£24,570/£27,535£24,580/£25,400
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£11,400/46.4%£10,766/43.8%
Depreciation£13,170£13,814
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£883/£1,765£1,311/£2,622
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,924/£3,206£2,107/£3,511
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost23/£493/D/£9025/£523/H/£180
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs/30k)£239 (3yrs/30k)
Length/wheelbase4,423/2,578mm4,485/2,609mm
Height/width1,444/1,791mm1,434/1,811mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,995cc
Peak power 138/4,200 bhp/rpm158/3,750 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 320/1,750 Nm/rpm380/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/sp. saver60 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 205/380 litres211/417 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,592/483/1,500kg1,625/317/750kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.9 metres/N/A10.9 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/22318,000 miles/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.17th/22nd27th/15th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points4/4/2/84*5/3/2/75*
0-60/30-70mph10.9/10.4 secs10.0/10.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.6/7.6 secs3.7/5.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th10.9/15.7 secs7.5/9.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 129mph/1,800rpm134mph/2,250rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 56.3/40.9/10.6m58.4/44.8/10.1m
Auto Express economy/range38.0mpg/460 miles34.7mpg/458 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 48.7/67.3/58.9mpg32.8/50.4/42.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket199/125g/km/18%218/175g/km/27%
Airbags/Isofix/rear park sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise control£1,350/yes/£220No/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,485/£340Yes/£940/£560
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£465/£1,000/no£435/£680/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£785/yes/£250Yes/yes/yes

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