Golf Plus v FR-V - specifications

Honda FR-V 1.8 ES vs VW Golf Plus SE 1.4 TSI

 Honda FR-V 1.8 ESVW Golf Plus SE 1.4 TSI
On the road price/total as tested£17,800/N/A£17,865/£19,235
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£5,945/33.4%N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£854/£1,708£643/£1,286
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,471/£2,452£1,439/£2,398
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost20/£355/I/£17515/£285/G/£150
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£179/£308/£198£146/£248/£145
Length/wheelbase4,285/2,680mm4,204/2,578mm
Height/width1,625/1,810mm1,592/1,759mm
Engine4cyl/1,799cc4cyl/1,390cc
Peak power138/6,300 bhp/rpm120/5,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque174/4,300 Nm/rpm200/1,500 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel58 litres/sp. saver55 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)439/1,049 litres*395/1,450 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,423/552/500kg1,341/629/700kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.4 metres/n/a10.8 metres/n/a
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (90k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles/196Variable miles/223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.5th (09)/6th (08)16th (09)/23rd (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points4/3/3/76N/A
0-60/30-70mph10.4/10.2 secs9.7/9.4 secs
30-50mph in kickdown6.1/7.5 secs5.1/6.4 secs
50-70mph in kickdown11.9/16.6 secs9.9/12.3 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph118mph/2,900rpm121mph/2,400rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph52.1/37.3/9.7m50.2/36.5/9.3m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph55/36/63/71dB60/38/58/71dB
Auto Express economy/range35.3mpg/450 miles36.1mpg/437 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined30.1/44.8/37.7mpg33.6/52.3/43.5mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket185/177g/km/24%181/152g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix child seat mountsSix/yes/£415Six/yes/yes
Air-con/rear parking sensors£1,300/yes/yes£1,325/yes/yes
Met paint/foglights/alloy wheelsYes/no/no£695/£1,800/£330^
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth£416/no/no£395/no/yes
Stability/cruise ctrl/shift paddles£469/no/yes/£347£1,570/£350/y/£295
 

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