Volkswagen Passat vs Lexus IS200d - specifications

 VW PassatLexus IS
On-the-road price/total as tested£23,520/£25,015£24,865/£27,875
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£9,149/38.9%£9,175/36.9%
Depreciation£14,371£15,690
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£611/£1,220£889/£1,778
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)xxx/xxxxx£2,059/£3,432
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost21/£535/C/£3024/£547/E/£110
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs/30,000)£209/£367/£209
Length/wheelbase4,769/2,712mm4,585/2,730mm
Height/width1,470/1,820mm1,440/1,800mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/2,231cc
Peak power/revs 138/4,200bhp/rpm148/3,600bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 320/1,750Nm/rpm340/2,000Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/full size65 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 565 litres/N/A398 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,532/568/1,800kg1,635/440/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/0.27Cd10.2 metres/0.27Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/22310,000 miles/51
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.17th/22nd2nd/1st
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points91/77/54/5 stars5/4/2/87*
0-60/30-70mph9.8/9.4 secs9.3/8.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.2/6.7 secs4.7/7.5 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 8.6/11.9 secs8.0/16.8 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 132mph/1,800127mph/1,600
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.7/35.6/8.8m49.9/37.2/9.2m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph67/47/56/6562/44/56/65
Auto Express economy/rangexxxxx/xxxxx35.5mpg/508 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 50.4/70.6/61.4mpg44.8/64.2/55.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket*/119g/km/13%213/134g/km/18%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£420Eight/yes/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,535/yes/yesNo/yes/no
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,335/£260Yes/no/no
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£465/£990/£425£610/no/yes
Sat-nav/USB/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£2,400/yes/yes

Most Popular

Range Rover vs Bentley Bentayga: 2022 twin test review
Range Rover vs Bentley Bentayga - both cars front tracking
Car group tests

Range Rover vs Bentley Bentayga: 2022 twin test review

All-new Range Rover takes on Bentley Bentayga in luxury SUV face-off
2 Jul 2022
How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel near you
Diesel pump
Tips & advice

How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel near you

Cheap fuel is hard to come by in the UK at the moment but there are ways that you can minimise what you pay for petrol and diesel
1 Jul 2022
All-electric MG 4 to launch in September
MG4 - front static
News

All-electric MG 4 to launch in September

MG says the new MG 4 will be the first in a series of models using MSP architecture
4 Jul 2022