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Diesel coupé clash - specifications

 VW SciroccoPeugeot RCZ
On the road price/total as tested£24,775/£28,885£24,550/£27,575
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£12,734/51.4%£14,828/60.4%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,041/£2,081£933/£1,866
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,700/£2,833£1,852/£3,087
Ins. group/quote/road tax/cost26/£518/F/£12530/£689/E/£110
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250 (3yrs)£250/£250/£450
Length/wheelbase4,256/2,578mm4,290/2,612mm
Height/width1,404/1,810mm1,352/1,845mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,997cc
Peak power 168/4,200 bhp/rpm163/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 350/1,750 Nm/rpm320/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd twin-clutch/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/space saver55 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 312/1,006 litres309/639 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,421/454kg1,474/294kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.34Cd9.9 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/1yr3yrs (60k)/1yr AA
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/22320,000 miles/300
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.17th/21st^35th/26th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars87/73/53/5N/A
0-60/30-70mph7.3/7.3 secs8.5/8.1 secs
30-50 in 3rd/4th 3.1/4.5 secs3.6/5.6 secs
50-70 in 5th/6th 6.0/7.7 secs6.5/9.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 136mph/2,100rpm137mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.6/33.9/8.7m47.8/34.2/8.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph69/52/62/68dB63/45/61/69dB
Auto Express economy/range38.9mpg/42835.7mpg/432
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 38.7/60.1/50.4mpg41.5/62.7/53.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket195/147g/km/21%121/139g/km/19%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£355Four/yes/yes
Air-con/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,685/£345*Yes/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/£230No/yes/yes
Met paint/xenons/keyless go£430/£930/no£410/£665/no
Sat-nav/aux-in/Bluetooth£1,295/yes/£380£1,435/yes/yes
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