Company Car Today - Issue 54 - 26th June 2019

HEAD-TO-HEAD - the key stats Mercedes-Benz B200d 150 AMG Line Auto (£30,605) vs BMW218d Active Tourer Sport Auto (£30,550) vs Peugeot 3008 1.5 BlueHDI 130 GT Line EAT8 (£31,775) vs Volkswagen Golf SV 2.0 TDI 150 GT DSG (£29,535) EFFICIENCY 1 Peugeot 3008 109g/km (68.9mpg) 2 Mercedes B-Class 115g/km (56.5mpg) 3 BMW2-Series AT 119g/km (51.4mpg) 4 Volkswagen Golf SV 122g/km (50.4mpg) POWER/0-62MPH PERFORMANCE 1 Mercedes B-Class 150hp/8.3sec 2 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 150hp/9.1sec 3 Volkswagen Golf SV 150hp/9.2sec 4 Peugeot 3008 130hp/11.5sec WHOLE-LIFE COST 1 Peugeot 3008 66.7p 2 Mercedes B-Class 67.5p 3 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 70.0p 4 Volkswagen Golf SV 72.6p RESIDUAL VALUE 1 Peugeot 3008 34.6% 2 Mercedes B-Class 34.0% 3 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 30.5% 4 Volkswagen Golf SV 24.7% SMR COST 1 BMW2-Series Active Tourer £2117 2 Peugeot 3008 £2271 3 Volkswagen Golf SV £2316 4 Mercedes B-Class £2538 BIK PER MONTH – 20%/40% (BANDING) 1 Mercedes B-Class £138/£275 (27%) 2 Peugeot 3008 £154/£307 (29%) 3 Volkswagen Golf SV £158/£315 (32%) 4 BMW2-Series AT £158/£316 (31%) LENGTH 1 Peugeot 3008 4447mm 2 Mercedes B-Class 4419mm 3 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 4354mm 4 Volkswagen Golf SV 4351mm WIDTH (INCL. MIRRORS) 1 Peugeot 3008 2098mm 2 Volkswagen Golf SV 2050mm 3 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 2020mm 4 Mercedes B-Class 1992mm HEIGHT 1 Peugeot 3008 1624mm 2 Volkswagen Golf SV 1613mm 3 Mercedes B-Class 1562mm 4 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 1555mm BOOT (TO PARCEL SHELF) 1 Peugeot 3008 591 litres 2 Volkswagen Golf SV 590 litres 3 BMW2-Series Active Tourer 468 litres 4 Mercedes B-Class 445 litres NEED TO KNOW THE RANGE The B-Class comes with four petrols and three diesels. The B220 petrol is offered with 4WD, and the smaller engines with amanual or automatic gearbox. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS Further engine or transmission additions are possible, although unconfirmed. WHAT’S NEW FROM THE RIVALS A new2-Series is duewithin two years. PRICE RANGE £25,380-£32,675 ENGINE LINE-UP* PETROL 136hp 1.3 B180 -127g/km, 46.3mpg 163hp 1.3 B200 -128g/km, 47.1mpg 190hp 2.0 B220 - 141g/km, 40.4mpg 224hp 2.0 B250 - 141g/km, 40.4mpg DIESEL 116hp 1.5 B180d - 103g/km, 62.7mpg 150hp 2.0 B200d - 115g/km, 57.7mpg 190hp 2.0 B220d - 116g/km, 56.5mpg *Emissions figures stated are lowest available in range If you need a more sensible A-Class, this model ticks that box quite nicely COMPANY CAR TODAY.CO.UK 16 Whole-life cost data courtesy of

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