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Pricewatch: Skoda Octavia v Rover 45

FLEET NEWSNET takes a look at how new cars taken on to a typical fleet might perform over the next three years and 60,000 miles.

Using data from used car expert CAP Motor Research, we benchmark two cars against each other to see how they perform over the traditional fleet cycle.

This week, Skoda’s bargain-basement lower medium contender the Octavia goes up against the Rover 45.

Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI PD Classic
Price new £12,627

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £8,025/64% £4,602
30,000 18 £6,775/54% £5,852
40,000 24 £5,725/45% £6,902
50,000 30 £4,875/39% £7,752
60,000 36 £4,175/33% £8,452

Source: CAP Motor Research

Rover 45 2.0 TD Club
Price new £12,842

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £6,550/51% £6,292
30,000 18 £5,550/43% £7,292
40,000 24 £4,700/37% £8,142
50,000 30 £4,000/31% £8,842
60,000 36 £3,450/27% £9,392

Source: CAP Motor Research

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