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Pricewatch: Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi versus Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi

FLEET NewsNet looks at how new cars taken on to a typical fleet might perform over the next three years/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, we compare two medium-sector diesel hatchbacks, the Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi and the Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi.

Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Studio 5dr

PRICE NEW £13,242

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £8,650/65% £4,592
30,000 18 £7,350/56% £5,892
40,000 24 £6,400/48% £6,842
50,000 30 £5,550/42% £7,692
60,000 36 £4,850/37% £8,392
  • Source: CAP Motor Research

    Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi 16v Life 80 5dr

    PRICE NEW £13,692

    Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
    20,000 12 £7,925/58% £5,767
    30,000 18 £6,750/49% £6,942
    40,000 24 £5,750/42% £7,942
    50,000 30 £4,950/36% £8,742
    60,000 36 £4,275/31% £9,417
  • Source: CAP Motor Research
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