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Pricewatch: Fiat Idea v Vauxhall Meriva

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 supermini MPV options from Fiat and Vauxhall in the shape of the Idea and Meriva.

Fiat Idea 1.5 Eleganza 5dr

PRICE NEW £12,332

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £5,975/48% £6,357
30,000 18 £5,275/43% £7,057
40,000 24 £4,625/38% £7,707
50,000 30 £4,075/33% £8,257
60,000 36 £3,600/29% £8,732

Source: CAP Motor Research

Vauxhall Meriva 1.4 16v Design 5dr

PRICE NEW £12,832

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £6,525/51% £6,307
30,000 18 £5,875/46% £6,957
40,000 24 £5,200/41% £7,632
50,000 30 £4,550/35% £8,282
60,000 36 £4,000/31% £8,832

Source: CAP Motor Research

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