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Pricewatch: Vauxhall Astra v Ford Focus

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 bread-and-butter fleet hatchbacks from Ford and Vauxhall that are the mainstay of the industry.

Vauxhall Astra 1.4i 16v Envoy 5dr

Price new £12,487

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £5,675/45% £6,812
30,000 18 4925/39% £7,562
40,000 24 £4,275/34% £8,212
50,000 30 £3,725/30% £8,762
60,000 36 £3,250/26% £9,237
  • Source: CAP Motor Research

    Ford Focus 1.4 LX 5dr

    Price new £12,382

    Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
    20,000 12 £8,025/65% £4,357
    30,000 18 £7,175/58% £5,207
    40,000 24 £6,300/51% £6,082
    50,000 30 £5,475/44% £6,907
    60,000 36 £4,775/39% £7,607
  • Source: CAP Motor Research
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