Volkswagen Scirocco

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How much does the Volkswagen Scirocco cost to run?

The 2.0L diesel is the most economical Volkswagen Scirocco to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0L diesel costs £20.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band B.

It does just over 67 MPG on average, which means it will cost £9.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the BMW 2 Series 1.5L diesel and the more thirsty BMW 2 Series 2.0L diesel.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 26, which is lower than the BMW 2 Series 2.0L diesel, but higher than the BMW 2 Series 1.5L petrol. (If insurance cost is important to you then the BMW 2 Series has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model1.4L petrol2.0L diesel2.0L petrol
mpg42.8 - 52.350.4 - 67.334.9 - 47.1
emissions125 - 154109 - 147139 - 189
tax£125.00 - £200.00£160.00 - £20.00£145.00 - £300.00
insuranceGroup 18 - 28Group 22 - 32Group 30 - 39

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Volkswagen Scirocco: How big is the boot?

The Volkswagen Scirocco has a below average boot space (302 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and one large bag. Alternatively you could load up with 2 large bags or 2 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the BMW 2 Series MPV is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 3 large bags with its 560 litres.

Is the Volkswagen Scirocco easy to park?

While not the absolute narrowest car (that is the MINI Coupe), this is in the top third for ease of parking in car parks. Given a typical supermarket space, it will fill three quarters of the space.

If you park on the street regularly, this is one of the cars to shortlist. At 4255m long it gives you reasonable 545mm space to move the car in and out of the bay.

Which Volkswagen Scirocco has the best performance?

The fastest Volkswagen Scirocco from 0-60, is the 2.0L petrol (if you’re a petrol head, it has 350 lbs/ft torque and 280 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 5.5 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the BMW 4 Series 3.0L petrol, which will beat your Volkswagen Scirocco to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.

Engine options

model1.4L petrol2.0L diesel2.0L petrol
zeroTo628 - 9.77.5 - 9.35.5 - 7.4
torque200 - 240320 - 380280 - 350
bhp122 - 160140 - 184180 - 280