Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
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Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014) review: 34 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6l/100 km
Citroen C4 Picasso (2014): 3.6l/100 km

2. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
318l
Mazda Mazda 5 Sport (2014): 1257l

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
4.3l/100 km
Citroen C4 Picasso (2014): 3.2l/100 km

4. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
13.2s
Volkswagen Sharan SEL 2.0 TSI: 8s

5. height

1.6m
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.54m

6. Has smart key as standard

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
42% have it

7. width

2.07m
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.7m

8. Has air suspension

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
55% have it

9. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
5
Mazda Mazda 5 Sport (2014): 5

10. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
6
Seat Alhambra I-TECH (2014): 12

11. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
64% have it

12. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
104g/km
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014): 104g/km

13. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
29% have it

14. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
120hp
Dodge Grand Caravan R/T (2014): 283hp

15. shorter length

4.08m
Nissan Cube 1.8 SL (2014): 3.98m

16. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
92% have it

17. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
1l
Dodge Grand Caravan R/T (2014): 3.6l

18. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)
92% have it

19. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
90000km
Kia Rondo Platinum (2014): 160000km

20. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
10.4m
Kia Rondo Platinum (2014): 5.5m

21. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Citroen C4 Picasso (2014): 2

22. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
1386l
Toyota Sienna SE (2014): 4247l

23. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
48l
Honda Odyssey Touring (2015): 79l

24. weight

1.28t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg

25. greater maximum trailer weight

The maximum weight of a trailer that can be towed by the vehicle.
750kg
Dodge Grand Caravan R/T (2014): 1.63t

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