83points

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)

60points

Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

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29 facts in comparison

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014) vs Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
83
points
Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
60
points
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

Why is Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014) better than Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)?

  • 0.1l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    5.6l/100 kmvs5.7l/100 km
  • 3.2l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    6.4l/100 kmvs9.6l/100 km
  • 2.31x greater cargo volume
    ?

    694lvs300l
  • Has smart key as standard
    ?
  • 1 more airbags
    ?

    7vs6
  • 97mm shorter
    1.62mvs1720mm
  • Has a rear-view camera
    ?
  • Has in-car system
    ?

Why is Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014) better than Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)?

  • 181mm narrower
    1.9mvs2085mm
  • 307mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.92mvs2612mm
  • 1.54x greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2297lvs1489l
  • 46 560km longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    96 560kmvs50000km
  • 11km/h faster top speed
    ?

    196km/hvs185km/h

General info

1.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 C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
2.Has front-wheel drive
?

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
4. longer basic warranty (years)
?

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.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

3yrs

3yrs

5. 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.

Best

Kia Rondo Platinum (2014)

160 000km

50 000km

96 560km

6.Is a hybrid car
?

Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014)

3448l

694l

300l

2.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.62m

1.72m

3.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

2.08m

1.9m

4. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014)

3.7m

2.61m

2.92m

5. 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.

Best

Toyota Sienna SE (2014)

4247l

1489l

2297l

6. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.41m

4.85m

Speed

1.top speed
?

The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

447km/h

185km/h

196km/h

Engine

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.

Best

Citroen C4 Picasso (2014)

3.6l/100 km

5.6l/100 km

5.7l/100 km

2. 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.

Best

Citroen C4 Picasso (2014)

3.2l/100 km

6.4l/100 km

9.6l/100 km

3. 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.

Best

SRT Viper (2014)

8.4l

2l

1.8l

4.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Ford S-Max 2.2 Titanium X Sport (2014)

420Nm

175Nm

175Nm

5. more cylinders
?

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

16

4

4

6. better fuel economy (combined)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Citroen C4 Picasso (2014)

3.3l/100 km

5.9l/100 km

7.2l/100 km

Features

1.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 C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
2. more airbags
?

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

7

6

3.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 C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
4.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 C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
5.Has in-car system
?

An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
6.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Citroen C4 Picasso (2014)

2

1

1

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