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64points

Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)

61points

Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

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Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014) vs Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
64
points
Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
61
points
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

Why is Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014) better than Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)?

  • 5l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    4.6l/100 kmvs9.6l/100 km
  • 1.58x greater cargo volume
    ?

    475lvs300l
  • Has air suspension
    ?
  • 49g/km less CO2 emissions
    ?

    119g/kmvs168g/km
  • 76mm narrower
    1.83mvs1904mm
  • 36mm shorter
    1.68mvs1720mm
  • 334mm shorter length
    4.52mvs4854mm
  • 2l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
    ?

    5.2l/100 kmvs7.2l/100 km

Why is Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014) better than Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)?

  • 0.7l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    5.7l/100 kmvs6.4l/100 km
  • 3.2s faster acceleration (0-100)
    ?

    10.4svs13.6s
  • 1 more cylinders
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has Bluetooth
    ?
  • 1.8x larger engine size
    ?

    1.8lvs1l
  • 129mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.92mvs2790mm
  • 31.86% greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2297lvs1742l
  • 6560km longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    96560kmvs90000km

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.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 Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
2. less CO2 emissions
?

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

Best

Ford B-MAX Zetec (2014)

104g/km

119g/km

168g/km

3.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 Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
4.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 Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
5. 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

6. 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)

160000km

90000km

96560km

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

475l

300l

2.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

1.83m

1.9m

3.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.68m

1.72m

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

2.79m

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

1742l

2297l

6. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.52m

4.85m

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)
?

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Tesla Roadster

1.9s

13.6s

10.4s

2.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

6.4l/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

4.6l/100 km

9.6l/100 km

3. 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

3

4

4. 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

1l

1.8l

5. higher maximum torque
?

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

Best

Ford S-Max 2.2 Titanium X Sport (2014)

420Nm

175Nm

175Nm

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

5.2l/100 km

7.2l/100 km

Features

1. 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

6

6

2.Has Bluetooth
?

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

Ford Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
3.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 Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
4.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 Grand C-Max MPV 1.0T (2014)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)

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