Ford C-MAX vs Rivals - specifications

 Renault Scenic tCe Dynamique Ford C-MAX 1.6 titaniumVaux. Meriva 1.4 VVT SE
On the road price/total as tested£18,720/£19,125£18,745/£20,365£18,170/£19,275
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£5,841/31.2%£6,523/34.8%£6,614/36.4%
Annual fuel cost* (12k/20k miles)£1,682/£2,803£1,521/£2,534£1,406/£2,343
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£936/£1,872£825/£1,650£727/£1,454
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost18/£453/H/£18014/£453/G/£15514/£366/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£199 (3yrs/30k)£175//£199/£265£135/£220/£150
Length/wheelbase4,344/2,702mm4,380/2,648mm4,288/2,644mm
Height/width1,637/1,845mm1,626/1,828mm1,615/1,812mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,397cc4cyl in-line/1,596cc4cyl in-line/1,364cc
Peak power 130/5,500 bhp/rpm123/6,000 bhp/rpm118/4,800 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 190/2,250 Nm/rpm159/4,000 Nm/rpm175/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd5-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/sp. saver55 litres/£7554 litres/foam**
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 437/1,837 litres432/1,684 litres400/1,500 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,320/435/1,300kg1,374/486/1,000kg1,333/530/1,050kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.32Cd10.9 metres/0.30Cd11.1 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/2yrs 3yrs (60k)/1yrUnltd (100k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers18,000 miles/33012,500 miles/78120,000 miles/404
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.27th/15th24th/29th32nd/30th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/A92/83/50/5 stars89/77/55/5 stars
0-60/30-70mph10.2/9.4 secs12.1/12.5 secs10.5/10.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.6/5.8 secs6.7/9.6 secs6.1/8.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 10.3/13.0 secs16.6 secs/N/A13.5 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 118mph/3,000rpm117mph/3,400rpm117mph/2,600rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 48.5/36.6/10.9m50.5/36.4/9.4m45.1/31.8/8.3m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph61/36/60/69dB58/27/56/66dB57/24/57/67dB
Combined economy/claimed range38.7mpg/511 miles42.8mpg/518 miles46.3mpg/550 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban economy28.8/47.9mpg32.5/53.3mpg35.3/56.5mpg
Claimed CO2/tax bracket168g/km/25%154g/km/22%143g/km/20%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£310Six/yes/£275Six/yes/£385^^
Auto box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seats£410/£1,430^/£1,430^Y/£2,000+/£2,000+£295/no/£215#
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£405/£665/yes£495/£2,000^/yes£445/no/no
Sat-nav/MP3/Bluetooth connectivityYes/yes/yes£750/yes/yes£835/yes/£220

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