Trunk capacity with seats down
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Mitsubishi Space Wagon II 1.8 122HP which can carry 13 percent more fuel in relation to the Ford. The average fuel tank size in the van class, from which the Mitsubishi Space Wagon II 1.8 122HP comes from, equals 70 liters, whereas in compact class (represented by the Ford) it is 52 liters.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Mitsubishi has 5 % longer wheelbase distance than Ford Focus I Estate. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Mitsubishi should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Mitsubishi Space Wagon II is 2 % longer when compared to the Ford. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases provide bigger trunk. While the Mitsubishi occurs to be better choice for families or drivers who value comfortable driving, the Ford Focus I may be more appropriate to the young as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 12 percent in favor of the Mitsubishi is small and should not be really noticeable.