The Mazda has by 65 % more horsepower compared to Ford Taurus II Estate. The Mazda 6 III Estate will be distinctly quicker accelerate thanks to grater horsepower. Also leaving behind other vehicles while moving along the road should be much more easier for the Mazda 6 III Estate equipped with more powerful engine.
The Mazda 6 III Estate burns 8.7 l less fuel in urban cycle than the Ford. The difference at the level of 61 percent is quite big in daily use of vehicle. Additionally, during many months it may bring real and noticeable cost savings. Moreover bear in mind that medium results of the average fuel consumption might be considerably increased if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
The boot of the Mazda is only 6 % bigger than the Ford Taurus II Estate. However, the difference is not big it would be right to say that both vehicles have similar trunk capacity.
The Ford Taurus II Estate has 34 % smaller top speed in relation to the Mazda 6 III Estate, because of which driving a long distance, for example when it is straight and there is no speed limits, will last much longer. The difference may be noticeable during running over fast and long routes to the vehicle of Mazda brand advantage.
Width of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability on road. The Mazda is widther only by 44 millimeters than the Ford Taurus II Estate 2.5 i 106HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „large family cars” class amounts to approximately 1,764 mm and is by 81 millimeters larger than the same attribute of the Mazda.
The Ford Taurus II Estate loses with the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.2 SKYACTIV-D I-ELOOP 175HP manual in the aspect of fuel tank size. The Mazda 6 III Estate is able to store by 3 percent more fuel in comparison to its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Mazda 6 III has 2 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Ford Taurus II Estate 2.5 i 106HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Mazda should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Mazda 6 III Estate, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage over the four-door Ford Taurus II Estate 2.5 i 106HP manual which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.2 SKYACTIV-D I-ELOOP 175HP manual, which is by 103 millimeters higher than the Ford Taurus II Estate, would be better option for you. However, these two cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.