The horsepower of the Ford Taurus III Estate is by 6 percent grater when compared to the Mercedes C-Class W202. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance largely.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability while driving. The width of the Ford Taurus III Estate is larger by 8 percent compared with the Mercedes C-Class W202 and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „middle” segment amounts to 1,764 millimeters and is by 5 percent smaller than the same feature of the Ford Taurus III Estate 3.0 i V6 24V 203HP manual.
The Ford Taurus III Estate 3.0 i V6 24V 203HP manual has 50 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to Mercedes. Thanks to this the Ford Taurus III Estate 3.0 i V6 24V 203HP manual is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.
The Ford Taurus III Estate 3.0 i V6 24V 203HP manual has 49 % bigger engine size in comparison to the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202. The difference is relatively notable. Consequently the Ford Taurus III should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand bigger engine capacity equals worst fuel economy.
The Ford Taurus III is 12 percent longer than the Mercedes. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Ford Taurus III Estate very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Ford Taurus III will be better driven but the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202 will be a little easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
A V engine is a
improved construction of a
engine with cylinders arranged in a straight
which according to us is
adventages. Engine of V layout
installed inside a car the Ford Taurus III Estate
produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
engime may house high numbers of
cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A
Better engine work and pleasant sound is
undoubtedly to a V engine’s advantage.
Model release date
Given that the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202 2.0 T 192HP automatic was unveiled only 2 years earlier than the Ford Taurus III, the gap between technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Ford Taurus III might feature slightly more new solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Ford Taurus III Estate 3.0 i V6 24V 203HP manual, which is by 2 % higher than the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202 2.0 T 192HP automatic, is appropriate option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.