The Ford has 93 % more horsepower in relation to Mercedes C-Class W204. The Ford Taurus V will be distinctly faster accelerate because of grater amout of horses under its hoot. Also overtaking obstacles like TIRs or buses while driving should be a piece of cake for a car equipped with more powerful engine.
The trunk of the Ford Taurus V Estate is 848 l larger compared to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual. It is sensible difference therefore in this category the Ford Taurus V will be much more useful. The larger the trunk, the more luggage you can load.
Trunk capacity with seats down
distance between left and right side of a car directly affects interior space for travelers as well as stability while driving. The Ford Taurus V is widther only by 128 millimeters in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting and is not really relevant. The medium for the „D” segment equals to around 1,764 mm and is by 8 % larger than the same attribute of the Ford.
The Ford Taurus V Estate 3.5 i V6 263HP has 4 % longer wheelbase than Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting. Therefore the Ford is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Ford Taurus V is 482 mm longer in comparison to the Mercedes. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases have bigger trunk. While the Ford Taurus V Estate 3.5 i V6 263HP occurs to be better choice for families or drivers who value soft, smooth long-distance driving, the Mercedes C-Class W204 may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual was introduced only 1 year prior to the Ford, the gap between technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Ford Taurus V Estate may feature a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Ford Taurus V Estate 3.5 i V6 263HP, which is by 256 millimeters higher than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting, would be better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.