The Ford Tourneo Courier quite much gives way to the Mercedes in the category of amount of horses under the hood having them by 260 horsepowers less. Consequently the engine of the Mercedes A-Class W176 has lots of power and impersive acceleration.
The difference at the level of 166 percent is really appreciable thanks to which the Mercedes A-Class W176 features much more better flexibility of the engine, it accelerates much more faster and has stronger towing capacity.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mercedes A-Class W176 45 AMG 360HP automatic 4x4 is 8 mm wider in comparison to the Ford. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes A-Class W176 has 8 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Ford. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes A-Class W176 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The Mercedes A-Class W176 45 AMG 360HP automatic 4x4 has only one more
gear compared to the
Ford Tourneo Courier. Usually this
additional gear is a very
tall one thanks to which the previous
speeds can be narrower to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more gear also affect
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The Mercedes A-Class W176 has 99 % larger cubic capacity in comparison to the Ford Tourneo Courier. The difference is notable. For this reason the Mercedes A-Class W176 should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine displacement results in worst fuel consumption.
The Mercedes is 140 mm longer in comparison to the Ford Tourneo Courier 1.0 EcoBoost 100HP manual. The length of the vehicle is important in terms of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Mercedes A-Class W176 preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Mercedes A-Class W176 will be better driven but the Ford Tourneo Courier will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length .
Automatic gearbox which is installed in the Mercedes A-Class W176 in spite of having a few disadvantages offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel you probably would be more rested. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.