The Ford consumes 3 % less petrol in city traffic in relation to the Mercedes V-Class II. The Ford Tourneo Custom, which comes from van segment, burns up 4 liters less fuel. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the urban for the van class is 11.5 l, whereas the Ford Tourneo Custom L1 needs by 35 percent less fuel than the average.
Width of a vehicle affects interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Ford Tourneo Custom L1 is larger only by 63 mm in relation to the Mercedes V-Class II 200 CDI 136HP manual and is not really relevant. The average for the „van” segment is around 1,821 millimeters and is by 168 millimeters smaller than the same feature of the Ford.
The Ford Tourneo Custom has 3 % larger engine capacity in comparison to the Mercedes V-Class II. Because the difference is not big, the Ford Tourneo Custom L1 should accelerate slightly better, of course assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Ford Tourneo Custom L1, which is by 89 mm higher than the Mercedes V-Class II, would be better pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.