Ford B-Max 2012 vs Opel Meriva 2010

Ford B-Max
2012 - 2017
Opel Meriva
2010 - 2013
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.0 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 100 HP120 HP
Torque: 170 NM175 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.2 seconds11.5 seconds
Opel Meriva is a more dynamic driving.
Ford B-Max engine produces 20 HP less power than Opel Meriva, whereas torque is 5 NM less than Opel Meriva. Due to the lower power, Ford B-Max reaches 100 km/h speed 1.7 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.96.1
Real fuel consumption: 6.6 l/100km7.3 l/100km
The Ford B-Max is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford B-Max consumes 1.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Meriva, which means that by driving the Ford B-Max over 15,000 km in a year you can save 180 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford B-Max consumes 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Meriva.
Fuel tank capacity: 48 litres54 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 970 km in combined cycle880 km in combined cycle
1140 km on highway1080 km on highway
720 km with real consumption730 km with real consumption


Length: 4.08 m4.29 m
Width: 1.75 m1.81 m
Height: 1.60 m1.62 m
Ford B-Max is smaller.
Ford B-Max is 21 cm shorter than the Opel Meriva, 6 cm narrower, while the height of Ford B-Max is 1 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 318 litres397 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1386 litres1500 litres
Opel Meriva has more luggage space.
Ford B-Max has 79 litres less trunk space than the Opel Meriva. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Opel Meriva (by 114 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.5 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Ford B-Max is 1 metres less than that of the Opel Meriva, which means Ford B-Max can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7601`920
Ford B-Max is better rated in child safety tests. The Opel Meriva scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.
above average

above average
Opel Meriva has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Ford B-Max, so Opel Meriva quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 76005400
Pros and Cons: Ford B-Max has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • better manoeuvrability
  • higher children safety
Opel Meriva has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • better safety assist technologies
  • lower price
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