Ford B-Max 2012 vs Opel Meriva 2010

Ford B-Max
2012 - 2012
Opel Meriva
2010 - 2013
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.7 Diesel


Power: 95 HP130 HP
Torque: 215 NM300 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: n/a seconds9 seconds
Ford B-Max engine produces 35 HP less power than Opel Meriva, whereas torque is 85 NM less than Opel Meriva.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.05.2
Real fuel consumption: 4.7 l/100km6.1 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 1.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Meriva.
Fuel tank capacity: 48 litres54 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1200 km in combined cycle1030 km in combined cycle
1330 km on highway1200 km on highway
1020 km with real consumption880 km with real consumption
Ford B-Max gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.08 m4.29 m
Width: 1.75 m1.99 m
Height: 1.60 m1.62 m
Ford B-Max is smaller.
Ford B-Max is 21 cm shorter than the Opel Meriva, 24 cm narrower, while the height of Ford B-Max is 1 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 318 litres400 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1386 litres1500 litres
Opel Meriva has more luggage space.
Ford B-Max has 82 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`8302`025
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 (€): 74005400
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
  • roomier boot
  • better safety assist technologies
  • lower price
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