Ford B-Max 2012 vs Citroen C3 Picasso 2013

Ford B-Max
2012 - 2017
Citroen C3 Picasso
2013 - 2015
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Diesel1.6 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 75 HP112 HP
Torque: 190 NM270 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 15.1 seconds11.9 seconds
Citroen C3 Picasso is a more dynamic driving.
Ford B-Max engine produces 37 HP less power than Citroen C3 Picasso, whereas torque is 80 NM less than Citroen C3 Picasso. Due to the lower power, Ford B-Max reaches 100 km/h speed 3.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.84.8
Real fuel consumption: 5.4 l/100km5.5 l/100km
The Ford B-Max is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford B-Max consumes 1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Citroen C3 Picasso, which means that by driving the Ford B-Max over 15,000 km in a year you can save 150 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford B-Max consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Citroen C3 Picasso.
Fuel tank capacity: 48 litres50 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1260 km in combined cycle1040 km in combined cycle
1330 km on highway1210 km on highway
880 km with real consumption900 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 5 years8 years
Engine spread: Used only for this carInstalled on at least 13 other car models, including Peugeot 308, Citroen C3, Peugeot 207, Citroen C5, Citroen C4 Picasso
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Citroen C3 Picasso might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.08 m4.10 m
Width: 1.75 m1.77 m
Height: 1.60 m1.63 m
Both cars are similar in size. Ford B-Max is 2 cm shorter than the Citroen C3 Picasso, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Ford B-Max is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 318 litres385 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1386 litres1506 litres
Citroen C3 Picasso has more luggage space.
Ford B-Max has 67 litres less trunk space than the Citroen C3 Picasso. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Citroen C3 Picasso (by 120 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.5 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Ford B-Max is 0.1 metres less than that of the Citroen C3 Picasso.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7751`795
Safety: no data

Ford B-Max has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Citroen C3 Picasso has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Ford B-Max, so Ford B-Max quality is probably better
Average price (€): 76004800
Pros and Cons: Ford B-Max has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
Citroen C3 Picasso has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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