Ford Fusion 2005 vs Ford C-Max 2007

Ford Fusion
2005 - 2012
Ford C-Max
2007 - 2010
Body: HatchbackMinivan / MPV
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 80 HP100 HP
Torque: 124 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.7 seconds12.9 seconds
Ford C-Max is a more dynamic driving.
Ford Fusion engine produces 20 HP less power than Ford C-Max, whereas torque is 21 NM less than Ford C-Max. Due to the lower power, Ford Fusion reaches 100 km/h speed 0.8 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.56.9
Real fuel consumption: 7.0 l/100km7.9 l/100km
The Ford Fusion is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford Fusion consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford C-Max, which means that by driving the Ford Fusion over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford Fusion consumes 0.9 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford C-Max.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 690 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
840 km on highway960 km on highway
640 km with real consumption690 km with real consumption
Ford C-Max gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km470'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Ford C-Max engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 11 years11 years
Engine spread: Used also on Ford FiestaInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Ford C-Max might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.02 m4.33 m
Width: 1.72 m1.82 m
Height: 1.53 m1.60 m
Ford Fusion is smaller.
Ford Fusion is 31 cm shorter than the Ford C-Max, 10 cm narrower, while the height of Ford Fusion is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 337 litres550 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1175 litres1620 litres
Ford C-Max has more luggage space.
Ford Fusion has 213 litres less trunk space than the Ford C-Max. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Ford C-Max (by 445 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters10.7 meters
The turning circle of the Ford Fusion is 0.4 metres less than that of the Ford C-Max.
Gross weight (kg): 1`6051`855
Safety: no datano data
above average

Ford C-Max has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Ford Fusion, so Ford C-Max quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 30003000
Pros and Cons: Ford Fusion has
  • lower fuel consumption
Ford C-Max has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • roomier boot
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