Ford S-Max 2006 vs Ford Mondeo 2010

Ford S-Max
2006 - 2010
Ford Mondeo
2010 - 2014
Body: Minivan / MPVEstate car / wagon
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Diesel2.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chain and beltTiming chain and belt


Power: 140 HP140 HP
Torque: 320 NM320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.2 seconds9.8 seconds
Ford S-Max and Ford Mondeo have the same engine power, the torque is the same for both cars. Ford S-Max reaches 100 km/h speed 0.4 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.45.3
Real fuel consumption: 7.1 l/100km6.4 l/100km
The Ford Mondeo is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford S-Max consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Mondeo, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Ford S-Max could require 165 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford S-Max consumes 0.7 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Mondeo.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres70 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1090 km in combined cycle1320 km in combined cycle
1290 km on highway1520 km on highway
980 km with real consumption1090 km with real consumption
Ford Mondeo gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 560'000 km560'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 9 years9 years


Length: 4.77 m4.83 m
Width: 1.85 m1.89 m
Height: 1.66 m1.51 m
Ford S-Max is smaller, but higher.
Ford S-Max is 6 cm shorter than the Ford Mondeo, 4 cm narrower, while the height of Ford S-Max is 15 cm higher.
Seats: 7 seats5 seats
Trunk capacity: 854 litres489 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: 854 litresno data
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: no data489 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
2100 litres1680 litres
The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Ford S-Max (by 420 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.6 meters11.4 meters
The turning circle of the Ford S-Max is 0.2 metres more than that of the Ford Mondeo.
Gross weight (kg): 2`5052`290
Safety: no data
below average

below average
Ford S-Max has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Ford Mondeo, so Ford S-Max quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 40004800
Rating in user reviews: 7.9/10 9.0/10
Pros and Cons: Ford S-Max has
  • lower price
Ford Mondeo has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher ratings in user reviews
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