Opel Zafira 2011 vs Ford S-Max 2010

Opel Zafira
2011 - 2016
Ford S-Max
2010 - 2015
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.6 Petrol


Power: 120 HP160 HP
Torque: 200 NM240 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.8 seconds9.8 seconds
Ford S-Max is a more dynamic driving.
Opel Zafira engine produces 40 HP less power than Ford S-Max, whereas torque is 40 NM less than Ford S-Max. Due to the lower power, Opel Zafira reaches 100 km/h speed 2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.37.0
Real fuel consumption: 8.2 l/100km9.0 l/100km
The Opel Zafira is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Opel Zafira consumes 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford S-Max, which means that by driving the Opel Zafira over 15,000 km in a year you can save 105 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Opel Zafira consumes 0.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford S-Max.
Fuel tank capacity: 58 litres70 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 920 km in combined cycle1000 km in combined cycle
1090 km on highway1220 km on highway
700 km with real consumption770 km with real consumption
Ford S-Max gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.66 m4.77 m
Width: 1.82 m1.88 m
Height: 1.69 m1.66 m
Opel Zafira is smaller, but slightly higher.
Opel Zafira is 11 cm shorter than the Ford S-Max, 6 cm narrower, while the height of Opel Zafira is 3 cm higher.
Seats: 5 seats7 seats
Trunk capacity: 710 litres285 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: 152 litres285 litres
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 710 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1860 litres2000 litres
In 7-seat version Ford S-Max has more luggage space (by 133 litres). The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Ford S-Max (by 140 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.4 meters11.6 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Zafira is 0.2 metres less than that of the Ford S-Max.
Gross weight (kg): 2`2952`400
Safety: no data

Opel Zafira has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Ford S-Max has serious deffects in 45 percent more cases than Opel Zafira, so Opel Zafira quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 66007200
Pros and Cons: Opel Zafira has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Ford S-Max has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
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