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2015. - 2019.
D - Large family car
wagon, 5 door
front
Badges
Production
Vehicle class
Body style
Wheel drive
Safety
2015. - 2018.
D - Large family car
wagon, 5 door
front

Dimensons & Volumes

4867 mm
1852 mm
1501 mm
525 liters
1630 liters
62 liters
Length
Width
Height
Boot (min)
Boot (max)
Fuel tank
4724 mm
1842 mm
1435 mm
504 liters
1510 liters
54 liters

Engine

Peugeot / Ford
1.6 DV6 C2
Diesel
4 - Inline, 2 valves per cylinder
Turbo
1560 cc
115 hp
260 Nm
Engine
Fuel
Configuration
Aspiration
Displacement
Power
Torque
Volkswagen
2.0 TDI 122
Diesel
4 - Inline, 4 valves per cylinder
Turbo
1968 cc
122 hp
270 Nm

Performance (manual gearbox)

manual gearbox - 6 gears
1514 kg
12.3 s
187 km/h
4.9 l/100km
4.0 l/100km
4.3 l/100km
114 g/km
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Vehicle weight
Acc. 0-100
Top speed
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Cons. (highway)
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CO2 emissions
 
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Performance (automatic gearbox)

 
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Expenses

8990 EUR
Price from
13700 EUR

Virtual Adviser's™ opinion

Overview

Well, these are two pretty similar cars we have here! It's only details that could potentially make the difference. Considering they both belong to the large family car segment and utilize the same 5-door wagon body style and the front wheel drive system, it all comes up to the specific diesel engine choice they offer. The first one has a Peugeot-engineered powertrain under the hood, a 4-cylinder, 8-valves 115hp unit, while the other one gets its power and torque from a 4-cylinder, 16-valves 122hp engine designed by Volkswagen.

Safety

A starting point here would be to take a look at the results from European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) tests which were performed on both of the cars, with the same number of safety stars gained in the process. Still, apart from the official crash test results there are other things we need to be aware of. Both vehicles belong to the large family car segment, which is generally a good thing safety-wise, still it doesn't help us solve our dilemma, does it?

Reliability

Reliability is not the best thing to consider on the make level, but it is worth mentioning that Ford as a brand displays somewhat better results, when all the models are taken into account. These are the official statistics, while our visitors describe reliability of Ford with an average rating of 4.4, and models under the Audi badge with 4.2 out of 5. Some independent research have also placed Mondeo as average reliability-wise, and A4 is more or less at the same level.We should definitely mention that owners of cars with the same powertrain as the American car rank it on average as 4.1, while the one under the competitor's bonnet gets 3.0 out of 5.

Performance & Fuel economy

There's not enough data for me to elaborate on the subject, I'm affraid.

Verdict

Ford is apparently more reliable, not too much, but just enough. The most important thing when deciding between any two vehicles should always be safety, both passive and active. In this case though, it seems that both cars show similar levels of passenger protection all together, so that won't break a tie. When it comes to performance, both vehicles provide similar experience, so I wouldn't point any of them out. Fuel consumption is more or less the same. It's really tough to make a final decision here, but if I'd need to, I'd say Ford. In any case that's my personal view, built upon all the data available to me. What should decide here though is the way you feel about the two vehicles, and I hope you'll find my guidelines useful in the process. In case you have two minutes to spare I invite you to define your needs, desires and budget and see which car would be chosen by the virtual adviser, among more than 12.000 different ones in our database.

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