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2007 Ford Territory vs. 2002 Ford Mondeo

To start off, 2007 Ford Territory is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Ford Mondeo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Ford Mondeo would be higher. At 3,984 cc, 2007 Ford Territory is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ford Territory (244 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2002 Ford Mondeo. (222 HP @ 6150 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ford Territory should accelerate faster than 2002 Ford Mondeo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Territory weights approximately 510 kg more than 2002 Ford Mondeo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Ford Territory is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Ford Territory. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Ford Mondeo, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Ford Territory (380 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Ford Mondeo. (280 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Territory will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Ford Mondeo. 2007 Ford Territory has automatic transmission and 2002 Ford Mondeo has manual transmission. 2002 Ford Mondeo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Ford Territory will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Territory 2002 Ford Mondeo
Make Ford Ford
Model Territory Mondeo
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Crossover Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3984 cc 2967 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 244 HP 222 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6150 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 92.3 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.3 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 243 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.6 seconds 7.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2016 kg 1506 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4740 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1900 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.1 L/100km 10.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 58 L


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