Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

The Parkers VerdictThe Parkers Verdict

The low running costs and excellent practicality on offer should help the B-Max appeal to a wide spectrum of society but it may take a little time for people to get their heads around the absence of mid-pillars.

If Ford has got it right and the sliding doors catch on it is sure to be as popular as the S-Max and C-Max. In some respects it’s the perfect compromise: its compact dimensions might well appeal to the city dwellers that want something that's easy to park in tight spots and its clever use of space could prove irresistible to young families where spaciousness is a top priority.

Is this latest on offering the real deal or just another MPV to add to a flooded market? Read our full Ford B-Max review to find out.