Ford S-Max For 2015 Is A Big Family Van


The automaker from motor-city shows a new serial Ford C-MAX, based on presented in 2013 the concept. The car debuted at the Paris exhibition in 2014, and to spread in the markets of the planet in 2015 along with Golf Alltrack – another wagon from Volkswagen company.

New 7-seater minivan received a number of new electronic safety systems and driver assistance, cost-efficient lineup of engines, including a 1.5-liter EcoBoost and a revised diesel units, as well as led smart lights and comfortable convertible saloon with three rows of seats.

S-Max Style

Differences between serial novelties compared with the exterior of the prototype presented in the past year is very little. The new items are the same low hood and trapezoidal grille and narrow headlights and rapid profile, and among the exceptions – bumper with air intakes and diffusers modified form and the revised relief sides with rapids.

The interior has also not changed significantly, the same 3-spike multi-function steering wheel, 10-inch dash display with imitation of the usual analog tachometer and speedometer, and a wide high panel as a whole. The exception was a more practical implementation of the Central console, where the touch screen infotainment system prudently raised above for a better view, and simplified controls on the tunnel.


2015 Ford S-Max release date

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Modern Engines

Under the hood of the new multi-purpose vehicle manufacturer offers one of five engines, two of which famous EcoBoost and three diesel TDCi.

Gasoline EcoBoost have a volume of 1.5 and 2.0 liters, with a capacity of 160 and 240 forces. Diesel – all 2.0-liter that produces 120, 150 or 180 HP

A couple of more modestly sized petrol unit offers manual and 240-horsepower engine comes with an automatic transmission. Diesel powertrain delivers automatic gearbox with double clutch for a power of 150 and 180 forces, and 120-strong content with a manual 6-speed transmission.

Start-Stop increases the efficiency of the motor system by shutdown engine while the short stops, converting the kinetic energy of braking into electricity, as well as the active shutters in the grille that reduces the drag coefficient when moving at speed. For confident driving on slippery snow-covered roads the “ Intelligent All-Wheel Drive” is provided, which for a minivan offered for the first time.

Safety and driver assistance

An extensive list of electronic helpers includes the full set of existing systems, among which the automatic parking, automatic control of the headlights, and system for preventing a collision if detected the obstacles on the path of motion. In the arsenal of car are cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors that can detect road signs to suggest out of your lane, to help with difficult parking or reversing, and to warn you if you exceed the speed limit.

Infotainment system SYNC of second generation understands voice commands, improved air conditioning and heating will allow you to customize the cozy climate and the driver and all passengers in the second and third row individually, front seats with heating and cooling feature adjustable height and tilt head restraints, as well as a massage function and memory status.

The rear door has positively proven system of automatic opening with foot under the rear bumper movement, and improved noise insulation provides maximum comfort during the journey at any distance.
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