The all-new 2015 Ford Grand C-Max is an MPV which is manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. The Grand C-Max is the elongated, 7 seat version of the 5 seat, C-Max.
New C-Max 2015 features the same hatchback exterior as its 5 seat version, but just a tad bit longer (140mm) to accommodate the extra 2 seats which were added to the MPV this year. The exterior is designed in a dynamic shape which Ford calls a “kinetic design”. This design makes every accent and curve on the body kit to create an illusion that the car is in motion, even if it is standing still. Other features are the standard flowing head lamps followed by fog lamps, chrome trim front grille and a one piece sun roof. The MPV is equipped with rear-sliding doors for easier access to the back passenger seats and a power tailgate. The tailgate will open when a button is pushed on the center console or the key fob.
The opening angle for the tailgate can also be programmed to suit the driver’s and surrounding requirements. Grand C-Max towing capacity depending on seats, whether dipped or raised(2 or 5) and it is at 115 liters, 448 liters or 1,715 liters / 115 cubic feet, 15.8 cubic feet and 60.6 cubic feet. Colors: Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Oxford White, Tectonic Metallic…Dimensions are: WIDTH 72 in.,HEIGHT 63.9 in., LENGTH 173.6 in. and WHEEL BASE 104.3 in. Wheels are 17 in. wheels P225/50R17 tires.
Ford Grand C-Max 2015 Interior
The interior for the Grand is very flexible and comfortable. The seats are featured in a six plus one format. The seats in the second row can fold underneath one another, creating a passage way to enter to the third row. The interior is available in 3 different luxurious trims and has the latest infotainment system. Ford SYNC 2 has Voice Control and Touchscreen, all that with the addition of an 8 inch touchscreen. This hi-res display gives control of several functions like: phone, audio, climate control and optional navigation via voice or touch.
2015 Ford Grand C-Max horsepower, Engine
2015 Ford Grand C-Max offers 4 engine options for its Grand C-Max; two diesel and two petrol. The diesel units are a 1.6 liter TDCi and a 2.0 liter Duratorq engines. The engines can produce 115 horsepower and 138 horsepower respectively. The 2.0 liter is connected to a 6 speed dual clutch gear box, produces a torque of 236 pound-feet and can accelerate in 9.2 seconds from 0-62 mph.
Comparing the two diesel units, the 1.6 liter has better fuel economy whereas the 2.0 liter is a better choice if the buyer wants a performance oriented engine.
The Ford petrol units are a 1.0 liter and a 1.6 liter Ecoboost engine. The first engine can produce horsepower ranging from 100hp to 125hp; the latter will produce a power ranging from 150hp to 182hp. Fuel economy: City 30 mpg, Highway 46 mpg, Combined 38 mpg. Fuel tank capacity is 13.5 gal.
2015 Ford Grand C-Max Release Date and Price
Ford has not yet announced the release date for the new 2015 Ford Grand C-Max but it is expected to arrive at the dealers in the last quarter of 2015 or in the first quarter of 2016. The price will revolve in the $27,824 range.
Ford has focused to create such a vehicle which is fun to drive around and is family friendly. The end result is the all new Ford Grand C-Max, which will have many potential buyers who wish to own a family focused vehicle.
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