The 2016 Ford Grand C-Max minivan is the extended version of the all-new Ford C-Max. The cars are manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Whether we call the car an MPV (multi purpose vehicle) or an SAV (sports activity vehicle), it will not change the fact that the interior is splendidly comfortable and ultra-flexible having a wonderful drive.
It’s Grand! Hence the size will be grand too. The 7 seat minivan Ford Grand C-Max 2016 is 140mm longer and 110kg heavier than the 5 seat C-max. Grand’s body kit has many accents and curves which make the exterior look sporty. The front is equipped with elongated headlamps and fog lamps, with a chrome trim front grille and large air intakes underneath. It is also equipped with rear sliding doors for easier access to the third row. Out back, Grand has a power tailgate which can open with just a push of a button on the center console or the key fob. The buyer can even program the opening-angle of the tailgate to avoid obstacles.
The new 2016 Ford Grand C-Max interior is really flexible and amazingly comfortable. The seats are featured in a 6 plus 1 format, in which the seats in the second row can fold underneath one another which creates a walk-through passage to allowing entry to the third row. The interior has many gizmos and gadgets with a top-notch infotainment system. Grand is also equipped with many safety features like air bags, rear-view camera, park assist, hill start assist, and an all-new feature called “Seatbelt Minder”, which gives off audio and visual alarms if any seatbelts are unfastened.
Engine, 2016 Ford C-Max specs
There will be two petrol and two diesel type engines to choose and add to the buyer’s Grand. The two petrol units are a 1.0 liter which can produce a horsepower ranging from 100hp to 125hp and a 1.6 liter Ecoboost which can produce horsepower ranging from 150hp to 182hp. The new Ford Grand C-Max 2016 diesel units are a 1.6 liter TDCi which can produce 115 horsepower and the latter is a 2.0 liter Duratorq which is attached to an optional 6 speed dual-clutch power shift gear-box. The 2.0 liter can produce 138 horsepower, generates a torque of 236lb.ft and accelerates from 0-62mph in under 9.2 seconds. The 1.6 liter diesel engine provides the best fuel economy in the engine range (60.1mpg combined). Whereas performance wise, the 2.0 liter diesel is the better option.
2016 Ford Grand C-Max Release Date and Price
The price for the newly introduced 7 seater 2016 Ford Grand C-Max price will range around 28 thousand to 30 thousand dollars, whereas it will be available for sale in the last quarter of 2015 or in the first quarter of 2016. Grand is a very convenient and comfortable vehicle which is very fun to drive around and ride around, making it is top of the wish-list for those who want to buy a family oriented vehicle.