Fourth generation Mk IV (2015present after its sibling, the pdf to html5 open source Ford S-Max, was presented at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the all-new Galaxy went on sale in mid-2015.
Fuel ccm, cylinders kW, nm,.In the United Kingdom, the car was available in Edge, Zetec and Ghia trim levels.This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the cookie policy.If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the cookie policy.In later years this unit was supplemented by.3 litre 16-valve version first seen in the facelifted Ford Scorpio.One major selling point of the Galaxy and S-MAX is the "FoldFlatSystem".However, Ford officially states that the car contains 'elements' of Kinetic Design, such as its trapezoidal grille, large wheelarches and angular headlights.The new Galaxy is larger than its predecessor and is a four pillar vehicle of only Ford's own design, with no Volkswagen Group content (Ford sold its stake in AutoEuropa back to the Volkswagen Group the year before).Produced at the joint-ventureAutoEuropa plant in Palmela, Portugal, the vehicle was badge-engineered to create three vehicles: the Ford Galaxy; by Volkswagen Passenger Cars as the Volkswagen Sharan; and by seat as the Alhambra.Also new engines were available across the range, the newer 24v VR6, along with VW Group's Pumpe-Düse (PD) TDI engines available in 90 bhp (67 kW; 91 PS) (only on LX models 115 bhp (86 kW; 117 PS 130 bhp (97 kW; 132 PS) and 150 bhp (112 kW; 152 PS) forms, these were matched to a six-speed manual transmission.This engine was transversially mounted (as with the MKV Escort RS2000) as opposed to longitudinal mounting like in the Ford Scorpio.On the British television series, outnumbered, The Brockman family (main family) now own a Ford Galaxy in the 2011 series, replacing the Vauxhall Zafira they had in the older series.With the S-MAX catering to customers who require a sport-oriented multi-purpose vehicle (MPV Ford were able to expand the Galaxy in every dimension without losing sales in size-conscious Europe.Only Ford's own engines are used, all diesels being from the Duratorq family of engines in 100 PS (74 kW; 99 bhp) and 125 PS (92 kW; 123 bhp).8 litre format, and also 130 PS (96 kW; 128 bhp) and 140 PS (103 kW; 138 bhp).0 TDCi versions, with.2 TDCi for more power.The range topping Bi-Turbo.0 TDCi 210 comes with the Powershift gearbox only, and can accelerate from 0 to 60 in under nine seconds.All the diesels average over 50mpg the most economical being the.0 TDCi Duratorq 120, which manages 57mpg.The petrol.5 SCTi Ecoboost has 160 hp, and the larger.0 SCTi has 240 hp, but can only be mated to Ford's Powershift automatic gearbox.Allautomatic transmissions were VW Group AG4 boxes, but manual gearboxes on all engines were VXT75 five-speed (modified versions of the trusted Ford MTX-75 five-speed set-up to suit the transverse engine layout).Of valves.0dohc gasoline 1 998 4 / In-Line 85 kW 167 Nm.3i gasoline 2 295 4 / In-Line 108 kW 203 Nm 16,.9 TDI 1Z/AHU diesel 1 896 4 / In-Line 66 kW 202.9 TDI AFN diesel 1 896.
This design allows the second- and third-row seats to fold flat into the floor, although this change in seating design reduces the load carrying capacity of the vehicle.
No longer produced at the AutoEuropa plant inPortugal, Europe's replacement Galaxy is assembled at a newly re-equipped plant alongside the Mondeo in Genk, Belgium.