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Cologne, 12 March 2015

Who is looking at a Van Ford, must pay attention to the abbreviation "Max". For the trade mark referred to in this country their mobile family and friends. Their offer is retreaded partially during the year 2015 if the new S-Max and C-Max roll-lifted to the dealers. Now the prices of the two model series have been announced.

From five to seven

The all-new, second generation of the Ford S-Max is based on the Mondeo, which came on the market at the beginning of the year. As before, the S-Max will be available as a five or seven-seater. New features include a system that the variable steering ratio adapts to the speed. Other technical highlights are the adaptive LED headlights and a so-called " Pre-Collision Wizard", which is to avoid or mitigate even at highway speed collisions with the front man for Ford.

Well-equipped S-Max

The motors are available on the Benzinerseite a 1.5 - liter with 160 hp or a two-liter with 240 hp. The diesel range has four engines from 120 to 210 hp. A start-stop system is always standard. With the launch in September 2015, the Ford S-Max is available in two trim levels. It starts with the " trend " that is to be had from 30.150 euros. Compared to its predecessor, the price slightly higher at 160 euros. Included here are a two - zone climate control, a CD audio system with USB port, seven airbags and a keyless access with start button. Who can spend 2,550 euros more, get the S-Max in the Titanium version. There are in addition to 17 - inch alloy wheels and heated front seats and an infotainment system with eight inch touchscreen factory. But if you want a navigation system, still have to pay extra. Including the other hand, are an active lane assist, a high-beam assistant and a traffic sign recognition.

Beautiful park

Optional Ford delivers more helpers such as Parking Assist. He is ranked the S-Max in longitudinal and perpendicular parking spaces inside and out. Special sensors warn when reversing before moving traffic. A new side protection indicator informs visually and audibly warn of obstacles that are located laterally next to the vehicle. For more comfort, an electrically operated tailgate can be ordered, which also opens by movement of the foot under the bumper.

Revamped Sportsvan rival

Parallel to vigorously revised Ford Focus also has its Van offshoot, the C-Max, get a lush care model. It is the end of June 2015 to the market. Similar to the focus there is also the C-Max now a much tidier cockpit with optional eight-inch touch screen. Also under the hood things are happening: base petrol though remains the 1.6-liter 85 hp, it now rank of one-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder with 100 and 125 hp and a new 1.5 - liter four-cylinder with 150 or 182 hp. The top engine has factory to a six-speed automatic, the 150 - hp engine it is available as an option. If you prefer a diesel, has a choice of five variants from 95 to 170 hp. Of particular note here is the so-called Econetic version, the 105-hp engine will consume just 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers.

A hot offer

The prices for the C-Max start at 17,850 euros in the future, the Grand C-Max with sliding rear doors and up to seven seats starts at 20,450 euros, which is due to a stronger base engine. Until further notice, however, Ford attracts customers with an interesting introductory offer. For 16,490 euros, the C-Max is available with a 100 - horsepower gasoline engine and air conditioning, 17,990 euros are there in the Grand C-Max with the same aggregate. The customer benefit is, according to Ford for both models 3,610 euros . (rh)