2018 Ford C Max 1.5 TDCi Titanium X 120 CV REVIEW
2017 Ford C Max 1.5 TDCi Titanium X 120 – Even the C-Max minivan success of Ford, has recently undergone a restyling that has progressively applied throughout the range of the European blue oval. It ‘been redesigned especially the front now characterized by the typical grill-sided shape that we have already seen with slight variations on Fiesta, Focus and Mondeo. The 2017 Ford C Max uses the same platform of the Focus and uses the same engine 1.0 three-cylinder Ecoboost 100 and 125 hp, the 1.5 and 1.6 EcoBoost 4-cylinder 150/120 bhp (the latter bi-fuel LPG) and diesel 1.5 TDCi and 2.0 respectively 95/120 and 150/170 CV/CV. Including the 7-seater version with a longer wheelbase. Provided three versions: Plus, Titanium and Titanium X. List prices start at 20,000 Euros for the Plus version 1.0 Ecoboost 100 HP. SicurAUTO.it tried long version 1.5 TDCi Titanium X 120 PS to offer 27,000 Euros. Very rich list of options for a fee available to the specimen tested comprising: metallic paint, alloy wheels 18 “Driver Assistance Pack, Titanium Tech Pack, Winter Pack 2, adaptive cruise control, sun blinds and rear tables, for a total of 34,300 Euros.
2018 Ford C Max Exterior
The line of the 2018 Ford C Max is one of the most balanced and pleasant in the MPV segment. The design is typically Ford both in the front with Bi-xenon headlight but also in trends in side panel characterized by high belt line and inclined upwards in the rear. Pleasant also the design of the back. Excellent level of the appearance of the painting that presents measured thickness of 120-140 microns, the values found only on certain high-end cars. In the standard the coupling play between the various body panels. The C-Max is 4.39 m long (4.52 to 7 seats), large 1.85 m (2.08 m with mirrors), pitch 2,64 m. The curb weight ranges from 1380 to 1600 kg depending on the version.
2917 Ford C Max Interior
Excellent level of the top coating of the dashboard of soft material and the assembly of the various components. The main instrumentation is easy to read is made up of the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and coolant temperature analog. At the center of the multi-function display unit. In the center of the dashboard we see now, compared to the previous series, the drastic reduction of buttons, many of which are centralized in the new touch screen 8 “. Very well made and intuitive controls effective dual-zone automatic climate control. Ben made Also the interior panels of the doors. Behind, the space for passengers is also suitable for the center position (the back seat divided into 3 parts). Good luggage capacity of regular shape and well finished (with tailgate electrically operated), of 432 liters, which become 1723 with the seats lowered.
The 2017 Ford C Max engine compartment is very neat and it facilitates the visual control of the levels and the possible access to the fuse box front. The other slots fuse holders are located in the trunk and passenger compartment. To replace any bulb must be removed from its housing the headlight unit by removing two screws. In the case of xenon should contact the workshops. the turbo diesel engine 1.5 is the latest evolution of the well-known and appreciated 4-cylinder common rail in this release EUR 6 delivers 120 hp (88 kW) at 3600 rpm and a maximum torque. of 270 Nm at 1500 rpm. It is a proven ultra engine with a bore and stroke 73.5 x 88.3 mm (long), light alloy cylinder head and block, single overhead cam head (belt), 2 valves per cylinder. The front suspension of the usual MacPherson strut with coil springs, lower arm and anti-roll bar. The rear suspension is independent wheels with multiple arms swinging (multilink), coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar. The operating and maintenance is fairly comprehensive as regards content. Improvable chapters dedicated to the maintenance and to the technical specifications (the latter quite stingy with information) as well as the layout of the manual. The warranty period is 2 years / unlimited km, rust perforation 6 years / unlimited km.
2018 Ford C Max Engine, Gas Mileage
The driver’s seat, electrically adjustable (optional) is comfortable and well-shaped. Obviously, also the steering wheel is adjustable (manually) in height and in depth. Good visibility on the march with some blind spots when reversing because of the rear pillars, limit surmountable with rear view camera and parking sensors in the New Ford C-Max in evidence. The Start & Stop is right at your fingertips as on the other Ford. The 1.5 TDCi engine highlights was a sharp silent operation thanks to good soundproofing and the same cabin. Compared to the previous 1.4 hence it shows a fast response and an unexpected extension from 1500 rpm, which corresponds to the speed torque max. 270 Nm. The gearbox, with the lever in the raised position, is a 6-speed manual transmission among the best in terms of maneuverability, smoothness, and accuracy of grafts. Excellent command of the clutch always well modulated and totally free from rips hot. The device Hill Start Assist for uphill climb is on time and perfectly calibrated. The suspensions carry a good compromise between comfort and grip and absorb road irregularities well except for holes with sharp edges. Our New C-Max mounts tires 235/40 ZR 18 (optional) maybe a bit ‘exaggerated for the type of vehicle, especially for the very shoulder lowered. The roll is limited and by no means annoying. The braking is always modulated and powerful with a short pedal travel quite short. Well even the steering, lightweight and quite accurate maneuver in mixed. The average fuel economy on the open road / motorway stabilize the 6.5 L / 100 km (15.3 km / L), while in urban high-traffic we got 7.8 l / 100 km (12.8 km / L), always with air conditioning off and start-stop inserted. This device has proved timely and tireless as well as silent in the phases of ignition. In city traffic we expected an average consumption better. The fuel tank capacity is 55 liters. The reported consumption is 4.7 L / 100 km in the urban cycle and 3.7 L / 100 km out of town; CO2 emissions 105 g / km.
Entertaiment Features of 2017 Ford C Max
The audio system Sony is excellent from the point of view of sound quality, improvable instead the search of the various issuers and constancy of the signal on country roads. Aux and USB jacks are inside the drawer under the center armrest. The connectivity system Ford Sync 2 uses voice commands and a touch screen, high-resolution 8-inch which lets you control over the audio system and connected devices via USB and Bluetooth, also the navigator and air conditioning. Sync 2 also features the Emergency Assistance feature that automatically contacts 112 in case of an accident, indicating the position of the vehicle and communicating in the local language selected automatically. The initial connection of a new telephone system to Bluetooth-hands-free is very quick and easy, as on the other Ford. Excellent voice reception. By contrast, the navigator proves not very immediate use with the touch screen and the maps, for certain areas, are not entirely up to date. E ‘preferable to use voice commands by speaking directly with the entire address.
2017 Ford C Max is equipped with front, side and curtain airbags, front belt tensioners and load limiters Front. In EuroNCAP crash test protocol (2009-214) has been awarded 5 stars. Protection adults 92%, children 83%, pedestrians 50%, 71% Safety Assist. Submit Isofix attachments on the rear seat. The active safety systems and driver aids include ABS, ESC, EBA, EBD, Hill Start Assist, TVC (Torque Vectoring Control), TPMS, BLIS (blind spot monitoring).