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Brand New 18 Plate Ford S-MAX Vignale2.0 TDCi 5dr

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£1050 initial rental
£350 per month
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth hands free phone with voice control systemDriver alert system
Easy fuel capless refuelling systemFord convers+ (256 colour instrument panel)
Ford SYNC 3 with 8" colour touch screenLane keep assist
PASSYNC Emergency Assistance
Traffic sign recognition 

Entertainment

Remote audio controls on steering wheel 

Exterior Features

Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic headlights
Automatic illuminating hazard lights in sudden decelerationBody colour door handles
Body colour electric/folding/heated door mirrors with puddle lightsBody coloured bumpers
Chrome grille surroundChrome side window surrounds
Electric front and rear windows + one touch + global open/closingFront fog lights
Heated windscreen + heated windscreen washer jetsHigh beam assist
LED daytime running lightsLED rear lights
Rain sensing front wipersRear privacy glass
Tailgate wash/wipeTinted glass

Interior Features

12V accessory sockets - front and rear2 individual folding 3rd row seats
3 individual fold flat 2nd row seats4 spoke leather steering wheel
Ambient lightingAxis cloth upholstery
Centre console with armrest/storage box + cupholderChild observation mirror
Chrome finish to interior door handlesDriver's manual adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat manual height adjustDual air conditioning with automatic temperature electronic control
Footwell lightsFront and rear courtesy reading lights
Front and rear velour floor matsFront overhead courtesy lights with theatre style dimming and delay
Front passenger seat manual height adjustment with lumbar supportFront under seat storage
Fully adjustable front head restraintsHeight adjustable rear head restraints
Illuminated entry systemIsofix rear child seat preparation in 2nd row
Leather gear knobLuggage area lamp
Luxury woven headlinerOverhead console with sunglasses holder
Reach + rake adjustable steering columnRear air vents
Rear stowage boxesSports front seats
Tie down hooks in luggage areaTonneau cover

Safety

3 point seatbelts on all seatsABS/EBD
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsDrivers knee airbag
Electronic parking brakeESP+EBA
Front and rear (row 2) curtain airbagsFront side airbags
Intelligent Protection System (IPS)MyKey system
Passenger airbag deactivate switchRear child proof door locks
Tyre pressure monitoring system 

Security

ImmobiliserKeyless entry with 'Ford Power' starter button
Locking wheel nutsRemote control central/double locking
Thatcham category 1 alarm system with perimetric + volumetric protection 

Technical

Diesel particulate filter 

Wheels

Space saver spare wheel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.205CO2 (g/km)129
HC+NOx0.073Noise Level dB(A)73
NOx0.021Particles0.0004
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1997Compression Ratio16.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)85Cylinders - Stroke (mm)88
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)56.5EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)61.4EC Urban (mpg)50.4

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power150
Coin DescriptionTDCi 150Coin SeriesTitanium
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0720EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years1NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %87
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %87NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %79NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months120Timing Belt Interval Mileage125000
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)10.8Engine Power - BHP150
Engine Power - KW110Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3500Engine Torque - LBS.FT258
Engine Torque - MKG35.7Engine Torque - NM350
Engine Torque - RPM2000Top Speed123

Tyres

Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front235/55 R17Tyre Size Rear235/55 R17
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel Style5x2 SPOKE
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1655Length4796
Wheelbase2849Width1916
Width (including mirrors)2137 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)70Gross Vehicle Weight2530
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)2020Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)700
Max. Loading Weight880Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2000Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1650No. of Seats7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.6
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Ford S-MAX Vignale

Ford has extended its desirable Vignale trim package into top versions of its sporting S-MAX family MPV model. If you'd normally buy an executive saloon or estate but need space for a family, it could be a tempting package. Jonathan Crouch looks at what's on offer.

Ten Second Review

Just how far can the appeal of family MPV models be extended up-market? That's the question posed by the car we're looking at here, Ford's S-MAX Vignale. The S-MAX we know about: it's the best handling and arguably most desirable large-ish seven-seat family People Carrier out there. But could it also really appeal at a more exalted £35,000 to £40,000 price point if Ford were to up the spec and include a premium customer service package? It's a big ask.

Background

Large MPVs aren't only bought by families full of sticky-fingered children looking for the least expensive way of getting a super-sized brood from A to B. At the top end, they're also purchased as business conveyances. Or by business people who have more than 2.3 kids and who want in their People Carrier all the niceties they're used to enjoying in their usual executive saloon. And the kind of dealer service they might expect to get from a prestige brand. Ford thinks that there are enough of these sort of people around to justify the inclusion in its S-MAX range of this super-luxurious Vignale model. With this top variant, you not only get more luxury than has ever been seen on any MPV before but also what the brand calls 'Ford Vignale Services', a system that will give you your own personal 'Vignale Relationship Manager', there to make your ownership experience just that little bit more pleasant.

Driving Experience

As you'd expect, Ford has chosen the most desirable engines in the S-MAX portfolio for this top Vignale version. That means the top 240PS SCTi 2.0-litre EcoBoost petrol unit and the 2.0-litre TDCi diesel powerplant many will want, an engine most will order in 180PS form. It's this diesel variant that'll give you more options, available in either manual or automatic forms, with the auto also available with intelligent all-wheel drive (I-AWD). This system continually measures how the car's wheels are gripping the road surface every 16 milliseconds; can adjust power delivery to individual wheels in 100 milliseconds; and can send 100 per cent of available engine torque to the rear wheels. Need more grunt? Try Ford's latest bi-turbo 2.0-litre TDCi diesel, which develops 210 PS and 450Nm of torque, delivered from 2,000rpm. On the road, this car is as good to drive as it in its lesser guises. Ford's clever integral link rear suspension helps enhance the signature car-like, sporty driving dynamics with a configuration that features reduced-weight aluminium components. Additional sound-deadening materials and improved door seals contribute to a very quiet cabin too, creating a level of refinement appropriate to this Vignale model's more exalted price point. If you're graduating into one from a very plush version of the previous generation S-MAX, you'll find that road noise has been reduced by 2.5 decibels in the front and 3 decibels in the rear and Ford claims there's noticeably less wind noise than before.

Design and Build

From the outside, there aren't too many visual cues to distinguish this top Vignale variant from plush 'Titanium' or 'Titanium Sport'-trimmed S-MAX models in the standard range, but if you look closely, a few things will start to stand out. The 18-inch 10x2 spoke alloy wheels with their Premium painted finish for example. The bespoke upper and lower 'Vignale Grilles' at the front are unique too, plus there's 'Dark Chrome' detailing and the door handles have chrome inserts. Inside, Vignale models get leather of course but in this case the hide has been extended to wrap around the instrument panel. The doors get it too - and feature smart 'tuxedo' stitching. Otherwise, the recipe is as it would be in any other second generation S-MAX model. The seats have a 2-3-2 layout, and offer no fewer than 32 seating and load-space combinations, as well as Easy-Fold second and third row seats. The system enables each rear seat to be folded flat from a push-button control panel. The S-MAX also features Easy-Entry second row seats that provide one touch access to third row seating with a new design that tips and slides the seat forward in one action. Storage also includes covered stowage in the instrument panel top, a media storage area incorporated into the centre stack and concealed under-floor stowage behind the third row. There's not a lot of luggage space with the third row raised, but drop the rearmost seats and you have a really wide, conveniently-shaped 700-litre boot.

Market and Model

The Vignale package comes at a premium of around £4,000 over what you'd pay for an identically-engined S-MAX with plush Titanium' trim, so you've really got to want it. Pricing starts at around £33,500 for a manual gearbox 2.0 TDCi 180PS variant, but most customers are going to want the 6-speed Powershift auto transmission - which will push that pricing figure to around £35,000. Another £1,200 will also get you AWD with that package for year-round 4x4 traction. Standard equipment on all S-MAX Vignale variants includes high-grade leather trim, special 18-inch alloy wheels and the brand's latest 'SYNC3' touchcreen infotainment system. Vignale models are sold only at premium 'Ford Store' locations in the UK. At this model's launch, there were 55 of these, enough, says the brand, to ensure that 90% of the population will be with an hour's drive of one. Each of these dealerships will have a dedicated Vignale Lounge area. And owners will be assigned a 'Relationship Manger' who'll be on hand in the dealership and via a hotline to look after their needs. When the time comes for servicing, you'll enjoy a free collection and return service and after every garage visit, your car will get a complementary carwash and premium valet treatment.

Cost of Ownership

The diesel engines both return excellent economy. The most popular S-MAX Vignale is likely to be the 2.0 TDCi 180PS variant and in this one, you'll see 56.5mpg on the combined cycle and 129g/km of carbon dioxide. You'll hit those returns by nearly 10% if you opt for four wheel drive or the Powershift automatic gearbox. At the top of the range, the 210PS Bi-Turbo TDCi manages 51.4mpg with 144g/km emissions. The 240PS petrol engine of course costs quite a bit more to run, posting 35.8mpg and 180g/km. The warranty is a 3 year/60,000 mile deal with Ford Assistance for 1 year, providing roadside assistance in the UK and throughout Europe. To take the hassle out of paying for scheduled work on the car, there are two 'Ford Protect Premium Plans' on offer. The first covers two years and two services, while the other extends to three years and a trio of garage visits. These packages can be passed on to another owner when the car is sold, which might help residual values.

Summary

The key here lies in perception. Think of this as a Ford S-MAX with all the bells and whistles and you might think that around £35,000 is a lot of money to pay for it, however much equipment and premium service might come included as part of the deal. Ford however, wants you to take a different view. You could easily spend the asking sum being demanded here on a high-spec mid-range four cylinder diesel-powered compact executive estate like a BMW 3 Series Touring or an Audi A4 Avant. An S-MAX Vignale, in contrast, offers you so much more and will suit a growing family so much better. Looked at that way, it's a clever choice. And for the right kind of buyer, it's one we'd be inclined to recommend.

Performance
80%
Handling
80%
Comfort
90%
Space
90%
Styling
70%
Build
70%
Value
40%
Equipment
90%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
50%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Representative contract hire

Monthly payment£350
Initial Rental£1050
Term (months)48
Cash price£Nil
Contract mileage32,000
Representative APR0%
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