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2014 (14) Ford Grand C-Max1.6 TDCi Zetec 5dr

Linwood Ford
Only £9798
£300 deposit
£176.12 per month

Call now on 0141 278 7125*

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Easy fuel capless refuelling systemFord SYNC Bluetooth connection with voice control and USB port
PASTrip computer

Entertainment

DAB radio/CD playerRemote audio controls on steering wheel

Exterior Features

Body colour bumpers with black rubbing stripBody colour door handles
Body colour door mirrors with integral indicatorsChrome beltline
Chrome finish on upper door lineDual sliding rear doors
Electric heated door mirrorsFront fog lamps
Intermittent rear wash/wipeQuickclear heated windscreen

Interior Features

12V accessory sockets - front and rear4 spoke leather steering wheel
Air conditioningAluminium scuff plates
Auxiliary power socketCentre armrest with storage box
Cloth upholsteryCourtesy light in luggage compartment
Driver seat lumbar adjustmentDriver's seat manual height adjust
Front/rear courtesy lightsFully adjustable front headrests
Isofix child seat attachmentLeather gearknob
Premium centre consoleRake/reach adjustable steering wheel
Satin chrome interior door handlesSports style front seats
Three adjustable rear head restraintsTonneau cover
Versatile split folding rear seat - 40/20/40 

Safety

3 point seatbeltsABS + traction control
Driver and passenger airbagsDriver and passenger side airbags
Electronic brake force distributionEmergency brake assist
ESPFasten seatbelt reminder
Front and rear curtain airbagsHeight adjustable front seatbelts
Intelligent Protection System (IPS)Tyre pressure monitoring system

Security

Anti-theft immobiliserLocking wheel nuts
Remote central double lockingThatcham 1 volume sensing alarm

Technical

Diesel particulate filter 

Wheels

16" 5 spoke Y alloy wheels
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.357CO2 (g/km)124
HC+NOx0.187Noise Level dB(A)69
NOx0.166Particles0.0005
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1560Compression Ratio16.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)75Cylinders - Stroke (mm)88.3
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves8
TransmissionMANUAL 

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)60.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)65.7EC Urban (mpg)51.4

General

Badge Engine CC1.6Badge Power115
Coin DescriptionTDCiCoin SeriesZetec
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0716EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years1NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %96
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %81NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %50NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage12500
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months120Timing Belt Interval Mileage125000
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)12.3Engine Power - BHP115
Engine Power - KW85Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3600Engine Torque - LBS.FT199
Engine Torque - MKG28Engine Torque - NM270
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed112

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front205/55 R16
Tyre Size Rear205/55 R16Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style5 SPOKE YWheel Type16" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1684Height (including roof rails)1698
Length4520Wheelbase2788
Width1828Width (including mirrors)2067

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)53Gross Vehicle Weight2200
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1742Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)755
Max. Loading Weight696Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1200Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1504No. of Seats7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.4
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 Grand C-MAX

Ford's third-generation Grand C-MAX is one of the few MPVs that you could put a deposit on sight unseen. Jonathan Crouch explains why.

Ten Second Review

The Ford Grand C-MAX seven-seat compact MPV has been spruced up with sharper styling, more efficient engines and a whole host of clever technological highlights. The 1.5-litre diesel engine is sure to vanish out of showrooms fast, so you might need to move quickly there. What other options are there for those who relish a decent drive and need seven-seat practicality?

Background

There aren't that many cars that you could confidently buy without driving them first. Even some revered model ranges have had their clunkers. The 115PS Golf GTI Mk IV was a dog. The BMW 518i is best forgotten. Even the iconic Porsche 911 took a long time to come back from the shoddy engineering and cut-price interior of the 996-generation car. Try thinking of one model line where you could confidently recommend every single car. Maybe the Mazda MX-5. There's a case for the Lexus LS. Add to that the Ford Grand C-MAX. No, it's not a blindingly obvious choice, but just think about that one for a moment. Has there been a weak one offered? If you want a seven-seat MPV but don't need something that is best operated with an HGV licence, the Grand C-MAX answers the call and does so with a blend of qualities that puts it beyond the usual mass-market MPV mediocrity. This heavily-updated third generation model ups the ante once again.

Driving Experience

If asked what sort of MPV we'd recommend, we'd normally ask "do you like driving?" and if the answer came back positive, the answer has tended to be a Ford C-MAX - or the 7-seat 'Grand' version if you need the extra space. It seems simple but that right there is the big draw card of the Grand C-MAX. It's a car that operates in the distress purchase sector of the market, where it's needed rather than wanted, but still manages to bring an element of surprise and delight. The sheer joy of realising that MPV ownership needn't be boring is something to behold. This time round with this improved MK1 model, Ford has paid particular attention to improving refinement. Noise, vibration and harshness have been improved through the use of thicker side glass and more absorbent seals around the tailgate and rear view mirror. The engine bay heat shield has been filled with acoustic damping material to reduce powertrain noise and diesel cars are equipped with extra acoustic seals to further reduce noise intrusion. A retuned dual mass flywheel helps to reduce shaking forces when the engine is under load, while revised engine mounts offer improved refinement during Auto-Start-Stop operation. The star of the engine line-up is the 120PS 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine, seen for the first time in the C-MAX, replacing the old 1.6-litre unit. Power goes up by five per cent while emissions drop by six points. There are also the multi-award winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engines, offered once again in 100 and 125PS outputs. The big banger in the range is a revised 2.0-litre diesel.

Design and Build

If there's one criticism you could make of the Grand C-MAX, it's that Ford hasn't exactly been adventurous with the restyle. In fact, it'll pass unnoticed by many. The front end looks a bit more chiselled, with an inverted trapezoidal grille, and the screen washer jets have been secreted beneath a cowling to give a cleaner look. The tailgate has been given a smoother and more sophisticated one-piece appearance. The interior has been tidied up quite considerably, Ford moving away from its 'more buttons are better' school of interior design. There are now a good deal fewer controls and switches, while the new black satin trim and chrome detailing contributes to a cleaner look. Functions are simpler to use, such as the air-conditioning controls that now feature buttons that are easier to recognise and distinguish from each other. Practicality improves too, with a redesigned centre storage console. As before, there's a clever 2+3+2 seating layout and luggage space ranges from risible with all seven seats in place to up to 750+ litres in a five-seat layout. Fold all the seats down and there's over 1,700-litres to play with.

Market and Model

In a bid to spike the guns of the Koreans, Ford has built a heck of a lot of value into the latest Grand C-MAX. The last model also had a lot of smart tech features and Ford rightly left most of them on the options list, giving customers the choice of whether they wanted to pay extra or not for these nice-to-haves. You can now get one of those tailgate openers which operate when you wave your foot under the bumper. These have always struck us as an odd fit, because if you're so laden down that you can't open the boot, are you really going to stand there doing one-legged manoeuvres? Anyway, there's also a perpendicular parking system and Active City Stop collision avoidance that operates at up to 31mph. Ford's latest Sync2 voice-activated connectivity system is also on offer, delivering smartphone sync and the chance to control some of the car's minor functions by voice command. The clearer eight-inch colour touchscreen is a welcome addition. Ford also bring us MyKey technology, which lets parents set a top speed and limit stereo volume in advance to prevent the young 'uns getting a bit overexcited. There are also LED Daytime Running Lights, Bi-Xenon HID headlamps and Ford's Adaptive Front Lighting System that adjusts the headlight beam angle to one of seven settings depending on traffic and road conditions.

Cost of Ownership

Ford clearly couldn't target a car to those with growing families if it didn't make all the right numbers on the monthly balance sheet and the Grand C-MAX certainly scores well in this regard. Most will be drawn straight to the diesel engines, attracted to the torque and the fact that they'll pay back when some miles are put on the clock. Sound policy too, but if you need a Grand C-MAX as a school run and shopping vehicle, you'd actually be better advised going for one of the economical 1.0-litre petrol models as they're priced so cheaply it'd be a more cost-effective purchase. Really leverage the economy benefits of the diesel engine though and you'll save big. The 1.5-litre TDCI diesel returns a combined fuel economy figure of better than 65mpg, which is excellent for a car of this size and with this much torque. Go for the 2.0-litre and it will also get around 60mpg.

Summary

If you're in the market for a seven-seat MPV, you can't afford to leave the Ford Grand C-MAX off your shortlist. For many buyers, it'll be on a shortlist of one because they want a vehicle that can do the family duties but still feel reassuringly car-like to drive. That apparently simple requirement is beyond virtually every other rival and is the reason why the Grand C-MAX continues to rack up huge sales. The updates to the latest car hinge around improving refinement on the road, building in more high-tech features and bringing us ever-more pragmatic engines. The running costs of this seven-seater now mirror what you'd have forked out for a Fiesta only a few years ago. The 1.5-litre diesel is probably going to be the biggest seller in the UK but don't overlook the 1.0-litre powerplant if you're a low-mileage driver. Until Volkswagen really brings its talents to bear on a seven-seat compact MPV, the Ford is still going to be the default pick.

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

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Personal contract purchase (PCP)

Representative finance example
Monthly payment£176.12
Deposit£300
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.61%
Cash price£9798
Credit amount£9498
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£3497
Total amount payable£12,075.64
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32000
Excess mileage charge7.0p per mile
APR representativeFixed 8.91% APR representative

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  • Low monthly payments
  • A new car every three or four years
  • Flexible mileage options available
  • Pay the guaranteed future value at the end of your contract if you want to buy the car
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