Ford Tourneo Connect 2022: the new generation focuses on comfort and technology


Ford unveiled the new generation of its Ford Tourneo Connect . The base is the Volkswagen Caddy from which it also borrows its MQB platform, but the Blue Oval has added many peculiarities; to make it the most & ugrave; possible unique and identifiable. Its main features are: recognizable design, lots of on-board technology and extreme practicality; winks at the most families numerous and who love to travel together. To make daddies mouth water more demanding, here it is the possibility to choose between four different set-ups available; Active, Trend, Titanium and Sport and two body lengths, with the possibility; to also choose the option with seven seats.

The new Ford Tourneo Connect features a redesigned front with strong, sculpted lines to create a more impression. sporty and dynamic than in the past. The look & egrave; almost like an SUV , with the Active trim that brings as a dowry 17-inch alloy wheels, a generous front honeycomb grille, a skid plate and additional body moldings around the wheel arches. Speaking of the other trim levels, the Titanium features chrome elements and 16 & rdquo; wheels. The Sport version is; featuring a dark design, hood stripes, and other body-colored elements on the bumper sockets. The rims are 17 ”. The Trend version, on the other hand, features a glossy black grid frame.

Speaking of the cockpit , the Trend variant has a infotainment system with an 8.25-inch touch display while the other three versions offer a larger screen; large 10-inch with built-in navigator and all modern connectivity features. A 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster is available as an option. Worth noting is its great habitability , given that, on all the fittings, the second and third row of seats can be; be folded, overturned or removed completely, while the two sliding doors can be used for easy access for guests. The cargo space reaches up to 2.6 m & sup3; in the standard model and up to 3.1 m & sup3; in the long wheelbase one. Even the front passenger seat can & ograve; be overturned, allowing the transport of objects up to 3 meters long inside the vehicle.

In addition, even small items can be stowed in the passenger compartment thanks to the presence of numerous empty pockets, cup holders and storage compartments. They answer & quot; present & quot; also optional ergonomic seats with leg rests and electric lumbar adjustment as well as USB sockets for charging electronic devices. In short, on-board comfort is; on the agenda .

What about security? Ford Tourneo Connect has an ADAS suite , driving aids, complete . Here is the presence of 19 driving assistance systems, including adaptive cruise control, Towing Assist Pack, Hill Assist, limiter, lane centering and blind spot warning. Also present is the inevitable FordPass application to set some parameters of the car remotely via the smartphone.

The range engines offers the petrol turbo four-cylinder 1.5-liter EcoBoost that produce 114 HP and 220 Nm of torque, but is also present. two diesels EcoBlue that develop 122 hp and 320 Nm of torque, or 112 hp and 280 Nm of torque. Both diesel engines are compatible with Hydrotreating Vegetable Oil (HVO) and Gas to Liquids (GTL) alternative fuels. All models come standard with a six-speed manual gearbox, alternatively there is; the seven-speed PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission, with paddles mounted on the steering wheel and the aid of a mode; Sport.

Available to customers there & # 39; & egrave; also all-wheel drive which automatically distributes torque between the wheels according to driving conditions and surfaces. The four-wheel drive & egrave; available on models equipped with a 122PS 2.0 EcoBlue diesel engine and a six-speed manual gearbox. The new Ford Tourneo Connect from Ford will be; orderable in all European markets at early 2022 , with the first deliveries to customers starting in spring. Still not & egrave; price has been revealed.