09 Feb 2021: Ford S-MAX Hybrid MPV launched in the UK: Details here
American automaker Ford has launched the S-MAX Hybrid MPV in the UK. It comes in three variants- Titanium, ST-Line, and Vignale.
As for the highlights, the car has a sporty look and a spacious feature-loaded cabin. It draws power from a 2.5-liter petrol engine linked to an electric motor and a 1.1kWh Lithium-ion battery.
Here are more details.
Exteriors: Ford S-MAX Hybrid: At a glance
The Ford S-MAX Hybrid has an eye-catching look, featuring a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a blacked-out grille with honeycomb mesh, and a wide air dam.
On the sides, the MPV is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and designer alloy wheels. There are wrap-around taillights and a window wiper on the car's rear section.
Fact: Power and performance
The Ford S-MAX Hybrid draws power from a 2.5-liter petrol engine, mated to an electric motor, a 1.1kWh Lithium-ion battery, and a power-split gearbox. The powertrain delivers a combined output of 190hp and allows the car to sprint from 0-100km/h in 9.8 seconds.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The Ford S-MAX Hybrid has a spacious 5/7-seater cabin with auto climate control, adjustable seats, and a 3-spoke multifunctional power steering wheel.
It houses an 8.0-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and FordPass Connect technology.
Passengers' safety is ensured by multiple airbags, a rear-view camera, and other standard features.
Fact: What about the pricing?
In the UK, the Ford S-MAX Hybrid starts at £36,535 (roughly Rs. 36.7 lakh) for the Titanium model and goes up to £41,795 (approximately Rs. 42 lakh) for the range-topping Vignale variant. However, no details regarding its availability in India are currently available.