The new 2017 Ford Galaxy MPV is in third generation today which lasts since 2006 and now it is near it’s end. The Galaxy is made by Ford only for European market it is very similar to a S-Max US version. Also it is little longer than its US sibling but the new vehicle for 2017 model year will grow a little bit more. It is built on a well known CD4 platform thanks to that in will share some underpinnings with Mondeo and Fusion in terms of chassis too.
2017 Ford Galaxy MPV Exterior
The galaxy beside that it will be longer and wider it will be also refreshed on the outside. The refreshing will go in a Ford’s new exterior design direction. It will recieve a now already well known trapezoidal grille and the front end should be slightly lowered. At the front end it will also recieve laid-back headlights and the windshield will be also bigger and swept-back. Mondeo-like taillights will be incorporated in the back but the tailgate will remain pretty much the same.
2017 Ford Galaxy MPV Interior
The overall design and material options of this seven-seater won’t be especially changed for the 2017 model year. The dominant material will still be the soft plastic on the dashboard and other elements and the seats will receive fabric or optional leather. As you can expect the cargo space is huge and in addition you can fold down the back seats. There is a lot of optional features like: navigation, touchscreen and DVD entertainment system for the rear seating passengers.
2017 Ford Galaxy MPV Engine
The engine options under the hood of this MPV will be heavily influenced by Mondeo and Fusion and it will certainly receive some power-trains from them. The Galaxy will without doubt receive diesel and gas engine potions too. Some of the engines (according to our sources) are, first two petrol’s: the first is a 1.5L EcoBoost I-4 able to deliver 160 horsepower, second is a 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 with a max output of 180 horsepower. The diesel option is a 2.0L TDCi I-4 engine with 161 horsepower. All engines will be available with a carryover six-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox and with only front-wheel drive.
2017 Ford Galaxy MPV Price and Release date
The price overseas of this MPV is between $40,000 and $50,000 but if it comes to the US the price will be much lower. Again European numbers about gas mileage: it is starting from 34 mpg combined and goes up to 40 mpg combined according to engine option.
October 27, 2016