Review Ford Galaxy 4 – Next Gen MPV

Review Ford Galaxy 4 to know it is one of its kinds automotive in the present times which are dedicated to SUVs and the crossovers. Ford Galaxy 4 is truly a multi-purpose vehicle with its rambling belly, quiet comfort, and practicality. It shares its groundwork with its twin, the S-max, which is sportier than the Ford Galaxy. Galaxy has traded its driving thrill for a more practical and comfortable approach. That said, it does not mean it lacks power under its belly.

It is a big bulky animal as it should be for its use. Ford is claiming that with the seats folded, there is a storage area of whopping 2325 litres. The door bins and pockets have gone deeper too. And it can pull weight up to 2000 kg.

Ford Galaxy 4 front

Review Ford Galaxy 4: Want to take a look on the outside?

It is still the same box looking front nosed big and bulky MPV. Though, some styling innuendoes from the more dapper twin S-max are visible in the new Ford Galaxy. The front nose has more embossed and extrusive grill and slimmer LED headlights. The taillights are more of Mondeo style.

a MPV However is All about the Inside

Ford Galaxy 4 front

The new Galaxy is roomy, comfortable and has class in its belly and it does not disappoint. The 7 seater has an elevated driving position which allows the driver a better view of the road without feeling like a God. Means it is not too high to be uncomfortable. All seats have their own arm rests, cup holders, and temperature controls. The all-around view from the car is impressive. The best thing Ford has done in this new avatar is that it has made all the seats operational at the touch of a button. And they have easy slide and roll. Gone is the manual removal of the seats for creating boot space.

The old instrument panel has given way to a modern and stylish 10 inch digital array. The rear seats now have their own dockets for attaching gadgets. All the paraphernalia of temperature control, Bluetooth, WI-FI hotspot, USB ports, mobile chargers, infotainment system are there and powered by Ford’s Sync system.

Engine, Drive, and Performance Specs

Ford had given its MPV a variety of petrol and diesel engines with a colossal 22 combinations to choose from. Ford Galaxy is a big vehicle which is meant to pull weight, so it does gobble up fuel. Review Ford Galaxy 4 for the buyers who need to look at the combinations and figures well. The specifications of the new Galaxy are as follows:

  • 3 trim levels: TheZetec, Titanium, and Titanium X.
  • The choices in petrol engines are 1.5 litre EcoBoost and 2.0 litre Ecoboost, yielding a horsepower of 158 and 237 respectively
  • Diesel engine is 2.0-litre TDCi twin turbo, tossing 217 horsepower and a torque of 332 pound feet. The same engine will be available in various combinations of single turbo and low powered outputs of 118hp, 148hp or 177hp
  • All-wheel drive
  • 100% power distribution to all wheels when needed
  • Manual gear which can be upgraded to automatic

The best choice of engine is the 2.0-litre TDCi as it is most fuel efficient. The petrol engine is quite thirsty on the fuel and seeks high maintenance in the long run.

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