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Ford Grand Tourneo Connect 1.5 EcoBoost Active 5dr Auto [7 Seat] Petrol Estate

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£3,745 Advance Payment

These prices are based on the Higher Rate Motability Component. Pricing and offers are correct at the date of publication and are subject to confirmation. Pricing may not be accurate as pricing is updated quarterly. Unless otherwise stated, metallic paint at extra cost. Library image for illustration purposes only.

Fuel: Petrol

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Carpet partial floor cover, Carpet load floor cover, Front throw in carpet floor mats, Rear window wash/wipe, Electric rear window defroster, Dark tinted rear privacy glass, Fixed 3rd row LHS and RHS window...

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MPG

Mpg stands for miles per gallon, and is used to show how far your car is able to travel for every gallon (or 4.55 litres) of fuel it uses. The combined WLTP fuel economy figure provides a general overview of a car's fuel consumption over a variety of speeds and road types.

Insurance Group

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

The Focus Active is the car you buy if you like the idea of a mid-sized SUV but can't quite bring yourself to buy one. In this lifestyle-orientated Focus derivative, you get a higher ride height and a bit of fashionable bling but you don't have to join the crossover crowd to get it. In fact, there are hardly any compromises to make in buying this trendy Focus derivative. And of course you get all the design improvements that Ford has painstakingly built into the current version of this design.

Background

The rise and rise of the SUV market shows no sign of slowing down. But not everyone is convinced by the idea of the Crossover class of car. Do you really need something with Jeep-like styling to complete the school run or commute through the suburbs to work? Probably not. It's difficult though, not to be attracted by the idea of a car that sits you a little higher than the traffic around you. And one that looks as if it might occasionally venture from the beaten track. The concept of delivering this for customers who don't want to make a complete switch to a fully-fledged SUV is what has driven Ford to create its range of 'Active' Fiesta and Focus models. We're going to check out what the Focus Active has to offer here.

Driving Experience

It's easy to dismiss cars like this as purely marketing packaging exercises - and some of them are. At least with the Focus Active though, Ford has made some sort of effort to provide drive dynamics that, to some extent anyway, deliver on the promises of the 'hatchback with a backpack' styling approach. The Focus Active chassis features unique springs, dampers, stabiliser bars, and front and rear knuckle geometries, alongside a ride height raised 30mm front and 34mm rear over the standard model. The SLA system aims to optimise comfort and response, and features an isolated sub frame that delivers better compliance over larger bumps in the road, for smoother journeys. There's also a selectable drive mode system, with two settings; a 'Slippery' mode which adjusts ESC and traction control settings for increased confidence on surfaces with reduced grip such as mud, snow and ice. And a 'Trail' mode, which helps maintain momentum on soft surfaces such as sand. The engine range was significantly updated as recently as 2020 with Ford's latest Mild Hybrid technology and of course that's carried forward, though the line-up kicks off with a conventional version of the brand's 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine in 125PS form with a manual gearbox. You can have the same engine in mHEV mild hybrid form, though only if you're prepared to specify Ford's 7-speed PowerShift auto gearbox. The 155PS version of this mHEV mild hybrid 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine can be had with either manual or PowerShift auto transmission. Higher mileage drivers will be pleased to see that the 1.5-litre 120PS EcoBlue diesel engine's been retained in the range - though only with 8-speed auto transmission.

Design and Build

Buyers choose between five-door hatch or estate body styles. Either way, you'll recognise this Active model by its 30mm raised ride height. And maybe also by its black painted finish for the roof and mirror caps. Black roof rails are standard and the base models get 17-inch 5-spoke 'Foundry Black' painted alloy wheels. Plusher 'Active Vignale' derivatives swap these for 18-inch 5x2-spoke 'Shadow Black' painted rims. Rear privacy glass, along with unique skid plates and side rocker mouldings also feature as do twin exhaust pipes. So there's plenty of pavement theatre to suggest an active lifestyle. And of course all the changes lately added to other Focus variants, including smarter LED headlamps with built-in foglights. plus the brand badge has been moved from the bonnet to the front grille. Inside, there are fewer changes with these Active variants, though you do get blue-stitched upholstery and branded door scuff plates. Otherwise, you'll appreciate the higher quality interior delivered by this much improved Focus design, which features a larger 13.2-inch 'SYNC 4' central touchscreen. In a controversial move, Ford has decided that this monitor should now incorporate the ventilation controls, giving the dashboard a cleaner, less cluttered look. Up-front, it all feels of really decent quality and shoulder room is impressive. There's plenty of space in the back too and little touches help; the rear doors for instance have been specially profiled so that back passengers can see out more easily. There's very reasonable levels of boot space too. In the estate version, there's a class-leading 1.14m of width between the wheel arches and 1,700mm of load length with the rear seats folded. That means 1,653-litres of carriage capacity.

Market and Model

'Active' versions of this Focus are priced at the same level as the sporty 'ST-Line' derivatives, which means that prices start from around £26,000. That's for the five-door hatch version: as usual with Ford, there's an £1,200 premium to pay if you want an estate. There's an auto gearbox with the mild hybrid petrol engines - and you have to have an auto with the 1.5 EcoBlue diesel. As well as all the features we've mentioned in our 'Design & Build' section, standard 'Active' variants get LED headlamps, selectable drive modes with 'Slippery' and 'Trail' settings and a navigation system built into the 13.2-inch 'SYNC 4' centre-dash infotainment screen. Anything that can't tell you will probably be covered off by the 4.2-inch colour screen provided in the instrument cluster. There's also keyless start and all-round parking sensors are an affordable option. To this tally, the plusher 'Active Vignale' models add larger 18-inch wheels, a 12.3-inch instrument screen, a wireless charging mat and a load-through ski hatch.

Cost of Ownership

Ford has managed to create the Active package in a way that has very little effect on running cost efficiency. The brand has re-fettled its engines in recent times, the biggest change being the introduction, back in 2020, of 48-volt mHEV mild hybrid technology for the brand's core 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol unit. The mHEV system uses a beefed-up starter/generator driven by a belt at the front of the engine that stores the energy harvested when you brake or decelerate in a tiny 48-volt lithium-ion battery secreted at the back of the car. Let's get to the figures, which we'll quote using WLTP measurement for fuel and WLTP measurement for CO2. Bear in mind with all the engines that if you choose the optional 8-speed auto gearbox, you'll hit your efficiency readings by around 10% - which isn't the case if you go for a Volkswagen Group model with DSG auto transmission. The latest version of the 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol unit that most choose gets increased injection pressure to facilitate efficiency. In mHEV mild hybrid form, this unit gets a lower compression ratio and a larger turbo. And the mHEV version has been embellished by a beefed-up starter/generator driven by a belt at the front of the engine that stores the energy harvested when you brake or decelerate in a tiny 48-volt lithium-ion battery secreted at the back of the car. That 1.0 EcoBoost petrol unit comes in two forms with 125PS (standard as a manual and mHEV as a PowerShift auto), both of which return up to 52.3mpg on the combined cycle with a CO2 reading of 121g/km. For the 155PS manual version of this 1.0-litre mHEV engine, the figures are up to 54.3mpg and up to 116g/km of CO2 (it's 53.3mpg and up to 119g/km of CO2 for the auto version). What about the diesel? Well, for the 1.5 EcoBlue unit with 120PS and auto transmission (the only spec on offer), you're looking at up to 61.4mpg on the combined cycle and up to 120g/km of CO2. For completion, we'll also give you the figures for the ST 2.3-litre EcoBoost petrol variant - up to 35.3mpg and up to 183g/km (35.8mpg and 182g/km for the auto).

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Frozen white
  • Solid paint
  • Fixed 2nd row LHS and RHS window
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Glacier fabric - Black with blue stitching
  • Manual air conditioning

Body Glass

  • Rear window wash/wipe
  • Electric rear window defroster
  • Dark tinted rear privacy glass
  • Fixed 3rd row LHS and RHS window
  • Electric windshield defroster
  • Standard green glass windscreen
  • Automatic windshield wiper
  • Fixed rear window
  • Privacy glass
  • Intermittent variable windshield wiper

Brakes

  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • ESC with ABS
  • Post collision braking
  • Electric parking brake with auto hold function
  • Brakes - (HLA)Hill launch assist/TC
  • Electronic emergency brake assist
  • Emergency brake light flashing

Communication

  • E-call
  • Mobile phone interface

Driver Aids

  • PAS
  • Driver impairment monitor

Driver Convenience

  • Stop/start system with regenerative braking
  • Analogue cluster

Driver Information

  • Trip computer
  • Embedded modem
  • Brake wear indicator

Driving Mirrors

  • Electrochromic inside mirror
  • Dual power fold heated mirrors
  • Black coloured exterior mirror finish

Engine

  • 50 litre fuel tank
  • Standard duty battery
  • Standard duty alternator

Entertainment

  • Steering wheel mounted radio controls

Exterior Body Features

  • Dual sliding side load doors
  • Body coloured exterior door handles
  • Black wheel arch mouldings
  • Body coloured plastic rear bumper
  • Liftgate rear cargo door
  • Body coloured plastic front bumper and skid plates
  • Roof rack silver painted rails
  • Center console level 4
  • Body coloured exterior tailgate handles
  • Weather protection seals
  • Black honeycomb grille with chrome surround

Exterior Lights

  • High mounted stop lamp
  • Daytime running lights
  • Follow me home headlamps
  • Adaptive cornering lamps includes fog lamp
  • LED Load compartment light
  • Auto headlamps On/off
  • Rear registration plate light
  • Tail lamp - Level 1

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • A/C Refrigerant - HF01234YF
  • Pollen filter without carbon filter
  • Recirculation heater

Interior Features

  • Reach + rake adjustable steering column
  • Overhead storage shelfs
  • B Pillar assist handle
  • Glovebox lid with light
  • 2 front row cupholders
  • Front interior grab handles
  • Front door trim panel - Level 2
  • Waste container
  • Storage in front cab doors with bottle holder
  • Storage in rear doors with bottle holder
  • Power point plug 2 off
  • Regular size washer tank
  • Large storage tool box
  • Air register Chrome
  • IP open storage above driver area
  • 3x hooks on trim panel storage
  • Painted instrument panel
  • Base luggage compartment trim
  • Standard design foot pedal
  • Misfuel protection cap
  • Rear luggage compartment bag hook
  • Side/rear door trim panel - Level 1
  • Media hub 2x USB and rear USB unit
  • Glacier fabric upholstery
  • 6 Tie down hooks
  • Molded package tray
  • Sensico gearshift knob
  • Sensico steering wheel
  • Passenger under seat storage tray

Interior Lights

  • Header courtesy light with maplight
  • 2nd and 3rd row rear overhead courtesy light with map light

Packs

  • High acoustics package - Tourneo Connect/ Grand Tourneo Connect
  • Restrain device pack 3 - Tourneo Connect/ Grand Tourneo Connect
  • Driver assistance package - Tourneo Connect/ Grand Tourneo Connect
  • Ice feature pack 4 - Tourneo Connect/ Grand Tourneo Connect
  • Seat pack 18 - Tourneo Connect/ Grand Tourneo Connect

Safety

  • Front side airbags
  • Passenger airbag deactivation system
  • Front active seat belts and manual adjuster seat belts
  • 2nd row rear seat belts
  • 3rd row rear seat belts
  • Front 2 way head restraints
  • Driver, passenger, 2nd and 3rd row rear seat belt reminder
  • Isofix hard point attachment
  • Rear 2 way head restraints
  • Tire pressure sensors
  • Front airbag restraint and passenger airbag restraint

Seats

  • Black seat belts
  • Height adjustable headrests
  • Driver seat rotary recliner
  • Passenger seat rotary recliner
  • Second row 60/40 folding seats
  • Front seat tray table
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Third row dual individual seat
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row

Security

  • Engine immobilizer - Securilock
  • Power door dead locks and enabled door automatic relocking
  • Child proof rear door locks
  • Configurable Unlocking 2
  • Locking wheel lug nut
  • Keyless entry and start with double locking
  • Thatcham category 1 alarm B
  • 2 remote flip keys

Vanity Mirrors

  • Passenger sunvisor with mirror
  • Single driver sunvisor illuminated with mirror

Wheels

  • Front tire and rear tire tread
  • Less wheel cover

Wheels - Spare

  • Tyre repair kit

Performance

  • Engine Power - BHP 114
  • Engine Power - KW 84
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 162
  • Engine Torque - NM 220

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