The all new Ford B-Max in now available for order in United Kingdom and the car is priced at 12,995 pounds. B-Max comes in five engine choices including the new 3-cylinder Eco-boost unit from Ford.
Ford B-Max baby MPV will be available at UK stores in September 2012. The car boasts 1.0 litre, 3-cylinder Ecoboost unit that will be mated to either 1.4/1.6 litre petrol, or plus 1.5/1.6 litre Duratorq diesel. Despite this, owners can choose from three specification levels – Studio, Zetec and Titanium.
Unlike the 1.6 litre petrol variant that gets powerful 6-speed Powershift automatic gearbox from Ford, all other engines will be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. As far as fuel economy is concerned, Ford’s new 1.0 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine variant makes around 55.4 mpg. If the model uses stop-start system then expect the fuel economy to be around 57.7 mpg. Besides, the car emits 119 g/km of CO2. This indicates that the B-Max model is a clean and most economical vehicle for many. Its 1.6 Duratorq TDCi version makes an estimated fuel economy of 70.6 mpg and produces 104 g/km carbon dioxide. However, this engine variant is only available on top-notch Titanium models.
Standard features that B-Max includes are fold-flat passenger seat, DAB, and one-hand-one-motion fold flat rear seats. Mid-range Zetec models come for a starting price of £15,600 and are equipped with leather trimmed steering wheel and gear knob, 15-inch alloy wheels, chrome insertion on window and grille surrounds, and LED daytime running lights. The higher variant Titanium B-Max comes equipped with 16 inches of alloy wheels, rain-sensing lights as well as windscreen wipers, cruise control, and an improved stereo that comes with multi functional display.