Following the debut of the 2024 Ford Transit Customized vary, the time has arrived for the reveal of the mannequin’s passenger model, Europe’s new Tourneo Customized. Identical to the panel van, the MPV will likely be accessible in electrical, plug-in hybrid, and diesel variations, and within the extra adventurous Energetic model.
The brand new Ford Tourneo Customized is principally a Transit Customized with rear home windows. The crossover-style Energetic options plastic cladding, skid plates, and roof rails, the Sport will get bumper and aspect skirt extensions, whereas the Titanium X is probably the most premium-looking of the bunch, with normal 19-inch alloy wheels and full matrix LED lighting. Every trim is out there with all of the powertrain choices.
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Inside, the spotlight is the track-mounted rear seating. The Tourneo Customized has a three-row structure which implies it could actually match as much as eight individuals within the EV variant or as much as 9 individuals within the PHEV and diesel variants. In each circumstances, the rear seats can fold, slide, or be fully eliminated, permitting all totally different sorts of inside preparations. The cabin is well accessible via the power-operated sliding doorways and the built-in aspect steps.
The dashboard has a 13-inch touchscreen for the SYNC 4 infotainment, a digital instrument cluster, ambient lighting, a wi-fi charging pad, and intelligent storage compartments whereas the tilting steering wheel can remodel right into a small desk for the driving force. Different options embody a B&O audio system with 14 audio system and a subwoofer, digital key playing cards with NFC know-how, a 5G modem, and an elective panoramic glass roof. House owners may even have entry to Ford Professional companies together with distant management features and over-the-air software program updates. Within the security division, a full vary of ADAS is out there together with the Clever Adaptive Cruise Management with Lane Centering.
Electrical, Plug-in Hybrid, and Diesel Powertrains
By way of powertrains, the main target is on the E-Tourneo Customized, which is likely one of the 4 totally electrical Ford Professional fashions set to reach in Europe by 2024. It’s primarily based on a brand new platform that includes an impartial rear suspension and a decrease flooring peak in comparison with its predecessor. The EV comes fitted with a single electrical motor producing 214 hp (160 kW / 217 PS) and 415 Nm (306 lb-ft) of torque. Ford says that the towing capability of the EV is 2,000 kg (4,409 kilos).
The battery pack with a capability of 74 kWh is nice for a 370 km (230 miles) vary which is 10 km (6.2 miles) shorter than the E-Transit WLTP estimates. The battery can cost in eight hours from the usual onboard 11 kW AC charger, however it’s also appropriate with 120 kW DC quick charging replenishing 38 km (24 miles) of vary in 5 minutes.
The plug-in hybrid variant will likely be fitted with a 2.5-liter petrol engine and an electrical motor – identical to the Ford Kuga PHEV. The 11.8 kWh battery will permit 50 km (31 miles) of zero-emission vary.
As for the EcoBlue diesel, it is available in three totally different energy outputs – 134 hp (100 kW / 136 PS), 148 hp (110 kW / 150 PS), or 168 hp (125 kW / 170 PS) – providing a alternative of a six-speed guide or an eight-speed computerized. For many who require extra traction, Ford is providing an all-wheel-drive choice for the automated Tourneo Customized, or an elective mechanical limited-slip differential on the entrance axle for the guide variants. The diesel-powered all-wheel-drive Ford Tourneo Customized has the best braked towing functionality of two,500 kg (5,512 kilos) mixed with a retractable towbar.
The Ford Tourneo Customized vary is produced by Fort Otosan in Kocaeli, Turkey. The primary deliveries in Europe are scheduled for mid-2023 beginning with the diesel-powered fashions and adopted by different variants later within the yr.