Modern vehicle market demand improvement in every new model of car produced. It seems Ford has seen this essential market aspect, and they are utilizing it practically by improving their previous model to reflect the needs of the market. The new 2016 Ford B-Max seems to resemble Ford Fiesta in various ways including body design and engines used. However, the new Ford B-Max 2016 will have additional unique features that will differentiate it from other models.
Besides being built on the Fiesta B3 platform, the new 2016 Ford B-Max MPV will have an outstanding design featuring five doors. Its external design efficiency will be improved with updated grille and new daylight LED light . This small multipurpose vehicle will also give buyers a wide range of wheel choice to consider. For instance, it will come with 15inch steel wheel or 15/16-inch aluminum wheels. 2016 Ford B-Max will also have a wheelbase of 98 inches and a minimum weight of 2811.
2016 Ford B-Max Interior design
The new 2016 Ford B-Max is expected to have a larger room consisting of spacious leg and headroom for relaxed usage. It is also expected that this model will have an advanced dashboard featuring hi-tech appliances such as larger screen and advanced multimedia system. Besides that, it is speculated that the seat will come in new design, mainly made from leather. The vehicle is also expected to have a 360 degrees camera that can comfortably take video in all corners of the vehicle.
Engine Specs and performance
Different people have different preference and taste when performance is considered. Ford has that in mind, and that’s why this model will have different kind of engines to meet different demands. The first engine will be 1.4-liter inline engine that is cable of producing 90 hp of strength and 127 pounds of torque per foot. The second one will be a 1.0 EcoBoost engine that can produce 101hp and 169 pounds per foot of torque. The third engine option will be a 1.0 EcoBoost turbocharged engine with the ability to produce 120 hp and 200 pounds per foot of torque . Finally comes the four-cylinder, 1.6-liter petrol engine, which will produce the maximum power of 104 HP and a torque of 111 lbs per foot. The average fuel consumption for this engine is around 44 mpg.
This model will also have diesel option engine that performs differently. The first engine in this category will be a 1.5-liter TDCI engine that can produce 74 hp of strength and 136lb feet of torque. The final engine will be a 1.6 TDCI that can produce 94 hp of strength and 159 lb-ft of torque.
All the engines will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission, except the 1.6-liter engine which will be coupled with a six-speed automated manual transmission.
This vehicle is expected to have a maximum speed of 117mph. On fuel consumption; it is expected to consume less as compared to the previous model as it can take 60 mpg of fuel.
Price and release date
2016 Ford B-Max is expected to be in the market by the end of 2015 at a cost ranging from $15,000 to $23,000.