Ford is focused on practicality, technology, and design with the Ford Tourneo Connect, which is the passenger version of the Tourneo line. Ford has unveiled the new Tourneo Connect, which is based on the VW Caddy. The new Tourneo Connect has distinct design characteristics that set it apart from the Caddy, and it will be available in Europe in Spring 2022.
The MQB chassis, interior, and most of the body panels of the Ford Tourneo Connect are shared with the VW Caddy. The silhouette is the same, but the front end has been modified with a bigger grille, new bonnet, new LED headlights, new front fenders, and new bumper intakes.
At the back, the changes are more modest, with a new design for the space around the license plate. A blacked-out treatment, bonnet stripes, body-colored components on the bumper intakes, and 17-inch wheels are included on the Sport. Plastic wrapping, aluminum-style skid plates, and distinctive 17-inch wheels give the Active a crossover-inspired appearance. A Trend with a high-gloss black grille surround is also available as a base model.
Aside from the steering wheel and cosmetic choices, the dashboard is shared with the Caddy.
The Trend's infotainment system has an 8.25-inch touchscreen, while the Titanium, Sport, and Active trims have a bigger 10-inch touchscreen with navigation and all contemporary connection capabilities. A 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster is also available as an option.
Trips will be more pleasant thanks to the optional ergonomic chairs with leg supports and four-way motorized lumbar adjustment.
The front passenger seat may also be folded to save room, allowing goods up to 3 meters in length to be transported within the vehicle.
The 1.5-liter EcoBoost petrol engine produces 112 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque, while the 2.0-liter EcoBlue diesel engine comes in two distinct power outputs: 110 hp and 280 Nm or 120 hp and 320 Nm. The six-speed manual transmission is standard, but customers may upgrade to the seven-speed Powershift dual-clutch automatic transmission with paddles and Sport mode.
The Tourneo Connect has up to 19 driver-assistance technologies available, including the optional Adaptive Cruise Control and Towing Assist Pack.
The EcoBoost and EcoBlue powertrains are just rebadged TSI and TDI engines from the Caddy. What's more, the Tourneo Connect is the first vehicle to feature all-wheel drive, which is only available with the 2.0-liter EcoBlue diesel engine and a six-speed manual transmission.
The new Tourneo Connect comes in Active, Trend, Titanium, and Sport trim levels, with two body lengths and a seven-seat configuration. Early in 2022, Ford will begin accepting orders for the redesigned Tourneo Connect in European markets, with first deliveries expected in Spring 2022.