Ford Company has recently unveiled the details of its new 2018 Ford Tourneo Custom in Germany. It is the largest one among the Tourneo family vehicles, the Tourneo Connect and Tourneo Courier. The upcoming people mover can be grabbed for personal use as well as a customer shuttle. It is expected to come with some rather unique feature that makes it poised to take over the passenger car market. The car which has a carrying capacity of about nine people with comfort is a new entrant into Ford’s passenger carrier market. The car was designed with top end users in mind and its comfort, class, and style make it an easy choice for customers who value a little extra relaxation on their trips.
The car comes with a unique design on its front end with unique features such as a trapezoidal grille, the interior spots a cabin that can only be termed as luxurious, the rear end of the car comes with a unique and awesome cabin that features six individual seats which can be reformatted in a conference kind of pattern. Furthermore, the car comes with a complete overhaul so as to make it Touché, features such as its upgraded top quality trim materials, a higher level of comfort as well as noise levels, and it also comes with Ford’s newest car technology like the SYNC 3 connectivity and the speed limiter.
2018 Ford Tourneo Custom Exterior
The new people mover will have an upgraded front look. The fascia looks bold with the new five bar chrome grille mounted high on the front bumper along with sleek that find their way into the car’s shoulder line. The outer carries sharp and crisp body lines and creases giving it a prominent look. Also, there is made available an advanced headlamp technology for its frontal section, with the car coming with daylight running LED lights as well as Xenon illumination for higher trim levels. It is expected that the car will be based on the B3 platform; its size will, however, remain the same. Its exterior makes up includes excess weight capacity of about 2,930 lbs, 163 inches length, and a height of about 67.7 inches. It also comes with a 17 inches alloy rims with the base measured at about 98 inches.
Ford Tourneo Custom 2018 Interior
The all new Ford Tourneo Custom’s interior is more classy with the comfortable feel. The new variant shares the same user-centric instrumental panel as featured in Ford Fiesta. It has gloss black finish and chrome detailing with soft touch surfaces and it is outlined in a manner that passengers can interact with their devices with ease. This awesome car is expected to come with certain features a couple of modifications for its three specifications; pattern, Ambient, and top Titanium Trim.
It is expected to come with rather comfortable seats, and it is the only vehicle of its class which carries six individual seats at the rear which can be arranged in the conference format. Higher trims will get seats that can be folded flat, lowered or eliminated to create space. Another feature that will be available in higher trim is 8 inches floating touch screen with tablet inspired gestures. Leather upholstery and special yarn fabric in combination with light and dark ambiance provide a luxury feel to the cabin.
Moreover, the vehicle can be upgraded to Titanium X package for those who need ultimate satisfaction. Rear view camera and satellite navigation incorporated with SYNC 3 along with Leather trimmed seats will be the additional feature in this package. Those who need sportier interior and exterior look can go for Sports Trim. Safety seems to have been given high priority for the 2018 Ford Tourneo Custom as it comes with airbags and other innovative safety features.
Advance driver assistance and technical features:
This new variant by Ford is equipped with advanced features which assist drivers in making the ride smooth and enjoyable. Along with Adaptive Cruise Control and Side Wind Stabilization, the car also features Pre-Collision Assist, Lane Keeping Alert and Pedestrian Detection emergency braking system. Moreover, it also helps driver during parking in and out through Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alert.
As mentioned before the Intelligent Speed Limiter is also outfitted in this new model making the 2018 Ford Tourneo Custom the debutant to introduce this feature in its segment. This feature identifies speed limit signs while utilizing Traffic Sign Recognition system. It adjusts and keeps the car’s speed within the given limits.
In addition, the drivers can also give voice commands to control navigation and audio and connect their Smartphones, thanks to the SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system. SYNC 3 is easy to use as it is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The all new Ford Tourneo Custom 2018 comes with the Ford EcoBlue diesel engine with specs of 105PS, 130PS, and 170PS ratings thus giving it nothing short of optimum power output per time, this engine also revs up its fuel efficiency by about 13% while also reducing the emission of green house gasses. Furthermore, it comes with a six-speed automatic transmission system, as well as a special suspension system that gives it a good balance.
Also, it possesses a 17 inches alloy wheel which enables it for better brake performance as well as handling. In all, there are three engine variants namely; the first being a 1.5 liter four cylinder TDCi engine as well as a 1.6 liter four cylinder engine variant which is expected to give an output of about 95 horse power. The final engine is expected to be a 1-litre eco boost engine expected to produce about 100 horsepower of energy.
Price and Release date
The 2018 Ford Tourneo Custom is expected to be out in the latter part of 2017 and it is expected to be put on sale in the early part of the year 2018. The price is expected to have not much different than the previous model. The cost of the new variant is going to be in between 35000 Euros to 40000 Euros.
2018 Ford Tourneo Custom photos