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Performance and Efficiency

Gone are the days when you had to choose between power and efficiency. With the S-MAX, ingenious design, innovative engineering and technologies like Auto Start-Stop enable you to enjoy the perfect combination of both.

Features shown on this page may only be available on selected models. Where available, these features may be optional extras at additional cost. For more info, download price list to view current UK specifications.

Ford EcoBoost engine

EcoBoost: no compromise power and efficiency

Two EcoBoost petrol engine options use a combination of direct fuel injection and turbo-charging, to deliver outstanding levels of performance and economy:

A new 1.5L EcoBoost petrol engine adds to the revolutionary EcoBoost range. Cleverly downsized from the 1.6L EcoBoost, the engine provides excellent emissions and fuel economy along with 160PS of power. An even more powerful 2.0 litre EcoBoost option delivers an impressive 240PS.

A range of diesel options 

Prefer diesel? An advanced All-New 2.0L TDCi gives you a choice of four power options: 120PS, 150PS, 180PS and a bi-turbo 210PS. Every engine incorporates the latest technology to improve power, torque and economy, while lowering emissions: an enhanced design delivers low CO2 while improving fuel economy.

Ford All-New 2.0L TDCi engine
Ford S-MAX 6-Speed Manual Gearbox detail

The power of choice 

With the S-MAX, you can choose from three different transmissions. A 6-speed manual gearbox has a high torque capacity and delivers smooth, accurate gear-changes. A 6-speed automatic also has a high torque capacity and carefully tuned shifting points for maximum power and efficiency. There are also the options of all-wheel drive and 6-speed Ford PowerShift. 

Ford S-MAX Advanced Multi-Link Rear Suspension

Advanced suspension for superb ride and handling

The S-MAX has a multi-link rear suspension. This advanced system is light, rigid and perfectly tuned, for excellent responsiveness, control and ride quality.

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