2016 Ford B-Max is about to make a reappearance for the third time, and just like its previous entries, this upcoming MPV will improve on all the major aspects such as design, performance and power. Originally derived from the Fiesta B3, this car will boast of bolder layouts and refined works of modern engineering that is always pushing boundaries. This third-generation vehicle will be likely followed up by both hybrid and plug-in variants that offer increased amounts of everything.
2016 Ford B-Max Interior and Exterior Design
Details of 2015 Ford B-Max is being kept under wraps, so all we can do at this time is speculating as to what it might feature. Along with increased head and leg space for both the cars ends, expect it to come upholstered with leather for its seats. Most of the improvements will come in the form of upgraded technological features such as navigation, high quality audio system, and advanced connectivity tools such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. There is also word that their very own MyFord infosystem might make a comeback and feature a faster and more responsive display system.
The 2016 Ford B-Max has an excellent exterior design that is based on the B3 platform. It boasts of some significant tweaks and mods that start with an updated grille design, elongated LED front lights and a slight increase in its overall dimensions. The official measurements report a length of 160.5 inches, width of 68.9 inches and height of 63.1 inches, with its wheelbase being at 98 inches. While this car may not always stand out from the crowd, expect to hear some compliments as you drive this beauty.
2016 Ford B-Max Engine, Power and Performance
This is one aspect where Ford takes the cake by offering a multitude of engine options to suit every taste and requirement. The company now offers 6 possible options that are paired with 5-speed manual gearbox and come in front-wheel drive.
For its Gasoline lineup, the engine options are:
- litre three-cylinder EcoBoost engine delivering 124 hp and 149 lb-ft of torque.
- 4 litre four-cylinder engine producing 89 hp and 94 lb-ft of torque.
- 6 litre four-cylinder engine producing 104 hp and 111 lb-ft of torque.
For its Diesel variant, engine options are:
- 5 litre four-cylinder TDCi engine delivering hp of 74 hp and 136 lb-ft of torque.
- 6 litre four-cylinder TDCi engine delivering hp of 94 and 159 lb-ft of torque.
The maximum speed that this car can reach is at 99 to 118 mph and has fuel efficiency that averages at an astonishing 60 mpg on average. This fuel consumption rate is around 4-5 mpg higher than its previous model.
2016 Ford B-Max Release Date, Price and Competitors
Price is expected to increase slightly over its previous version and start anywhere around $22,500 and go up to $25,000. No official information has been revealed yet regarding this car’s release date, but we expect it to hit the shelves by the end of next year.