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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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107 reader reviews for Ford S-Max MPV.
  • 2.0 LX 5dr

    sharon gujral , herts . Date: 04/03/2011
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      33

    My car

    I love driving this car...i find it really comfortable and it doesnt seem large when you are driving it(although it is quite big to park as with all MPVs) The drive cannot be faulted in my view, however there are some internal quality issues.... interior compartment catches (on my SMax anyway....maybe unlucky!?!)are very poor quality and almost all stopped being able to open and close within a very short time from new! Also boot sensor mostly says that the boot compartment is open even when it is not! The front number plate coating has peeled off making it difficult to read and unsightly! Plenty of space is a bonus though!...lots of leg room!

  • 2.0 LX 5dr

    katrina white , northamptonshire . Date: 23/02/2011
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      1500

    My car

    rear seats are useless, not suitable for more than 2 baby seats, drives very poor, steering is good but backend tends to swing. mileage to next refill changes constantly, one min will say 109 miles to go then 24 m2g. the engine fault light comes on the sensors bleep constant when yr metres away.for a family car this is naff, as u can only use 2 seats safely for baby sats as u cant use the middle seat or the rear seats or the front passenger seat, mines going as i hate it

  • 2.0 240 Ecoboost TitanX Sp Aut 5dr

    John Holden , notts . Date: 01/01/2011
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      20

    My car

    Had this car for 18 months now and absolutely love it. Had the convers+ console replaced under warranty by dealers and a couple of other minor niggles all sorted. Build quality is excellent inside and out. I still get a thrill when I get in the car and look around it. Even the piano black centre console has remained unmarked. Had to replace front tyres at 16500, rears are fine. Never manage more than 20mpg but I do tend to do a lot of school runs. All my kids, from 4 to 13 love sitting in the rear seats no matter how far we are travelling. Car very fast for size, leaves the boyracers standing. Its a sports car, a bus, a van, whatever you want! I could change it for one with better mpg and cheaper tax but to be honest I just love this car too much. It's a keeper!

  • 2.0 TDCi 140 Titanium 5dr

    Ian Walkden Date: 21/02/2009
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      38

    My car

    Having had the car for two years i would say it is probably the best large MPV to get if you like driving. The smax handles like a normal car with plenty of grunt from the 2.0 TDCI engine, mine has the x-pack which includes a number of things but the 18' wheels are the best add on which really makes the car look cool.The only downside is with the car being heavy i only get about 14000 miles to a set of front tires (which cost £185.00 each to replace). If you can live with that shock then you will love the car.

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