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What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

For Good to drive, spacious and practical

Against Early build quality problems, boot space

Verdict A seven-seater for people who don't like MPVs

Go for… 2.0 TDCI 140 Zetec

Avoid… 2.5 Titanium

Ford S-Max MPV
  • 1. Electrical problems can affect the car, including the windscreen wipers
  • 2. Another common electrical fault drains the battery in just a couple of days
  • 3. Give all the trim a thorough examination and take a test drive - it should expose rattles and loose trim
  • 4. There can be unexplained steering clunks, but dealers can fix them.
  • 5. Interior is practical and the car is fun to drive
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