It’s only July and you’re already dreading that trip to Nan’s house for Christmas. Driving seven hours with a horde of antsy children does not make for a pleasant holiday. Well, Ford can’t change the fact that you decided to have one too many children, but they intend to make long journeys with the family a little more tolerable with the Ford Galaxy.
Diesel power has previously been the only form of grunt available in the Galaxy. While there are still oil burners available in the form of the 2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi in either a 114bhp, 138bhp or 161bhp version, there is also a petrol 2.0-litre EcoBoost SCTi available for the first time. The new addition to the roster produces 200bhp and 300Nm maximum torque from 1,750rpm to 4,500rpm making it the hot rod of the bunch. Big power is squeezed out of this small, all-aluminium package, by way of impressive technology advances including [...]