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From assisting you in challenging road conditions, to enhancing your enjoyment behind the wheel, the Galaxy is designed to make every driving experience… effortless.
Sees what’s coming, from either side
A tiny panoramic camera, on the front of the Galaxy, relays a split-screen image to your car’s multi-function display so you can see vehicles, cyclists or pedestrians coming from either side. This Front Wide-View Camera is invaluable if you’re edging out of a narrow parking space, or on to a busy road where your view is obstructed.
Parking made even easier
Active Park Assist can steer you into parking spaces just 20% longer than your vehicle. Simply push a button and the sensors of this innovative system locate a suitable space as you drive past. Then it automatically steers you in, while all you do is operate the accelerator, gears and brake (following on-screen instructions and audible signals).
Power-assisted steering that responds to every situation
Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS) automatically adjusts to your speed and the conditions. At low speeds, the system makes wheel turns feel lighter and easier, improving manoeuvrability. At high speeds, when you need greater control, it firms up the steering. Now with drift control, EPAS also takes into account crosswinds and other driving conditions, while active nibble control reduces any unwanted vibration in the steering wheel.
Confidence in changeable conditions
An Intelligent AWD system can determine how much grip, cornering balance and responsiveness is required in wet, dry or icy conditions and on varying terrain. The technology is able to send drive to the front or rear axle depending on requirements. And this ‘torque on demand’ system delivers exceptional handling and improved efficiency.
Extra control during hill starts
Hill Start Assist temporarily stops you rolling backwards or forwards when making a hill start. The system works by maintaining pressure to the braking system for an extra 2-3 seconds, giving you more time and control as you move your foot from brake pedal to accelerator. It’s also useful when you’re stopping and starting on slippery surfaces.
Advanced suspension for superb ride and handling
The Galaxy has a multi-link rear suspension. This advanced system is light, rigid and perfectly tuned, for excellent responsiveness, control and ride quality.
Cruise control that can adapt automatically
With Adaptive Cruise Control technology, you choose the speed you want to drive at and the system will maintain it. If the built-in RADAR sensor detects a vehicle ahead, it will slow your vehicle to maintain a pre-set distance. Once the road in front is clear, the system will accelerate to your chosen speed.
Helping to keep you inside the speed limit
Intelligent speed assist is designed to enhance your speed control, enabling you to concentrate on the road. First, the Traffic Sign Recognition camera automatically detects the current speed limit (when activated), then the system adjusts your maximum speed setting to that limit.
A system that can help protect pedestrians
Pre-Collision Assist detects vehicles and pedestrians in the road ahead, or who could cross the vehicle’s path, and warns you of their presence. If you don’t respond, the system automatically applies the brakes. This technology is designed to help reduce the severity of accidents, or help avoid them altogether, and functions at speeds of up to 30 km/h.
Spots the vehicles you might miss
Cross Traffic Alert is part of the Blind Spot Information System. When you’re reversing out of a space and have limited visibility of the traffic situation, Cross Traffic Alert can detect oncoming vehicles and sound a warning. The technology illuminates a light in the wing mirror too (left or right depending on the direction of oncoming traffic).
Technology that sees what you can’t see
The Blind Spot Information System uses RADAR sensors to see vehicles that may be hidden in your blind spot. They’re situated on either side of your Galaxy and alert you with an orange light, clearly displayed in the side door mirror.
Adaptive Lighting with Ford Dynamic LED headlights delivers precise and intensely bright light patterns that are automatically adjusted to suit different road and driving conditions. Daytime running lights are also included and LED sequential turn indicator strips replace traditional ‘blinking’ lights, illuminating in sequence for high visibility. In addition, Glare-free high beam adjusts itself automatically to avoid dazzling other drivers and by following the road, these new headlights help you see more clearly when driving around bends.
An advanced system to help you stay in your lane
A Lane Keeping System uses a forward-looking camera to detect if you’re unintentionally drifting out of lane. Lane Keeping Alert then warns you by vibrating the steering wheel and displaying a visual warning. If you're slow to react or don’t respond, Lane Keeping Aid can provide steering torque assistance to help guide you back into the right lane. The technology is designed for multi-lane roads (like motorways), so will automatically deactivate at speeds below 43mph or can be turned off manually.
Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance
An important and potentially life-saving part of Ford SYNC is Emergency Assistance*. In the unlikely event of an accident, where the airbag is deployed or the fuel-pump deactivated, the technology can use a Bluetooth®-paired and connected mobile phone to automatically make a direct call to the Emergency Services for you. You can choose to stop the call, or talk to those services if you need to. Crucially, the system will supply vital information, such as your GPS coordinates, even if you are unconscious.
Comfort, convenience and an undeniable feeling you’re travelling first-class. Welcome on board the Galaxy
Seats that provide added support… and can give you a massage
Multi-contour seats are available for the driver and front passenger and the design makes them fully adjustable. As a result, they can provide added support where you need it and even offer you a massage, helping you stay fresh on long journeys.
A hands-free liftgate for effortless opening and closing
If you’ve got your hands full, and the Galaxy senses the proximity of your KeyFree key fob, all you have to do is wave your foot under the rear bumper and the liftgate will automatically open or close.
A steering column that adjusts to suit you
To help you find your ideal, most comfortable driving position, the steering column easily adjusts for both rake and reach.
Start your vehicle with the touch of a button
Galaxy automatically senses the presence of its own unique key fob, even if it’s in your pocket or bag. So just press the Ford Power Starter Button and the engine fires to life.
Setting the ideal temperature
A powerful Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system helps you stay warm or cool. A Dual Zone Climate Control (standard on Trend and Titanium Series) enables you to adjust the temperature for the driver and front passenger. And with the Auxiliary HVAC option, you can even select the perfect temperatures for passengers in the third row whilst also benefiting those in the second.
Go hands-free with SYNC 3
SYNC 3 is our most advanced version to date. It’s faster and easier to use, with enhanced voice commands and even more functionality. The new interface has larger buttons for improved usability, and the colour Touchscreen now features pinch-and-swipe gestures found on smartphones and tablets for even more intuitive navigation. SYNC 3 also features AppLink, Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto, to display your smartphone’s information on the touchscreen.
Ford Easy-Fuel, for foolproof filling-up
This useful technology makes it almost impossible to put the wrong fuel in your vehicle, because the wrong nozzle simply won’t fit. Even better, as Ford Easy-Fuel is a capless system, you’ll never have to handle a dirty fuel cap again.
High quality sound
An eight speaker audio system comes as standard with Ford SYNC 3 and delivers exceptional clarity of sound throughout the car. An optional Premium system, with DAB radio, provides a heightened listening experience and includes 12 Sony speakers.
Key-free means hassle-free
The Ford KeyFree System lets you lock and unlock your vehicle, without having to take your key out of your pocket or bag. Ideal when you’ve got your hands full.
Worry-free car sharing with MyKey®
MyKey® lets you set the maximum speed limit, a seatbelt reminder and even the volume of the audio system. The technology is designed to give you peace of mind if you lend your vehicle to a friend or family member, because you can programme the restrictions you want to set for that key. You can keep the unrestricted ‘admin’ key yourself and even have more than one of both if you want.
Clear your windscreen quickly, with Quickclear
This clever feature is designed to get you on the move quickly on frosty mornings. Just touch a button and ultra-thin filaments can superheat to de-ice, de-fog and de-mist your windscreen as well as help defrost the wipers. The system works in seconds, even if it’s freezing outside.
A panorama roof for a lighter, airier feel
At the press of a button, the electronically operated roof blind glides away, allowing natural light to stream in through the panorama roof. At the same time, solar reflective glass keeps you cool and protects you from harmful UV rays.
Petrol or diesel: whichever you choose, advanced engineering and ingenious technologies combine to deliver rewarding performance and impressive fuel-economy.
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 1.5 litre EcoBoost petrol engine adds to the revolutionary EcoBoost range, providing lower emissions and outstanding fuel economy of 6.5 litres/100km along with 160PS of power.
The 2.0 litre EcoBoost delivers an impressive 240PS. A specially tuned sound symposer also gives you the option to enjoy its distinctive engine note in the cabin, when you’re accelerating hard.
A range of diesel options
Prefer diesel? An advanced 2.0 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.
Paddle Shift: enjoy rapid gear changes on an automatic
Normally only found on high end sports cars, Automatic Paddle Shift Controls are available with both the 6-speed automatic and PowerShift transmissions. This racing-inspired technology puts swift, effortless gear changes at your fingertips. And because the paddle controls are mounted on the steering wheel, you can change gear more efficiently when cornering.
Ford PowerShift. Fast and fuel saving
Combining the convenience of an automatic with the control of a manual, this advanced six-speed gearbox pre-selects the next gear for you so you don’t lose power when you change. PowerShift’s lightning fast, seamless gear changes make driving smoother while saving fuel and lowering CO2emissions compared with a normal automatic.
Three types of 6-speed transmission
With the Galaxy, 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.
Re-charge your battery more efficiently
Unlike traditional systems, Smart Regenerative Charging only charges the battery when it needs it and, whenever possible, avoids doing so when you’re pressing the accelerator. This can help save even more fuel and further reduce emissions.
Helping you drive more efficiently
The innovative Ford Eco Mode system continually assesses the effects of your driving behaviour on your fuel consumption. The system analyses your speed, gear shifting, braking and anticipation levels, plus the number of short and long journeys you make.
Use less fuel with Auto-Start-Stop
When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine (while still supplying power to essentials like the headlights, air-conditioning, radio and the Ford SYNC system). When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or press the accelerator on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto-Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10% (urban cycle).
The Galaxy is equipped a wide range of innovative safety measures: every one designed to offer you and your passengers high levels of protection.
Coordinated safety systems activate in a split-second
The Galaxy is equipped with an advanced Intelligent Protection System (IPS), which coordinates a series of safety systems to offer maximum protection for you and your passengers.
Perimeter alarm for added security
An optional perimeter alarm protects your vehicle by sounding if the doors or bonnet are opened by force.
An advanced airbag system
A driver’s airbag is optimised for chest protection and a knee airbag can help protect lower limbs. Front seat side pelvic and thorax airbags are shaped to provide a more effective safeguard and curtain airbags are designed to provide additional shielding for all three rows of seats. New side pelvic and thorax airbags are available for the outermost seats in the second row, too. Seat belt pre-tensioners and load limiters fitted to these seats also help protect occupants in the event of a frontal impact, slowing them down more efficiently. Plus, with seat belt minders fitted as standard, you’ll always know when everyone has securely fastened their seat belts.
Helping to keep children safe
The Galaxy is designed to help keep young children safe and secure on every journey. It comes with rear ISOFIX child seat attachment points, so you can easily fit two child seats.
Extra power for emergency braking
Emergency Brake Assist helps your vehicle achieve maximum braking effectiveness in an emergency situation. It’s controlled automatically via the Electronic Stability Control system, which senses how much pressure you’ve applied to the brake yourself and automatically increases it, if necessary.