Test drive: Ford tries to keep S-Max fresh with hybrid tech
MPVs might be falling out of favour but Ford perseveres – with limited success
Large multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) have slowly been diminishing in number in the face of a sales onslaught by seven-seat SUVs, but Ford continues to back the body type. It has not one but two big MPVs on sale: the larger Galaxy and the sportier-looking S-Max on test here.
This is a model that has been around since 2006 across two generations, and when it first arrived, it was designed to offer a more youthful MPV ...