The forthcoming 2022 Ford Galaxy will be available in European markets. Ford has announced a new investment in the production of the S-Max Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models. Production has already begun in Spain. This factory will get two new assemblies, one of which will be utilized to manufacture lithium-ion battery packs.
Reportedly, the new Ford Kuga will have a significant influence on these two vehicles. Both models, however, use the same hybrid and plug-in hybrid technologies as the Kuga SUV. However, performances will be slightly different. The Galaxy minivan will host another mid-cycle refresh, so here’s everything you need to know about this arriving model.
Exterior and Interior Changes
The approaching 2022 Ford Galaxy will also get a slew of aesthetic and high-tech enhancements. While the forthcoming C-Max will be available in both five and seven-seat configurations, the Galaxy minivan will only offer a seven-seat option. The hybrid variant will receive the same cosmetic upgrades as the conventional Galaxy minivan. This includes brand-new taillights and reshaped headlights.
Blue Oval is also focusing on improving the vehicle’s aerodynamics and decreasing its weight. This minivan should have new high-tech elements on the inside. To begin, a bigger display will be on offer, and Ford will probably remove some physical buttons. Thanks to that, the cabin will be more modern and more minimalistic.
2022 Galaxy Specs
New 2022 Ford Galaxy minivan comes with two gasoline engines and one diesel engine. The 2.5-liter gasoline engine is combined with an electric motor in the 2022 Ford Galaxy Hybrid. The same 2.5-liter engine, on the other hand, is not available in the standard Galaxy minivan.
A 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine with 160 horsepower is now standard. The optional 2.0-liter engine produces 240 horsepower. The third option is a diesel engine with 150 horsepower. The same 2.0-liter TDCi diesel engine has a second output rated at 180 horsepower. The performances are solid, but Galaxy is a very fuel-efficient minivan. On top of that, it offers a hybrid powertrain as well.
The all-new 2022 Ford Galaxy Hybrid will employ the same hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain as the Ford Kuga. That indicates the 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine will power this modern minivan. The output is connected to a 48V electric motor/generator as well as the battery pack. Batteries are sitting beneath the floor, and electricity is sent to the front wheels. Furthermore, the Galaxy Hybrid will arrive with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
In terms of performances, Ford didn’t reveal exact figures. The Blue Oval maker, on the other hand, stated that the objective is to provide up to 200 horsepower and 155 lb-ft of torque, which won’t be a problem. Still, we are waiting to hear more details, including the all-electric driving range and minivan’s mpg ratings.
2022 Ford Galaxy Release Date, Price
Reportedly, this new model will hit the dealerships by the end of the year. New 2022 Ford Galaxy is currently in the works in Spain and this minivan will go on sale across Europe. A hybrid variant is also available and regular Galaxy will cost over $40,000. The base model will cost below that, but exact pricing is not available at the moment.