Ford offers the Grand Tourneo Connect in two trim levels - Zetec and Titanium. The 100PS engine is available in Zetec trim, while the 125PS powerplant is available in Zetec and Titanium guises. Prices open at around £21,000. The top specification Grand Tourneo Connect Titanium costs around £23,500 so clearly, the real value is to be found further down the range. But what to compare this MPV with? Most commercial-based MPVs are smaller. The Grand Tourneo Connect measures fully 4,818mm long, making it a good deal more spacious than something like a seven-seat Vauxhall Zafira Tourer. In fact it's not far off the dimensions of a full-sized MPV like a SEAT Alhambra, prices for which start some way north of £25,000.
Equipment levels are reasonably generous, with even base Zetec trim offering air conditioning, a heated windscreen and mirrors, an eight-way adjustable driver's seat and Ford's clever SYNC3 system with emergency assist. Those looking for some really car-like refinements will be drawn to range-topping Titanium trim, which is supplied with cruise control, static cornering lights, parking sensors, alloy wheels, a panoramic roof, dual zone air con, seat back tray tables and integral roof rails. Traffic Sign Recognition and a Lane Keeping Aid are both optional features. Further advanced technologies include a comprehensive new range of segment-first driver assistance features including Intelligent Speed Assist that enables automatic adjustment of maximum vehicle speed to remain within legal limits, the Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection emergency braking system, Side Wind Stabilisation and Active Park Assist that helps to steer the vehicle into both parallel and perpendicular parking spaces.