The background of the Ford Tourneo is replete with both intrigue and irony. The Tourneo is one of the best-selling leisure-activity-vehicles in the world – albeit its predecessor is none-other than the Ford Transit Commercial Van.
To summarize the Tourneo – in some mini-van enthusiast circles – it is sometimes referred to as a Multipurpose Leisure-Activity “man’s van” or “mom’s taxi” of which the Ford Tourneo is rumoured to have gathered a cult following among middle to upper-class suburbanites – eager to find a Ford Tourneo for sale. The Tourneo is a class-leader of unsurpassed quality: high-level safety features, fuel-efficiency, easy-to-live-with drivability and the obvious features - passenger comfort and cargo capacity. Which can be said of every Ford Tourneo for sale listed on our Surf4cars website.
So, if you are of the, “be fruitful and multiply” paradigm – or if your mini 6-aside soccer team is about to take on another member - meaning your 7-seater SUV is pretty much redundant and it is time to trade it in! It is advisable that before you buy a Ford Tourneo that you’ve found for sale that you enquire about both after-sales service and any after-market products.
Is the Ford Tourneo classed as a minibus? Yes, it is! But not all of them. The Ford Tourneo Connect Trend only has 7-seats and for a vehicle to qualify as a minibus it has to have eight to seventeen seats – albeit the
Ford Tourneo’s for sale in the market – the names give zero indication as to the number of seats. Which can be a bit confusing, because the Ford Tourneo comes in a myriad of seating arrangements and engine configurations – not to mention a broad price-spectrum.
Speaking of price – how much is a Ford Tourneo? Taking a random selection of used Ford Tourneo’s for sale, shortlisted by year-model, mileage and specification. A 2014 second-hand Ford Tourneo 2.2D Trend SWB with slightly over 100 000km can retail for around R299 999, a slightly smaller, sub – 100 000km 2016 Tourneo Connect 1.0T Trend costs R239 950, a 2017 Ford Tourneo 2.2D Ambiente SWB – entry-level spec’ - can sell for R339 900; and if you are considering a more recent preowned Ford Tourneo. A low-mileage 2019 Ford Tourneo Custom 2.2RDCi LWB Trend – carries a price-tag of R499 900 and comes standard with 7-airbags, cruise-control, a multi-function steering-wheel, a voice-compatible touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth smart-device connectivity, heated seats, front-and-rear climate-control, a rearview-mirror display reverse-camera with front-and-rear park-distance control.
What engine does the Ford Tourneo have? The Ford Tourneo Connect 1.0T Trend is powered by the most globally awarded small engine in history – a 74kW, 1L, turbocharged, 3-cylinder EcoBoost engine together with a 6-gear transmission – a powertrain configuration that produces 170nm of torque. Considering the 1.0T, i3-engine has been discontinued from the Ford Tourneo range, the Tourneo Connect Trend edition remains the only petrol-powered variant – thus a preowned Ford Tourneo Connect is highly sought-after: given its proven reliability, 5.4l/100km fuel-efficiency and an impressive, braked towing capacity of 1030kg. Followed by two different turbodiesel powerplants: a 136kW, 2.0TDCi and a 114kW, 2.2TDCi engine. Of which boast various states of tune with the option of either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed automatic transmission. “Built Ford Tough” reliability is also a standard feature in the Ford Tourneo: whether you want to buy a Ford Tourneo for sale in Johannesburg to start a business or in Durban to go surfing - the TDCi or turbodiesel common-rail injection motor is built to endure long-term punishment.