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Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI

Ford present the Galaxy Ghia 1.9 TDI (115ps) People Carrier with 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto), Front (FWD) running on Diesel

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“Ford Galaxy MPV”

published 09/12/2005

ProPlenty of space for a growing family and very co...

ConsThe after sales service at Fords

Firstly , let me apologise. Please don't expect a technical review from me, this is written from a mum's point of view and not of Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear. I am a bit of a closet Ford fan. I have owned an escort popular, an XR3, a cabriolet, and a Sierra 2.0 Ghia. When the children came along...

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“I LOVE this car”

published 05/06/2008

ProPractical, affordable, stylish inside and out

ConsCan be bigger than what you're used to - but it is...

We purchased a 2nd hand 2005 Ford Galaxy TDI from a used car supermarket. In comparison to other models of this class, the Galaxy is head and shoulders above the rest. Why did we chose the Galaxy? Well, put simply - you get a lot more for your money. Yes the other rivals like Zafira and Sharan...

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Super

Protakes all the family, better on diesel, turbo very...

Consno boot space and big door knobs!

The story behind the car ………………………… or why I bought it I'm not going into details of Henry Ford and how he earn't all his millions. I'm also not going into detail of all the mechanics of the vehicle. I haven't a clue how to change an oil filter or what the ins and outs of a breaking system should...

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“Ciao travels the Galaxy”

published 26/09/2006

ProBig

ConsNoisy, Air con bust

The reviews posted on our website should be based on your own thoughts and experiences, and you must not use anyone else's (copied from extern website or an intern ciao-review) research or work without giving them credit, even if you do not use their exact words. Even if you do cite your sources...

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Excellent

“One lady driver!”

published 09/01/2007

Proseven seats, cup holders!

Consno boot space when all seats are in

I have to say i love my galaxy! i have only been driving for 7 months and learned in a little clio, so moving on to this massive car made a few marks in my pants i can tell ya! Before i passed my test my husband drove the car for near on two years and loved it, but now its my baby. I dont know...

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Excellent

Pro7 Seats

ConsWhen you buy one of these, your sports car days ar...

Note: I hear that the Galaxy is being replaced by the "new Galaxy" in January 2006. By the time your reading reviews on this car, then your days of owning a sports car are probably over. Im on my second Galaxy 1.9 D now, I wouldnt have bought another one if I did'nt like em. The 7 seats are...

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“Flawed genius?”

published 17/10/2004

ProSpace, Family comfort, Reliability

ConsSeating configeration

I've owned a Galaxy 1.9tdi (130ps) for 18 months now. The car is a 'fully loaded' Ghia with every extra such as Multimedia, Satalite Navigation, Leather etc. The plus points? Well there can be no doubt that these easily outweigh the negative ones. Fuel economy, comfort, reliability, specification...

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Satisfactory

ProBig, comfortbale, good fuel economy, very versatil...

Consvery expensive to repair, shocking build quality, ...

Purchased the car in 2002 with 49500 miles on the clock . It had some major problems before it left the dealer but they put it straight and a was happy with the car for the first year. I was getting 440 - 450 miles out of a tank and acheived over 510 miles per tank after using Cataclean fuel...

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Excellent

“Ford Galaxy 1.9 DTI Ghia”

published 15/12/2004

ProBuying a Galaxy import

ConsThe warranty

Well this is the Third Ford galaxy I have had spanning back to the first model that was introduced to the market place, The basic phenomenon hasnt changed of providing a MPV that drives like and looks like a car not a van as so many do. ( I should know i spend all day in a van). The kids can have...

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“why choose any other?”

published 16/09/2004

Prospace, economy, reliability

Conscolour range

i am the proud owner driver of the 1.9tdi, and have nothing but praise for it as an mpv. it has great space and comfort for the front and the rear passengers. i have driven many cars over the years and if anyone thinking that to get an mpv means a slow performance and sluggish handling then think...

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Super

ProComfort Control Flexibility Handling

ConsSize Length Finish

I have owned my galaxy for over 5 years and have been very happy with it. It was second hand when bought but it has lasted well. It is very adaptable and flexible for all types of uses if all the rear seats are taken out-which is very easy to do-it has a huge capacity and can easily hold a double...

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Super

Pro space space and more space

Cons not the fastest

i no longer own a ford galaxy mores the pity. i thought it was time for a change and i regret the thought daily. the 1.9tdi galaxy is an excelent family car whether you have a large family or just like plenty room it has all the features you would expect , electric windows , central locking and...

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Excellent

“1999 GLX”

published 12/05/2008

Probig, frugal, kids love it

Conssome flimsy trim

Our family car since October 1999 bought virtually new and now part of our family history this car has been everywhere. We have now covered 136000 miles the car has done 139600 in total and the only major fault was a blown turbo in November 2004. The car has acres of space except for when all the...

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“Capacious Versatility”

published 30/08/2006

ProHuge and flexible load carrying

ConsCan be tricky to manoevre in car parks

We have the 130PS diesel engine model in the Ghia specification and it comes loaded with the usual toys: Heated windscreen clears in seconds on frozen mornings. Separate air conditioning front and rear lets those in the back specify the temperature they want and also direct overhead ventillation...

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Excellent

“The Ultimate Family Car”

published 08/05/2008

Pro7 Seats and Boot space

ConsHeavy seats to lift out.

We have owned this car for a year now and the advantage outway the disadvantages. Although the rear seats of heavy and I am unable to lift them out compared to the Trajet they are light. To able able to have a car full of kids all being able to sit in their own full car seats or booster seats...

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Product Information : Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI

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Ford present the Galaxy Ghia 1.9 TDI (115ps) People Carrier with 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto), Front (FWD) running on Diesel

Product Details

Body Type: MPV

Fuel Type: Diesel

Available Trims: Ghia; LX; Zetec

Range: Ford Galaxy

Range + Engine Type: Galaxy 1.9 TDI, Galaxy 1.9, Galaxy 1.9 PD TDI

Manufacturer: Ford

Power: 115, 130, 150, 90

Transmission type: 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto), 6 Speed Manual Gearbox

Type: Car

Release Date: 01.01.2005

Classification: Mini Van

Country of Origin: USA

CO2 Emissions: 178 g/km - (Man) / 211 g/km - (Auto), 178 g/km - (Man), 176 g/km - (Man)

Emissions Class: EU3

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 13.7 seconds - (Man), 12.8 seconds - (Man), 11.9 seconds - (Man), 17.2 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 113, 117, 124, 103

Warranty: 3 years / 60000 miles

Cylinders: 4

Fuel Capacity (litres): 70

Torque: 228@1900 lb/ft, 177@1900 lb/ft

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Insurance Group: 13, 11

Engine Size (cc): 1896

Towing Limit (kg): 2000

Boot Capacity (litres): 2454

Height: 1759

Width: 1810

Length: 4641

Weight: 1724

Number of Doors: 3

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