Ford S-Max

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About the S-Max
Billed as the Ford Galaxy's smaller sibling, the S-Max is also an MPV carrying up to 7 passengers, but has a saloon-style exterior design and AWD.
S-Max Problems By Model Year
S-Max Latest Problems
Starting problems

takes 4 or 5 attempts to start once started loud knocking sound

2011 2.0tdci
Posted: Jan 7, 2021
Error cde P006A

Can hear air increase under throttle load no warning lights on dash

2012 2.2 Titanium X Sport
Posted: Dec 19, 2020
Drivers door open light keeps coming on whilst driving even though it's not.

Drivers door open light keeps coming on whilst driving even though it's not.

2007 1.8 tdi
Posted: Oct 17, 2020
Running rough.

The engine runs really rough. If I accelerate normally the engine judders, especially at lower revs If I accelerate har...

2006 2.0 Desiel
Posted: Oct 6, 2020
Tailgate warning shows it's open when it's not, comes on when driving.

When the tailgate is locked the sensor intermittently comes on to say its unlocked, if I press ok the oil service messag...

2010 2.0 TDCi
Posted: Jul 22, 2020
Ford S-Max Owner Reviews
Reviewed by: Carl, Devon

9/ 10

replaced my citreon grand picasso with the 2.0 litre (203bhp) 6 speed auto S Max. Terrific car, easily the best I have ever driven. Bags of power even with a full load,seamless gear changes, quiet luxury cruiser,no rattles or squeaks. Hi spec. Why not 10 out of 10,lights could be better, economy not great (but that's to be expected). Will keep it

Reviewed by: warwick, spain

10/ 10

2008 ford smax-I was a bit reluctante at frist looking at the poeple mover market but when i came across the smax with it´s sporty looks and increadle finnsh(equal of that of a VW) i took it for a tst drive and was instanly´s one of very few people carriers that drivers more like a sedan than a van.
ive used the smax for all kinds of things from transportiing up to 7 people to football games,furnitura removal, mountainbike transport with out haveing to take the bike apart, road trips where mi and my grilfriend have slept in the back with the seats down and ontop a thin foam matress and on and on goes the´s big but not too big, powerfull ,safe and on mine with it´s 17inch alloy rims looks great on the road, enough that serveral strangers have comentered too me on the car.
two things that are a bit lacking are the headlights (por ilumination )and sloping angle of the boot at boot floor level is a pain when you open the boot and some thing falls out onto the ground unexpectingly(usally a bottle of wine).
would definately recomend this car to anyone, as it is a joy to drive.

Name: warwick
Location: spain

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S-Max Recalls Issued Per Year
Latest Ford S-Max Recalls
Affects builds between Feb 13, 2014 and Feb 11, 2019
Recalled on Aug 29, 2019
Affects builds between Dec 15, 2010 and Mar 10, 2014
Recalled on Jun 14, 2019
Affects builds between Jul 7, 2016 and Apr 18, 2018
Recalled on Feb 22, 2019
Affects builds between Sep 1, 2014 and Apr 20, 2018
Recalled on Nov 7, 2018
Affects builds between Aug 1, 2013 and Jun 30, 2016
Recalled on Jul 16, 2018
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