Ford’s spacious new Tourneo Custom provides a great platform for this brand new addition to Allied Fleet’s range. Whether you need extra headroom or optimum carrying space, Independence™ offers a world of choice. You can choose between Ford’s Zetec or Titanium models. With an impressive standard specification and numerous seating layout options to chose from, Independence™ provides unbeatable flexibility.
The Independence™ provides optimum accessibility for the wheelchair passenger. The lightweight EasyFold™ ramp and lowered floor makes wheelchair entry and exit easy and straight forward and, if you need a helping hand, there’s also the option of an electric winch. Safety is of utmost importance, so every Independence™ is fitted with high-rated wheelchair restraints and full lap and diagonal seat belts for all passengers.
To meet different needs and preferences Independence™ wheelchair accessible cars come in a choice of models and finishes. These include the popular Independence RS™; the Independence RE™, which offers extra headroom if needed; and the Independence Twin™ which can accommodate two wheelchair passengers. Ford Independence™ is different from other wheelchair accessible cars in that, as well as various seating layout options, it gives you the option to choose where the wheelchair user is positioned within the vehicle.
Independence™ is designed to offer you the utmost in flexibility, which is why it’s available in a variety of models depending on your needs and preferences. Whether you go for short or long wheelbase, Independence™ delivers excellent fuel economy and can deliver up to an impressive 46.3mpg on a combined cycle, so you can have your ideal wheelchair accessible vehicle without sacrificing on value for money.
|RS, RE & Twin
|RS, RE & Twin
|Twin sliding doors||yes||yes|
|One piece tailgate||yes||yes|
|Body coloured front bumper||yes||yes|
|Body coloured rear bumper, door handles & mouldings||no||yes|
|16″ alloy wheels||optional||yes|
|Supagard interior & exterior protection||optional||optional|
|Lightweight EasyFold™ wheelchair ramp||yes||yes|
|Lap & diagonal seat belt||yes||yes|
|High quality wheelchair restraint system||yes||yes|
|Remote control electric winch assist||optional||optional|
|Safety & Security|
|ABS with EBA & EBFD||yes||yes|
|Front & rear fog & reversing lights||yes||yes|
|Driver & front passenger airbags||yes||yes|
|Front & rear parking sensors||yes||yes|
|Hill start assist||yes||yes|
|Daytime running lights||yes||yes|
|Comfort & Convenience|
|Electrically adjustable heated door mirrors||yes||yes|
|Variable power assisted steering||yes||yes|
|Height adjustable front & rear head restraints||yes||yes|
|Electric front windows||yes||yes|
|Air conditioning – front||yes||yes|
|Air conditioning – rear||optional||yes|
|Height adjustable driver’s seat||yes||yes|
|Reach adjustable steering wheel||yes||yes|
|Cruise control & speed limiter||yes||yes|
|Driver & front passenger’s seat armrest||yes||yes|
|Heated driver & front passenger seat||yes||yes|
|Automatic headlamps & rain sensing wipers||yes||yes|
|Heater in rear compartment||optional||yes|
|Satellite navigation system||optional||optional|
|Various hand controls & adaptations||optional||optional|
|Radio & CD player||yes||yes|
|Key: = included. = not included. = optional.|
|2.0 TDi Manual||2.0 TDi Manual|
|Emission control standard||Euro 6|
|Max power – PS||105||130|
|Max power – Nm||360||385|
|Start & Stop technology||yes||yes|
|Number of gears||6-speed||6-speed|
|Size||215/65R 16 BSW|
|Fuel Consumption (mpg)||RS&RE||Twin||RS&RE||Twin|
|Urban drive cycle||
|Extra urban drive cycle||50.4||48.7||50.4||48.7|
|Combined drive cycle||46.3||44.8||46.3||44.8|
|Front||Independent MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabiliser bar and gas-pressurised shock absorbers|
|Rear||Leaf springs & gas pressurised shock absorbers|
|Weight (kg)||RS&RE / Twin||RS&RE / Twin|
|Gross vehicle weight||3,140/3,140||3,140/3,140|
|Vehicle Dimensions (mm)||RS&RE / Twin||RS&RE / Twin|
|Width (including door mirrors)||2,272/2,272||2,272/2,272|
|Ramp Dimensions (mm)||RS/RE|
|Base vehicle||3 years or 60,000 miles (whichever comes first)|
|Conversion||3 years or 60,000 miles (whichever comes first)|
*Warranty terms & conditions apply.
The Ford Independence™ offers a world of choice. This versatile MPV provides options to suit most small groups. Whether you need extra headroom, more luggage space or even if you need space for two wheelchair passengers, Independence™ can be built to suit your requirements.
Our classic model Ford Independence RS™ wheelchair car is available in a variety of seating layouts to suit the needs of disabled and able-bodied passengers alike. The RS model also has an option which allows the wheelchair passenger to sit directly behind the front passenger for journeys.
Independence RS™ can accommodate a driver and seven seated passengers or a driver, six passengers and a wheelchair passenger.
The Ford Independence RE™ wheelchair car has been specially designed with a lowered floor to provide extra headroom, ideal for taller wheelchair users or those with a higher wheelchair or powerchair. The lowered floor also affords the wheelchair passenger a better view when travelling.
Independence RE™ can accommodate a driver and seven seated passengers or a driver, six passengers and a wheelchair passenger.
As the name suggests, the Ford Independence Twin™ has been designed to accommodate two wheelchair passengers. With both in place, the Twin can carry a driver and up to four additional seated passengers.
* Other seating permutations available on request.
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