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  • Discover Independence

    Ford Independence™ offers unique flexibility as a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle. Based on the spacious Ford Tourneo Custom, this multi-passenger vehicle is ideal for larger families or small groups requiring wheelchair accessible transport. Combining excellent accessibility features and ample space, this adaptable disabled car is exceptionally easy and enjoyable to drive.


    Accessibility

    Independence™ provides optimum accessibility for the wheelchair passenger. The low gradient EasyFold™ ramp 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-quality wheelchair restraints and full lap and diagonal seatbelts for all passengers.

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    Seating Options

    To meet different needs and preferences Independence™ mobility cars are available with a variety of seating layouts and 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 mobility 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.


    Economy

    Powered by Ford’s cutting-edge diesel engine, excellent fuel economy comes as standard with Independence whether you go for a short or long wheelbase model. Delivering up to an impressive 50.4 mpg on an extra urban cycle, you can have your ideal wheelchair accessible vehicle without sacrificing on value for money.

     

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  • Model Zetec Titanium
    Style Features
    Twin sliding doors yes yes
    One piece tailgate yes yes
    Body coloured front bumper yes yes
    Alloy wheels optional yes
    Metallic paint optional optional
    Supagard interior and exterior protection optional optional
    Safety and Security
    ABS including EBA & EBFD yes yes
    Alarm optional yes
    Front fog lights yes yes
    Driver & front passenger airbag yes yes
    Three-point seat belts (including wheelchair passenger seat belt) yes yes
    Four-point wheelchair restraint system (85kg) yes yes
    Four-point wheelchair restraint system (150 or 200kg) optional optional
    Remote controlled electric winch optional optional
    Reverse parking sensors optional optional
    Comfort and Convenience
    Heated driver’s seat yes yes
    Quickclear heated windscreen yes yes
    Electrically adjustable door mirrors yes yes
    Height adjustable front head restraints yes yes
    Twin cup holder yes yes
    Hill start assist yes yes
    Electric front windows yes yes
    Air conditioning yes yes
    Height adjustable driver’s seat yes yes
    Reach adjustable steering wheel yes yes
    Cruise control yes yes
    Tom Tom satellite navigation optional optional
    Floor mats optional optional
    Various hand controls and adaptations optional optional
    Privacy glass optional optional
    Audio
    DAB radio & MP3 compatible CD player optional yes
    Warranty
    3 year Ford warranty yes yes
    3 year paint warranty yes yes
    3 year additional components warranty yes yes
    Key:    = Included   =  Not included   =  Optional

    Information correct at time of publication. Features may be subject to change.

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  • Model 2.0 TDCi 130 2.0 TDCi 130
    Engine
    Emission control standard Euro 6 Euro 6
    Cubic capacity 1997 1997
    Max. power PS (kW) 130 130
    Max. torque Nm 385 385
    Fuel Diesel Diesel
    Transmission
    Number of gears 6 manual 6 auto
    Tyres
    Type 215/65R 16BSW
    Fuel Tank RS RE
    Capacity 70 70
    Fuel Consumption (mpg)
    Urban drive cycle 40.4 40.4
    Extra urban drive cycle 50.4 50.4
    Combined drive cycle 46.3 46.3
    Brakes
    Front & rear discs Power assisted
    Weight (kg) SWB LWB SWB LWB
    Gross vehicle weight 3140 3140 3140 3140
    Suspension
    Front McPherson struts & coils springs
    Rear Leaf springs & gas-pressurised shock absorbers
    Dimensions (mm) Standard Plus
    Length 4972 5339
    Width 1986 1986
    Height 1984 1977
    Wheelbase
    Ramp Dimensions (mm) RS RE
    Length 2160 1300
    Width 740 740
    Warranty
    Base vehicle 2 years unlimited mileage or 3 years / 60,000 miles (whichever comes first)
    Conversion 3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first)
    Motability Scheme Servicing and repairs covered for 5 years (100,000 mile limit), per the terms of your lease agreement
    Anti-corrosion 5 years

    Information correct at time of publication. Specifications may be subject to change.

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  • Independence WAVs offer a world of choice. This versatile MPV provides options to suit most families or 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.

    Ford Independence RS™

    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. The RS model has an option which allows the wheelchair passenger to sit directly behind the front passenger for journeys.

    Independence RS can accommodate driver, wheelchair passenger and up to five seated passengers.

    Example layouts*:

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    Ford Independence RE™

    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 maximum of driver, wheelchair passenger and up to five seated passengers.

    Example layouts*:

    Ford Independence Twin™

    The Ford Independence Twin™ wheelchair car has been carefully designed to accommodate driver, two wheelchair passengers and up to four seated passengers.

    Example layouts*:

    * Other seating permutations available on request. Please ask your Allied Mobility advisor.

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  • Metallic

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    Solid

    Independence-BlackShadow Black

    Colour palette for illustrative purposes only.

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    Ford Independence™ from Allied Mobility

    Despite the numerous seating options available, one thing remains constant with Ford Independence™ – first rate accessibility. Independence’s EasyFold™ ramp delivers a low gradient, making wheelchair entry and exit easy and hassle free. There’s also the option of an electric winch if you do need extra help.

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  • Book a test drive

    Choosing mobility vehicles may seem daunting. There is a wide choice of wheelchair accessible vehicles for sale and knowing which one is right for you can be tricky. Sometimes there's simply no substitute for seeing for yourself, particularly when it's an important choice like a new wheelchair car.

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