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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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    Seat

    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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  • ModelZetecTitanium
    Style Features
    Twin sliding doorsyesyes
    One piece tailgateyesyes
    Body coloured front bumperyesyes
    Alloy wheelsoptionalyes
    Metallic paintoptionaloptional
    Supagard interior and exterior protectionoptionaloptional
    Safety and Security
    ABS including EBA & EBFDyesyes
    Alarmoptionalyes
    Front fog lightsyesyes
    Driver & front passenger airbagyesyes
    Three-point seat belts (including wheelchair passenger seat belt)yesyes
    Four-point wheelchair restraint system (85kg)yesyes
    Four-point wheelchair restraint system (150 or 200kg)optionaloptional
    Remote controlled electric winchoptionaloptional
    Reverse parking sensorsoptionaloptional
    Comfort and Convenience
    Heated driver’s seatyesyes
    Quickclear heated windscreenyesyes
    Electrically adjustable door mirrorsyesyes
    Height adjustable front head restraintsyesyes
    Twin cup holderyesyes
    Hill start assistyesyes
    Electric front windowsyesyes
    Air conditioningyesyes
    Height adjustable driver’s seatyesyes
    Reach adjustable steering wheelyesyes
    Cruise controlyesyes
    Tom Tom satellite navigationoptionaloptional
    Floor matsoptionaloptional
    Various hand controls and adaptationsoptionaloptional
    Privacy glassoptionaloptional
    Audio
    DAB radio & MP3 compatible CD playeroptionalyes
    Warranty
    3 year Ford warrantyyesyes
    3 year paint warrantyyesyes
    3 year additional components warrantyyesyes
    Key:    = Included   =  Not included   =  Optional

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

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  • Model2.0 TDCi 1052.0 TDCi 130
    Engine
    Emission control standardEuro 6Euro 6
    Cubic capacity19971997
    Max. power PS (kW)105 (77)130 (96)
    Max. torque Nm360385
    FuelDieselDiesel
    Transmission
    Number of gears6 manual6 manual
    Tyres
    Type215/65R 16BSW
    Fuel TankRSRE
    Capacity7070
    Fuel Consumption (mpg)
    Urban drive cycle40.440.4
    Extra urban drive cycle50.450.4
    Combined drive cycle46.346.3
    Brakes
    Front & rear discsPower assisted
    Weight (kg)SWBLWBSWBLWB
    Gross vehicle weight3140314031403140
    Suspension
    FrontMcPherson struts & coils springs
    RearLeaf springs & gas-pressurised shock absorbers
    Dimensions (mm)StandardPlus
    Length49725339
    Width19861986
    Height19841977
    Wheelbase
    Ramp Dimensions (mm)RSRE
    Length21601300
    Width740740
    Warranty
    Base vehicle2 years unlimited mileage or 3 years / 60,000 miles (whichever comes first)
    Conversion3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first)
    Motability SchemeServicing and repairs covered for 5 years (100,000 mile limit), per the terms of your lease agreement
    Anti-corrosion5 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

    fordindy_swatches_moondustsilverMoondust Silver
    fordindy_swatches_magneticMagnetic

    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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