Ford Transit Connect Model Review

14/18  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
8.1  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
2 - 15
Seats
246.7 - 542.2  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Ford Transit Connect?

The Ford Transit Connect is a semi-new product of Ford Europe, it was first produced in the early 2000s as a replacement for the Escort and Fiesta type courier vans. The Transit Connect is classified as a compact panel van, as it is mainly used commercially by small work crews. It is very similar to the American Ford Aerostar though the two models are not directly related. Here are some useful statistics to consider about the new 2018 Ford Transit Connect.

2018 Ford Transit Connect Interior

Trims & Features

The Titanium LWB and SWB trim options come with the options of a rear liftgate and optional rear bench seat as well as an audio upgrade. The XL LWB comes with the optional upgrades of both symmetrical doors and a liftgate. While the XLT LWB comes with rear symmetrical doors, cloth seats, LCD multi-function dashboard display and power heated mirrors. While the XLT SWB model comes with the optional upgrade features of symmetrical doors, rear liftgate, cloth seats, LCD multi-function dashboard display and power heated mirrors as well.

2018 Ford Transit Connect Front

Horsepower

The vehicles share a base curb weight of just under 2 tons (3968 lbs), and a 2.5 liter engine with a fuel tank capacity of approx 15.8 gallons, affording them around 19 miles to the gallon in the city and 27 mpg* on the highway and an EPA classification of Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD. Top speeds are recorded at around 110 mph, reaching 0-60 mph in just over 10 seconds with 169 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 171 horsepower at 4500 rpm. The 4 door vehicle holds up to 7 passengers comfortably. The drivetrain is front-wheel drive, with a 6-speed automatic transmission equip with overdrive. Front wheel size and rear wheel siye are equal, 16 inches X 6.5 inches.

Safety

2018 Ford Transit Connect SunroofBasic Safety features include ABS And Driveline Traction Control, Airbag Occupancy Sensor, Advancetrac with Roll Stability Control Electronic Stability Control and Roll, Stability Control, Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags. Also included is a Low Tire Pressure Warning, the Mykey System, Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute, Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder, Safety Belts including Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners. Rear Parking Sensors, Remote Keyless Entry, Safety Canopy System, Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags, Side Impact Beams and Vinyl Floors.

If you are interested in purchasing a new 2018 Ford Transit Connect, or would like more information on specs, trim, basic available features, including pricing, visit Peoria Ford today!

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