Ford has worked on to introduce the new 2016 Ford Transit Connect. The transit connect is a medium size commercial van and it comes in different body styles such as passenger van, cargo van, cutaway van and chassis cab. The new commercial van will fulfill customers driving desire with its new technology features and greater engine performance. You can get good travelling feel while driving the new model van.
Exterior and Interior
The transit connect van will have even outer shape and sportier exterior look. Front side of the van features hexagonal air drum, ripped hood and elongated headlight. The exterior features of the commercial van includes new bumper in front and end, LED taillights and Xenon headlight. It will have 16 inches of alloy wheel with longer wheelbase. The wider wheelbase of the van will avoid creating accidents even on off road. The van will have a latest fog light, 4 doors and sliding side doors.
Inside the connect van, you could find lots of entertainment features such as Mp3 player, ipod connectivity, my ford touch infotainment system and CD player. The passenger van will arrive with different configuration with 8 to 15 seating capacity. It has a larger cargo space up to 487 cubic feet. The interior includes leather seats, glass roof, rear view camera, panoramic view and split folding seat back option. It provides many security features for passengers to gain secured driving experience.
Engine and Mileage Details
The base version of transit connect will be equipped with 3.7 liter V6 engine. The engine generates up to 275 horsepower and 260 pound feet torque. It will also be powered by 3.2 liter Dura-torque 5 cylinder engine to produce the output more than 185 horsepower and 350 lb feet of torque. The additional engine option available in the van will be 3.5 liter V6 Eco-boost engine. The new connect van will me mated with 6 speed automatic transmission to deliver its best performance. You can expect better fuel economy from this van.
2016 Ford Transit Connect – Price and Release Data
The pricing for base model of connect van is going to be $ 23,000. The new transit connect van will be released in the US showroom in the beginning of 2016.
Any person who is looking for a van with dynamic engine and better performance can seek out for 2016 Ford Transit Connect. The new commercial van is outfitted with new machinery in order to improve its aerodynamics.
2015 Ford Transit Connect is a compact van that is targeted for business people and fleet operators. It is offered in two trim levels – XL and XLT.
Exterior and Interior of 2015 Ford Transit Connect
The vehicle has an unmistakably sleek appearance. It lives up to the company’s Kinetic design concept. Exclusive features include a hood with a rippled pattern, long headlights and an air dam in hexagonal shape. The back of the wagon boasts twin doors that can be drawn as wide as 270 degrees. Vertical lights are another attraction. The vehicle actually appears huger than it really is due to the well-defined wheel arches on all the corners that present a wide track.
The model is available in two wheelbase lengths. The long one measures 189.7 inches in length and 72.8 inches in height. The shorter one has the length of 173.9 inches and is 75.2 inches high. The width offered by both variants is 72.2 inches.
The interior of the wagon has a car like ambience. The vertical air vents, well-sculpted dashboard, and the elevated center console with noticeable shift lever are highly impressive. Instrumentation control features 4 gauges (analog). Four spoke wheel is there for the steering wheel. Cell phones can be connected to the company’s Bluetooth-based SYNC connectivity system for receiving calls. Streaming music can be listened to with the help of voice commands or buttons placed on the steering wheel.
Engine and Mileage of 2015 Ford Transit Connect
Two engines are available in this vehicle. The base engine is 4-cylinder 2.5 liter Duractec. It has the power of 169 horses @ 6000 rpms and raises a torque of 171 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpms. The city/highway mileage given by this engine is 21/24 mpg. The optional engine is direct-injected 1.6 liter EcoBoost, which produces power of 178 horses @ 5700 rpms and torque of 184 lb.-ft. @ 2500 rpms. Its mileage has not been disclosed yet. However, the company has announced that this engine can use only premium gasoline. It has front wheel drive and the power to the wheels is sent via 6-speed manual transmission.
Price and Release Date
The base cost of this cargo van is $22,330 and can reach up to $23,855. It will be released in the US market in late 2015.
The van has been designed for hauling remarkable amount of cargo with ease. It is available with the choice of two engines. The exterior has a sleek design while the interior gives the feel of a car. 2015 Ford Transit Connect will compete with Nissan NV 200.
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