The Transit Connect is Ford’s dedicated small commercial van and is the perfect vehicle to upfit and wrap with graphics. The Transit Connect combines award-winning design with proven Truck Tough reliability in a small vehicle. It also has serious payload and GVWR capability in an agile, city-smart package. The dual-purpose functionality with Van and Wagon models is also available.
2.0L Duratec® 16-valve DOHC I-4 Engine is in every Ford Transit Connect. It has Best-in-class(1) 2010 EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg city/25 mpg highway, 136 horsepower @ 6300 rpm, 128 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4750 rpm. Its cast aluminum engine block and cylinder head reduces overall vehicle weight while the DOHC, 16-valve cylinder head delivers excellent combustion performance for a balance of horsepower and fuel efficiency. The transit connect uses a timing chain instead of a belt, helping to improve engine durability. The Low NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) characteristics contribute to a smooth ride and quiet interior. The Ford Transit Connect is also paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. It meets Federal Tier 2 Bin 4 standards and qualifies for
California Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle II (ULEV II) standard 4-speed Automatic Transmission. The Electronic shift control helps provide smooth shifts and optimum performance. The overdrive lowers engine rpm at highway speeds, helping maximize fuel economy and providing a 4.20:1 final drive ratio.
. Includes a stabilizer bar to help reduce body roll while cornering. The Transit Connect rides more like a car while working like a van. The multi-leaf Rear Suspension has a rugged design provides load-carrying capability along with a smooth ride. It includes a stabilizer bar to help reduce body roll
while cornering. The rack-and-pinion Steering is a clear difference with the competition. The rack-and-pinion power steering maintains linear steering effort as the driver turns the wheel resulting
in responsive steering with excellent return ability and handling characteristics. The Tight 39.0-foot (curb-to-curb) turning diameter helps make Transit Connect as nimble as a small car. Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes. The Power front disc/rear drum system provides sure, controlled stops. The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is standard. The Ford Fleet Transit Connect also has the advantage of being a Flat/Neutral Tow. This Oregon Ford Fleet Dealer offers a Transit Connect should not be towed with all four wheels on the ground. It is recommended to tow with the front drive wheels on a dolly with the transmission in N (Neutral) or with all four wheels off the ground on a car-hauling trailer. Remember that the Ford Transit Connect is not equipped to tow and there is No optional tow packages available.