Ford Transit Connect vs. Ram ProMaster City

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$26,845 (MSRP)
$24,545 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 169 hp
178 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L GDI I
1.5L ECOBLUE TC DI DIESEL
FLEX FUEL CAPABILITY (FFV)
2.4L I4 MultiAir

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
46.9 in.
46 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55HR16
P215/55SR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.6 in.
122.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 ft.
42 ft.

Length

Length
190 in.
187.5 in.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
72.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 169 hp
178 hp

Torque

Torque
144 - 171 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
200 lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
16.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 27 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
20 - 24 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
26 - 29 mpg
28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon
Ram ProMaster City Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Passenger Wagon LWB
Cargo Van

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5, 6, 7
2

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 (Est) - 26 (Est) mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 (Est) - 24 (Est) mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 (Est) - 29 (Est) mpg.
28 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
200 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
98A, 992, 997, 99F
ED6

Engine Type

Engine Type
Flexible
Regular Unleaded I-4
Turbo Diesel I-4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/92, 2.0 L/122, 2.5 L/152
2.4 L/144

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Direct Injection, Gasoline Direct Injection, Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446 - 448
DFH

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 - 4.69
4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - 3.31
2.84

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - 3.01
1.90

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 - 1.92
1.38

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.45
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 - 1.00
0.80

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 - 2.96
3.81

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 - 800
700

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) - 8.0 (Est)
7.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220
160

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16
P215/55SR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16
P215/55SR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40 ft.
42 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
16.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
46.9 in.
46 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
40.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
59.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.2 in.
54.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.6 in.
122.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
190 in.
187.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in.
72.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
71.6 in.
74 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
85.6 in.
87.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
47 in.
48.4 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
43.3 in.
51.8 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.69

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62
0.58

Model Group

Model Group
Transit Connect
ProMaster City

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Wagon
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5, 2.0, 2.5
2.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
4