Ford Transit Van vs. Ford Transit Connect

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$32,435 (MSRP)
$25,900 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 275 hp
169 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L Ti
3.2L POWERSTROKE I5 DIESEL
2.5L Duratec I4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
44.9 in.
46.8 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
2
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT195/75SR16
P215/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
178 in.
120.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
56.4 ft.
40 ft.

Width

Width
83.1 in.
189.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 275 hp
3968 - 3993 lbs.

Torque

Torque
260 - 350 ft. lbs.
169 hp

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
6000 - 7100 lbs.
171 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
600 - 710 lbs.
200 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
4 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
25 gal.
15.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
23 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
27 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Chassis
Ford Transit Connect Wagon

Body Style

Body Style
Chassis
Passenger Wagon LWB

Body Code

Body Code
H
Front Wheel Drive

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
5 - 7

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4130 lbs.
120.7 - 166 ft³.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
7275 lbs.
3968 - 3993 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2982 lbs.
22 mpg.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1420 lbs.
19 mpg.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
10360 lbs.
27 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
12125 - 13500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 7100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 710 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 7100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 710 lbs.
997

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
6000 - 7100 lbs.
Regular Unleaded I-4

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99M, 99M-1, 99V
2.5 L/152

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gaseous Fuel Compatible V-6
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-5
Regular Unleaded V-6
Sequential MPI

Displacement

Displacement
3.2 L/195 - 3.7 L/228
446

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Injection - Sequential MPI
6

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446
Automatic w/OD

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
4.58

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
2.96

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17
1.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34
1.45

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14
0.75

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
2.94

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
3.21

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40
590

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
8.0

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
175

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
Strut

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
610
Torsion Beam

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
610
Strut

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 210, 250
Torsion Beam

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
P215/55HR16

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
P215/55HR16

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Full-Size

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4130 lbs.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
7275 lbs.
16 X 6.5 in.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Full-Size in.

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Steel

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4130 lbs.
Steel

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
7275 lbs.
Steel

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
Rack-Pinion

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - 4.10
40 ft.

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
51D
4-Wheel Disc

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT195/75SR16
4-Wheel

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT195/75SR16
Yes

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Yes

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4298 lbs.
15.8 gal.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
8156 lbs.
46.8 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
41.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
57.7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
54.2 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum - Steel
45.1 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum - Steel
37.6 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
58.5 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
58.2 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
56.4 ft.
41.3 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
35 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
56.3 in.

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
47 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
120.6 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
189.7 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 in.
72.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 in.
72 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25 gal.
61.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
44.9 in.
61.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
6.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
67.9 in.
85.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
67.5 in.
85.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
178 in.
46.9 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
263.4 in.
42.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
83.1 in.
22.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
86.5 in.
104.2 ft³.

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
45.1 in.
58.9 ft³.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
122.6 in.
19.8 - 58.9 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Transit
Transit Connect

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Chassis
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Chassis
Wagon

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Chassis
Wagon

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.2 - 3.7
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
5 - 6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4