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Ford Transit Connect Overview
A van built to take on tough work, with eye-catching good looks. This accurately describes the Ford Transit Connect range of vans & double cab in vans. Add to this the latest fuel efficient engines, car-like comfort, smart technology and safety features that give the Connect range a real competitive edge.
With the option of the dual passenger seat, (FOC option Trend & Limited) Transit Connect vans have the capability of carrying two passengers and the driver. And when the dual seat is not carrying passengers the centre seat folds down to create a writing surface or flips up to reveal a very convenient storage box to keep your belongings out of sight. And when used in conjunction with the Bluetooth functionality for mobile phones and devices, you have a mini office in your van!
Do you need some load carrying space you would expect with a van, but you want to carry more passengers to the job? If so, look no further. The Ford Transit Connect Double Cab in Van is a great combination of passenger carrying and load space with a choice of two wheelbases (L1 & L2) and the capability to carry up to 5 passengers with the cargo safely stored behind the moveable bulkhead.
The Connect van is an ideal size for tradesmen, delivery drivers and people who have jobs or hobbies that require a lot of equipment but don’t need a large van. A van from the Transit range large enough to accommodate your needs, but small enough for city roads and smaller drives.
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- External Dimensions: L 4425mm/W 1835mm/W 1844mm/
- Payload: 662 kg
- Towing Capability: 1205kg
- Euro NCAP Rating: Not Available-star
Just because the Ford Connect is a commercial vehicle it doesn’t mean you have to compromise on comfort and driving dynamics. Built with car-like comfort and the durability expected from a Ford van, Fords Connect boasts a range features & options that delivers an outstanding driving experience – The best way to find out is to drive it, book a test drive online or call one of our Ford Transit Centres direct.
With a choice of fuel efficient petrol & diesel engines and either manual or new 8 speed automatic transmission available, there is sure to be a combination you prefer. The Transit Connect performs well whether you are an inner city operator or spend most of your time on the motorways.
You’ll also discover a range of options & packs available to further enhance your driving experience and personalise your van for either comfort or additional driver safety. The Lane Keeping Aid option includes other safety technology such as BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), Driver Alert System, Auto High Beam and Active City Stop along with a range of other comfort or safety related items as part of the pack. Or take advantage of one of Connect’s Satellite Navigation and Rear Camera ICE Packs to help find your way and provide additional safety when reversing your van.
Ford Transit Connect delivers an outstanding driving experience coupled with functionality to suit most small business needs – Looking for a small van? Why not book a test drive online and see what the Ford Transit Connect is all about!
Comfort & Convenience
Just because you need a van, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a nice comfortable vehicle. With a range of features designed with driver and passengers in mind, this vehicle delivers a car-like experience. Ford Connect boasts a range of features built in as standard that provide both comfort and convenience. Small items such as the DAB Radio, Bluetooth, dual cup holders, remote central double locking and the Ford Easy-Fuel capless re-fuelling system. Small items indeed, but very important if you are the driver.
As you progress up the New Transit Connect range additional features become part of the package. Ford SYNC & dual seats (van only) options are standard from Trend series upwards, see the brochure and compare the series features side by side to help choose your ideal specification.
When it comes to the new Ford Transit Connect, you’re sure to not be disappointed..
Performance & Efficiency
If performance & efficiency are factors you considerwhen selecting your new van, you’ll want to make sure you select the best engine & transmission for your driving requirements.
If you are looking for a petrol engine, the 1.0-litre Ford EcoBoost petrol engine is a good place to start. It’s been awarded International Engine of the Year and with good reason. Or maybe you are looking more closely at fuel efficiency, Transit Connect 1.5 Ecoblue Diesel engine offers three power outputs, 75ps, 100ps and 120ps (standard in Limited series). Check out the Connect Econetic series with 62 mph fixed speed limiter and auto start-stop to gain the best CO2 from the Connect range.
If you prefer to drive automatics rather than manual you may want to try the New 8 Speed Automtic transmission available on some models.
Safety & Security
We know how important your safety is, especially if you’re carrying a heavy load & passengers. When you buy a Ford Transit Connect, you get a whole host of all the up-to-date safety systems available. Here’s a little preview of what you can expect:
- Pre-Collision Assist (option)
- Trailer Sway Control
- Electronic Stability Control (standard)
- Traction Control (standard)
- Emergency Brake Assist (standard)
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring (option on van / standard on Kombi)
- ISO/DIN Compliant Full Steel Bulkhead (Standard on van)
- FordPass Connect (Option)
- And More !
For a more detailed explanation of exactly what you get with the Connect, trim levels and specification, our trained Ford specialists are on hand to answer any questions you might have.
Need a brochure? Either order online or call and we will email a copy to your inbox.
Next to the Ford Transit and the Transit Custom, the Connect might look a little on the small side, but you’d be surprised. Open the backdoors and you can fit in materials as long as 3.4 metres on some models with the dual passenger seat & load through bulkhead. You also get generous payloads of up to 1000kg. If you’re carrying a load in the rear, there are convenient tie-down points for you to strap down the load and help prevent everything from rolling around.
In the front, there are plenty of storage areas and convenient stowage places for all your daily needs. The middle seat can be folded down and reveals two extra cup holders so you and a passenger can enjoy a cup of your favourite beverage together.
Don’t forget, if you’re unsure, we have trained professionals who can assist you and make sure that you’re driving away in the right sized van for your needs. Visit one of our branches today and get behind the wheel for a test drive in one of our Ford Transit Connect demonstrators.