The 2018 Ford Transit Connect is a practical, economical, and easy to use commercial can that is perfect, no matter the task! This van comes in two body styles, two wheelbases, and three different trim levels. This commercial van is also very stylish for its segment, removing the boxy exterior that its competitors love, and giving you a more comfortable environment with a modern feel. Whether you’re looking for a work van or a people-hauler, the 2018 Transit Connect has both space and style to work for both!
What are the different configurations offered with the Transit Connect?
Each Transit Connect comes with the option to choose between a Cargo Van configuration and a Wagon configuration. The first trim level option is the XL. The XL Cargo Van offers an auxiliary audio input jack, a two-speaker sound system, power front windows, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a fold-flat front passenger seat, an overhead storage shelf, built-in cargo tie-down hooks, vinyl upholstery and floor coverings, air conditioning, keyless entry, and 17-inch steel wheels. The XL Wagon offers power second-row windows, rear climate controls, two rear speakers, second- and third- row seats, driver lumbar adjustments, and rear parking sensors. The XLT Cargo Van, a step up from the XL, comes with a CD player, cruise control, a multifunction display, a passenger vanity mirror, driver lumbar adjustment, carpeted floor coverings, cloth upholstery, rear privacy glass, and fog lights. The XLT Wagon comes with voice controls, a thicker acoustic windshield, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rearview camera, roof rails, automatic headlights, four front speakers, automatic wipers, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The final trim is the Titanium, giving you the Sync 3 infotainment interface, navigation, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, heated front seats, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, chrome exterior trim, power-folding mirrors, adaptive cornering fog lights, and 16-inch alloy wheels.
What engine runs the Transit Connect?
The engine that powers the 2018 Transit Connect is the 2.5-liter four-cylinder. This engine creates 171 pound-feet of torque and 169 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission works in tandem with this four-cylinder to produce the best and most economical performance around. Front-wheel drive also comes standard with this engine. The fuel tank capacity is 15.8 gallons, which allows for long trips with this multifunctional van! A few options you can also add includes an engine block heater, a 75 mpg Limited (which is a fleet only option), and a 65 mph limiter (also fleet only).
What are the included safety features with the Transit Connect?
Safety equipment that comes standard with the Transit Connect includes: trailer sway control, torque vectoring control, curve control, tire pressure monitoring, front seat side airbags for the driver and front passenger, driver and front passenger airbags for the front, and side curtain airbags. An optional feature is a rearview camera!
The 2018 Ford Transit Connect is the perfect van for both work, and people-moving! There is no better, nor a more stylish option than this Transit Connect. If you're looking for the perfect van, and need more information, give us a call! We'd love to help you find the Transit Connect that best suits your needs.