2017 Ford Transit Connect vs 2017 Chevrolet City Express
When Ford says they make vehicles for all walks of life, they mean it. Not only is the Ford lineup packed to the brim with powerful, efficient and fun-to-drive cars, trucks and SUVs, it’s also chock-full of larger vehicles for businesses of all kinds. One of the most impressive and advanced vehicles in that fleet is the 2017 Ford Transit Connect. The new Ford Transit Connect includes a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, and is fully customizable to meet your needs and the needs of your business.
But you might be surprised at how many similar options there are out there for your business to choose from. Just know, you should take our using the term “similar” with a grain of salt. That’s because nothing can quite compare to the new Ford Transit Connect. To see what we mean, let’s take a look at the 2017 Ford Transit Connect versus the 2017 Chevrolet City Express.
|2017 Ford Transit Connect||VS||2017 Chevrolet City Express|
|169 HP||Horsepower||131 HP|
|171 lb-ft.||Torque||139 lb-ft.|
|20/27 MPG||City/Highway Gas Mileage||24/26 MPG|
|Van or Wagon||Body Style Options||Only Van|
2017 Ford Transit Connect: More Power, More Customization and Comparable Efficiency
Let’s start by taking a look at what’s under the hood of both models. You’ll see the advantages of the 2017 Ford Transit Connect right away. That’s because the new Ford Transit Connect can pump out 169 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque, compared to only 131 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque from the new Chevrolet City Express. And you’re not sacrificing gas mileage with the 2017 Transit Connect, either. The 2017 Chevy City Express does get slightly better gas mileage in the city, but the new Transit Connect gets better gas mileage on the highway.
The 2017 Ford Transit Connect is also more customizable than the 2017 Chevrolet City Express. While the new City Express only comes in a van body style, the new Ford Transit Connect allows you to choose between van or wagon body styles, with a whole bunch of other customization options in between.
If you’d like to know more about everything the 2017 Ford Transit Connect brings to the table, please feel free to reach out to our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.