2017 Ford Transit vs 2017 Ram ProMaster
Ford means it when they say they make vehicles for all walks of life. That means the Ford lineup is chock-full of larger vehicles for businesses of all kinds in addition to being packed to the brim with powerful, efficient and fun-to-drive cars, trucks and SUVs. And one of the most impressive models in the larger Ford lineup is the 2017 Ford Transit, which we have right here at Akins Ford near Athens, Georgia. The new Ford Transit comes with a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, and is fully customizable to meet all of your business and personal needs.
At the same time, 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. To see what we mean, let’s take a look at the 2017 Ford Transit versus the 2017 Ram ProMaster.
|2017 Ford Transit||VS||2017 Ram ProMaster|
|3.6-Liter V6||Base Engine||2.4-Liter I-4|
|275 HP||Horsepower||178 HP|
|260 lb-ft.||Torque||174 lb-ft.|
|Van or Wagon||Body Style Options||Only Van|
2017 Ford Transit: More Power and More Body Style Options
Let’s begin by taking a look at what’s under the hood of both models. You’ll see the advantages of the 2017 Ford Transit right away. That’s because the new Ford Transit can pump out 275 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque with its base engine, compared to only 178 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque from the new Ram ProMaster’s base engine. And the numbers for the new Transit only go up from there.
The 2017 Ford Transit is also more customizable than the 2017 Ram ProMaster. While the new ProMaster only comes in a van body style, the new Ford Transit 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 brings to the table, please feel free to reach out to our friendly Akins Ford staff near Athens, GA.