What Powertrain Options are Available for the 2020 Ford Transit Connect Lineup?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Transit, Powertrain on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 3:19 pm
2020 Ford Transit Connect on city street

2020 Ford Transit Connect Engine Options

America’s best-selling compact van, the Ford Transit Connect remains a standout in the segment thanks largely to an uncompromising focus on flexibility, functionality and reliability. Whether you’re looking for a commercial vehicle to facilitate deliveries, carry tools or to transport work crews, the Transit Connect has you covered with a lengthy list of options that cater to your business’ unique needs. Join us as we key in on what engine options are in store for the 2020 Ford Transit Connect.

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Ford Transit Connect Configurations

As a Cargo Van, the Transit Connect is a versatile hauler sized perfectly for small businesses. Available in short- and long-wheelbase configurations, the commercial van offers cargo volumes ranging from 104.8 cubic feet to 127.4 cubic feet.

As a Passenger Wagon, the Transit Connect offers dynamic seating with layouts accommodating two, five, six or seven passengers.

Whether you opt for the Cargo Van or the Passenger Wagon, you can expect to find two engine options – a 2.0-liter GDI and a 2.5-liter iVCT – both of which are accompanied by front-wheel drive.

2020 Ford Transit Connect models on road

2020 Ford Transit Connect service truck

2020 Ford Transit Connect rear cargo area

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2.0L GDI 4-Cylinder Engine

The standard option on the 2020 Ford Transit Connect is a 2.0-liter gasoline direct injection 4-cylinder engine paired with an 8-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission. Cranking out 162 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque, the base setup offers more than enough power to handle commercial applications with ease. The Transit Connect also prioritizes efficiency with fuel-saving Auto Start-Stop technology, which automatically shuts off the engine during idling and restarts when your foot leaves the brake.

2.5L iVCT 4-Cylinder Engine

Available only for fleet customers, drivers can also opt for the available 2.5-liter iVCT 4-cylinder gas engine with CNG/LPG gaseous fuel prep package. A 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission matches with this setup. The fleet-only option maxes the model out to 169 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque.


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