2016 Ford Transit Connect Athens GA
The 2016 Ford Transit Connect can tow up to 2,000 pounds when properly equipped, or handle 1,600 pounds of payload.
A standard 2.5-L four-cylinder rated for 169 horsepower and a 178-horsepower turbocharged 1.6-L are the engine options for the 2016 Ford Transit Connect.
In wagon form, the 2016 Ford Transit Connect XLT can hold five to seven passengers, and comes with seven standard seats in other levels.
The shorter wheelbase cargo van 2016 Ford Transit Connect can hold up to 103.9 cubic feet, while the long wheelbase offers 128.6 cubic feet.
The 2016 Ford Transit Connect is optionally available with either the MyFord Touch digital interface or the Ford Telematic system which is ideal for commercial fleets.
With the 2.5-L engine, the 2016 Ford Transit Connect cargo van gets an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 mpg. The turbo offers a combined mileage of 25 mpg.
2016 Ford Transit Connect near Athens GA
When a spacious interior and maneuverable dimensions are a priorty, then only a minivan will do. But what options are there for families and small businesses that want an economical vehicle that still has plenty of space for cargo and passengers? For those groups, the 2016 Ford Transit Connect near Athens GA is an excellent choice that combines premium space with a compact exterior. That means easier handling in crowded city streets and also more parking opportunities than you would find with a traditional full-size van.
The 2016 Transit Connect is available with two wheelbase options and three trim levels: XL, XLT, and Titanium. Any configuration of the Transit Connect is available with either a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder which offers somewhat improved gas mileage. These engines are rated for 169 and 178 horsepower respectively, and offer 171 or 184 pound-feet of torque. The turbo offers a top fuel efficiency of 22 mpg in city driving and 30 mpg when cruising on the highway, for a combined 25 mpg.
Cargo features on the 2016 Ford Transit Connect
The 2016 Ford Transit Connect near Athens GA is designed to offer versatile cargo options. All versions come standard with rear sliding doors, and are available with either a rear overhead liftgate or swing-out rear doors. When in passenger-carrying wagon form, the Transit Connect offers plentiful head and leg room, while in cargo van configuration the walls come pre-fitted with places to fit shelving and other cargo securing technology. Standard features on the 2016 Connect include easy-to-clean vinyl flooring and upholstery, and important comfort features like air conditioning, power doors and windows, a two-speaker sound system with an auxiliary audio input, and keyless entry. Advanced trims offers even better features.
Whether transporting people or cargo, safety also has to be a top concern. The 2016 Ford Transit Connect received a top five-star rating in government crash testing and comes standard with traction and stability control and hill start assist. Features like front and rear parking sensors, blind spot and cross-traffic monitoring, and a rearview camera are available on some trims. The Ford MyKey system, which allows select keys to be program to limit top speeds and sound-system volume, is also an option in select models.
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