2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van vs 2019 Nissan NV200

2019 Ford Transit Connect Van vs 2019 Nissan NV200

Known for crafting the most powerful and efficient vehicles, Ford seems to be an obvious contender for those in the market for a commercial cargo van. The rugged 2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van brings that same reliability we’ve come to expect from the motor vehicle company. See how this heavy-duty Ford hauler stacks up to the competition in this comparison of the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van and the 2019 Nissan NV200.

Offered standard on the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Van, the Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection system helps guard you and your cargo from collision risks on the road. Also unique to the Ford Transit Connect Van is the standard Side Wind Stabilization system. High winds are particularly hazardous for stocky vehicles such as cargo vans. If a strong gust of wind is detected, the system carefully applies the brakes on one side to keep you safe and centered in your lane. Optional driver-assistance systems on the Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van include reverse sensing, Lane-Keeping Aid with Lane Departure Warning and the Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert.

Collision warning, wind stabilization, reverse sensing, lane departure warning and blind spot warning systems are not offered at all on the Nissan NV200.

2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van


2019 Nisaan NV200

$24,100 Starting MSRP $22,200
24 city/27 highway

Fuel Economy

24 city/26 highway
63.2 cubic feet Passenger Volume 55.6 cubic feet
127.4 cubic feet Max. Cargo Volume 122.7  cubic feet

Comparing the Fuel Economy, Interior Dimensions and Payload Capacity of the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Van and the 2019 Nissan NV200

Giving up to 24 city/27 highway mpg, the 2019 Ford Transit Connect comes out ahead of the 2019 Nissan NV200’s 24 city/26 highway mpg. An important, cost-saving feature of the Connect Cargo Van, the standard Auto Start/Stop System helps to further reduce fuel consumption during city driving. When the vehicle comes to a stop, the engine is automatically shut off and restarts when you let off the brakes.

When it comes to cabin space, the Nissan NV200 tops out with a passenger volume of 55.6 cubic feet. Rolling in with 63.2 cubic feet of passenger space, the Ford Transit Connect holds a lead of 7.6 cubic feet. This increase in space translates to 5.2 inches more head room, 2.9 inches more hip room and 3.5 inches more front shoulder room.

For those looking to maximize their cargo area, the Ford Transit Connect long wheelbase configuration offers 127.4 cubic feet of cargo space. The Nissan NV200 lags behind with a max. cargo volume of 122.7 cubic feet. The Ford Transit Connect offers more strength to back up its cargo space, offering a standard max. payload of 1,510 lbs. and an absolute max. payload capacity of 1,570 lbs. The Nissan NV200 maxes out with its standard payload capacity of 1,502 lbs.