Compare 2013 Ford Transit Connect Wagon vs 2013 Chevrolet Express Passenger

2013 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2013 Chevrolet Express Passenger
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4-Door Wagon XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon XLT 22 27 $22,428 $24,050
4-Door Wagon XLT Premium 22 27 $22,567 $24,200
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RWD 1500 135" LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 1500 135" LS 13 17 $27,444 $29,510
RWD 1500 135" LT 13 17 $27,444 $29,510
RWD 2500 135" LS 11 17 $28,276 $30,405
RWD 2500 135" LT 11 17 $28,276 $30,405
RWD 3500 135" LS 11 17 $30,411 $32,700
RWD 3500 135" LT 11 17 $30,411 $32,700
AWD 1500 135" LS 13 17 $30,750 $33,065
AWD 1500 135" LT 13 17 $30,750 $33,065
RWD 3500 155" LS 11 17 $32,150 $34,570
RWD 3500 155" LT 11 17 $32,150 $34,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,428
$27,444
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,050
$29,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$401 / month
$492 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Plumbers and pet-sitters will be well-suited to the Ford Transit Connect, but a traditional minivan's a better choice for family hauling.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Panel
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 65.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
51.1 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
59.8 65.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 68.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
50.5 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 68.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 36.6
Third Hip Room (in)
- 63.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 135.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
52.1 49.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 79.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.6 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.2 57.0
Height, Overall (in)
79.3 83.7
Liftover Height (in)
23.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- 47.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 7.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- 17.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 49.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.0
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- 44.1
Overhang, Front (in)
- 39.7
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- 18.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 224.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
78.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.7 51.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
72.6 126.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
118.7 216.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 57.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 92.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.1 50.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.6 89.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- 153.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.0 x 1.2
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.4 31.0
Fuel Tank Location
- Mid-frame
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 43.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.2
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 17.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZPR
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA YPR
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA XPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- N/A
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- N/A
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 930
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 6200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3503 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2662
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2837
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 145
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4750 334 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99N LMF
Displacement
2.0L/121 5.3L/323
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
136 @ 6300 310 @ 5200
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 13
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.96 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.63
Trans Order Code
442 M30
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Passenger Van Passenger Van
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon Chevrolet Express Passenger
Body Code
- ZW9
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Spring Hypoid Drive
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 13.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 1 (2012)
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type
- Swing-out
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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