Compare 2013 Ford Transit Connect Wagon vs 2013 GMC Savana Passenger

2013 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2013 GMC Savana 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
- Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.30
Front Head Room (in)
51.1 39.80
Second Hip Room (in)
59.8 65.60
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 68.80
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
50.5 38.40
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 68.60
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 41.30
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 65.50
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.80
Third Leg Room (in)
- 36.60
Third Hip Room (in)
- 63.30
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.50
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
52.1 49.40
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 79.20
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.6 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.2 57.00
Height, Overall (in)
79.3 83.70
Liftover Height (in)
23.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 135.00
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 7.40
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- 17.70
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 49.40
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.00
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- 44.10
Overhang, Front (in)
- 39.70
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- 18.30
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.10
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 224.10
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- 47.90
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.7 51.80
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 57.16
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 92.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.1 50.40
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.6 89.13
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
78.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- 153.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12 x 1.14
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 x 1.14
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.4 31
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Mid-frame
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
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2004
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
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 -
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)
- 12000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
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
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 Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V8
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
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.96 -
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon GMC Savana Passenger
Body Style
Passenger Van Passenger Van
Body Code
- ZW9
Suspension
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 - 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Spring Hypoid Drive
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
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 - TBD -
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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