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Selected Style Standard Roof 1500 V6 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Standard Roof 1500 V6 S N/A N/A $24,725 $26,000
Standard Roof 1500 V6 SV N/A N/A $25,666 $26,990
Standard Roof 2500 V6 S N/A N/A $25,676 $27,000
Standard Roof 2500 V6 SV N/A N/A $26,617 $27,990
Standard Roof 2500 V8 S N/A N/A $26,817 $28,200
High Roof 2500 V8 S N/A N/A $29,242 $30,750
Standard Roof 3500 V8 S N/A N/A $28,433 $29,900
High Roof 2500 V6 SV N/A N/A $29,042 $30,540
High Roof 3500 V8 S N/A N/A $30,859 $32,450
High Roof 2500 V6 S N/A N/A $28,101 $29,550
Standard Roof 2500 V8 SV N/A N/A $27,758 $29,190
Standard Roof 3500 V8 SV N/A N/A $29,375 $30,890
High Roof 2500 V8 SV N/A N/A $30,182 $31,740
High Roof 3500 V8 SV N/A N/A $31,799 $33,440
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SWB XL 21 29 $20,515 $22,000
SWB w/Rear Liftgate XL 21 29 $20,515 $22,000
SWB XLT 21 29 $21,937 $23,525
SWB w/Rear Liftgate XLT 21 29 $21,937 $23,525
LWB XL 21 29 $21,448 $23,000
LWB w/Rear Liftgate XL 21 29 $21,448 $23,000
LWB XLT 21 29 $22,870 $24,525
LWB w/Rear Liftgate XLT 21 29 $22,870 $24,525
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Ford Transit Connect takes some baby steps away from its almost purely commercial root -- and ends up with a nimble, appealing Wagon that will remind some of when minivans weren't so big, bloated, and expensive.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Split Swing-Out Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 42.8 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.7 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42 41.5
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Hip Room (in) 60.6 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 72.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.5 23.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 6
Wheelbase (in) 146.1 104.8
Height, Overall (in) 83.9 72.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.1 6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 55.8 49.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 120 71.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 54.3 48.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 234.1 105.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 70.2 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.4 -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28 15.8
Aux Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.2 36.1
Steering Type Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size LT245/70SR17 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size LT245/70SR17 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13400 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4648 2590
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8550 5020
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 7140 2755
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1425
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2080
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 650 590
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 261 @ 5600 169 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler None None
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 281 @ 4000 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 997
Displacement 4.0 L/241 2.5 L/152
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans PTO Access No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.96
Trans Order Code NA 446
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.94
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 4.58
Transfer Case Power Take Off No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.91
Trans Type 5 6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan NV Ford Transit Connect
Body Style Cargo Van Cargo Van
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.36 3.21
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Torsion Beam
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle Semi-Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.36 3.21
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Doors
Side Door Type Sliding Sliding
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 21
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.6 (Est)
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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