First launched in 2002, the Ford Transit Connect is renowned for being a tough, versatile and durable commercial vehicle. The Ford Transit Connect has been modernised, for a third generation that retains its robust and functional design, but now includes a range of progressive technologies.
From hands-free and voice controlled infotainment systems, to assistive technologies engineered for a safer and more responsive vehicle. The All-New Ford Transit Connect can now keep you connected, recognise speed limits and even avoid potential safety risks via Pedestrian Detection technology.
As a commercial vehicle, the 2018 FordTransit Connect is equipped to handle demanding loads, while offering the style, sophistication and technology you would expect from Ford.
Across a choice of short and long wheelbases, the upgraded van offers a staggering loading volume of up to 3.4 cubic metres. Available in Van and Cab-in-Van variants, the new line-up also has a payload capacity ranging between 520kg and 890kg.
Coming to a Sandicliffe Ford Transit Centre near you, the All-New Ford Transit Connect could be yours from September. To upgrade your commercial vehicle, register your interest with our Ford Commercials Team.
The interior of the Transit Connect has been elevated for a more polished and contemporary feel. This includes new stylish fabrics and trims, which have been designed to cope with daily wear and tear. While the cab has been updated, with Ford’s reach and rake adjustable driver’s seat and steering wheel, making long journeys more comfortable.
The console redesign comprises of Ford’s touchscreen SYNC 3 – their most innovative infotainment system. With the option to upgrade to their navigation system, you can use the touchscreen to flick through your favourite playlist, request emergency assistance, or use voice commands to make calls and alter routes.
An award-winning commercial vehicle, with this new series, Ford have engineered a more aerodynamic and streamline van. The front of the Ford Transit Connect has been lowered, with an updated exterior that boasts more streamline headlamps and a new grille.
Ford have also focussed on finish, with 10 colour options available on the 2018 line-up, including the brand-new Kapoor Red. This means that from the refined exterior to the extensive colour palette, the new Ford Transit Connect is as stylish as it is economical.
As one of the first Ford Commercial Vehicles to be equipped with the latest technology, the All-New Ford Transit Connect has a real focus on practicality. While the previous series was ground-breaking, the 2018 variants are progressive, containing innovations that are at the forefront of automotive technology.
Incorporating assistive features, such as Active Park Assist, Side Wind Stabilisation, Pedestrian Detection and Intelligent Speed Assist, the 2018 Transit Connect boasts safety ratings that put this Ford van at the top of its class.
In addition to enhanced looks and technology, the Transit Connect now boasts a new, more powerful and economic powertrain selection. From the award-winning EcoBoost 1.0-litre petrol, to the state-of-the-art EcoBlue 1.5-litre diesel engine, both choices benefit from extended service times, lower emissions and higher fuel efficiency.
Available in manual and automatic variants, this Ford van is smooth and responsive, delivering an altogether improved driving experience.
Available from £15,415, the entry level Base packs a lot into the price. Including practical extras, such as overhead stowage and a full size spare wheel, the Base also offers wheel-mounted infotainment controls, Auto Start Stop, Hill Start Assist and an adjustable 4-way driver’s seat.
Starting at £16,215 the Trend offers a higher spec for comfort and convenience, comprising body colour end caps and bumpers, an adjustable 8-way driver’s seat, QuickClear heated windscreen, Ford SYNC and electric folding heated mirrors.
Priced from £18,615, the Limited is the premium variant, with this spec including heated seats, air conditioning, electric windows, 16” alloy wheels, and body colour mouldings, mirrors and handles. It also incorporates a range of safety features, such as Parking Sensors, Cruise Control and a Speed Limiter.
A popular commercial vehicle, this line-up of Ford Vans is back and better than ever. To see the All-New Ford Transit Connect for yourself, book a test drive, or register your interest ahead of the arrival in September, by visiting a Sandicliffe Ford Transit Centre in Stapleford, Nottingham or Leicester.
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