Why Lease A Transit Connect?
The Ford Transit Connect is the small van in Ford’s range of Transits and is a popular pick for tradespeople to lease. Don’t be fooled by its size, it packs impressive specs and dimensions - perfect for trades that need to carry weighty tools and materials, but don't need the space of a medium or large van.
Ford Transit Connect Specifications & Dimensions
The Ford Transit Connect is available in various lengths/dimensions and specifications - genuinely, there's a small van to suit most needs in the range.
- Engines can be specced as either 1.5-litre diesel or 1.0-litre petrol units.
- 2 different wheelbases to choose from - standard length L1 and longer L2.
- Double-Cab, Kombi and Crew Cab body types are available.
- 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic gearboxes are available.
The L1 van has a load length of 1786mm, while the L2 can accommodate loads of up to 2152mm long. Payloads available range from 664kg to 992kg, depending on the model, and Connect has towing capacities of up to 1390kg.
Ford Transit Connect Drive And Trim
There are 5 trim levels to choose from: Leader, Trend, Limited, Sport and Active.
Leader has twin side loading doors to make loading and unloading stress free, and in the cab there’s a DAB radio with USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
Trend adds body coloured bumpers to the outside, and in the cab the driver will appreciate the heated windscreen and heated door mirrors.
Connect Limited looks the part with 16-inch alloy wheels and there’s air conditioning and cruise control to make life more comfortable.
Sport has an emphasis on styling with a body kit and bold stripes.
Active builds on Limited spec, adding black alloy wheels, an increased ride height and a 6-inch touchscreen in the cab, which includes Apple and Android smartphone integration.
Fuel economy and emissions
The Ford Transit Connect offers solid efficiency. The 1.5-litre EcoBlue engine, for example, has an official Combined fuel consumption of over 50mpg and emits 148g/km of Co2 from the 100PS unit.
Ford Transit Connect Finance
How Much Does It Cost To Lease A Transit Connect?
If you want to drive the Ford Transit Connect, why not lease one? Leasing is simple and stress-free - take a look at our article why you should lease. The Ford Transit Connect is a top choice when it comes to small vans.
Ford Transit Connect Reviews
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