2015 Ford Transit

Ford Transit is a commercial vehicle, which was originally in 1965. It is produced both as cargo and passengers van. It is produced in three plants – Asia, North America and Europe and it is available in the markets all over the world. The American model, which is a leader in a leader in number of units sold (over 7 million), this van is manufactured in Kansas City Assembly Plant. During these, almost fifty years, we have seen five distinct generations of this van. Last spring, company introduced a new, fifth generation of this van, which is named as 2015 Ford Transit.

2015 ford transit front view

2015 Ford Transit specs

New model came with many significant novelties. The 2015 Ford Transit now uses company’s global platform, which can be found in many new models such as Fiesta, Fusion, Focus etc. It is a full-size van, which is available in many different variants. There are three body lengths, two wheelbases, and three roof heights. The 2015 Ford Transit can accommodate up to 15 passengers, while cargo space goes up to 487 cubic feet. In all variants, all of 8, 10, 12 or 15 seats are covered with fabric or real leather. This machine also is capable to pull a 7500-pound trailer and haul 4650 pounds. When it is about interior features, 2015 Ford Transit comes with rear-view camera which help you to park with ease and also with MyFord Touch infotainment system, which brings much more of the technologies that any van has.

2015 ford transit interior

2015 Ford Transit engine

For the North American market, 2015 Ford Transit is available in three engine variants. The base model is powered by 3.7 liter V6 petrol engine, which delivers 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The other petrol variant is with 3.5 liter EcoBoost twin-turbocharged engine, which is good for 310 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of max torque. The 2015 Transit is also available with 3.2-liter Power Stroke inline-five turbo-diesel engine, which outputs 185 horses and 350 lb-ft of twist. All these engines are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. Unlike European version, which is available both in two and four-wheel drive configurations, North American model comes only as RWD.

2015 ford transit side view

2015 Ford Transit price

Since this van is offered in many variants, it’s no wonder that it goes in very wide price range. Base model starts at around 30.000 dollars, but better-equipped models with diesel or EcoBoost engine could easily go up 50.000 dollars, which is still less that equally-equipped models such as Sprinter, for example.

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