2017 Ford Transit

New 2017 Ford Transit minivan is going to be available in few trim levels, with Van, Wagon XL and Wagon XXL available for purchase. However, every of this model will get pretty much the same styling, while various engine options are installed under the hood. Comparing to current van, vehicle is restyled and should bring some refreshments to the segment. Few body structure lengths are offered, since every trim is larger than lower.

2017 Ford Transit

2017 Ford Transit redesign

This multi-purpose vehicle comes again with sliding cargo door. There is room for 8, 12 or 15 passengers. Wheelbase is different for every trim, and it could be single or dual. Lights will be revisited, on both ends of the van, and these are going to be offered in LED technology. New set of wheels and brakes on them are installed, and these are making 2017 Ford Transit very stylish and elegant. Inside, vehicle is spacious, and it can take a lot of cargo. Features list is not long, but these are quality gadgets, made for control of the infotainment, air-conditioning and audio system. The 2017 Transit also has touch-screen display. Stability and safety equipment is boosted, so this minivan is safer than ever. Some of these are rear-view camera and parking sensors.

2017 Ford Transit

2017 Ford Transit engines

As we already said, there will be few engine options offered for 2017 Ford Transit. First unit, made for base models, is 3.5-l EcoBoost V6, mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. This combination will be good for 310 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Other trims could be purchased with 3.7-l V6, combined with same transmission, it can develop 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. One more powertrain is prepared for new Transit. It is diesel-powered 3.2-l 5-cylinder unit. Same 6-speed auto box is paired with engine, and its output is 185 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.

2017 Ford Transit side view

2017 Ford Transit release date and price

Price of the base, Transit Van models are going to be around $30,000. The XL and XLT will be more expensive, but their value shouldn’t exceed $50,000. Premiere of the 2017 Ford Transit is expected soon, while market appearance is planned for mid-2016.

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