Commercial models must be able to handle numerous tasks and odd jobs around the Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland areas. If you're considering a commercial model to help your business run more smoothly, our 2019 Ford Transit Connect review will provide insight into one of the segment's most appealing models. The Ford Transit Connect is a reliable partner, providing tremendous storage space along with an array of unique trim levels and configurations.

If you'd like to test out this Ford van in person, contact the team at Richmond Commercial Truck Center to set up a test drive!

Ford Transit Connect Specs

When you drive the 2019 Ford Transit Connect, you'll have the opportunity to customize its performance. How? Well, you can select from a pair of engines, transmissions, and other performance features to tailor the performance to your needs!

First up, there is the standard 2.0L I-4 engine that generates up to 162 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. As for its fuel economy, it achieves an EPA-estimated 24 city/29 highway MPG.

Alternatively, there's the available 2.5L 4-cylinder, which can deliver up to 169 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. With this upgrade, the Transit Connect achieves an EPA-estimated 20 city/26 highway MPG.

Other useful performance features include:

  • Auto Start-Stop Technology
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™)
  • 8-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission

Ford Transit Connect Towing Capacity

Along with its potent powertrains, the Ford Transit Connect also helps you haul and tow heavy loads of cargo. That way, you can always bring along the equipment you need for your work duties! To start, the Cargo Van GVWR comes to 5,260 pounds when properly configured. As for the Wagon GVWR, it measures 5,302 pounds when properly configured.

When it comes to the payload, you'll be impressed by its maximum payload capacity of 1,570 pounds with the right equipment. If you need to hitch up a trailer and tow excess gear or materials, the Ford Transit Connect can move up to 2,000 pounds!

Interior and Cargo Space

As you might expect, the 2019 Transit Connect is a highly versatile model that will comfortably fit any combination of people and supplies.

The roof has a high overhead, making it easy to fit tall pieces of cargo. Specifically, you'll have a headroom of 46.9 inches in the front, 45.7 inches in the middle, and 41.9 inches in the Transit Connect Wagon.

There's also plenty of legroom to stretch out in or fit valuables along the floor. With the Wagon, you'll also have:

  • 41.5 inches of front-row legroom
  • 37.6 inches of second-row legroom
  • 35 inches of third-row legroom

As for cargo space, the maximum number is 106 cubic feet. You can reach that cargo limit by folding down both the second- and third-row seats.


Review the Ford Transit Connect in Person

If you're in search of a versatile, reliable commercial model, the 2019 Ford Transit Connect is a go-to choice. To see how helpful this van really is, get in touch with our Richmond Commercial Truck Center staff and we'll set up a test drive around Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland.

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