Business owners are now treated to the ride of their lives through Ford’s brand new 2013 Transit Connect a vehicle that not only breezes you through the road but also is designed to keep your business in order. If you imagine a riding a car with comfort and convenience yet at the same time pushing you through the extremist of road conditions like that of a truck then the 2013 Ford Transit Connect is definitely the vehicle that best suits you and your business needs. With its 39 foot curb to curb turning diameter maneuverability capacity, driving the 2013 Ford Transit Connect is as easy as it gets. Not only is maneuverability capacity the only proud feature of the 2013 Ford Transit Connect, amidst its size this vehicle also is expert in easy hauling as well as parking, making all your business transactions on the road stress free always.
Also featured in this amazing business vehicle is its side dual sliding doors and swinging rear cargo doors another creative function brought to you by the 2013 Ford Transit Connect. Your business will never be the same again because of these functional features and to add to these are the 2013 Ford Transit Connect’s large side panels that allow you to keep your business advertized.
Running on a 2.0 liter Duratec I-4 engine the 2013 Ford Transit Connect exhibits a whopping 136 horsepower with 128 pound-foot torque that can astound you on the road each time you ride. And not to be taken for granted is the 2013 Ford Transit Connect for its fuel efficiency with numbers of 21 miles per gallon for city driving, 27 miles per gallon for highway driving and 23 miles per gallon for both driving ranges, truly a vehicle that keeps your business on top.
Most businesses usually rely on trucks and vans as their workhorses. Obviously, these fleets are advantageous for different businesses because of its great use when it comes to cargo and towing needs. With the usefulness of cargo van, Ford brings the Transit Connect to cater to the transport needs of businesses. The 2013 Ford Transit Connect differs from similar vans in that it is easier to maneuver which the van owes much to its size and has good fuel efficiency. It comes with a boxy shape giving business owners not only a means of transport for their products but also an efficient way of advertising their products. Adding up to these business-advantaged solutions, Ford had equipped the Transit Connect with innovative features such as in-dash computer, vehicle tracking, and monitoring and tool inventory system and internet access.
The Ford Transit Connect is offered XL Van, XLT Van, XLT Premium Wagon and XLT Wagon. You may notice that there are two variations of a 2013 Ford Transit Connect. Van and wagon Transit Connect has almost the same features only that the former has a second row seat while the latter has none. Both models come in with sliding doors on both sides.
The power system of a 2013 Ford Transit Connect is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that has the capacity to produce 136 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a standard four-speed automatic transmission that sends off the power produced to the front wheels. The EPA estimated fuel economy for the Transit Connect is 21/27/23 mpg.
Standard safety features of 2013 Ford Transit Connect include four-wheel antilock brakes, front side airbags and traction and stability control.
Some might look at the 2013 Ford Transit Connect with a puzzled look, maybe even giggle and chortle. And who could blame them? With a humped cargo hold while moving at a very slow speed, the Transit Connect is neither eye-catching nor appealing. But then, that’s because the Transit Connect was really designed for other useful purposes. The 2013 Ford Transit Connect is a utility vehicle created to compete with the cargo van. That humped design of its cargo hold maximizes cargo capacity, giving the Transit Connect 135 ft3of space. You can customize the inside to be able to carry all sorts of objects from grocery items to household appliances. If you’re into animal care, you can even place cages for pet animals that you ferry from their owners to the clinic. All Ford Transit Connect models come with just the basic interior necessities: air-conditioning, an integrated blind-spot mirror, rear privacy glass, adjustable driver seat, cloth upholstery, tilt- telescoping steering wheel, and a 2-speaker radio.
The 2013 Ford Transit Connect is powered by a 2.0L engine that produces 136hp, 128 lbs. of torque at a fuel rating of 21 mpg city/27 mpg highway. The Transit Connect can carry only a payload of up to 1,600 pounds. So despite the huge cargo hold, take care that you don’t go over the limit.
With its weak powertrain, the Transit Connect is best used within city limits. Going beyond 60 mph is quite difficult, so you can just imagine the ride experience should you take the Transit Connect to the super highway. But operating inside the city, the Transit Connect does okay. Handling and maneuvering are quite good. Make sure though, that you don’t bump into low hanging signs and billboards with its hump.
The 2013 Ford Transit Connects costs at least $24,000. It will serve you best as a delivery work van. Bring tools, make deliveries, and carry whatever is needed with the Transit Connect.
For most businesses, the2013 Ford Transit Connect EVcould be the only one that can deliver all their daily needs. This electric van can surely tackle all jobs that need to be done efficiently. The Ford Transit electric van is one of the first electric cargo van invented all over the world. But, it does not end like it was a typical electric van as compared to its batch. Ford made it more than just that. Because, if you look at some of the common electric vans available in the market today, their performance is merely below average, although they are efficient; but that is not the case of the Ford Transit EV. It can meet the performance beyond expectations with sure efficiency. With its liquid cooled 28 kWh lithium-ion battery, it can serve you faster and longer than you anticipated.
This model of electric van is built with a max speed of 75 mph from its 140 horsepower and 215 pound-feet of torque. If you are inside the van, you will never feel that you are actually inside a cargo van. It has a very smooth sit surface, an air condition and audio system fitted with Radio/CD/Mp3 capabilities. This will surely maximize your driving experience while driving long roads.
Now, if you ask about the safety capabilities of this electric van, of course, Ford will never forget that cargo van driver’s priority are their safeties since they are taking very long drives that are more prone to accidents.
You can definitely feel at ease with its six airbags that includes on the driver’s front, the front passenger front and at every sides of the van. It has also a tire pressure monitoring system, rear sensing alarm system, stability and traction control, 4-wheel ABS and a collapsible steering column. And to complete your 2013 Ford Transit Connect EV protection, you can also have the option to add a rear view camera if you like.