Despite a recent make-over in these markets, Ford made further adjustments and refinements to this version of the Transit van, to account for the different uses and expectations of the American consumer.
In addition to the currently available wheelbases and lengths in the Econoline models, the Transit will offer a selection different heights, lower weight but increased payloads and reduced fuel consumption and maintenance costs. Of course, that will probably be offset by higher suggested retail prices, which are, as of this moment, not yet released.
The extended roof lines have led to improved interior heights, with heights that start with 56 inches for the low roof, 72 inches for the medium roof and 81 inches for the high roof model. With the latter one easily accommodating a full-size person.
The 6-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive are implemented with your choice of the following engines.
- A standard 3.7-liter V6 engine.
- The optional 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that currently can be found in the Ford F-150. A good choice for towing in combination with the trailer towing package.
- The new 3.2-liter five-cylinder Power Stroke Diesel option.
The 2014 Transit has integrated the opening for filling the 26-gallon fuel tank with the driver’s side door.
The new design has resulted in improved fuel efficiency and substantially lower maintenance costs.