2017FordTransit Connect

The last time I tested a Ford Transit Connect, I needed to drive a group of friends to Boyne, MI, for a long weekend of skiing, snowboarding, and shenanigans. At roughly three hours, the trip is just long enough that my friends asked for something comfortable. A Range Rover would've been ideal.…


2017 Ford Transit Connect - Cargo Van (XL)
Cargo Van (XL)
MSRP:
$22,900
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Transit Connect - Cargo Van (XL w/Rear Liftgate)
Cargo Van (XL w/Rear Liftgate)
MSRP:
$22,900
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Transit Connect - Cargo Van (XLT)
Cargo Van (XLT)
MSRP:
$24,425
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Transit Connect - Cargo Van (XLT w/Rear Liftgate)
Cargo Van (XLT w/Rear Liftgate)
MSRP:
$24,425
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Transit Connect - Wagon (XLT)
Wagon (XLT)
MSRP:
$25,590
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Transit Connect - Wagon (XLT w/Rear Liftgate)
Wagon (XLT w/Rear Liftgate)
MSRP:
$25,590
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
N/A
Ford recalls over 8,500 vehicles in three campaigns

The F-150 and Explorer represent the bulk of the recalled vehicles. The Focus Electric and Transit Connect account for over 900 and 600 vehicles each.
New Ford EcoBlue turbodiesel engine debuts amid diesel woes

Ford says this one's clean, though.

The new diesel engine could eventually see use in US-market Transit vans.
Ford recalls 200K Escape, Transit Connect models over instrument panel

Ford is recalling a total of 203,494 vehicles in North America in two campaigns. One of them covers an issue with the instruments in the Escape and Transit. The other is a small labeling issue for the Transit.
Ford will build Hackmobile out of Transit Connect Wagon

What you see in the above image is a rendering of the Hackmobile Transit Connect Wagon. What is that? It's a "mobile fabrication and hacking unit" that includes tools for metal- and woodworking, 3D and electronics fabrication, a three-axis CNC machine called "The Fabber," a video projector and screen, an air compressor, an 84x48-inch work surface that folds out like a Murphy bed and oh so much more. When not in use, all of the implements fold neatly into the back of Ford's award-winning van.
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2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
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Ford recalls over 8,500 vehicles in three campaigns

The F-150 and Explorer represent the bulk of the recalled vehicles. The Focus Electric and Transit Connect account for over 900 and 600 vehicles each.
Ford recalls 200K Escape, Transit Connect models over instrument panel

Ford is recalling a total of 203,494 vehicles in North America in two campaigns. One of them covers an issue with the instruments in the Escape and Transit. The other is a small labeling issue for the Transit.
Ford recalls 591,177 vehicles in four separate campaigns

Ford is recalling 591,177 vehicles from multiple model lines in four separate campaigns. The largest problem affects the possibility of fracturing bolts in cold-weather states.