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2015 Ford Transit

As a segment, fullsize vans are stealth-fighter invisible on most consumers' radar. Visit a dealership for any of the four brands that offer them and you'll be lucky to find even one on display. These are commercial vehicles primarily, even more so than pickup trucks. Vans are the shuttles for plumbers, caterers, carpenters, concrete layers, masons, electricians, florists and flooring, and a huge part of this country's productivity is accomplished using them. At the moment, Ford is the 800-pound gorilla in that room – fully 41 percent of commercial vehicles wear a Blue Oval. So when... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 3.5L V6
Power:
310 HP / 400 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$29,565
As-Tested Price:
$45,415
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    Official: Would you like your Ford Transit in Large, XL or XXL?
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    Report: Slide presentation confirms Ford E-Series being nixed in favor of Transit
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