8,550  lbs
400  lb-ft torque
Best-in-Class (V6)
246.7 - 542.2  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New For The 2019 Transit & Transit Connect

If you're looking for a practical, versatile cargo van, the 2019 Ford Transit and the Transit Connect are equally good options. In 2019, the Ford Transit gets a few moderate changes, but no major adjustments. A notable change this year comes to the wheelbase, which is longer than before. This adjustment gives the Ford Transit cargo doors a wider opening.

More features are also standard in the latest model year. The Ford Transit Connect also gets some notable changes in 2019. Most significantly, it comes with the option of either a gasoline or a diesel engine. You'll also find more current technology and standard amenities among the trim levels. There are also more safety features that come standard on the Transit Connect this model year.

2019 Ford Transit & Transit Connect Interior

Which Features are Available for 2019?

The 2019 Ford Transit comes in three models. They range in seating capacity from two to 15 passengers. A total of 10 exterior paint colors gives you many opportunities for giving the Transit a custom finish. A low roof is a standard feature, while a higher medium roof and tall roof are optional on all three trim levels. An antenna is mounted to the fender for sleek profile design, while carbon black side moldings along the body add to the distinctive appearance of the Transit.

Automatic headlights with rain-sensing wipers are standard on the highest trim level (called the XLT) and available on the others. In 2019, there are also three trim levels offered in the Ford Transit Connect. Seating capacity for seven passengers is standard among all three trim levels. Advanced safety technology comes in the form of the Co-Pilot 360. Dual-zone climate control is standard, as is remote entry.

How does the Ford Transit & Transit Connect Engine Balance Power Needs and Fuel Economy?

2019 Ford Transit & Transit Connect Exterior FrontThe base engine in the 2019 Ford Transit is a 3.7L, six-cylinder engine with variable valve timing technology. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. There are also two optional engines available with the 2019 Transit. The optional gasoline engine is a 3.5L six-cylinder engine with Ecoboost technology that saves fuel without sacrificing performance. The other available engine is a diesel engine with a 3.2L capacity.

The standard engine on the 2019 Ford Transit connect is a 2.0L engine with four cylinders. A more powerful 2.5L, four-cylinder engine is available. Both engines are paired with an automatic transmission, which is either a six-speed or an eight-speed transmission depending on the engine that you choose. Front-wheel drive is the sole drivetrain option on the Ford Transit Connect. Both Ford models come with standard 16-inch wheels, but you have a choice of wheel finishes with both.

Affordability and Packed with Safety Features Galore

2019 Ford Transit & Transit Connect Exterior RearWhen it comes to safety, the Ford Transit does not disappoint. The 2019 Ford Transit is equipped with airbags for the driver and front passenger. It also has side-curtain airbags throughout the cabin to protect occupants. Anti-lock brakes and hill-start assist are other safety highlights of the Ford Transit. Other amenities that the Transit has are a backup camera, a post-crash alert system, and tire pressure monitoring. More safety features are available as add-on amenities.

The Ford Transit Connect also comes with an array of safety features. The Transit Connect has a standard tire pressure monitoring system as well. Its cabin also comes equipped with front and side airbags. The Ford driver-assist aid package adds additional features such as trailer-sway control, emergency braking assistance, a backup camera, and torque vectoring control. The Transit Connect offers an abundance of available safety technology too, including blind-spot monitoring, cruise control, and cross-traffic alert. The Ford Transit Connect is also easier to maneuver this year, which adds to its appeal as an adept and versatile cargo van.

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