2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van Specs, Release Dates, Prices

America’s best-selling compact van, 2019 Ford Transit Connect is significantly updated to provide more technology, versatility and comfort and to help lower costs for personal and small business customers. Available in two wheelbase choices plus two trim levels – XL and XLT – there’s a Transit Connect for everyone. Major changes under the hood include an all-new powertrain and the first diesel engine available for 2019 Ford Transit Connect. A new 2.0-liter gasoline direct injection I-4 is standard, while a new 1.5-liter EcoBlue turbocharged direct injection diesel is available early in 2019. Both engines feature standard Auto Start-Stop and are paired with a new 8-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. Fleet customers can opt for a 2.5-liter iVCT I-4 gas engine with CNG/LPG gaseous fuel prep package. Inside, upgraded front seating provides all-day comfort, while a standard embedded 4G LTE modem with Wi-Fi can support up to 10 devices with available wireless charge pad. A 6.5-inch floating touch screen – running SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability – is standard on XLT trim levels and optional for XL.

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect gets a major upgrade for with new technologies and the most driver-assist features in its class. It come with standard Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, side wind stabilization and a rearview camera. Available features include Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert, Lane-Keeping System and Adaptive Cruise Control. New front-end styling for bumper cover and grille gives 2019 Ford Transit Connect a freshened appearance, while new headlights add available high-intensity discharge technology; new LED fog lamps are optional. Five new 16-inch wheel designs in either steel or aluminum are available.

2019 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT SPECIFICATION

  • Models: XL, XLT

  • MSRP: XL: $25,295 (include $1,195 destination fee), XLT: $27,240

  • Exterior Colors: Frozen White, Race Red, Dark Blue, Silver, Shadow Black

  • Interior Colors: Palazzo Gray, Dark Palazzo Gray, Ebony

STANDARD FEATURES

12V powerpoints

4-way adjustable steering column

Alternator – 150-amp

Air conditioning (manual)

Doors – Dual sliding side

Doors – 180° swing-out rear cargo

Ford Pass Connect (4G embedded modem)

EcoMode and EcoCoach

Power door locks with remote entry

Electric power-assisted steering

Audio – AM/FM stereo with 4 speakers and Bluetooth capability

Seats – 6-way manual driver/4-way manual front-passenger with fold-flat back

Engine – 2.0L GDI I-4 with Auto Start-Stop Technology

Power front windows with one-touch-down feature on driver’s side

Front-wheel drive (FWD)

Transmission – 8-speed SelectShift automatic

Front independent MacPherson-strut suspension with stabilizer bar and rear twist-beam

SWB (short wheelbase) or LWB (long wheelbase)

Full-size spare wheel and tire

Heavy-duty battery – 80-amp

Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection

 

 

2.0L GDI I-4 WITH AUTO START-STOP TECHNOLOGY

Drive type

Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)

Transmission

8-Speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission

Displacement

122(ci)

Horsepower (SAE net@ rpm)

162 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque (lb.-ft.@ rpm)

144 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm

Compression ratio

12:1

Bore x stroke

3.44 x 3.27 (in)

Fuel Injection

Sequential Electronic Direct Fuel Injection

Fuel Consumption

24 City/27 Highway/25 Combined

Engine block material

Precision Sand Cast Aluminum and Cast-In Liner

Cylinder head material

Aluminum

 

1.5L ECOBLUE TDCI DIESEL WITH AUTO START-STOP TECHNOLOGY

Drive type

Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)

Transmission

8-Speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission

Displacement

91.5 (ci)

Horsepower (SAE net@ rpm)

TBD

Torque (lb.-ft.@ rpm)

TBD

Compression ratio

16.4:1

Bore x stroke

2.95 x 3.34 (in)

Fuel Injection

High Pressure Common Rail Direct Injection

Fuel Consumption

TBD

Engine block material

Die-Cast Aluminum Open-deck with "Hybrid" Cast Iron Liners(aluminum coated) and Die-Cast Aluminum Bedplate with Iron Bearing Caps

Cylinder head material

Aluminum

 

2.5 DURATEC I-4 GAS

Drive type

Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)

Transmission

8-Speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission

6-Speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission

Displacement

152 (ci)

Horsepower (SAE net@ rpm)

169@ 6000 rpm

Torque (lb.-ft.@ rpm)

171@ 4500 rpm

Compression ratio

9.7:1

Bore x stroke

3.50 x 3.94 (in)

Fuel Injection

Sequential Multiport Electronic

Fuel Consumption

20 City/27 Highway/22 Combined

Engine block material

Aluminum

Cylinder head material

Aluminum

 

STANDARD SAFETY & SECURITY

AdvanceTrac with RSC (Roll Stability Control) with Side Wind Mitigation

Airbags – Driver and front-passenger front, front-seat side, and Safety Canopy System

Brakes – 4-wheel disc with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS; excludes spare)

Collapsible steering column

Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support

Rear view camera

SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System

 

AVAILABLE FEATURES & PACKAGES

Adaptive cornering fog lamps

Adaptive cruise control

All-weather floor mats

Autolamp automatic on/off headlamps

Composite bulkhead

Body-color side moldings

BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert

Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control

Cruise control

Daytime running lamps

Forward Sensing System

HID headlamps

Engine block heater

Lane-Keeping System

Rear- and side-door glass options

Rear cargo area light (LED)

Rear liftgate with fixed glass

MyKey Perimeter alarm

Rear-window defroster

Remote Start System

Reverse Sensing System

Roof-rack side rails

Spare key fobs

SYNC 3

Engine – 1.5L EcoBlue TDCi Diesel with Auto Start-Stop Technology

Engine – 2.0L GDI I-4 FFV with Auto Start-Stop Technology

Trailer Tow Package with trailer sway control

Wireless charging pad

PACKAGES

CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package

Driver-Assist Package

Smoker’s Package

Upfitter Wiring Harness

 

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (in.)

Configuration

SWB

LWB

Wheelbase

104.8

120.6

Overall Length

174.2

190

Overall Height (at curb weight)

72

72

Overall Width with Mirrors

84.1

84.1

Front Track

61.4

61.4

Rear Track

61.7

61.7

Rear Door Opening Height

47.3

45.5

Rear Door Opening Width at Floor

49.2

49.2

Side Door Opening Width

24.2

32.8

Side Door Opening Height

44.4

44.4

Loadfloor Height (at curb weight)

23

22.9

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS (in.)

Passenger Area

SWB

LWB

Head Room - 1st Row

46.9

46.9

Maximum Leg Room - 1st Row

42.3

42.3

Hip Room - 1st Row

54.2

54.2

Shoulder Room - 1st Row

57.6

57.6

CARGO AREA

Cargo Length at Floor

71.8

87.6

Cargo Length at Belt

61.3

77

Cargo Length w/ Front Passenger Seat Folded (Van Only)

101.7

117.5

Cargo Width Between Wheelhouse

48.7

48.7

Cargo Height Maximum

49.7

49.8

 

 

CAPACITIES: PASSENGERS, LUGGAGE, FUEL (cu. ft.)

Configuration

SWB

LWB

Maximum Seating Capacity

2

2

Passenger Volume

63.2

63.2

Cargo Volume Behind First Row

104.8

127.4

Cargo Volume- Max with Front Passenger Seat Folded

123.2

145.8

Fuel Capacity

15.8 galons

15.8 galons

BASE CURB WEIGHT (lbs)

1.5L EcoBlue Diesel

3724

3836

2.0L GDI I-4 Gas

3581

3689

2.5L Duratec® I-4 Gas

3590

3698

 

TOWING CAPACITY

Configuration

SWB

LWB

Cargo Van GVWR

5110 lbs.

5260 lbs.

Maximum Payload

1510 lbs.

1570 lbs.

Maximum Towing

2000 lbs.

2000 lbs.

Turning Diameter (Curb-to-curb)

38.3'

40'

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