Preston Ford is extremely excited for the all-new 2015 Transit. The Transit takes a leap forward and strengthens the commercial van market. Ford leads the full-size van market; the Ford F-series has been the best-selling truck in America for 37 years. The Ford E-Series has been the best van in America for 35 years. Nearly one out of every 2 full size vans sold is a Ford E-Series. The Transit has been a leader since 1965. It was first introduced in Europe. It can get the job done no matter where it is. There has been over seven million sold worldwide, it is currently in its 6th generation. The Transit is produced in Asia, Europe and North America.
The Transit is the perfect tool for productivity. The Unibody construction is designed to be lightweight yet highly durable. The Wagon XLT has available rain sensing windshield wipers. The short arm dual power mirrors are standard, they are available heated with turn signals and the long-arm design is available. Remote keyless entry system is also standard and remote start is available. The smooth side panels can be used to create a mobile business card with vinyl graphics.
The Transit Van has a choice of three roof options and three different lengths for much greater cargo carrying capacity. The interior height of the low roof is 56.9” and the high roof is 81.5”. The cargo length in the Transit at the floor is 126”, 143” or 172”. The Transit Connect is also wider. The width between wheel houses is 54.8”. The Transit is also very flexible and can be customized to the owner’s needs. The Transit is available in a van, wagon, chassis cab and cutaway models. Side door choices include hinged 60/40, passenger-side sliding or dual sliding van. There is an eight, ten, twelve and fifteen passenger wagon seating.
The Transit Wagon is roomy and comfortable. Vinyl or cloth seating is available. Solor tinted, all around fixed windows are also on the Transit Wagon. There is driver controlled front/rear climate control. There is also a safety canopy with side curtain airbags for all rows.
The Transit offers power efficient performance. The 3.5L V6, offers plenty of power and torque to get the job done. There is also the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 which offers turbocharging combined with direct injection proven heavy duty diesel technology in a gasoline engine. Ford also introduces the 3.2L Power Stroke I-5 Turbo Diesel engine. This has a max towing of 7,600 lbs. in the van and 4,600 lbs. in the wagon.