2018 Ford® Transit Full-Size Cargo Van | Powerful Features | Ford.com

Powerful Transit on the road


The Transit Cargo Van offers a line of three engines designed to meet the challenge of operating at high performance while helping keep costs as low as possible. The standard 3.7L V6 has advanced twin independent variable cam timing. The 3.5L EcoBoost®  delivers best-in-class maximum gas torque.* And the proven 3.2L I-5 Power Stroke®  Turbo Diesel combines power plus Built Ford Tough®  durability and dependability.
*Maximum gas torque rating of 400 lb.-ft. Class is Full-Size Vans based on Ford segmentation, excluding other Ford vehicles.
Available 3.2L I-5 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel


Severe-duty applications like courier and transport duty call for an engine to run many hours a day under constant idling and stop-and-go conditions. The answer: the available direct-injected 3.2L Power Stroke® I-5 Turbo Diesel that puts out 185 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. This B20 biodiesel-capable Transit engine option is designed to help give you the right balance of power and performance, plus proven Ford diesel ruggedness and dependability.
3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine


With direct injection and turbocharging, this engine generates 310 horsepower with a best-in-class maximum gas torque rating of 400 lb.-ft.* Direct injection (DI) delivers a precise, fine mist of fuel directly into each cylinder, unlike conventional port fuel injection that sprays into the intake system. DI is designed to extract as much power as possible from every drop of fuel. Turbochargers kick in on demand to provide a surge of responsive power when needed. The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 uses two small turbochargers that spool up to their operating speeds quickly. The turbochargers and direct injection combine to produce impressive torque output early in the rpm range.
*Class is Full-Size Vans based on Ford segmentation, excluding other Ford vehicles.
3.7L Ti-VCT V6 engine

3.7L TI-VCT V6

The standard 3.7L V6 delivers responsive performance with 275 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque.

Intake and exhaust valves typically have to open and close at fixed points, compromising performance. But Ti-VCT virtually eliminates this compromise. With its variable control of valve cam timing, Ti-VCT can optimize performance across the entire range of the power band to match the driving condition of the moment.

With the 3.7L engine, Ford offers an available CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package* for power conversion to compressed natural gas (CNG) or propane autogas.

*See dealer for details.


Compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane autogas are becoming increasingly popular choices for those looking to reduce emissions. That’s why the 3.7L V6-powered Transit Cargo Van offers the CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package.* Included are hardened exhaust valves and valve seats for improved wear resistance and durability for gaseous fuel systems.

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*Vehicle will be equipped with the standard factory gasoline fuel system. This package does not include compressed natural gas/propane fuel tanks and lines, etc. See your dealer for details.
Advanced Fuel Capability


Every Transit engine gets a 6-speed SelectShift® transmission designed for low-end acceleration and high-end productivity. And automatic SelectShift gives you two modes of operation – Progressive Range Select lets you toggle the shift lever to reduce the range of available gears while in Drive. Or Full Manual function that lets you pull the shift lever into “M” for manual mode and use the same toggle switch to select the gear you need.

6-Speed automatic overdrive with SelectShift