2018 Ford® Transit Connect Cargo Van & Passenger Wagon | Durability Tested Features | Ford.com

2018 Frozen White Transit Connect with available 16-inch aluminum wheels


The Ford Transit Connect is engineered to stringent Ford Light Commercial Vehicle Durability Standards — tested to 150,000 customer-equivalent miles — and Built Ford Tough® to meet your requirements for hard work and reliability, all day, every day. Whether your business is carrying cargo or transporting people, the Transit Connect is a vehicle you can depend on to get the job done.
Tested and Built Ford Tough


Commercial vehicles have to withstand the severity of everyday on-the-job duty. That’s why the Transit Connect was vigorously tested to 150,000 customer-equivalent miles. Simulated models were put through extensive durability, crash, NVH (noise/vibration/harshness) and vehicle dynamic tests. Also, doors and attached hardware underwent 250,000 opening/slamming cycles. Plus, chassis components and underbody structure were tested at the proving grounds under extreme road conditions to help structural integrity.
2018 Shadow Black Transit Connect on the road


Efforts to minimize noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) helped create a comfortable riding environment. For instance, the camshaft drive belt system of the 2.5L iVCT engine features a low-noise design. Individual parts were subjected to extensive vibration testing.Vehicle parts underwent extensive vibration testing under the worst road conditions and the windshield’s acoustic-laminated design reduces wind noise (XLT and Titanium passenger wagon). Also, instead of the hydraulic steering system with its belt-driven pump, Transit Connect features the quieter operation of electric power-assist steering (EPAS).
Transit Connect is fit for business


The value of a great commercial vehicle is its ability to put in a solid day’s work, every day. That’s why the 2018 Ford Transit Connect is designed to spend the most time possible on the job and the least time necessary in the shop – a commitment to reliability backed by years of Built Ford Tough® commercial service.
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Commercial Vehicle Center dealers are specially trained and equipped to sell, service and finance the most complete line of Class 1-7 work vehicles – and America’s best-selling line of commercial vehicles for 33 straight years.*
*Based on IHS Markit CY1985-2017 US TIP Registrations excluding registrations to individuals. TIP Registrations prior to 2010 do not include all GVW 1 and 2 vehicles.

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