2020 Ford Transit Connect First Look

The compact van 2020 Ford Transit Connect is the Ford’s smallest van. This van version comes with tradition and reliability. Blue Oval is now providing further upgrades to its smallest cargo van. The exterior already looks gorgeous. The vehicle comes with aerodynamics, but further upgrades are about to happen.

From the inside, Transit Connect is very modern, roomy and comfortable. However, the sales of this model are dropping each and every year. For that reason, Blue Oval is ready to offer two new engines. The 2020 Transit Connect will arrive with the standard petrol and optional diesel engine.

2020 Ford Transit Connect view

2020 Ford Transit Connect Exterior Improvements

When it comes to minivan segment, Transit Connect was one of the pioneers, along with the Chevy City Express. Since the beginning, this model didn’t change that much. The shape and the dimensions are the same for years now. The 2020 Ford Transit Connect will get minor exterior refreshments.

That includes the improvement of the overall aerodynamics. Besides that, the minivan will remain the same. The platform is the same so the things are pretty clear. Transit Connect is 180 inches long and 70 inches wide. It is one of the smallest models in its segment and the smallest Ford’s vehicle.

2020 Ford Transit Connect interior

2020 Ford Transit Connect Interior 
Will Stay Intact

The minivan will get zero changes. The 2020 Ford Transit Connect offers room for two in the cargo variant. Passenger wagon version offers seven seats. The dash is relatively new, so the current dashboard will stay intact. Whatsoever, the whole interior will stay intact in both of the configurations. A 4G LTE wireless is standard and it allows up to ten devices to connect. Wireless mobile charging is available as well. No other model in segment offers the same or similar system.

The seats are supportive and the comfort is guaranteed. Tech-wise, Transit Connect offers plenty of standard features. Safety aids are in the offer as well and that includes pre-collision assist and rear-view camera. Moreover, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and blind spot monitoring are all standards.

2020 Ford Transit Connect side

2020 Ford Transit Connect Engine

The forthcoming 2020 Ford Transit Connect comes with three drivetrain options. A 1.5-liter diesel engine is available. The four-cylinder unit is producing 120 horses and 200 lb-ft of torque. Diesel engine delivers 30 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in the city.

The petrol engine is the second option and it is a 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated powertrain. Petrol unit generates 162 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and it can tow up to 2,000 pounds. Third engine option for the 2020 Transit Connect is a 2.5-liter that returns 169 hp and 171 lb-ft of twists. This unit runs on a CNG/propane and it offers a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

2020 Ford Transit Connect rear view

2020 Ford Transit Connect Price and Release Date

The price of the 2020 Ford Transit Connect will remain the same. That means the cargo van will cost $24,500 and passenger wagon variant starts at $27,000. The upcoming model will hit the dealerships in the first quarter of 2020.

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