Ford Transit appeared in 1960s and was considered like the one of the best vans in the world. Since then there were a lot of changes, but Transit maintains its position. There were five generations of this model range. Last year was the first van of this model formally offered in North America. It was the beginning of the fifth generation. Therefore 2016 Ford vans and especially Transit have not so many changes, because models are still modern.
The new model of Transit is directed to world car markets, so designers tried to crate the van that can satisfied requirements of car users in all over the world. The new van is based on Ford D3 platform. It has longer wheel base, higher roof, doubled rear wheels and other updates. Front part of the car body became more aggressive and modern. This effect was got by renewed big headlights and big hexangular radiator grille divided into three parts by chrome strips. Black bumpers, side steps and side mirrors create precise and elegant look.
2016 Ford vans can be in different modifications, for example for passengers or for freight. Transit is able to contain exemplarily 8, 10, 12 or 15 passengers. Also, it can admit about 487 lb3 of cargo. If it is the second modification, it will have LED highlighting in freight space. In the front part of the cabin can seat three persons. All parts inside are made of high quality materials, it means that the van will serve for a very long time, Seats are incredibly comfort and made for good pastime during travel. Telescopic steering wheel is adjustable for any drivers. The central console has big touch screen, where driver can see image from the remoting camera or watch multimedia files.
As it has been already mentioned, new Transit will be presented in several modifications. The one of them will have 3.7 l V6 petrol engine with 275 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. But this model will be available only in North America. The other modification will be equipped with 3.5 l V6 EcoBoost engine. It is absolutely modern and popular; it is able to generate 310 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Also, there will be another one with 3.2 l diesel 5-cylinder engine. It can generate 185 HP and 350 lb-ft of torque. Car users in all over the world can choose the most suitable to them variant.
Price and Launch Date
2016 Ford vans are very powerful and have good performance. Transit is one of them, and it will come out in early 2016. As for prices, it will cost about $40000.