2018 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Review
Right after being launched in 2013, the next generation of Transit minivan is finally about to come up. To fulfill the public expectations on the new modern and powerful vehicle, the Ford manufacturer has prepared some changes and upgrades to be given. Currently, there are around five preceding generations in the auto market and the upcoming car will be presented as 2018 year model. Most of them have successfully gained a quite noticeable success in the selling markets. Thus, it is always interesting for us to see how the 2018 Ford Transit will make its breakthrough to attract the buyers’ attentions.
It still remains possible that the next Transit minivan will be available in two trim levels, base van and wagon, just similar to its predecessor. Seen to the outer body part, the van might likely enhance its swing-out doors, bumper and also headlights. The car dimension looks probably the same with 6-inch wheels.
Unfortunately for the interior, not much is known for details. Referring to the latest reports, premium material on the car seats upholstery supported with some technological equipment in the cabin will make the 2018 Ford Transit impressive. To offer a safety for the passengers, security systems will be improved. Anyhow, we need to wait to see the more obvious updated appearance later on.
Some engine options for the van power will be offered. The engine unit of a 3.5 liter EcoBoost might be injected. This engine could deliver the power of 300 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The next powertrain will be a 3.7 liter V6 petrol unit capable to generate the energy of 280 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It has been rumored that the 2018 Ford Transit may also engage a 3.2 liter 5-cylinder engine to produce the power at around 185 horsepower. For the transmission, the make use of a 6-speed transmission looks possible.
2018 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Release Date and Price
The estimated price for the 2018 Ford Transit ranges from $26,000 to $30,000 for the higher trim. The release date of the minivan is not confirmed. However, as 2018 year car, it is possible that the car will be released sometime in 2017.