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Ford Transit Connect

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2019
Overall Score
Ford Transit Connect 2019 wagon
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is a passenger version of the small Transit Connect cargo van, freshened with two new engines: A 2.0-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine and an optional 1.5-liter, four-cylinder diesel that's expected to get 30 mpg in highway driving. Both are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Handling is quite agile, defying the perception of a van, and the ride is steady. The Transit Connect Wagon seats either five or seven. New for 2019 is a 6.5-inch touch screen with Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system, available wireless phone charging, and standard 4G LTE WiFi connectivity with a subscription. Automatic emergency braking now comes standard. Blind spot warning is optional, as is lane keeping assist.
All Ratings & Reliability
2014-2018
2014 Redesign Year
Ford Transit Connect 2018
With the 2014 redesign, the Transit Connect is sold as a minivan alternative. It has very good ride and agile handling, but remains a rudimentary vehicle at heart. It has an underpowered four-cylinder, low-rent interior, cumbersome folding seats, and a skimpy feature set. Unlike a minivan, you don't get power doors or a rear-seat entertainment system, and even Bluetooth connectivity costs extra. The base four-cylinder managed only 21 mpg, and we see little indication that the up-level 1.6-liter turbo four would do much better.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $18,325 - $22,950 $16,520 - $21,120
2017 $17,475 - $20,325 $15,190 - $18,490
2016 $15,150 - $18,500 $12,750 - $16,550
2015 $13,275 - $17,275 $10,840 - $14,740
2014 $11,600 - $14,825 $9,130 - $12,230
2010-2013
2010 Redesign Year
Ford Transit Connect 2013
Early versions of the Transit Connect were intended primarily for commercial use, this tall van is based on the Focus and packs an impressive amount of room. With its boxy shape and very tall roof, you'd be challenged to find more passenger space for the money.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2013 $8,975 - $9,725 $6,560 - $7,260
2012 $7,500 - $9,200 $5,120 - $6,720
2011 $6,350 - $7,100 $3,965 - $4,665
2010 $5,225 - $5,750 $2,825 - $3,325
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Ford Transit Connect Ratings & Reliability
The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is a passenger version of the small Transit Connect cargo van, freshened with two new engines: A 2.0-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine and an optional 1.5-liter, four-cylinder diesel that's expected to get 30 mpg in highway driving. Both are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Handling is quite agile, defying the perception of a van, and the ride is steady. The Transit Connect Wagon seats either five or seven. New for 2019 is a 6.5-inch touch screen with Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system, available wireless phone charging, and standard 4G LTE WiFi connectivity with a subscription. Automatic emergency braking now comes standard. Blind spot warning is optional, as is lane keeping assist.
2014-2018
2014 Redesign Year
Ford Transit Connect 2018
With the 2014 redesign, the Transit Connect is sold as a minivan alternative. It has very good ride and agile handling, but remains a rudimentary vehicle at heart. It has an underpowered four-cylinder, low-rent interior, cumbersome folding seats, and a skimpy feature set. Unlike a minivan, you don't get power doors or a rear-seat entertainment system, and even Bluetooth connectivity costs extra. The base four-cylinder managed only 21 mpg, and we see little indication that the up-level 1.6-liter turbo four would do much better.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $18,325 - $22,950 $16,520 - $21,120
2017 $17,475 - $20,325 $15,190 - $18,490
2016 $15,150 - $18,500 $12,750 - $16,550
2015 $13,275 - $17,275 $10,840 - $14,740
2014 $11,600 - $14,825 $9,130 - $12,230
2010-2013
2010 Redesign Year
Ford Transit Connect 2013
Early versions of the Transit Connect were intended primarily for commercial use, this tall van is based on the Focus and packs an impressive amount of room. With its boxy shape and very tall roof, you'd be challenged to find more passenger space for the money.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2013 $8,975 - $9,725 $6,560 - $7,260
2012 $7,500 - $9,200 $5,120 - $6,720
2011 $6,350 - $7,100 $3,965 - $4,665
2010 $5,225 - $5,750 $2,825 - $3,325