2018 Ford Transit Connect

Rating7.0

Ranked #1 in Compact Van

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Starting MSRP 

$23,215 - $25,740

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Key Spec of 2018 Ford Transit Connect
fuel economy

20/23/27

fuel type

Flex-fuel (unleaded/e85)

horsepower

169 hp @ 6000 rpm

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

Decent interior material and comfort

Tepid acceleration

Mostly remains unchanged except for a few minor revisions in the feature list

Several configuration options to choose from

Poor fuel economy

Fairly easy to maneuver considering the segment

Quaint design language

2018 Ford Transit Connect Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 19, 2022

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Nathan Dyer 

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In the world of Cargo Vans, the 2018 Ford Transit Connect cargo van is a well-known name. Belonging to the compact van segment, the Ford Transit Connect cargo van competes with the RAM Promaster City Cargo Van, the Nissan NV200, and the Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo Van. The base trim starts at around an MSRP of $23,215. With 2 trims on offer, prices reach around $25,740. Traditionally offered bareboned, cargo vans can be equipped to fill the need of the buyer. The Transit Connect is available in short and long-wheelbase options and also could be equipped with packages such as Smoker’s Package or Trailer Tow Package improving either form or function. Delivering a combined MPG of 23, the 2.5L inline-4 engine on offer here feels potent enough. It is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and makes 169 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque.



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Trims

XL$23,215 onwards

  • Color LCD multi-information display with Meter Link
  • Dual-zone climate control with smog sensor
  • Eight-inch color multimedia display with Scout GPS Link capabilities
  • Lexus eight-speaker premium sound system

XLT$24,740 onwards

  • 1St row LCD monitor
  • Cloth Seat trim
  • Driver Lumbar support
  • Front Fog/driving lights

Used Ford Transit Connect For Sale

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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$18,754
Est. $254/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,139 Below market
RMV: $22,893
Hillsboro, OR
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$16,799
Est. $228/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,659 Below market
RMV: $20,458
Inglewood, CA
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$19,900
Est. $270/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,295 Below market
RMV: $24,195
Miami, FL
  
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2018 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$14,998
Est. $203/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,237 Below market
RMV: $18,235
Minneapolis, MN
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$20,999
Est. $285/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,400 Below market
RMV: $25,399
Charlotte, NC
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$19,994
Est. $271/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,149 Below market
RMV: $24,143
High Point, NC
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$20,000
Est. $271/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,096 Below market
RMV: $24,096
Arlington Heights, IL
  
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2019 Ford Transit Connect XL

XL w/Rear Liftgate LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.0L 4cyl 8A)

$28,999
Est. $393/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,894 Below market
RMV: $34,893
Rowley, MA
  
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2017 Ford Transit Connect XLT

XLT w/Rear 180 Degree Doors LWB 3dr Cargo Van (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

$15,999
Est. $217/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,230 Below market
RMV: $19,229
Smyrna, GA
  
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Colors and Styles

Build Car
Dark Blue

Features

vehicle bio
base price

$25740

body style

4dr Cargo Van

engine type
displacement

152 cu in

horse power

169 hp @ 6000 rpm

torque

171 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm

transmission

6-Speed Automatic

dimensions
length

190 in

wheelbase

121 in

width

72 in

curb weight

3618 lbs

Height

73 in

Ground Clearance

6 lbs

capacity
passenger volume

63.2 cu ft

cargo volume

128.6 cu ft

passenger capacity

2 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

20/23/27 mpg

highway range

426.6 mi

warranty
basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.


Ford Transit Connect 5 year Cost To Own


Cash Price(MSRP)
$28,775
5 Year Cost To Own
$42,792
Total 5 year Cost To Own -  $42,792
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5total
Depreciation$6,709$1,354$1,287$1,576$1,436$12,362
Insurance$1,229$1,282$1,374$1,396$1,396$6,677
Fuel$1,872$1,987$2,048$2,067$2,098$10,072
Maintenance$322$799$450$1,211$1,576$4,358
Repairs$43$-43$144$354$490$988
Financing Interest$1,742$1,401$1,101$695$236$5,175
Taxes and Fees$2,457$242$159$161$141$3,160
Total Cost-To-Own$14,374$7,022$6,563$7,460$7,373$42,792
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