2017 Ford Transit Cargo Van Review
The new 2017 Ford Transit will be full of features as a commercial vehicle. As you know, the Ford Transit is a large vehicle that can accommodate up to eight or nine people. It will be very useful to bring your whole family in a beautiful trip inside the new Ford Transit. It is also can be used for any business that needs a lot if space inside this new Transit.
The Ford Transit was firstly released for the European market. It just entered the US market recently and already got many fans. The concept and the frame of the Ford Transit are like an old van. The spacious cabin is the key feature of this vehicle. For the 2017 model, Ford make some changes to make the new Transit better than the 2015 model.
2017 Ford Transit Review
Let’s see the exterior design of this new Transit. Some spy shots on the internet tell us many things about the exterior design. The body size and dimension remain the same as the previous Transit model. It comes with some changes. At the front, the new Transit gets a new grille design. It will be larger than the current Transit’s grille.
A large grille will give some benefits for this new Transit. It looks sturdy and can supply much air to cool down the engine. The front headlights also get a new design although we can’t say that it’s stylish design. It will use the LED lights to give a good illumination and vision to the Transit driver. The Ford logo still can be found at the front center.
Ford will try to reduce the body weight of the upcoming Transit. A new lightweight and strong material will be used for the body. It will give some benefits to the engine for the acceleration and fuel consumption. At the back, the 2017 Ford Transit also get some improvements. The taillights and the muffler will get a new design.
2017 Ford Transit Interior
We should agree that Ford does something great to improve the interior design for the 2017 Transit. The spy shots show that the dashboard of the upcoming Transit will be modern and full of features. The steering wheel will get soft leather coating and adjustable. We can find some new panels on the dashboard. The touchscreen display on the new Transit’s panel can be used as the navigation and entertainment media.
The cabin of this new model will be spacious and comfortable. It’s the key feature of the Ford Transit. Offering a large and convenient cabin for the passengers and any other needs. The seats will be comfortable because it uses high-quality leather for the cover. For this upcoming Transit model, Ford will implement the voice control Ford Sync. It has never been used for any previous Transit model. Some other standard features of the modern vehicle also can be found such as Bluetooth, USB ports, Wi-Fi, Radio, and sound system.
2017 Ford Transit Engine and Price Estimated
As a large vehicle that can accommodate many passengers, we expect that the engine of the new Transit will be powerful. It will have three engine options for the new Transit. The first one is a 3.7-liter V6 engine producing 275 horsepower and 260 pounds of torque. The second one is an EcoBoost V6 twin turbo engine producing 310 horsepower and 400 pounds of torque. The third one is a 3.5-liter five-cylinder inline diesel producing 185 horsepower and 350 pounds of torque. All of the engine options will be combined with the six-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
The new Ford Transit is expected to be released at the end of 2016. There is no any official information from Ford about it. For the price, the cargo body is about $31,000 and $33,000 for the passenger modification. The 2017 Ford Transit will hit the market and get the public’s attention.