Ford has introduced in Detroit the 2014 Transit lineup. The E-series commercial van is now retired.
Ford has introduced in Detroit the 2014 Transit lineup.
With the arrival of the new Transit, the Blue Oval company is finally retiring the outdated E-series commercial van. The replacement will be available in three body lengths, three roof heights and two wheelbases, along with three engines.
The low-roof model offers 56 inches of cargo height, followed by the medium-roof with 72 inches and the high-roof with 81.5 inches. Cargo volume starts from 250 cubic feet and goes all the way up to 500 cubic feet. The standard wheelbase measures 129.9 inches, while the longer one stretches at 147.6 inches. Body variants are standard and extended.
Regarding engines, the new Transit gets as standard a V6 3.7-liter gasoline engine, along with an optional V6 3.5-liter EcoBoost and a 5-cylinder, 3.2-liter Power Stroke diesel. All engines are mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Aside from the regular 2014 Transit, Ford is also showcasing the Transit Connect Van and the Transit Connect Wagon (pictured).