Chicago Drivers Agree: The 2015 Ford Transit Connect is the Ultimate Working Vehicle

2015 Ford Transit Connect

Commercial drivers from all over Chicago and Manteno are unanimous in their support of the 2015 Ford Transit Connect. With more interior options and stronger available fuel efficiency than the competition, it's no wonder that the Transit Connect continues to dominate its segment.

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Changes for 2015

2015 Ford Transit ConnectChicago and Manteno drivers will be relieved to hear that the Ford Transit Connect rolls out unchanged for 2015. Commercial drivers will be able to depend upon the same unsurpassed level of service which characterized previous models of this remarkable working vehicle.

 

Trim Levels and Price

2015 Ford Transit ConnectThe 2015 Ford Transit Connect is available in three trim levels.

  • XLT Wagon: Starting at $24,710, even the entry-level Transit Connect includes a multimedia system, with AM/FM stereo and CD player, linked to a rear view camera for effortless reversing in tight or crowded environments. Of course, there's also everything you'd expect and demand from a vehicle of this quality - including, air conditioning, cruise control, and remote keyless entry.
  • XL Wagon: The XL Wagon starts at just $25,185. Styling is improved, with 16-inch wheels and a number of unique additions to the body. Inside, you'll find that the third row has been provided with a manual-sliding seat to provide a flat load floor, while power second-row windows have been added for improved convenience.
  • Titanium Wagon: Starting at $29,185, the Titanium brings an executive sense of luxury to the Transit Connect. Dual-zone temperature control allows for individual climate zones, a 4-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel keep your hands relaxed during long journeys, and leather trimmed seats - heated in the front - are included as standard.
 

Powertrains and MPG

2015 Ford Transit ConnectThe 2015 Ford Transit Connect comes with an advanced 2.5L Duratec I-4 engine as standard. It's able to generate up to 169 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque - more than enough to keep your ride responsive regardless of the number of people or weight of cargo you're carrying. Paired with a SelectShift automatic transmission, it allows Chicago and Manteno drivers to earn up to 20 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway.

There's also an available 1.6L EcoBoost I-4 engine. Direction injection ensures that you'll enjoy a boost in power, with the promise of 178 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. At the same time, you'll experience the ability to take your Transit Connect further - earning 22 mpg in the city and a best-in-class EPA-estimated rating of 30 mpg on the highway.

 

Interior Space/versatility

2015 Ford Transit ConnectThe 2015 Transit Connect Wagon provides more available configurations than any other vehicle in its class.

You may choose from:

  • Long-Wheelbase Wagon: Offers class-exclusive seven-passenger seating. If you need to carry more cargo and fewer people, just fold the rear seats for a flat surface - and up to 104.2 cu. ft. of cargo space.
  • Short-Wheelbase Wagon: Combines the functionality of a wagon with the ability to maneuver easily in the city. The rear seats flip, fold, and tumble for up to 77.1 cu. ft. of storage space.

Dual sliding doors are fitted as standard, but XL and XLT models are available with 180-degree swing-out rear cargo doors for easier access. Additionally, their front passenger seats fold flat - an innovative feature which provides an ideal surface for either writing or using a laptop. You can even fit an optional panoramic fixed-glass vista roof to open all rows up to the bright sky above.

 

Capability

2015 Ford Transit ConnectThe 2015 Ford Transit Connect provides an abundance of space and the versatility which allows you to use that space the way you want to. It's also incredibly capable, no matter what task you throw at it. Every aspect of the Transit Connect has been optimized to ensure complete confidence:

  • Stability: Never worry about stability when you're handling heavy loads. Electronic control provides perfect footing in challenging conditions, while the cutting-edge RSC system used gyroscopic sensors to monitor vehicle roll motion and rate of turn in milliseconds.
  • Towing: If you need to haul anything behind you, the 2015 Ford Transit Connect can accommodate, with an unrivalled towing capacity of up to 2,000 lbs.
  • Payload: There's no use in providing such a generous amount of space without ensuring that the vehicle can handle it. Fittingly, Ford have ensured a maximum payload of up to 1,270 lbs.
 

Visit Terry's Ford of Peotone Today!

The 2015 Ford Transit Connect is currently available from Terry's Ford of Peotone, and it's our pleasure to invite you down for a test drive. If you need more information, you can contact us online or call 888-832-3250. We can't wait to put our Chicago and Manteno customers behind the wheel of the Transit Connect. 

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