Ford Transit Connect

Price $29,349 – $38,049
Fuel consumption 8.7 – 12.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 60%(view ratings)
The compact-sized Transit Connect van is offered in cargo and passenger versions, the latter being able to carry up to seven people. Under the hood, we find a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine that develops 169 horsepower, connected to a six-speed automatic and a front-wheel drivetrain. The cargo version boasts a maximum towing capacity of 907 kilograms and a payload capacity of 739 kg. A vast selection of accessories is available for customising the Transit Connect according to our needs.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 60%
Fuel economy 5/10
Reliability 5/10
Safety 7/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 5/10
Overall 6/10
Luxury sedans between $50,000 and $100,000
The Car Guide rating 72%
Fuel economy 4/10
Reliability 6/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 7/10

What's new in 2018



  • Cargo space
  • Undeniable versatility
  • Acceptable fuel consumption
  • Compact size
  • Excellent optional SYNC 3 system


  • High price
  • Bare-bones list of equipment
  • Rear seats can't be removed
  • Utilitarian and commercial style
  • Not as family-friendly as a minivan