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2016 BMW 328d vs. 2016 Ford Transit Connect Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than the BMW 328d, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Transit Connect will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 328d.

Convenience
With the BMW 328d you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Transit Connect, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 328d will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Transit Connect, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 328d and the Ford Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 328d is about the same width as the Ford Transit Connect. If you go with the BMW 328d, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Transit Connect.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 328d does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The BMW 328d has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
The BMW 328d has less seating than the Ford Transit Connect, making the Ford Transit Connect the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 328d has significantly less cargo room than the Ford Transit Connect, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 328d than that of the Ford Transit Connect.

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2016 BMW
328d

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MSRP*: $44,150

2016 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $24,825 - $29,300
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.97% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.29% --
City MPG: 30 19
Highway MPG: 40 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $41,120 $23,708 - $27,982

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.