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2014 Chevrolet Express 1500 vs. 2014 Ford Transit Connect Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Ford Transit Connect will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Express 1500.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Chevrolet Express 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Transit Connect.

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 Chevrolet Express 1500 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. Both the Chevrolet Express 1500 and the Ford Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Express 1500 is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Express 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Express 1500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The Chevrolet Express 1500 has a larger turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Express 1500 is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Express 1500 greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Chevrolet Express 1500 seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Transit Connect. With the Chevrolet Express 1500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Express 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.

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2014 Chevrolet
Express 1500

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MSRP*: $27,710 - $35,345
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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 13 - 15 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 17 - 20 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 1 - 8 2 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $25,770 - $32,871 $20,515 - $27,043

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