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2015 Chevrolet Express 2500 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 2500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Express 2500 as you will with the Ford Transit Connect, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 2500 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 2500 and the Ford Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Express 2500 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 2500, 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 2500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The Chevrolet Express 2500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Express 2500 is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Express 2500 greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Chevrolet Express 2500 seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Transit Connect. With the Chevrolet Express 2500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Express 2500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.

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2015 Chevrolet
Express 2500

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MSRP*: $29,555 - $43,360

2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 10 - 11 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 15 - 17 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 8 2 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $27,486 - $40,325 $20,515 - $27,043

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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