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2015 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2014 Chevrolet Express 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Transit Connect will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Express 1500.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Express 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Transit Connect, due to its tank size and 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). Clearly, the Ford Transit Connect is a better financial choice over the Chevrolet Express 1500, when considering 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 Ford Transit Connect and the Chevrolet Express 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Express 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Transit Connect, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Express 1500.

Drivetrain
The Ford Transit Connect has much lower torque than the Chevrolet Express 1500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford Transit Connect has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Express 1500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of 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 Ford Transit Connect has a lot less horsepower than the Chevrolet Express 1500.

Utility
The Ford Transit Connect offers greater seating capacity than the Chevrolet Express 1500, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Ford Transit Connect has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Express 1500.

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

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2015 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,330 - $29,185

2014 Chevrolet
Express 1500

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MSRP*: $27,710 - $35,345
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 20 - 21 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 17 - 19
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 7 1 - 8
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,822 - $27,216 $25,770 - $32,871

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