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2014 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2015 Chevrolet Express 2500 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 2500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Transit Connect as you will with the Chevrolet Express 2500, 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). Clearly, the Ford Transit Connect is a better financial choice over the Chevrolet Express 2500, 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 2500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Express 2500, 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 2500.

Drivetrain
The Ford Transit Connect has much lower torque than the Chevrolet Express 2500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford Transit Connect has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Express 2500, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of 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 Ford Transit Connect has a lot less horsepower than the Chevrolet Express 2500.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Transit Connect more than the Chevrolet Express 2500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Ford Transit Connect has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Express 2500.

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

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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000

2015 Chevrolet
Express 2500

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MSRP*: $29,555 - $43,360
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% --
City MPG: 20 - 21 10 - 11
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 15 - 17
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 7 2 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,515 - $27,043 $27,486 - $40,325

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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