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2014 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2013 GMC Savana 1500 Review

Comparison Review

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 GMC Savana 1500.

The GMC Savana 1500 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Transit Connect, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 1500.

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

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

In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Savana 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 GMC Savana 1500.

Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Transit Connect more than the GMC Savana 1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Ford Transit Connect has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Savana 1500.

The Ford Transit Connect comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Savana 1500.

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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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2013 GMC
Savana 1500

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MSRP*: $25,750 - $33,860
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% --
City MPG: 20 - 21 13 - 15
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 17 - 20
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
Invoice*: $20,515 - $27,043 $23,948 - $31,490

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