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2014 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2013 Nissan NV Cargo NV1500 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 Nissan NV Cargo NV1500.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Transit Connect or the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Nissan NV Cargo NV1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, 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 Nissan NV Cargo NV1500.

Drivetrain
The Ford Transit Connect has much lower torque than the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, 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 Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Transit Connect will do just as well as the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Transit Connect has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Transit Connect more than the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Ford Transit Connect has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500.

Warranty
The Ford Transit Connect comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan NV Cargo NV1500.

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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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2013 Nissan
NV Cargo NV1500

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MSRP*: $25,420 - $27,060
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 20 - 21 --
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 7 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $20,515 - $27,043 $24,173 - $25,733

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