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2014 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2014 Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than in the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD. 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 Passenger NV3500 HD.

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 Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD, 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 Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD, 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 Passenger NV3500 HD.

Drivetrain
The Ford Transit Connect has much lower torque than the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD, 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 Passenger NV3500 HD, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD 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 Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Ford Transit Connect seats a lot fewer people than the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Transit Connect is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Nissan NV Passenger NV3500 HD.

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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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

2014 Nissan
NV Passenger NV3500 HD

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MSRP*: $32,570 - $38,570
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.73%
City MPG: 20 - 21 --
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 7 12 - 12
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/100,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,515 - $27,043 $30,973 - $36,678

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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