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2013 GMC Savana 3500 vs. 2014 Ford Transit Connect Review

Comparison Review

The Ford Transit Connect will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Savana 3500.

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). The GMC Savana 3500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Transit Connect, which has a much lower 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 GMC Savana 3500 and the Ford Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Since the GMC Savana 3500 is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Savana 3500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Savana 3500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

The GMC Savana 3500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Ford Transit Connect, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the GMC Savana 3500 is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Savana 3500 greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Soccer Moms beware - the GMC Savana 3500 seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Transit Connect. With the GMC Savana 3500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

The GMC Savana 3500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.

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2013 GMC
Savana 3500

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MSRP*: $30,575 - $47,510
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2014 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,000 - $29,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 11 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 17 28 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 15 2 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $28,435 - $44,184 $20,515 - $27,043

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