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2019 Chevrolet Express 3500 vs. 2020 Ford Transit Connect Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Express 3500

2019 Chevrolet
Express 3500

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New 2020 Ford Transit Connect

2020 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*
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$35,000 to $38,000
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$24,275 to $27,700
Invoice* $32,690 to $35,492 $23,304 to $26,593
MPG - City N/A 24
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
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 Chevrolet Express 3500.

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). The Chevrolet Express 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. In this case, the Chevrolet Express 3500 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Ford Transit Connect.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Express 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 Chevrolet Express 3500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Transit Connect.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Express 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.

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Express 3500 more than the Ford Transit Connect, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Express 3500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Express 3500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.