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2019 Ford Transit-250 vs. 2020 Ford Transit Connect Review

New 2019 Ford Transit-250

2019 Ford
Transit-250

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New 2020 Ford Transit Connect

2020 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*
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$34,085 to $40,365
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$24,275 to $27,700
Invoice* $32,381 to $38,346 $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 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-250 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Transit Connect.

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 Ford Transit-250 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. The Destination Charge for the Ford Transit-250 is much higher than that for the Ford Transit Connect.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit-250 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 Ford Transit-250, 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 Ford Transit-250 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

Handling
The Ford Transit-250 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 Ford Transit-250 is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Transit-250 greatly out-muscles the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Transit-250 and the Ford Transit Connect. With the Ford Transit-250, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

Warranty
The Ford Transit-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit Connect.