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2021 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2021 RAM ProMaster City Review

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2021 Ford
Transit Connect

MSRP*: $27,400 to $31,600
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2021 RAM
ProMaster City

MSRP*: $26,130 to $27,730
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Invoice* $26,304 to $30,336 $25,212 to $26,716
MPG - City 24 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 106.0 ft3 101.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 162 - 169 hp 178 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,914 lbs
Exterior Length 190.0 in 187.5 in
Exterior Width 72.2 in 72.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 46.9 in
Rear 45.7 in
Front 46.0 in
Rear 44.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the RAM ProMaster City. The Ford Transit Connect will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the RAM ProMaster City.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Transit Connect as you will with the RAM ProMaster City, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Connect is somewhat more expensive than the RAM ProMaster City. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Transit Connect carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM ProMaster City.

Dimensions
The Ford Transit Connect is about the same width as the RAM ProMaster City. When looking at overall length, the Ford Transit Connect takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM ProMaster City.

Handling
The Ford Transit Connect has a smaller turning radius than the RAM ProMaster City, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford Transit Connect has less horsepower than the RAM ProMaster City, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Ford Transit Connect doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the RAM ProMaster City.

Utility
The Ford Transit Connect offers greater seating capacity than the RAM ProMaster City, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Ford Transit Connect has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the RAM ProMaster City.

Warranty
The Ford Transit Connect comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM ProMaster City.