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A Car That Makes You Proud

Ford’s Transit Minibus comes in a variety of sizes and configurations, giving consumers a wide array of choices relating to seating capacity, engine configuration, transmission options, and optional extras. With a rugged exterior and an interior that has been described as “utilitarian,” this minibus is perfect for schools, organizations, and transit operators, both commercial and nonprofit.

Sizing, Transmission, and Engine Options

The Ford Transit is offered in 12-seat, 15-seat, and 17-seat configurations. This is great for organizations that do not want to purchase too large, or too small a minibus for their particular operations. The Transit comes in a variety of body styles, including a cargo van, passenger van, chassis cab, and cutaway van.

The Ford Transit offers operators six different engine configurations:

• 2.2L Duratorq TDCi I4 (diesel) – Only available in Europe

• 2.2L Duratorq TDCi I4 (diesel) – Only available in Europe

• 2.2L Duratorq TDCi I4 (diesel) – Available globally

• 2.3 L Duratec I4 (petrol) – Only available in Europe

• 3.7 L Cyclone V6 (petrol) – Only available in North America

• 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 (petrol) – Only available in North America

All configurations of the Ford Transit have 6-speed transmissions, though the automatic transmission versions are only available in North America.


The interior of the minibus is rugged and tough, designed for utility over aesthetics, definitely designed to meet the needs of clients looking for a work or transit vehicle. This minibus is designed for long-term, heavy, commercial use, and has been built to meet and exceed those needs.

Optional Features

While developed as a work vehicle, the Ford Transit has a wide range of optional features for rider and driver comfort, including:

• Power steering

• Heated rear windows

• Passenger assist grab bars

• Side and rear step lighting

• Non-slip steps

• Passive anti-theft devices

In addition to driver comforts, the Ford Transit includes room for an audio system, cup holders, storage for drinks, mobile devices, and luggage.

The exterior of this minibus isn’t exactly beautiful, though it’s not ugly, either. It’s sleek and sporty, but at it’s heart, it’s still a working vehicle.

The Ford Transit is a finely-designed utilitarian vehicle which will safely and comfortably transport passengers to work, school, a wedding, or other special event. It’s quite durable, easy to drive, and passengers will find it roomy and easy to maneuver in. The fuel economy is amongst the best in class for a vehicle of this type. The Ford Transit is a fine minibus, and will meet the needs of both drivers and passengers for years to come.