2016 Ford Transit Cargo Van

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Used 2016 Ford Transit Cargo Van at Sheridan Ford for New Castle, DE

The 2016 Ford Transit Cargo Van enters a second year of production as an extremely effective replacement for the Ford E-Series which was well known and was the bestselling van in the United states for over 35 years.  The Transit offers great things such as better fuel economy, better flexibility of cargo, better handling, a more modern interior and an overall better riding experience.  The Transit makes its home in such area as delivery fleets, RV conversion, hotel shuttles and many other things.  The Transit is being made available in many different sizes that include two wheelbases, three length and three roof heights.  The loading door in the back swings out a massive 270 degrees allowing for ease in access and with the highest roofline option selected a person that is 6'-4" can stand upright within the interior of the vehicle. For 2016, there are 58 vehicle configurations in all, according to Ford; that's up from 47 in 2015.

Under the Transit Cargo Van's Hood

There are three choices for powertrain this year that include a base 3.7-liter V-6 that makes 275 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The next equipment up is the 3.5-liter V-6 that is a version of Ecoboost and creates 310 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque.  The other option is a tow-friendly option which is a 3.2-liter Power Stroke five cylinder with power stroke setup that gets 185 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. With the low or medium roof, the Transit will return 14 mpg city, 19 highway (16 Combined) with either of the gasoline V-6 engines.

Design of Ford Transit Cargo Van

The Ford Transit has an exterior look that is aerodynamic but also boxy where it needs to be.  The front of this year's model is new and is clearly influenced by crossover models that are made by Ford. The interior has been labeled as visually interesting with a kind of sporty look to it.  The seats in the Transit are supportive and large with arm rests included with great windows that provide a great view outside. The van after all is very much about cargo space and the Transit does not disappoint. There is more than 487 cubic feet of cargo space in the largest version as well as 74.3 inches of opening rear door height. Extended-length versions will offer seating for up to 15, including another 100.5 cubic feet behind the last row. This year Ford has included a rearview camera coming standard as well as theater dimming, front dome lamp and map lights.  This van also utilizes the new and improved Sync 3 Infotainment system. Payload capacity for the Transit lineup ranges up to 4,650 pounds, while payloads have risen at least 600 pounds compared to the Econoline predecessors. Towing capability is up to 7,500 pounds, and the six-speed automatic transmission includes a separate towing/hauling mode.

Where is Sheridan Ford located?

We are located at: 4001 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, DE 19808 Click for Directions

Can you help me finance my 2016 Transit Cargo Van?

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Safety remains a key concern of Ford and the Transit gets many important features including stability control, front, side and curtain airbags as well as antilock brakes and a rearview camera. In government testing, the Transitvan was awarded four out of five stars for front crash protection and five stars for side crash protection.

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