2012 Ford Transit Connect Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$22,035-$23,505
$20,562-$21,899
21 /CITY / 27 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- No significant changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Ford Transit Connect is a special-purpose, compact panel van with a roof that is 80 inches high and 70 inches wide. The Transit Connect is offered in four trim levels, including two van models--designed for commercial customers--and two wagon models that feature second-row seats for passengers. The standard model features 15-inch wheels and dual sliding doors. The side doors and the rear-door glass may be replaced with plain panels. Fog lights are standard on upper trims.

Interior Features
Base interior features on the Ford Transit Connect include cloth upholstery, air conditioning, and a 2-speaker sound system. The Van XLT adds power accessories, keyless entry, cruise control, CD player, rear-window defroster, and body-color bumpers. The Wagon XLT features a 60/40 split-folding second-row seat, and the Wagon XLT Premium includes flip-open side windows, storage pockets in the doors, and a 4-speaker sound system. Cargo capacity without the second-row seats is 129.6 cubic feet, and maximum payload is 1,600 pounds.

Optional Features
The Power Group of options is available for the base model Transit Connect, and adds power accessories and keyless entry. Other options include an in-dash computer, Bluetooth connectivity, and a vehicle tracking system so that owners may keep tabs on the Transit Connect's whereabouts. Options available to fleet buyers include rearview camera, rear parking sensors, and rear doors that open to 255 degrees.

Under the Hood
The Transit Connect's standard power plant is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 138 horsepower that is mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Ford Transit Connect are 21/26/23 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the Transit Connect include anti-lock brakes (front disc, rear drum), traction control, and front-seat side air bags. Other features are optional.

In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2012 Ford Transit Connect received 3 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. To date, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Ford Transit Connect.


What's New for 2012:
- No significant changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Ford Transit Connect is a special-purpose, compact panel van with a roof that is 80 inches high and 70 inches wide. The Transit Connect is offered in four trim levels, including two van models--designed for commercial customers--and two wagon models that feature second-row seats for passengers. The standard model features 15-inch wheels and dual sliding doors. The side doors and the rear-door glass may be replaced with plain panels. Fog lights are standard on upper trims.

Interior Features
Base interior features on the Ford Transit Connect include cloth upholstery, air conditioning, and a 2-speaker sound system. The Van XLT adds power accessories, keyless entry, cruise control, CD player, rear-window defroster, and body-color bumpers. The Wagon XLT features a 60/40 split-folding second-row seat, and the Wagon XLT Premium includes flip-open side windows, storage pockets in the doors, and a 4-speaker sound system. Cargo capacity without the second-row seats is 129.6 cubic feet, and maximum payload is 1,600 pounds.

Optional Features
The Power Group of options is available for the base model Transit Connect, and adds power accessories and keyless entry. Other options include an in-dash computer, Bluetooth connectivity, and a vehicle tracking system so that owners may keep tabs on the Transit Connect's whereabouts. Options available to fleet buyers include rearview camera, rear parking sensors, and rear doors that open to 255 degrees.

Under the Hood
The Transit Connect's standard power plant is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 138 horsepower that is mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Ford Transit Connect are 21/26/23 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the Transit Connect include anti-lock brakes (front disc, rear drum), traction control, and front-seat side air bags. Other features are optional.

In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2012 Ford Transit Connect received 3 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. To date, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Ford Transit Connect.


Available Trims for the 2012 Ford Transit Connect
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name XL (114.6" w/o side or rear door glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22035.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name XLT (114.6" w/o side or rear door glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23095.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name XL (114.6" w/rear door privacy glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22220.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name XLT (114.6" w/rear door privacy glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23435.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name XL (114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22290.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27
Name XLT (114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23505.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/27

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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: driver side manual lumbar, 6-way manual driver adjustment, 4-way manual passenger adjustment
  • Center console -inc: (2) cupholders, (2) stowage bins, (1) folding cupholder, audio input jack
  • Front overhead storage shelf w/net
  • Front row carpeted floor covering
  • Cargo area vinyl floor covering
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, temp, digital clock
  • Air conditioning
  • (2) 12V front pwr outlets -inc: 1 power point
  • Ashtray & lighter
  • Driver/front passenger door panel map pockets
  • Dual front sunvisors w/passenger-side mirror
  • Front/middle/rear dome lamps
  • Pwr door locks
  • Pwr windows -inc: solar tint
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Electronic Passive Anti-Theft System (EPATS)
  • Dual front map lamps
  • 12V pwr outlet in cargo area
  • Rear-view mirror
  • Rear defroster
EXTERIOR
  • 15" steel wheels w/6-spoke wheel covers
  • P205/65R15 BSW all-season tires
  • Full-size spare tire
  • Gray molded-in-color bumpers w/step
  • Gray bodyside & wheel lip moldings
  • Gray grille
  • Rear fog lamps
  • Integrated spotter flat-folding mirrors
  • Front variable speed wipers
  • Locking exterior hood release
  • Dual sliding cargo doors w/o glass
  • 180 degree rear cargo doors
  • Body-color bumpers w/rear step
  • Integrated spotter flat-folding pwr heated mirrors
  • Rear door privacy glass
  • Rear 2-speed wipers
  • Side door privacy glass
  • Dual sliding cargo doors w/glass
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L DOHC SEFI I4 engine
  • 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • 150-amp alternator
  • 114.6" wheelbase
  • Front wheel drive
  • 3.96 final drive ratio
  • 50 amp-hr, 500 CCA maintenance free battery
  • Front independent MacPherson strut suspension
  • Rear multi-leaf beam axle suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock (ABS) brakes
    • AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
    • Driver/front passenger airbags
    • Driver/front passenger side airbags
    • Passenger airbag occupancy sensor
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Collapsible steering column
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo -inc: audio input jack, 2 speakers
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: audio input jack, 2 speakers

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