2019 Ford Transit vs. 2019 Ford Transit Connect: Design, Size, Cargo Capacity, and Features

2019 Ford Transit vs 2019 Ford Transit Connect

The Ford Transit work van series is a great choice for those who need ultimate capability and day-to-day versatility. The 2019 Transit is available in either full or compact sizing; learn more about both models in our 2019 Ford Transit vs.2019 Ford Transit Connect comparison below.

Browse our Sutton Ford Commercial and Fleet inventory and offers to see our latest model availabilities and pricing. Please direct any questions to a team member from our Matteson, IL, location by calling (708) 720-8350 or completing our online form. Continue reading to discover MSRP, size, cargo capacity, interior, exterior, power, handling, and package specs for model.

MSRP Comparison

2019 Ford Transit

  • Cargo Van – Starting at $33,135

2019 Ford Transit Connect

  • XL – $25,395 MSRP
  • XLT – $27,340 MSRP

Size and Cargo Capacity

The Transit and Transit Connect models offer fairly different dimensions, with the former touting a larger overall space, and the latter delivering a more compact and agile platform. Look below for sizing and cargo specs of each Transit model.

2019 Ford Transit

2019 Ford Transit Cargo

  • Max. passenger capacity: 2 passengers
  • Max. passenger volume: 88.3 cu.-ft.
  • Max. cargo height: 81.5-in.
  • Total cargo space: 487.2 cu.-ft.

2019 Ford Transit Connect

2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo

  • Max. passenger capacity: 2 passengers
  • Passenger volume: 63.2 cu.-ft.
  • Cargo height: 49.8-in.
  • Total cargo space: 145.8 cu.-ft.

Power and Handling

In terms of performance, these two models differ significantly once again. The Transit offers three engine choices, all of which are more powerful than the singular option on the Transit Connect. This is largely due to the large size of the Transit, needing more power to push more weight. While underpowered in comparison to the Transit, the Transit Connect offers a better handling and a more nimble driving experience, perfect for city roads. Engine specs for each model can be seen below.

  • 3.7L Ti-VCT V6 engine
  • 275 HP
  • 260 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 14 MPG city/18 MPG hwy

2019 Ford Transit

  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
  • 310 HP
  • 400 lb.-ft.
  • 15 MPG city/19 MPG hwy
  • 3.2L Power Stroke® I5 Turbo Diesel
  • 185 HP
  • 350 lb.-ft.
  • Fuel economy unavailable

2019 Ford Transit Connect

  • 2.0L GDI I4
  • 162 HP
  • 144 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 24 MPG city/27 MPG hwy

Interior and Exterior Design

Built with everything you need and nothing you don’t, the interior and exterior design of these Ford models provides fairly Spartan, work-oriented features. While they may lack extreme luxury, they do include intelligent specs like wide-opening cargo doors and easy-access loading floors. Check the following lists for Transit and Transit Connect features.

2019 Ford Transit

2019 Ford Transit Interior

  • Cargo area LED load compartment lighting
  • with rear switch
  • Cargo area tie-down hooks
  • Vinyl front flooring
  • Vinyl upholstery
  • Cloth front headliner
  • Black plastic stepwell pads
  • Rear cargo door pull-and-release exit handle
  • Power front windows
  • 180-253 degree open rear cargo door
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Carbon Black grille with Carbon Black surround

2019 Ford Transit Connect

2019 Ford Transit Connect Interior

  • Three-bar black grille and surround
  • Dual sliding side doors with fixed panel
  • Vinyl front and rear flooring
  • Front dome light
  • Front floor console with 12V powerpoint and 2 cupholders
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Rear cargo area light
  • 180° degree open rear cargo door
  • Power front windows with one-touch-down driver’s side

Safety and Technology Features

Stay secure and engaged on the job with the safety and tech options available on the Transit and Transit Connect. From smart stabilization systems to intuitive infotainment software, these features are sure to offer the capabilities you need:

2019 Ford Transit

2019 Ford Transit Technology

  • Rear view camera
  • Side-wind stabilization
  • AM/FM stereo with audio input jack and digital clock
  • Available SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Available lane-keeping alert with driver alert
  • Available autolamp with rain-sensing windshield wipers

2019 Ford Transit Connect

2019 Ford Transit Connect Technology

  • AM/FM stereo with Bluetooth®, 4.2-in. LCD screen, one USB port
  • and four speakers
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Available SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • Available Wireless charging pad
  • Available lane-keeping alert with driver alert
  • Available blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert
  • Available reverse sensing system

Available Packages

These Ford cargo vans also provide the choice of several additional packages, ranging across multiple industries and business specifications. See how you can outfit your Transit model in the following breakdown.

2019 Ford Transit

  • Ambulance Prep Package
  • Auxiliary Heater/AC Prep Package
  • Auxiliary Heater Prep Package
  • CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package
  • Exterior Upgrade Package
  • Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
  • Interior Upgrade Package
  • Load Area Protection Package
  • Modified Vehicle Wiring System
  • Premium Package
  • Radio Prep Package
  • Smoker’s Package
  • Trailer Wiring Provisions Package

2019 Ford Transit Connect

  • Driver-Assist Package
  • Smoker’s Package
  • Trailer Tow Package

Great Deals on Ford Transit and Ford Transit Connect at Sutton Ford Commercial and Fleet

Do you think the 2019 Transit or 2019 Transit Connect would fit your business’s needs? If so, find your preferred model in our Matteson, IL, dealership inventory, then match it with our money-saving offers. Please contact a Sutton Ford Commercial and Fleet representative online or at (708) 720-8350 if you have any further questions.

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