2019 Ford Transit Connect Review

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect is the jack of all trades. This passenger van sports an incredible balance of performance specs, best-in-class 7-passenger seating1, an expansive and customizable interior, and an array of technology features.

In this review, we at Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg will show you how the Transit Connect can change your life. Shoppers in Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, and Carlisle should read ahead to learn more!

Performance Specifications

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect offers two different powertrain options to choose from. Stick with the standard 2.0L GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) I-4 engine or opt for the high-performance direct-injected 1.5L EcoBlue® Diesel engine.

With the standard engine, you'll enjoy a good balance between power and efficiency. This engine makes a respectable 162 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque while still achieving an EPA-estimated 24 city / 29 highway MPG.2

When properly equipped with the available Trailer Tow Prep Package, the Transit Connect can also tow a whopping best-in-class 2,000 pounds of trailer weight.1

Spacious Interior Dimensions

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect comes equipped with up to seven spacious seats and plenty of cargo space with the following interior dimensions:

First Row

Second Row

Third Row


46.9 inches

45.1 inches

41.9 inches

Hip Room

54.2 inches

58.3 inches

47.0 inches


41.5 inches

37.6 inches

35.0 inches

Shoulder Room

57.6 inches

58.5 inches

56.3 inches

Cargo Space Behind

16.3 - 24.9 cubic feet

47.2 - 60.1 cubic feet

77.6 - 106 cubic feet

Getting in and out of the Transit Connect as well as packing it with cargo couldn't be easier with its dual slide side doors and flexible seating.

Advanced Technology Features

On top of all the space and customization options you'll have inside the 2019 Ford Transit Connect, you'll also have a variety of advanced technology features to choose from. For starters, this model offers a SYNC® 3 connectivity system that boasts a large touchscreen display, Bluetooth® hands-free capabilities, and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

The Transit Connect doesn't stop there, though. This model also offers an available class-exclusive1 wireless inductive phone charger3 as well as FordPass™ Connect with a built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot. Use these features to stay juiced up and connected while on the go.

On top of all these handy convenience and entertainment features, this model also sports a lengthy lineup of active safety features. In the Transit Connect, you'll be able to count on features like:

  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rear view camera
  • Forward and Reverse Sensing Systems

These features act like a second set of eyes on the road to help you avoid potential collisions and stay safe and confident in all kinds of driving conditions.

Explore the 2019 Ford Transit Connect!

As you can see, the 2019 Ford Transit Connect is ready for every adventure you throw at it. Get a closer look at the Transit Connect by taking it for a test drive at Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg. Shoppers in the areas of Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, and Carlisle can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call at the dealership!

1 Class is Small Vans based on Ford segmentation.

2 EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg or the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.

3 Some mobile devices require a special adapting sleeve for compatibility. See your owner's manual for a complete list of compatible devices.

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Fred Beans Ford of Mechanicsburg

6320 Carlisle Pike
Directions Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

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