Up front, driver and passenger enjoy supportive seating and high-tech infotainment features. Drivetrain With similar torque, the Ford Transit-150 and the Ford Transit-250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels. If considering trucks, the Transit slots in between the F-150 and the Super Duty series. Performance If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Transit-150 will do just as well as the Ford Transit-250, since they have about the same towing capacity. It offers a massive variety of configurations to fit any need its customers might have, from a comfort-friendly passenger vehicle to heavy-duty work vehicle and everything in between. Tinted glass, 16-inch steel wheels with color-keyed hubcaps, and a black surround can be seen on the Aston Martin-esque front grille on all 2016 Transit models.
The forward collision warning system lets you know when you need to slow down to avoid an accident. On the road, its powertrain options provide ample output to help you tackle major jobs. Unit-body construction helps with overall stability, as well as cuts down on the number of squeaks and rattles inside the passenger compartment. Of course, the Transit 250 is a tough competitor. The tires installed during assembly of the affected vehicles may have sustained damage to the inner sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air or a tire rupture. In addition to the original warranty, select items, like tires, are typically covered by respective manufacturers. Its rearview camera helps you guide the Sprinter out of cramped parking spaces.
The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. When properly equipped, the F-250 can tow up to 16,600 pounds and has a maximum payload capacity of 4,040 pounds. Recall Date 2016-04-26 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks manufactured April 5, 2016, to April 11, 2016. Cool Fact If your work truck needs to power additional equipment such as a snow plow or salt spreader , opt for the Live-Drive Power Takeoff Provision that acts like a mobile generator by using the automatic transmission to generate additional power for your work equipment. On the other end of the spectrum, commercial passenger vans are perfect for hauling people around especially tourists , so they are great… You can say that we drive a lot of new cars, but that would be the understatement of the year.
For families, on the other hand, nothing beats a minivan with seating for up to eight. Other optional features include extendable mirrors, Ford Telematics, dual sliding side doors, cruise control, keyless entry, and Sync 3 with MyFord Touch with a 6-inch touch screen and navigation. The passenger van version can seat 8, 10, 12, or 15 occupants. Incredible power and makes the van a joy to drive every day. Warranty The Ford Transit-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Transit-250.
Here at Motor Trend, we drive every new car, every year. Paul I looked at the transit, Nissan and chevy vans yesterday. The Sprinter was difficult to beat, however. Also, an act of Federal law sometimes provides protection for certain components, like emissions equipment. With the Sync 3 infotainment system, you'll enjoy enhanced smartphone integration features, including voice-to-text messaging. Please check the owner's manual, visit a local dealership or look at the manufacturer's website to learn more about the specifics of the warranties that apply to a vehicle. Rollover Resistance: Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over.
As previously mentioned, the F-250 more than tops those numbers, and the F-450 can tow up to 31,200 pounds and has a maximum payload capacity of 7,050 pounds when properly equipped using the 6. The six-speed automatic transmission routes power to the rear wheels only. I want the high top 250. I have the car but can't get it registered until the sheriff in Las Cruces looks under it for the vin number. I'm curious to know how much cheaper I can get it somewhere else. Is their much difference between the 150 vs 250? Nissan was too short for me, chevy was way too short, but the transit high top was perfect. Overview The comes standard with a 6.
Handling The Ford Transit-150 has the same turning radius as the Ford Transit-250, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots. Side Impact Crash Test - Rear: Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger. I would say go with the 250 because you don't know what the future holds. Prices seem to be higher on the East Coast here for some reason. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a close second place. Take the Transit 250 out for a test drive today! New colors include Shadow Black, Magnetic, Race Red, and Caribou. In other words, the fiery rumble between commercial vans in America just got hotter.
Properly equipped, the Sprinter 2500 can haul max loads of 2,973 pounds. But no matter which variety is earmarked for daily duty, buyers can count on a comfortable, efficient, highly capable, nicely priced foundation. Side Impact Crash Test - Front: Focuses on the front side of a vehicle. Vehicle Summary The Transit is one of the two vans that Ford offers, with the other being the smaller and less expensive Transit Connect. The F-250 comes available in five configurations: the regular cab with the long 8-foot bed, the Super Cab with the short 6-foot-9-inch bed or the long bed, and the Crew Cab with either the short or long bed.