New Ford 2022 Ford Transit Connect for Sale in Hyannis, MA
The Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon fill some important needs in the commercial realm. They’re the go-to vehicle for contractors, delivery services, and anyone who needs to move people around safely and comfortably. Unlike some other utility vehicles, the Transit Connect isn’t just a bare-bones workhorse; Ford offers some truly cutting-edge technologies for the lineup. Not only that, but the Transit Connect Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon both deliver tons of workable space with surprising versatility, and they can carry a hefty load. Overall, they’re the ideal vehicles for getting the job done and maximizing productivity. Let’s explore both versions in more detail.
2022 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van
The front-wheel drive Transit Connect Cargo Van is offered in two trim levels, XL and XLT, with either a short wheelbase (SWB) or a long wheelbase (LWB). The standard powertrain is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (162 hp and 144 lb.-ft. of torque) with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine (169 hp and 171 lb.-ft. of torque) with a six-speed automatic is optional. The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) with the SWB is 5,130 pounds, and with the LWB, it’s 5,302 lb. If you’re housing heavy equipment with the SWB model, it has a maximum payload capacity of 1,510 lb. With the LWB version, the payload capacity caps at 1,550 lb.
The standard equipment list for the XL includes dual sliding side doors, 180-degree swing-out rear cargo doors, automatic headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, keyless entry, a USB port, and two 12-volt power outlets (one in the center console and one in the cargo area). It also has a 4.2-inch multi-functional LCD display screen, a four-speaker audio system, and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming.
The XL can be fortified with some excellent options, such as automatic high beams, power-folding heated side mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, privacy glass windows, heated washer nozzles, cruise control, wireless smartphone charging, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Roof rails and a roof rack with crossbars will raise the utility factor, and LWB models can be outfitted with thee available upfitter wiring harness. Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system (6.5-inch touchscreen) is also offered to furnish voice-activated navigation, and SiriusXM satellite radio. The XLT gets several of those available amenities as standard fare, along with fog lights. It also qualifies for adaptive cornering LED fog lights and front and rear parking sensors.
Ford Transit Connect Passenger Van
The ’22 Transit Connect Passenger Wagon is LWB-only and available in XL, XLT, and Titanium trim levels. The powertrain selection is the same as is listed for the Cargo Van. All trims can seat up to seven passengers and provide 167.1 inches of total passenger volume and a maximum 60.1 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second row.
Standard equipment for the XL includes rain-sensing wipers, automatic and wiper-activated headlights, rear parking sensors, keyless entry, 12-volt power outlets, a USB port, dual-zone automatic climate control, second-row fold-flat bucket seats, and a manual-sliding fold-flat third row with seating for two passengers. A 4.2-inch multi-functional LCD display screen, Bluetooth, an onboard Wi-Fi hotspot, and a four-speaker audio system are issued as well.
The XLT adds automatic high beams, fog lights, power-adjustable heated side mirrors, privacy glass windows, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a wireless smartphone charger, a SYNC 3 infotainment system with a 6.5-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a six-speaker audio system. The XLT Premium Package bundles Palazzo Gray leather seats, upgraded headlights, and an aircraft-style mid-vehicle overhead console.
The Titanium gets LED fog lights, push-button start, a nine-speaker sound system, integrated navigation, leather seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and heated front seats. Some of the noteworthy options are roof rails, a roof rack with crossbars, front parking sensors, heated washer nozzles, and a 60/40-split folding second-row bench seat for three. The XLT and Titanium are eligible for a panoramic sunroof. For enhanced safety, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, enhanced active parking assist, and adaptive cruise control can be elected. If you’re using the Transit Connect Passenger Wagon as a fleet vehicle, you can delete the third row.