2017 Ford Transit Connect vs 2017 Chevy City Express
When it comes to cargo vans, there is no vehicle on the market more versatile, capable and well-equipped than the Ford Transit. Therefore, it should be no surprise that the new Ford Transit Connect is the best-selling commercial van in America. Ford is taking everything that we already loved about the 2016 Transit Connect and making it even better for the new 2017 model year. As a result, we expect the customer excitement, popularity and sales of this model to reach all-new heights this year.
When it comes to cargo vans, there is quite a bit of competition in the segment. One of the vehicles that challenges the Transit Connect for market share every year is Chevy’s City Express model. The Chevy City Express hasn’t been on the market for nearly as long as the Transit Connect, but it has already built up a huge fan following. We wanted to figure out which of these two vehicles is better this year, so we will be conducting a 2017 Ford Transit Connect vs 2017 Chevy City Express comparison review, continue reading to learn more.
|2017 Ford Transit Connect||vs||2017 Chevy City Express|
|2.5L I-4||Engine||2.0L I-4|
|29 MPG||Highway Fuel Economy||26 MPG|
|169 @ 6000 RPM||Horsepower||131 @ 5200 RPM|
|171 @ 4500 RPM||Torque||139 @ 4900 RPM|
2017 Ford Transit Connect: Versatile and Practical
One area where the new 2017 Ford Transit Connect is far superior to the 2017 Chevy City Express is with its overall performance. The 2017 Ford Transit Connect is able to produce 169 horsepower with 171 pound-feet of torque, which is more than enough power to tackle most jobs. On the other hand, the 2017 Chevy City Express is rather underpowered. The 2017 Chevy City Express is only able to make 131 horsepower with 139 pound-feet of torque.
Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2017 Ford Transit Connect should feel free to stop in and see us here at Mike Castrucci Ford. We would be more than happy to sit down with you and answer any questions that you have. We can also set you up with a test drive while you are here so you can get behind the wheel for yourself.