Compact cargo vans offer the necessary functionality and utility for business owners who don’t require a ton of space and would rather do without the costly price tag of a full-size cargo vehicle. Two top competitors in the compact cargo segment, the Ford Transit Connect and Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo, each have a lot to offer the modern business owner.
Shoppers who are on the lookout for a reliable, practical compact cargo van to accompany them during their workday can learn more about key differences and similarities between the 2017 Ford Transit Connect and 2017 Nissan NV200 before making a final buying decision.
|2017 Ford Transit Connect||vs||2017 Nissan NV200|
|2.5L I-4, 169 horsepower, 171 lb-ft torque||Base Engine||2.0L I-4, 131 horsepower, 139 lb-ft torque|
|8.6L/100 KM||Highway Fuel Consumption||9.0L/100 km|
|1190 mm||Front Head Room||1059 mm|
Both the Ford Transit Connect and Nissan NV200 come standard with inline-4 engines, although the Transit Connect engine has more horsepower and torque than the NV200. The Transit Connect also has lower highway fuel consumption than the NV200, saving drivers time and money at the pump. Both compact cargo vans have a 2-passenger seating capacity as well as a number of storage options and convenience features to assist with daily workflow. The Ford Transit Connect, however, offers more front seat head room than the Nissan NV200 to accommodate for taller drivers. In the end, the 2017 Ford Transit Connect is available for a lower starting price than the 2017 Nissan NV200. Which compact cargo van is right for you?
Although the 2017 Nissan NV200 is an excellent option for some shoppers, it’s no surprise that most drivers are choosing the 2017 Ford Transit Connect. In addition to a powerful yet efficient engine and plenty of passenger space, the Transit Connect has so much more to offer the modern worker. Buyers can choose from two different van trims and three different wagon trims, each of which offers a unique set of features and capabilities. Vans are geared toward drivers who primarily require cargo space, while wagons are built to seat seven passengers. Available features include dual sliding doors, SYNC with MyFord Touch, blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert, rear view camera, MyKey, forward and reverse sensing systems, and more.
Drivers who are looking to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Ford Transit Connect near Edmonton, AB can schedule a test drive with our team at Sherwood Ford.