Ford Transit Connect Wagon Scores Top Safety Marks

Ford Transit Connect Wagon Scores Top Safety Marks

The Ford Transit Connect Wagon is as safe as can be, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

NHTSA has awarded the 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon with a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program. The European version of the Transit Connect Wagon, known as the Tourneo Connect, previously earned a five-star rating from the European New Car Assessment Program. The Ford Transit Connect Wagon is available in either five- or seven-passenger form and went on sale in the U.S. earlier this year.

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The Transit Connect Wagon features driver and passenger side air bags for front-row occupants along with side curtain air bags for all seating rows. More than half of the Transit Connect Wagon’s body structure is built with high-strength and ultra high-strength steel, including 16-percent boron steel.

“Transit Connect Wagon gives people on the go a unique-looking, fuel-efficient vehicle that also provides a high level of safety,” said Steve Kenner, director of Ford’s global automotive safety office. “The suite of safety and driver-assist features available on Transit Connect makes it a great choice for families and businesses.”

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