2014 Ford Transit Connect Gets 30 MPG

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Ford has announced that the 2014 Transit Connect Van has received an EPA-estimated 30 mpg highway rating.

Powered by a 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine, the Ford Transit Connect Van gets 22 mpg on the highway, giving it an overall combined rating of 25 mpg. The EcoBoost engine provides 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque and the American automaker boasts that it has best-in-class capability with 130.6 cubic feet of cargo space and towing capacity of 2,000 lbs.

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The 2014 Ford Transit Connect Van will be priced from $22,995 including destination with the standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Those that want the EcoBoost powerplant will pay $23,790. The standard Transit Connect Van is rated at 21-mpg city and 29-mpg highway.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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