Ford expands its commercial vehicle model family with a new entry-level model, the 2014 Ford Transit Courier.
The redesign of the family of Ford commercial vehicle is moving along rapidly, now also the new Transit Courier was presented, which is to complement the model family at the bottom.
Was developed during the larger Transit Connect is based on the Ford Focus, the Ford Courier in transit as a base. This is clear from the first look at the front end, which is held in the dynamic look of the Ford Fiesta.
But the rest of practical city van follows its very own line, especially the tail presents itself very self and dynamic for a van.
It is the transit couriers can despite dynamic optics inspire an even better load capacity. With a load floor length of 162 cm, the smallest model in the range of Ford commercial vehicle presents very spacious. Those who choose the optional grid-partition between the cockpit and storage space can, by the folding front passenger seat even up to 2.59 meters long transport objects. With a vehicle length of 4.16 meters to 2.3 cubic meters of load volume are available.
A sliding side door also facilitates the loading of the page. In the cargo area offer numerous mounting points in the body space for the installation of shelving systems or installation. An LED charge room lighting is also optionally available.
The driver can also look forward to a very modern workplace, which has many practical shelves, especially the "mega-center" console.
With the engine, customers can choose between two diesel and a petrol variant. All engines feature turbocharging with advanced direct injection technology and a start / stop system. The two Duratorq TDCi diesel with 1.5 and 1.6 liters have an output of 75 hp (55 kW) or 95 hp (70 kW), which has 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder gasoline 100 hp () 74 kW.
Well equipped, the small town delivery is also in terms of safety. In addition to ABS and ESP are also side, head and knee airbags are available. Optionally, there is also the Ford SYNC system with emergency assistant or even a reversing camera.
In addition to the van version of the Transit Courier is also available in a version with a car 60:40 divisible rear seat options. Prices and an exact launch date for the new City-vans were not yet known.