The latest transit minibus medium roof 14 seater is now more efficient. Ford are among the industry leaders in efficiency development and the Transit benefit from superb new engines
which surpass the requirements for Stage V Emissions and with smart battery charging, auto stop start you simply cant buy a cheaper to run minibus. The new engines, normally the 2.2 Duratorq, is available in both 125 and 135 bhp and produces and fantastic 355Nm torque. The engine was conceived to work with either a front or rear wheel drive configuration.
The new Transit minibus range benefits from a newly developed power steering, its lighter than before and more responsive, helping make it easier then ever to handle in a tight spot. It also takes less power to operate.
FWD & RWD have their strengths. Front drive leaves the floor clear for improved entry/exit or conversion such as wheelchairs. It also improves the interior height. Rear drive is useful when a heavier duty use of your minibus will be the norm. Many larger minibuses pull trailers, for which rear drive is better suited.
The Ford Network is the biggest of all and many can service vans and minibuses, an important factor when choosing your new minibus.
As the class leader, the Transit minibus has more extras readily available for it. Things like tow bars, roof racks and wheel chair conversions will be fitted to a large percentage of minibuses, with the Transit you have choice of products.