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2012 Ford Transit Connect Compare & Review Features & Specs
The 2012 Ford Transit Connect from Grand Prairie Ford is the apotheosis of passionate automotive craftsmanship built to fit the needs of TX Ford shoppers. Grand Prairie Ford is elated to present the 4-door 2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van. As your Grand Prairie Ford dealer, we hope you find our 2012 Ford Transit Connect reviews and research materials useful in finding the highlights, specifications and information you've been hunting for.
Grand Prairie Ford presents the 2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van
Buyers find that when they compare the 2012 Ford Transit Connect to other makes like the Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Ford Econoline, Chevy Express and RAM Cargo, the Ford Transit Connect sets itself apart as the most fun to drive. Check out our Quick List chart below to see why!
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect has an starting MSRP of $21,810
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect gets 22 city / 27 highway MPG
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect goes from 0-60 MPH in 12.4 seconds
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect features 40.5 inches of legroom up front and 38.5 inches in back
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect features 51.1 inches of headroom in front and 50.5 inches in back
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect is 180.7 inches long, 70.7 inches wide and is 79.3 inches tall
- The 2012 Ford Transit Connect weighs 3,360 pounds and has a turning radius of 19.5 feet
We know you'll enjoy the Ford Transit Connect - visit Grand Prairie Ford in Grand Prairie today!
In tough economic times, a compact, fuel-efficient fleet of cargo vans can be the difference between a company staying in business or going the way of the proverbial dodo. That's why Ford introduced the Transit Connect to the United States in 2010. The 2012 Ford Transit Connect is the newest incarnation of Ford's line of cargo vans, ready to go with a diverse set of trim levels and plenty of handy features. The Mercedes Benz Sprinter, Ford Econoline, Chevy Express and RAM Cargo can't compare with the Transit Connect in terms of overall storage space, fuel economy and on-board technology. It was the 2010 North American 'Truck of the Year,' and it continues to impress, mixing European chic with a Puritan work ethic. This year, Ford has also released a new zero-emissions 2012 Transit Connect Electric. This exciting new arrival will garner business owners long-term savings with its all-electric powertrain, as no more money will have to be spent at the pump. Hop into the 2012 Transit Connect or the all-new Transit Connect Electric at Grand Prairie Ford and find out what your business is missing! You can also visit our Grand Prairie Ford dealership to find a large selection of used Ford Transit Connect vans for sale!
In Ford Transit Connect reviews, the van gets high marks for its spaciousness and energetic performance. The Transit features 1,600 pounds of cargo capacity and all four trim levels feature a 2.0-liter Duratec Motor with 136 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. A four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard. The 2012 Transit Connect Electric uses an onboard liquid-cooled 28-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Grand Prairie Ford features the Transit Connect XL Van, the XLT Van, XLT Wagon and the XLT Premium Wagon. The 2012 Ford Transit Connect is also available in a wide array of attractive colors like Winter Blue Metallic, Torch Red, School Bus Yellow, Frozen White, Panther Black and Silver Metallic.
All of the 2012 Ford Transit Connect Vans and Wagons at our Grand Prairie Ford dealership include AdvanceTrac with the Roll Stability Control system. AdvanceTrac is the industry's only electronic stability control system that uses two gyroscopic sensors to monitor both yaw rate and roll rate. This allows AdvanceTrac with RSC to help you maintain control whenever it detects wheelslip, understeer, oversteer or roll motion. Curve Control will automatically slow the vehicle down if it senses that the vehicle is going too fast for a particular curve, giving you greater control and stability.
One of the most interesting innovations in the 2012 Ford Transit Connect is the Crew Chief by Microlise, part of the available Ford Work Solutions Computer System with 2G and 3G network connectivity. The Crew Chief can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your fleet, large or small. The fleet tracking Crew Chief gives you continual access to vehicle location information, the ability to track vehicle performance, and notifies you of your vehicle's maintenance needs. Ask Grand Prairie Ford in Grand Prairie about the Crew Chief today.
Another part of the Ford Work Solutions Computer System available in the Transit Connect at Grand Prairie Ford is the Tool Link by Dewalt. Tool Link enables you to stay organize by scanning and tracking tools, inventory and other cargo items. Tool Link uses RFID (radio frequency identification) technology to track what is and isn't in your Transit Connect ? to make sure your tools and equipment are available for work on the particular job you're doing. The Tool Link System is only available in the XL Van and XLT Van.
Also available in the 2012 Ford Transit Connect is the convenient In-Dash Computer by Magneti Marelli. The In-Dash Computer turns your Transit Connect into a mobile office. Generate work orders with the wireless keyboard and available wireless inkjet printer. Connect remotely to your computer back at the office or find directions to the next delivery using simple voice commands. Access the Internet to check weather, fuel price information and more.
The 2012 Transit Connect XL Van trim level is a passenger van with no equal. It features unique 180 degree opening rear doors, 15-inch steel wheels, AC, a standard rear view camera and an AM/FM stereo with two speakers. Grand Prairie Ford in Grand Prairie will be thrilled to put you behind the wheel of an XL Van to see if it fits the needs of your family or business! The Transit Connect XLT features many of the amenities of the XL but adds: body-color bumpers, heated mirrors, fully powered accessories, keyless entry, an AM/FM stereo with single CD player and audio input jack, cruise control and body-colored flat-folding sideview integrated spotter mirrors. This delivery van is perfect for hauling and transporting products and looks sharp with or without business logo decals.
The final two trim levels for the 2012 model year are the XLT Wagon and the XLT Premium Wagon. The Wagon differs from the Van mainly in that the Wagon features 2nd-row manual 60/40 split-folding 3-passenger cloth bench seating. The Transit Connect XLT Wagon highlights many of the features of the XLT Van but offers foglamps and the aforementioned 2nd-row seating. The TC XLT Premium Wagon at Grand Prairie Ford features many of the amenities of the XLT Van but adds side and rear-door privacy glass, an AM/FM 4-speaker stereo system with CD player and audio input jack, and a gray 3-bar grille with locking hood latch.
This year, Grand Prairie fleet managers can also choose the all-new 2012 Ford Transit Connect Electric. This zero-emissions vehicle is the ideal commercial van whether navigating through busy, stop-and-go urban streets or suburban environments. If your routes are well-defined and are often of predictable distances that are near a central recharging location, then the 2012 Transit Connect Electric is a great option for your fleet needs. The Transit Connect Electric offers the same spacious cargo volume as its gas-powered twin, along with split rear cargo doors, 72.6 inches of load length and power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering for optimal maneuverability in tight spaces. Visit your premier Grand Prairie Ford dealer to check out the electrified Transit Connect!
No matter which trim level you choose, Grand Prairie Ford's Transit Connect vans are the perfect addition to any business or organization, whether it's a one man operation or an entire fleet. The fuel-efficient 2012 Transit Connect is the new way to get business done - the right way.
Cruising in a Ford Transit Connect from Grand Prairie Ford makes TX driving undemanding, safe and exciting - all at the same time! This is why:
Grand Prairie Ford has a vast collection of 2012 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Vans with standard Ford safety features like anti-lock brakes, traction control, driver airbags, passenger airbags, side airbags and more, making the 2012 Transit Connect an NHTSA and IIHS favorite. In addition to these safety features, the 2012 Ford Transit Connect can easily seat up to 2 passengers. Trunk space with Ford is never a worry; the Transit Connect can hold up to 129.6 cubic feet of your belongings, ensuring that your next excursion is hassle-free. To top it all off, the 2012 Ford Transit Connect includes an incredible list of comfort and convenience features like powered windows, mirrors, doors and locks, climate control, AC and optional hands-free phone and navigation systems.
The Ford manufacturer's warranty covers the Transit Connect for manufacturing defects and has a 3 Years / 36,000 miles Ford warranty. Ford has worked for years to minimize its environmental impact; as a result, the Transit Connect's carbon footprint is minimal. Not surprisingly, with all of the Transit Connect's advantages, this quality Ford Cargo Van retains a high percentage of its value at 3 years and 36,000 miles, which makes the Ford Transit Connect a great used buy! When seeking a safe, stylish and economical Cargo Van, Grand Prairie Ford shoppers should head to Grand Prairie Ford, located at 701 East Palace Parkway in Grand Prairie, TX
Ford Transit Connect service information for Grand Prairie
Ford Transit Connect lessees and owners in Grand Prairie have recognized that Grand Prairie Ford at 701 East Palace Parkway in Grand Prairie is the very best choice for Transit Connect warranty work, regular maintenance, inspections and mechanical repairs. At Grand Prairie Ford, Certified Ford Technicians trained in the very latest corrective and diagnostic techniques work for one thing - your approval. Whether it's time for your Ford to have an oil change, serpentine belt replacement, or simply undergo Transit Connect Scheduled Maintenance, Grand Prairie Ford is your first choice. Our Certified Ford Techs also complete specialty jobs and repairs. Grand Prairie Ford is the smartest choice in Grand Prairie for quick, accommodating and professional Ford Service of all kinds.
If you'd like to make an appointment to have your Transit Connect serviced, click the link or just give us a call. We look forward to seeing you soon!