Transit range: Impressive load-carrying abilities with frugal turbo-diesel engines
Both the Transit Custom (FWD) and Transit (RWD) are truly global vehicles packed with Ford technology. They will take the Australian van market in an exciting new direction with purpose-built applications for customers who need the ultimate in capability, combining impressive loadcarrying abilities with frugal turbo-diesel engines.
The Ford Transit Custom short wheelbase van arrives in dealers from January with long wheelbase and the larger load carrying RWD Transit arriving in the second quarter.
Powering the Transit Custom is a proven 2.2-litre TDCi engine that develops 92 kW and 350 Nm.
Australian businesses, small and large, will welcome the Transit Custom’s new integrated and stowable roof rack, which folds away when not in use and twin battery setup. Ford’s SYNC in-car connectivity system, including DAB radio and Bluetooth connectivity is also featured on the Transit Custom. Transit Custom will also feature an extensive suite of safety features including front, side and curtain airbags.
The rear cargo area of the Transit Custom will feature a robust protection package that includes a sealed load floor, rear compartment trim board, front partial headliner and eight load compartment tie-down loops.
Importantly in the van segment, Trailer Hitch Assist and front and rear parking sensors and an electro chromatic rear mirror with rear camera display will also be available.
The newest Ford Transit Custom is the latest in a long line of market-leading Transits, which have sold 7 million vehicles since the first model was introduced in the UK in 1965.
For a full rundown on Ford vehicles call into Darryl Twitt Ford, Benalla road Shepparton. Or call John on 5822 5822.
The Transit Custom will take the Australian van market in an exciting new direction with purpose-built applications for customers