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Performance & Efficiency

Featuring a range of advanced 2.0-litre Ford EcoBlue diesel engines, the New Transit Chassis Cab is more powerful and more efficient than ever. With four powertrains available, offering up to 185 PS of horsepower and 415 Nm of torque, you’re guaranteed to find the one for you. Whichever you choose, every engine meets the stringent Euro 6.2 emissions standards too. The vehicle is available with a Heavy Duty Truck (HDT) engine for heavier conversions, and even as a mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (mHEV) for even greater fuel economy and reduced CO2 emissions.

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Ford EcoBlue TDCi engines

Featuring a range of advanced 2.0-litre Ford EcoBlue diesel engines, the New Transit Chassis Cab is more powerful and more efficient than ever. With four powertrains available, offering up to 185 PS of horsepower, you’re guaranteed to find the one that best meets your specific needs.

A sophisticated 10-speed automatic transmission

With an advanced new 10-speed automatic transmission, the New Transit Chassis Cab delivers rewarding acceleration as well as outstanding fuel efficiency. It uses real-time adaptive shift-scheduling too, which enables the transmission to effortlessly adapt to changing conditions. So, whether you’re cruising on the motorway or tackling difficult terrain, you’ll always be in the right gear at the right time. A 6-speed automatic transmission is available on vehicles with front-wheel drive.

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Ford Transit Chassis Cab 6-speed manual transmission

A 6-speed transmission saves on fuel

The New Transit Chassis Cab is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, making it more economical and efficient. Once you reach a high enough speed, just slip your van into 6th gear and save on fuel while you’re cruising along. You’ll find the gear changes are smooth and quick too.

Helping you drive more efficiently

The innovative Ford EcoGuide system continually assesses the effects of your driving behaviour on your fuel consumption. The system analyses your speed, gear shifting, braking and anticipation levels, plus the number of short and long journeys you make. EcoGuide then feeds this information back to you via a display on the dashboard. The aim is to encourage you to drive more efficiently, reduce fuel consumption and save you money over the life of the vehicle.

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Use less fuel with Auto-Start-Stop

When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine. When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or release the brake on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10%.

Tyres that can improve efficiency

Low rolling resistance tyres on the new Transit Minibus are designed to reduce the energy required to make the tyres roll. This means less power is required to move, and fuel consumption is reduced over the life of the vehicle.

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Ford Easy-Fuel, for foolproof filling-up

This useful technology makes it almost impossible to put the wrong fuel in your vehicle, because the wrong nozzle simply won’t fit. Even better, as Ford Easy-Fuel is a capless system, you’ll never have to handle a dirty fuel cap again.

Acceleration Control helps you drive more economically

This innovative option controls the rate of acceleration according to whether your vehicle is un-laden or part-laden. As a result, you can expect to lower your fuel consumption by up to 15%, depending on your driving style. The technology can also help reduce the amount of wear and tear on the engine, brakes and tyres, along with other components.

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Re-charge your battery more efficiently

Unlike traditional systems, Smart Regenerative Charging only charges the battery when it needs it and, whenever possible, avoids doing so when you’re pressing the accelerator. This can help save even more fuel and further reduce emissions.

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