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Driving Experience

Sophisticated chassis design, an advanced steering system and highly tuned driving dynamics combine to help you enjoy time spent behind the wheel of a Transit Courier. State-of-the-art technologies also help make driving safer and life easier, while other systems maximise fuel-economy. Add the excellent manoeuvrability you can only get from a small vehicle and you may well have found the perfect van for your business.

Features shown on this page may only be available on selected models. Where available, these features may be optional extras at additional cost. For more info, download price list to view current UK specifications.

Ford SYNC. Advanced hands-free technology

Ford SYNC lets you control your music and make and receive calls on your mobile, using simple, direct voice commands. You can use voice commands to play songs from a USB or MP3/iPod® too, or stream music from a Bluetooth®- compatible phone. The system even reads your incoming texts aloud (dependent on the mobile phone that is connected).

Easier, safer reversing

Bollards, bicycles, low walls… The rear-view camera shows what’s behind you on a screen built into the centre console. As well as revealing objects you might miss, the system displays virtual lines to help you park into the smallest of spaces. The camera activates automatically when you select reverse gear. 

Rear View Camera

Sensors that take the stress out of parking

Parking distance sensors help you judge the distance between your vehicle and obstacles around you. When the sensors detect an object, they activate an audible warning that intensifies the closer you get to it.

Cruise control makes longer drives more relaxed

You can set the speed, using the cruise control toggles on the steering wheel. The system then maintains that speed, so you don’t have to keep your foot on the accelerator. To go faster or slower, you simply use the same controls.

Cruise Control
Turning Circle

Make light work of every turn

The turning circle is an exceptionally tight 10.5 metres and can be made with just 2.6 turns of the steering wheel, lock-to-lock. The result: easier parking in tight spaces and better manoeuvrability in narrow streets.

Extra control during hill starts

Hill Start Assist temporarily stops you rolling backwards or forwards when making a hill start. The system works by maintaining pressure to the braking system for an extra 2-3 seconds, giving you more time and control as you move your foot from brake pedal to accelerator. It’s also useful when you’re stopping and starting on slippery surfaces.

Red Ford Transit Courier in motion going uphill
Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance

Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance

An important and potentially life-saving part of Ford SYNC is Emergency AssistanceFord Emergency Assistance - updated. In the unlikely event of an accident, where the airbag is deployed or the fuel-pump deactivated, the technology can use a Bluetooth®-paired and connected mobile phone to automatically make a direct call to the Emergency Services for you. You can choose to stop the call, or talk to those services if you need to. Crucially, the system will supply vital information, such as your GPS coordinates, even if you are unconscious.

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