Why Is The Ford Transit Van The UK's Favourite?
30 August 2017
The Ford Transit van has been a household name since it arrived on the UK roads 50 years ago. Nearly 30,000 were sold in 2016, making it the second most popular van in the UK. The Transit only second to the Ford Transit Custom which sold nearly 50,000 models. It’s clear to see that Ford sits at the top of the table when it comes to van sales. But what makes the Ford Transit Van so popular and why should you choose it as your next vehicle? We take a look at what the model, rated five stars in many reviews, has on offer for you.
Ford Transit Technology & Equipment
Behind the wheel you aren’t short of equipment. The Ford Transit has an impressive range of tech and equipment. The Transit is fitted with Ford SYNC, a fantastic tool that helps you get the most out of your driving experience. Ford SYNC technology allows you to safely stay connected and entertained on the go, with the use of voice commands, steering wheel controls and touchscreen swipe gestures. There’s the ability to connect your smartphone, so everything is in one place for ease of use.
Ford SYNC also comes with emergency assistance, so should the worst happen emergency services will be automatically alerted to your location and you can get the help you need straight away.
You can stream your music via Bluetooth or listen to the DAB radio. There’s a rear view camera and parking sensors to give you that peace of mind.
Ford Transit Safety Features
As well as being a stylish van the Transit also has a great range of safety features for when you’re out on the road! The Ford Transit features the top of the range ESC stability control system, Curve Control tech as well as Side Wind Stabilisation, so your van can tackle wherever you take it! There’s also Emergency Brake Assist, an advance Traction Control System and Anti-Tamper Door Locks.
Exterior Styling of the Ford Transit
There is a great range of body styles to choose from, so whatever your needs, there is the perfect transit for you! If you just need to transport yourself and a lot of equipment then the standard Transit van range is the one for you. Choose from medium, long or extended wheelbase for this standard model. If you’ve got a team of people of people to transport, as well as equipment then the Transit Double Cab-in-Van, available in all wheelbase lengths.
Ford Transit Load Space & Practicality
The Transit Van range can load from between 2.9 to 4.7 tonnes, depending on the model you opt for. There is also up to 15.1 cubic metres of load space in the largest variant and the doors open wide, so loading on and off the van is easy.
All of these features combined make the Ford Transit an appealing model for business users all over the country. The customising options, reliability and practicality of the vehicle make it the most popular across the UK. Book a test drive today!