Ford launched the new 5-ton ‘van’ and ‘pickup truck’ versions of the popular commercial vehicle family, Transit, which offer more loading capacity. Transit’s new van and van versions are equipped with Ford’s 170 PS 2.0-liter EcoBlue diesel engine, which complies with the heavy commercial emission (HDT) norms. . In addition, for fleet solutions, it can also be chosen with the option of class-leading 10-speed automatic transmission optionally. The 300 kg additional carrying capacity makes life easier for heavy commercial vehicle operators, especially in areas such as municipal services and construction.
‘Van’ and ‘pickup truck’ versions
The van version of the 5-ton Transit is offered as Ford’s iconic high-roof “Jumbo” van version, with a maximum net load carrying capacity of up to 2,422 kg, a load volume of 15.1 m3 and enough load space to carry five Euro pallets. The reinforced side body supports durability when carrying heavier loads; The flat loading area transferred from the current model to the new version provides a loading length of 4,217 mm, with tie-down points and a step integrated into the rear bumper. This makes it easy to load and transport standard length products such as pipes or panels. Ford’s 5-ton Transit Truck, on the other hand, allows customers to choose the ones that best suit their needs, such as three wheelbases, four chassis lengths, or a double cabin with up to seven seats including the driver. The ‘double cab’ version of the 5-ton Transit pickup truck has a maximum payload capacity of up to 2,690 kg, without a box.
The 170 PS 2.0 liter EcoBlue diesel engine produces up to 390 Nm of torque, making it easier to carry the heaviest loads. ‘Electric Power Steering’ is offered as standard equipment in all 5-ton Transits. The new 5-ton Transit vehicles can be chosen with a six-speed manual gearbox or optionally with Ford’s class-leading 10-speed automatic transmission for fleet solutions. In addition to all these, the soundness of Transit models sold in North America, with proven durability and 3.500 kg capacity rear axle, the new 5-ton Transit’l coming to Turkey for the first time. The 5-ton Transit van starts from 286,900 TL and the 5-ton Transit van version starts from 313,600 TL.