2016 Ford Transit Connect XL Cargo Van

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded I4

MPG (City/Highway)

20/28

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$22,675

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Summary

The 2016 Ford Transit Connect XL is a top choice in the small commercial van segment, offering unbeatable flexibility, reliability, and functionality. Whether you need a vehicle for delivery, service, or small work crews, the Transit Connect has you covered. With two available wheelbases, two engine options, and a six-speed automatic transmission, this front-wheel drive van is perfect for any business owner. Choose between a 169-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or a 173-hp 1.6-liter turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. Standard features include front and side airbags, anti-lock brakes, vinyl bucket seats, and remote keyless entry. Upgrade to XLT trims for power heated mirrors, cloth seats, and an LCD multi-function dash display. The Titanium Wagon model even seats up to seven people with the optional rear bench seat. Ford Works Solutions offer added convenience with Mobility Packages, Taxi Packages, an In-Dash Computer, and interior shelving options. Don’t miss out on the exceptional performance and versatility of the 2016 Ford Transit Connect XL.

2016 Ford Transit Connect XL Cargo Van price

Invoice price

Delivery charges

$995

MSRP

$22,675

Total price

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Passenger's

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Overall Side

Side - Pole

Side Barrier Rating Driver

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Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)

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2016 Ford Transit Connect XL Cargo Van warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2016 Ford Transit Connect XL Cargo Van Colors

Interior Colors
Pewter w/Vinyl Front Bucket Seats
Charcoal Black w/Cloth Front Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Shadow Black
Race Red
Silver Metallic
Dark Blue
Frozen White...

Engine

Type Regular Unleaded I4
Engine Size 2.50 l
Cylinders Configuration I4
Displacement 2,500 cc
Drive Type FWD
Oil Cooler None
Horsepower 169 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 171 lb.ft @ 4,500 rpm

Fuel

Tank Capacity 15.80 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 20
EPA Highway Economy 28
EPA Combined Economy 23
Cruising Range City 316 mi
Cruising Range Highway 442.40 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
Description
Automatic W/Od
First Gear Ratio
4.58
Second Gear Ratio
2.96
Third Gear Ratio
1.91
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio
1
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.75
Reverse Gear Ratio
2.94
Transfer Case Model None
Transfer Case Power Takeoff No

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 2
Max Seating Capacity 2

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length 173.90 in
Overall Width 72.20 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 72.20 in
Overall Height 173.90 in
Wheelbase 104.80 in

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room 46.80 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.60 in
Front Hip Room 54.10 in
Front Leg Room 41.50 in
Floor To Seat1 Cargo Area Length 71.50 in
Cargo Box Height 49.60 in
Cargo Box Wheelhousings Width 48.20 in

Weights

Specified Curb Weight 3,505 lb
Specified Payload 1,515 lb
Curb Weight Base 3,505 lb
Curb Weight 3,505 lb
Curb Weight Front 2,080 lb
Curb Weight Rear 1,425 lb
Gross Axle Weight Rating 5,345 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5,020 lb
Max Payload Capacity 1,515 lb

Steering

Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 36.10 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 18.05 ft

Trailering

Braking

Type 4-Wheel Disc
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Secondary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes

Tires

Front Tire Size P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Strut
Rear Type Torsion Beam
Front Axle Independent
Rear Axle Semi-Independent

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 06/10/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V413000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2019 Escape, 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2021 Transit Connect, And 2015-2018 Edge Vehicles. The Bushing That Attaches The Shifter Cable To The Transmission May Degrade Or Detach.

    Recall Consequences

    A Damaged Or Missing Bushing May Prevent The Vehicle From Shifting Into The Intended Gear, And Cause The Vehicle To Move In An Unexpected Direction. Additionally, The Vehicle May Roll After The Driver Selects The 'Park' Position. Either Scenario Increases The Risk Of A Crash Or Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Under Hood Shift Bushing And Add A Protective Cap Over The Shift Cable Bushing, Free Of Charge. Interim Owner Notification Letters, Informing Owners Of The Safety Risk, Were Mailed July 1, 2022. Remedy Parts Are Expected To Be Available In 4Th Quarter 2022. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed October 27, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22S43.

  • Recall Date 03/25/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V192000

    Component Visibility

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2016 And 2020 Transit Connect Vehicles. The Front Windshield May Have Been Manufactured With Inadequate Adhesion To The Vehicle Body Structure.

    Recall Consequences

    During A Crash, The Windshield May Detach From The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Windshield And, If Necessary, Remove And Reinstall The Windshield, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On May 11, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22S20.

  • Recall Date 05/24/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V376000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2021 Transit Connect Vehicles Equipped With 2.5L Engines. The Bushing That Attaches The Shifter Cable To The Transmission May Degrade Or Detach.

    Recall Consequences

    A Damaged Or Missing Bushing May Prevent The Vehicle From Shifting Into The Intended Gear, Causing The Vehicle To Move In An Unexpected Direction. Additionally, The Vehicle May Roll After The Driver Selects The 'Park' Position. Either Scenario Increases The Risk Of A Crash Or Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Underhood Shifter Cable Bushing, And Add A Protective Cap, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On June 29, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S24.

  • Recall Date 06/08/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V331000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape And C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln Mkz, And 2015 Mkc Vehicles. These Vehicles Were Previously Recalled And Repaired Under Recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 Or 17V-210, However The Repair May Not Have Been Completed Properly. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break Making The Doors Difficult To Latch And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Latch Date Codes To Confirm If The Repair Was Done Correctly, And Replace The Side Door Latches If Necessary, Free Of Charge. Owners Will Also Have The Option To Inspect Their Own Vehicle'S Door Latches And Enter The Date Codes Into A Website To Determine If The Latches Are Correct. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On July 27, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S30.

  • Recall Date 05/27/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V305000

    Component Seat Belts

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2016-2017 Transit Connect Vehicles. The Front Driver And/Or Passenger Seat Belt Pretensioner Initiators Could Contain An Improper Generant Mix Ratio That May Prevent The Seat Belt Pretensioners From Deploying In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash, The Front Driver And/Or Passenger Seat Belt Pretensioners May Not Deploy, Increasing The Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect And Replace Seat Belt Assemblies As Necessary, Free Of Charge. This Recall Began August 7, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S25.

  • Recall Date 05/08/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V260000

    Component Visibility

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2014-2017 Transit Connect Vehicles Equipped With A Panoramic Fixed-Glass Vista Roof. An Improper Bond May Exist Between The Panoramic Roof And The Vehicle Body And May Result In Wind Noise, Water Leak, And In Some Cases, Separation From The Vehicle.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Panoramic Roof Panel Separates From The Vehicle While It Is Being Driven, It May Increase The Risk Of An Injury Or Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Remove, Clean, And Reinstall The Panoramic Roof Panel, Free Of Charge. Ford Issued Owners An Interim Notification On May 26, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S22.

  • Recall Date 09/06/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V643000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape And Ford C-Max, 2015 Lincoln Mkc And Ford Mustang, And 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect Vehicles. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break, Preventing The Doors From Latching And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Door Latches With An Improved Part, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On January 27, 2017. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S30.

  • Recall Date 06/29/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V482000

    Component Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2016 Transit Connect Vehicles Manufactured February 22, 2016, Through June 16, 2016. The Brake Hydraulic Control Unit (Hcu) Pump May Be Contaminated With Metallic Debris. As Such, These Vehicles Fail To Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) Number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."

    Recall Consequences

    If The Brake Hcu Pump Is Contaminated, The Performance Of The Electronic Stability Control And Related Brake Systems May Degrade, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners And Dealers Will Replace The Brake Hcu Pump, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 22, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16C10.

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