Published: 27 Nov 2017

Ford Transit Custom impresses in industry review

The legendary Ford Transit Custom provides the back bone to UK business with its flexibility and range of options available for the mid-sized van. Leading motoring publication Auto Express has undertaken an extensive review, Jennings Ford Transit Centre takes a look at what they thought.

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With a choice of wheelbases and heights available (L1 H2 and H1 H2), the Ford Transit Custom has various power out puts, 105PS, 130PS and 170PS that complement the six-speed manual gearbox. Those looking for automatic transmission can opt for a 130PS or 170PS Powershift.

 

With a choice of wheelbases and heights available (L1 H2 and H1 H2), the Ford Transit Custom has various power out puts, 105PS, 130PS and 170PS that complement the six-speed manual gearbox. Those looking for automatic transmission can opt for a 130PS or 170PS Powershift.

Van of the year

As a leading motoring publication, Auto Express named the Ford Transit Custom as its first every van of the year. In the review Auto Express added No other rival can match its keen handling and cruising comfort, while the addition of the EcoBlue diesel and most recent update incorporating Ford's latest infotainment and a sharper look have given it further appeal.”

Superb fuel efficiency

Awarding the Ford Transit Custom a highly impressive 4.5 out of 5, Auto Express commented on the economy figures. With an impressive 46mpg official figure, the Ford Transit Custom is a match for anything in the market. The latest engine options are claimed to save around £1,250 annually compared to the previous 2.2TDci engines. It also highlighted the marketing leading two year or 36,000 service intervals and three year 100,000 warranty that comes as standard.

Flexibility and safety

With capacity to carry three Europallets, easy clean hard rubber floor liner and tie rings in the floor/walls, the Transit Custom meets the needs of business. Front seating can be changed to reveal extra storage for toolboxes/laptops etc.

Earning the maximum 5 stars when undergoing the industry standard EuroNCAP testing, the Ford Transit Custom contains many features that would expect to find on a car. Features include ESP electronic stability programme, traction control and emergency brake assist. Safety options also include Lane Keeping Alert, Pre –Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection.

Discover the Ford Transit Custom at a Jennings Ford Transit Centre. For further information call 0333 414 9750 to speak to a Ford commercial specialist.


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