Published: 11 Feb 2015

The new Transit Courier ticks the box for capability, reliability and fuel efficienc

Retail, business and fleet customers looking to purchase vehicles at Jennings Ford’s Transit Centres, part of the Jennings Motor Group, can take advantage of an award-winning, economical, reliable and affordable commercial vehicle range.

The group’s Transit Centres, based at the Eslington Park dealership in Gateshead and the Cargo Fleet Lane supersite in Middlesbrough, house the full Ford commercial vehicle range, including the Ford Fiesta van, Transit Connect, Transit Courier, Tourneo Connect, Transit van, Transit Custom, Tourneo Custom, Transit mini-bus, Transit Tipper, Transit chassis cab and the Ford Ranger, which is on display and readily available to test drive by appointment.

Launched last year, the all-new Ford Transit Courier received the top accolade in the What Van? Awards by scooping ‘Van of the Year 2015’, in addition to also picking up the ‘Small Van of the Year’ award.

The new Transit Courier model, which is classed as a compact van measuring 4.16m long and able to carry a 2.3metre cubed volume up to 660kg load, belongs to Ford’s four-vehicle line up of Transit vans, in terms of size order these are the Transit Courier, the Transit Connect, the Transit Custom and the Transit (a two-tonne large panel van).

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Delivering outstanding fuel economy with its award-winning 1.0L EcoBoost petrol engine, in addition to offering advanced 1.5L and 1.6L Duratorq diesel engines, the new Ford Transit Courier is also packed with advanced technology.  Specification can include rear view camera, parking distance sensors, Hill Start Assist and Ford’s SYNC with voice control that allows you to make and receive phone calls hands-free, in addition to reading your incoming text messages out loud, to name but a few.

Eric Vickers, commercials sales manager at Jennings Ford’s Transit Centre in Gateshead, said; “The Ford Transit Courier has been a popular model in the commercial vehicle range, which offers high-quality, competitively-priced and affordable products, in addition to ticking the box in terms of visual and driver appeal, efficiency, innovation and technology.”

Customers can take advantage of a number of contract hire options available across the range, with highly competitive monthly payments, such as the Ford Transit Courier Base 1.5TDCi (75 PS) model from £36 per week, excluding VAT.  Terms and conditions apply.

The contract hire facility allows customers to take advantage of a fixed price throughout the duration of the finance agreement, payments being lower than a traditional personal loan and the option to include maintenance in the contract.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford’s Transit Centres, contact Gateshead on 0191 4607464, Middlesbrough on 01642 209100, or visit

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