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2015 Ford Transit Connect

$10,848 — $22,788 USED
Cargo Van
2-7 Seats
23-24 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • Fuel efficiency
  • Second- and third-row room
  • Overall cargo volume
  • Low load floor, ride height
  • Convenience features

The Bad

  • Awkward looks
  • Difficult-to-fold rows
  • No captain's chairs for easy third-row access
2015 Ford Transit Connect exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2015 Ford Transit Connect
  • Passenger version of commercial van
  • Five or seven passengers
  • Turbocharged four-cylinder engine available
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

Vehicle Overview

Redesigned last year, the Ford Transit Connect wagon is a people-carrying version of Ford's Transit Connect cargo van. A short-wheelbase model has room for five occupants in two rows, while the longer-wheelbase model has three rows and room for seven. The Transit Connect wagon features sliding doors like a minivan and is powered by a choice of two four-cylinder engines.  
New for 2015
Short-wheelbase wagon models now have a cargo cover, but there are no other significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Choice of a rear liftgate or symmetrical hinged doors
  • 16- or 17-inch wheels
  • Available rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Available fog lights

Interior Highlights

  • Second and third rows of the seven-seat model fold flat
  • Available leather upholstery
  • Available heated front seats
  • Available MyFord Touch multimedia system with 6.5-inch touch-screen
  • Available navigation system

Under the Hood

  • 169-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 173-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Available backup camera
  • Available front and rear parking sensors
  • Available MyKey system can limit vehicle speed and stereo volume

 

Vehicle Overview

Redesigned last year, the Ford Transit Connect wagon is a people-carrying version of Ford's Transit Connect cargo van. A short-wheelbase model has room for five occupants in two rows, while the longer-wheelbase model has three rows and room for seven. The Transit Connect wagon features sliding doors like a minivan and is powered by a choice of two four-cylinder engines.  
New for 2015
Short-wheelbase wagon models now have a cargo cover, but there are no other significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Choice of a rear liftgate or symmetrical hinged doors
  • 16- or 17-inch wheels
  • Available rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Available fog lights

Interior Highlights

  • Second and third rows of the seven-seat model fold flat
  • Available leather upholstery
  • Available heated front seats
  • Available MyFord Touch multimedia system with 6.5-inch touch-screen
  • Available navigation system

Under the Hood

  • 169-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 173-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Available backup camera
  • Available front and rear parking sensors
  • Available MyKey system can limit vehicle speed and stereo volume

 

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.4
14 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.0)
Performance
(4.2)
Interior Design
(4.1)
Comfort
(4.4)
Reliability
(4.6)
Value For The Money
(4.3)

Read reviews that mention:

(4.0)

IT'S A GOOD WORK TRUCK

by VINNYPIZZAGUY from BAYRIDGE, BROOKLYN on June 23, 2018

THIS IS MY WORK VAN-- I HALL FOOD AND STUFF AROUND-- ITS GOT GOOD AIR CODITIONER AND GOOD MILAGE FOR STOPGO TRAFFIC IN BAYRIDGE--I GOT NO COMPLNTS ABOUT THE VAN--GOT 80000MILES ON IT ALREADY GOOD ... Read full review

(5.0)

very reliable car

by transit connect from Munster, indiana on April 29, 2018

car meet our all business needs and was ideal for the batteries and lighting transport, mainly used for deliveries of the batteries and bulbs. I strongly recommend for the business purpose. Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2015 Ford Transit Connect currently has 4 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2015 Ford Transit Connect XL

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Overall Front
4 Star
Overall Side
5 Star
Driver's
4 Star
Passenger's
4 Star
Side Barrier
5 Star
Side Barrier Rating Driver
5 Star
Side Pole
5 Star
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
5 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Ford

New Car Program Benefits

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    60 months / 60,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Transit Connect received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

See also the latest CPO incentives by automaker