New Ford Transit WIndow Van arrives on the domestic scene

Ford’s popular transporter, the Transit is now available in a Window van version in the domestic market. The new Ford Transit is commonly seen at the airport and has been a transporter of choice for businesses, community organizations and government offices. With a typical transporter outlook, the Ford Transit window van is available in Frozen White body hue and priced at RM148,888, minus insurance.

The new Frod Transit 14-seat van is now longer, wider, taller and offers a refreshed cabin. With its bold new design and car-like interior, the Ford Transit window van will strike a chord with a broad range of organizations and SME businesses. In looks, a bold new exterior which embodies the same recognizable attribute as Ford’s kinetic design passenger cars. Signature kinetic design features help to give the Transit window van its unique character, including the bold trapezoidal grille, strong and muscular shoulder line and prominent wheel lips.

The Transit is powered by a proven 2.2-liter Duratorq turbo-diesel engine, offering class-leading power of up to 155PS and 385 Nm of torque. Like its other Transit peers, the TDCi engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.

A comprehensive suite of safety features in the new Ford Transit include the addition of power operated side steps that automatically extends and retracts when the sliding door is opened and closed, 180 degree opening rear barn door with two steps opening of 90 and 180 degrees to ease the access and loading purpose, and a wide array of advanced safety features including Electronic Stability Program with Fail Boost Support, rollover mitigation, front and rear parking sensors, three-point seat belts for all passengers and second row ISOFIX child seat anchors.

Inside, the Ford Transit van has a cabin that is both functional and spacious, with good visibility and a more comfortable driving position. In addition, the van has a steering column fully-adjustable for rake and reach. Other highlights include a stylish instrument panel and ample stowage compartments, including a large hidden compartment under the dual front passenger seat.

Advanced technologies found in the Transit will give both passengers and drivers extra peace-of-mind. These include rollover mitigation, which allows automatic brake application to selected wheels when sensors detect a risk of the vehicle rolling over, and traction control, which provides maximum traction in all road conditions by directing torque to the wheels with the most grip.

Ford Transit panel

A host of important assistance systems and safety features included in the Ford Transit are: Driver and Front Passenger Airbags. Hill Launch Assist, Emergency Brake Assist and Emergency Brake Warning, ABS, Quad Beam Halogen Headlamps with Follow Me Home Lighting. Two-tier side mirrors, Emergency Release Hammer on Single Side Load Door, Connected Radio with Microphone and front and rear parking sensors. The van also has an 80-liter fuel tank.

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