The Ford Transit returns: New generation promises enhanced productivity

Europe’s favourite one-tonne van is back and better than ever. Discover the next level of efficiency for small and medium businesses.

Ford unveils the latest iteration of its acclaimed Transit Custom, Europe’s leading one-tonne van. Engineered to elevate productivity for small and medium enterprises, this new generation boasts enhanced load capacity, superior performance and advanced features designed to meet the demands of modern business owners.

“The Transit Custom, Europe’s top-selling van and the UK’s best-selling vehicle overall is trusted by business owners to boost productivity,” says Doreen Mashinini, Ford South Africa’s general manager for marketing.

Next-level productivity

Ford’s meticulous design process involved extensive collaboration with business customers to understand their needs. The result is a revolutionary platform that optimises load carrying, performance and fuel efficiency.

The new Transit Custom features a lighter, stiffer platform, offering improved cargo capacity. Its aerodynamically refined design reduces drag, while a lower overall height enhances accessibility in tight spaces.

Practical design

The Transit Custom’s spacious interior boasts smart features for efficient cargo management. With a payload of up to 1 269kg and a load volume of 5.8m³, it accommodates various cargo sizes with ease. Practical touches include a full-width bulkhead, tie-down loops and LED lighting for enhanced visibility.

Advanced technology

Inside, the Transit Custom offers a modern, tech-forward experience. A large touchscreen supports Ford’s Sync 4 system, providing seamless smartphone integration and navigation. The cabin’s ergonomic design ensures comfort during long drives, with ample storage and connectivity options.

Efficient performance

Powered by Ford’s eco-friendly 2.0-litre Single Turbo EcoBlue diesel engine, the Transit Custom delivers optimal performance and fuel economy. Its selectable drive modes allow drivers to tailor performance to their needs, whether for city commuting or towing.

Safety first

The Transit Custom prioritises safety with a suite of advanced features, including an anti-lock braking system, dynamic stability control and driver alert systems. Front and rear parking sensors, along with a rearview camera, aid manoeuvrability in tight spaces.

Pricing and warranty

The Transit Custom Base Long Wheelbase Van starts at R692 200 (including VAT), backed by a comprehensive warranty and roadside assistance package. Customers can also opt for extended service and maintenance plans to ensure peace of mind on the road.

For more information or to book a test drive, visit your nearest Ford dealership.

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