When it comes to cargo and passenger vans, the hardworking men and women of Cincinnati, OH, and Newport and Covington, Kentucky, need something strong and capable. In other words, they need a van that can out-tow the competition.

That's where the Ford Transit Connect comes into play. Our team here at Fuller Ford created this guide to the Ford Transit Connect towing capacity for our get-it-done-oriented business owners and jobsite professionals. If you have any questions about what you'll be able to accomplish with this van, contact us.

Ford Transit Connect: Towing Capacity

Whether you're hauling people or extra supplies, the Ford Transit Connect has a configuration that will get the job done. There's a spacious and comfortable passenger wagon and a versatile cargo van. Best of all, they both have the same maximum towing capacity.

Maximum Towing Capability. When properly equipped with the available Trailer Tow Prep Package, you'll be able to tow up to 2,000 pounds with the Transit Connect. What are you going to tow? Imagine the possibilities-a food trailer, utility trailer, maybe even a camper.

Maximum Payload. If you're hauling supplies that don't require a trailer, the Transit Connect also has plenty of payload strength to get the job done. The Passenger Wagon can carry up to 1,530 pounds. The Cargo Van can, understandably, handle a bit more. It has a 1,570-pound payload.

Substantial Cargo Capacity. You'll need plenty of cargo space to go along with all that payload, and both configurations can oblige. Behind the rear seats, the Passenger Wagon has 106 cubic feet of it. The Cargo Van, on the other hand, has 127.4 cubic feet to fill up.

GVWR Capacity. GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) is important to know if you're looking to take advantage of all the power that the Ford Transit Connect has to offer. It's the maximum loaded weight of the van. Overall, the Cargo Van has a GVWR of 5,302 pounds and the Passenger Wagon can handle up to 5,450 pounds.

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High-Tech Towing Solutions in the Transit Connect

The Ford Transit Connect not only gives you an impressive towing capacity and payload rating, it also comes with multiple state-of-the-art systems that will help you tow safely and with more confidence.

Trailer Sway Control. The Ford Transit Connect comes standard with Trailer Sway Control. When it senses a shift in the weight of your trailer, it'll intuitively activate braking pressure and adjust engine power to keep you confidently in control.

AdvanceTrac® with RSC®. The standard AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) detects wheel slip and oversteering. When it does, it'll brake individual wheels and adjust engine torque to keep you on your intended path.

BLIS®. The available BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) will keep an eye out for approaching vehicles, so you can change lanes and merge safely while towing with your Ford Transit Connect.

Rear View Camera. Finally, there's the standard Rear View Camera. It'll help when lining up the van with the trailer for easy hitching. It'll also come in handy if you're backing into a tight spot without a trailer hooked up.

Are You Ready to Put the Ford Transit Connect to the Test?

If a big job is calling your name in Cincinnati, Ohio, or Newport or Covington, KY, stop by Fuller Ford to see if the Ford Transit Connect has the towing capacity you need.

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