Ford Transit: new engine, "automatic" and four-wheel drive

The two-liter "diesel» EcoBlue, demonstrated for the first time in the spring, replaces the 2.2-liter engine capacity. It is presented in three power outputs – 105, 130 and 170 hp Traction performance compared to a precursor have been improved by about 20% and the efficiency – 10%. For news optionally available system "start-stop", with which the average fuel consumption will be about 6.1 liters, it is an indicator of better efficiency by 13%. The Ford even calculated the benefit in money: 130 000 km owner manual Transit 105-horsepower from 105 hp "diesel engine" will save about 1 600 euros (about 116 thousand rubles). Also, engines will save on routine maintenance.

Photo: four-wheel drive Ford Transit

Intelligent all-wheel drive system has been upgraded to work with the new 2.0 EcoBlue: more compact dimensions and a weight reduction of 10 kilograms compared to the third generation. Ford officials said that AWD will provide improved traction, including complex surface; torque is distributed between the axes by means of specially designed control unit – in the normal driving mode 100% of torque to the rear wheels is necessary, it can be distributed in the ratio 50:50 as needed. all-wheel drive system will be offered for the 130- and 170-horsepower versions of Transit, as well as other models of commercial line of Ford at the beginning of 2017.

For front-Transit models with motors capacity of 130 and 170 hp since the beginning of 2017 the automatic dedicated six automatic transmission will be available SelectShift. If you select Transit to "Automatic", the system "start-stop" is set by default. They promise a very fast switching – about half a second. Adaptive automatic transmission, that is, depending on the incline and congestion algorithm of the box changes.

In the photo: Ford Transit Custom Kombi with rear air suspension

Ford Transit Custom Kombi M1 and Tourneo Custom will have a unique segment for the pneumatic rear suspension until the end of 2016, which is capable of holding a predetermined amount of clearance with an increase or decrease in the load. Also, for those of passenger models has been improved stabilization system, and in the list of options, new assistants – system crosswind stabilization system and the emergency braking function of the pedestrian detection.

In the photo: Ford Transit Custom

Finally a list of Ford's new products at the Hannover Fair completes the multimedia Sync 3 with a new processor, improved touchscreen and trained voice commands. Compatible with devices based on Android and iOS. It will be offered for the models Transit, Transit Connect and Ranger.

Recall edition Ford Transit for the Russian market is adjusted to the Ford Sollers plant in Elabuga.

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