The new Ford Transit Courier offers more practicality and technology and is available in two EcoBoost petrol versions with 100 and 125 hp as well as an EcoBlue diesel.
With improved practicality and technology the new is presented Ford Transit Courier now offering enhanced productivity and connectivity to customers. Already the first copies of the model are starting to be delivered to businesses across Europe.
With the goal of maximizing productivity, the Transit Courier has been completely redesigned, resulting in a larger and more versatile cargo space with 25% more capacity compared to the outgoing model, portability two euro pallets and increased payload.
The outsider design makes the new Transit Courier more stylish. In the interiorits new design loading space as well as hers cabin include features based on customer needs that enhance productivity and comfort while working.
Also, thanks to a complete series driver assistance technologiesthe Transit Courier became the first van to receive a platinum safety award from the independent organisation Euro NCAP according to its latest testing standards.
Transit Courier is fully integrated into its software and connected services platform Ford Pro with the aim of promoting efficient operation.
The production of the all-new Transit Courier with engines gasoline and diesel is now underway at the renewed Ford Otosan plant in Craiova, Romania, which is undergoing changes following a €490 million investment. The Courier range will be complemented by the electric E-Transit Courier model, for which orders will start later this year.
Providing more functionality
The Transit Courier combines a bold new exterior with significantly improved capabilities. Its square shape offers increased capacity cargo in all dimensions, while the short cantilevers and the inspired by SUV design emphasize its durability and capabilities.
The length of cargo space has increased by 181 mm. at 1,802 mm and the new rear suspension with angled shock absorbers increases the width between the wheel arches in 1,220 mm This means that the compact van can now carry two Euro pallets. The total cargo volume is 2,9 m3that is 29% bigger from the outgoing model. The latter can be further increased by using a new divider, which allows customers to transport items such as boards or pipes length over 2,600 mm
Customers can now choose between a standard payload model or a higher payload version equipped with dual rate progressive-type springs to handle maximum small payload cargo until 854 kg – an increase of over 45% compared to the previous model. The maximum towing capacity for all versions is 1,100 kg.
All panel vans come standard rear doors which open at an angle of 180 degrees and six anchor points to the floor. LED cargo area lighting, rubber or wood floor coverings, and cargo storage rails that are installed in the middle of the available cargo area height are available, which help to use the cargo area more efficiently.
Customers can also choose the body version double-cab-in-van to carry the work crew along with all their equipment. It features a second row of three seats with a 60/40 split seat that can be folded and fully reclined.
With the rear seats in the upright position, it is possible to carry a Europallet in the cargo area. Second-row pop-up windows and glass rear doors are standard. Additionally, full-size side windows are optional.
For professionals who need increased protection for both the vehicle and its contents, Ford Pro works with vehicle security specialist TVL. Together they created a series of convenient factory fit lock packageswhich provide improved protection against various threats, including physical attack.
Cab designed with customer productivity in mind
The Transit Courier's high level of integrated technology is benchmarked by a “digiboard” that includes a digital instrument panel and central 8 inch touch screen which is supported by the latest connectivity system SYNC 4 of Ford. The subscription service Connected Navigation can increase productivity and reduce driver workload with traffic, parking and local hazard updates. Wireless compatibility Android Auto and Apple CarPlay it is standard.
An integrated modem is included as standard equipment, allowing continuous connectivity to the Ford Pro ecosystem and over-the-air software updates; that evolve the vehicle's capabilities over time without requiring a workshop visit.
For drivers who need to have regular access to their smartphone, a built-in phone base on the dashboard is standard on all Transit Couriers. This eliminates the need for a mount on the vent or windshield and keeps the phone in a safe but visible spot.
The new solutions storage present in the cabin keep organized the documents, devices and cables necessary for daily tasks. Drivers benefit from the easily accessible open storage space behind the digiboard and above the glove box, as well as storage space for tablets or A4 pads in the center console. of bins The storage space in the doors has a divider and a compartment big enough for 1.5 liter bottles.
Compact van, comprehensive support
The application Ford Pass Pro helps busy small business owners manage their own vehicles. THE application for smartphone is provided free of charge and allows customers to lock and unlock their van from distanceto check its position, monitor fuel consumption, but also receive notifications for fluid levels, tire pressure, oil life and brake condition to avoid costly breakdowns.
Customers with five or more vehicles can also benefit from free access to its personalized features Ford Pro Telematics for a year. The system uses live data to help maximize productivity, with instrumentation for vehicle location and state of health and maintenance.
Ford Pro Software users also have access to enhanced security alerts for collisions and break-ins. With the Fleet Start Inhibitfleet managers can remotely turn the Transit Courier on and off to prevent theft or unauthorized use after hours.
The modem also supports connecting to the FORDLiive, which in 2023 ensured over 700,000 additional days of vehicle availability across Europe – which translates into a value of approximately €319 million for customers. Pro Service Support also includes 800 Centers Transit – the most specialist commercial vehicle service centers of any other van brand.
Efficient engines, advanced driver assistance systems
The all-new Transit Courier introduces a version of the familiar, efficient petrol engine 1.0 EcoBoost of Ford with performance with 125 PSoffered alongside the release 100 PS of the same engine, which has been optimized to emit less CO2 and improve fuel efficiency compared to previous models.
THE EcoBoost engine is combined with one manual 6-speed gearbox or a new 7-speed automatic dual clutch to support customers who frequently drive in heavy traffic conditions. The dual-clutch system enables smooth, quick gear changes without loss of torque to improve both low-speed efficiency and the driving experience.
An engine diesel 1.5 EcoBlue with performance 100 PS is available for customers traveling more kilometers. The engine is available in the van and double-cab-in-van models and is combined with manual 6 speed gearbox.
Taking advantage of the advanced features and increased capabilities offered by Ford's latest compact vehicle platform, the new Transit Courier raises the bar even higher in the segment with a suite of driver assistance systems that have received a platinum award from independent body Euro NCAP. Standard equipment includes:
- Lane-Keeping System
- Pre-Collision Assist
- Intelligent Speed Assist
- Rear parking sensors
For greater carefree driving in the city, customers can also order systems such as:
- Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control – with Stop & Go and Lane Centering with the automatic transmission
- Blind Spot Information System με Cross Traffic Alert
- Intersection Assist
- Reverse Brake Assist
The new Ford Transit Courier is available in four attractive equipment options: Base, Trend, Limited and Active. The richly equipped Limited Edition includes standard features such as 16-inch alloy wheels, Rear View Camerafront parking sensors, keyless entry and wireless device charging dock.
The Active version further emphasizes the SUV features and is equipped with unique wheel arch protectors, front and rear protective aprons, roof rails and 17-inch alloy wheels with black color and machined elements on their facade.