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The Ford Transit Connect 1.5 TDCi engine receives more equipment and
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The Ford Transit Connect 1.5 TDCi engine receives more equipment and

Ford announced today major mechanical changes and developments in equipment for your van Ford Transit Connect . The second model in the range size manufacturer Blue Oval receive new engines, transmissions and equipment options to be like one of the leaders market in its segment.

The new engine bursts into the Transit Connect range is 1.5 TDCi four-cylinder engine that meets emissions regulations Euro 6 and to replace the 1.6 TDCi which until now they have been the protagonists of the diesel range. The 1.6 EcoBoost with 150 hp and automatic transmission now gives way to a diesel variant also automatic.

New engine 1.5 TDCi

The first version offers this engine 1.5 liter engine will be called low-power ECOnetic . It will arrive in summer with 100 horses and 250 Nm torque, compared with 95 horses and 230 Nm of the outgoing model. Provides Stop & Start and barbeque active frontala, are elements that help achieve half homologated consumption 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers, down 6%.

In order to spring the other versions of the 1.5 TDCi engine, which will replace the 1.6 TDCi 75, 95 and 115 horses are expected. The 1.6 EcoBoost with 150 horsepower gasoline PowerShift will give way to 1.5 TDCi 120 hp with automatic transmission double clutch PowerShift . Gasoline vans so powerful not have much acceptance and the only petrol engine is the 1.0 EcoBoost three-cylinder with 100 horsepower and 170 Nm and endorses combined consumption of 5.6 liters.

The Transit Connect range offers versions van, double cab van and Combi with the battles. Model sales rise at a faster pace than other rivals and in 2014 sales grew 85% compared to the previous generation model. In the full year, sales in Europe increased by 58% over the same period last year.

more active safety

Sync 2 in the Ford Transit Connect

Soon the Ford Transit Connect will also receive improvements optional equipment, which will help improve the active safety of that already is one of the safest vans in its class, according to EuroNCAP. The traffic sign recognition, blind spot the warning and active system involuntary change lanes were the main changes to be introduced this year in the range.

The automatic switching between short and long lights and Sync 2 multimedia system with touch screen 6 “color complete the offer. Since this new multimedia system can control the audio, climate control, browser and other vehicle functions. It is also available MyKey used to limit some vehicle functions as the maximum volume of the radio or the maximum speed that the vehicle can achieve. Power folding mirrors also ofrecrán.

Ford has not said if any changes affecting the Ford Transit Connect will reach versions Tourneo Connect although it is logical so, the latter being a much more refined model and which many people as tourism opts minivan. Current Motor recently we tested the Ford Grand Tourneo Connect TDCi 115 hp.

New to the Ford Transit Courier

The smallest of the range model Transit, Ford Transit Courier will also receive some news. This model released 1.0 EcoBoost engine with Stop & Start , reducing consumption by 3% to 5.1 liters and 115 g / km of CO2.

Source – Ford

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Article The Ford Transit Connect 1.5 TDCi engine receives and equipment was originally published in Current Motor.

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