(Posted on Jun 7, 2019 at 05:57PM by Michelle Bogle)
If your summer camp needs to add another full-size passenger van to its fleet, consider the 2017 Ford Transit 350 XLT as your next people hauler. With pricing below $25K and only 36,543 miles to its name, this preowned commercial van offers great value but is also highly capable for large groups.
Anchored by a 3.7-liter V6 with a six-speed automatic transmission with a manual mode, the 2017 Transit 350 pounds the pavement to create 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It’s also equipped with rear-wheel drive and a responsive steering system that provides feedback that’s more like a family car versus a full-size van. With seating for 15, you’ll always have space for your campers and counsellors, as well as their gear.
The XLT trim is also nicely outfitted with the features you need to ensure inspired confidence when behind the wheel. Reverse moves are supported by a back-up camera, plus this model is equipped with traction control and electronic stability control for your peace of mind. Bluetooth capabilities and an eight-speaker audio system are standard as well, while the low step-in height makes it easy to get in and out of the vehicle.
To learn more about this used passenger van, contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington, for a test drive.
(Posted on Jun 7, 2019 at 05:52PM by Michelle Bogle)
If you need a compact passenger van for your commercial fleet, consider test driving the 2019 Ford Transit Connect XLT. This model boasts comfortable seating for seven in the cabin, plus this trim level is well-equipped for business owners that spend their days on the road.
Under the hood, the 2019 Transit Connect is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 162 hp and 144 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired to a front-wheel drivetrain with an eight-speed automatic transmission that returns 24 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. If you do the math, that equates to $1,450 in annual fuel costs, which is very reasonable. When properly equipped, this passenger van can also tow up to 2,000 lbs.
From the driver’s seat, the XLT is very well-equipped for your convenience with a 6.5-inch touchscreen that houses the SYNC 3 infotainment system and a rearview camera. Keeping your phone charged on the run is supported by wireless charging, plus there is a FordPass Connect 4G WI-FI Hotspot Telematics Modem for easy access to data. Other features on this trim level include remote keyless entry and a reverse sensing system.
(Posted on May 30, 2019 at 07:21AM by Michelle Bogle)
Whether you are a large family that likes to road-trip or a business owner that shuttles passengers, the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon XLT is the ideal van for both work and play. This particular model boasts configurable seating for six, striking the perfect balance between versatility and passenger room.
If cargo room takes precedence, you’ll love the ability to fold or tumble forward the second-row bucket seats to haul large objects or materials, plus the 180-degree 50/50 swing-out rear cargo doors make loading up the van totally effortless. You can also add optional roof racks to the Transit Connect Wagon for your outdoor gear or tow up to 2,000 lbs when you opt for the Trailer Tow Prep Package.
Under the hood, the 2019 Transit Connect Wagon is anchored by a 2.0-liter GDI I-4 engine that provides plenty of power to make 162 hp and 144 lb-ft of torque. Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the van drives more like a regular car with its smooth manners and easy maneuverability. The 40-ft turning diameter also makes easy work out of awkward parking moves or tight spaces.
(Posted on May 30, 2019 at 07:17AM by Michelle Bogle)
Wine tour operators across the PNW love the 2017 Transit Wagon 350 XLT for its spacious interior and refined on-road manners. If you are looking to add a passenger van to your commercial fleet, schedule a test drive in this preowned model at Sound Ford in Renton, Washington.
With seating for 12 across its four roomy rows, the Transit Wagon 350 offers all the occupant space you need (plus some!), along with the inclusion of 70.1 cubic feet of cargo storage behind the rear row. Accessing the back of the van is manageable with the large sliding side door that leads to an opening that provides ingress to the third and fourth rows without having to slide or move seats. Adjustable headrests are included in every seating position as well, plus there is a rearview camera for improved visibility if you have a van full of charges.
Under the hood, the 2017 Transit Wagon 350 XLT is anchored by a 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that makes 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Paired to a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, this van returns 14/18 mpg city/highway with a 25-gallon fuel tank to minimize gas station fill-ups. Even given its mammoth size, the van delivers pleasant road manners with steering responses that give similar feedback to a regular passenger vehicle.
(Posted on May 26, 2019 at 05:55PM by Michelle Bogle)
If you’ve been eyeing the Ram ProMaster or the Chevrolet Express as your next commercial vehicle, allow us to introduce the 2018 Ford Transit Van 250. This platform is easy to drive thanks to its stabilization technology, as well as its powerful engine tucked away under the hood.
Bolstering the Transit Van 250 is a 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that makes 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired to a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission that flies through its gears, while also ensuring an incredible towing capacity of 5,400 lbs. If you transport heavy payloads, they are no match for the Transit Van 250. It can carry a max payload of 4,080 lbs or squeeze 246.7 cubic feet of haulage behind the front row seats.
Maneuvering about in the Transit Van 250 is stress-free thanks to the standard rearview camera and power sideview mirrors. AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Side-Wind Stabilization also help you handle sudden, strong side-wind gusts with confidence, while the Transit can even apply side braking pressure if you need help to stay on your intended path. Combined, this ensures your confidence when behind the wheel, so you can focus on dazzling your customers and running your business from the road.
To learn more about owning a used Transit Van 250, contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington.
(Posted on May 26, 2019 at 05:50PM by Michelle Bogle)
With its tidy dimensions and thrifty fuel economy, the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Van XL is a top choice for Renton area delivery businesses. And truly, there isn’t a better, right-sized fleet vehicle for small and big operations. Not only will you be able to haul your cargo and make curbside deliveries, but the van’s smaller size means that it can travel to places, like underground garages, that larger vehicles can’t.
From end-to-end, the Transit Connect Van measures 190 inches long with an overall height of 72 inches. With its small 40-foot turning radius, you won’t have to make ten-point turns to get out of tight squeezes. But, despite its petite dimensions, this cargo van can fit up to 145.8 cubic feet of haulage, which is truly incredible. Payload capacity is equally as stout at 1,570 lbs.
Under the hood, power is directed by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 162 hp and 144 lb-ft of torque. Paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission with front-wheel drive, the Transit Connect Van sips fuel with an EPA rating of 25 mpg combined. ABS brakes and electronic stability control are standard for your peace of mind, along with traction control for enhanced grip no matter the road conditions.
Intrigued? To go for a test drive, contact Sound Ford today.
(Posted on May 18, 2019 at 06:09PM by Michelle Bogle)
Summer tour season is heating up across the PNW – if it’s time to better-equip your passenger van fleet, consider a 2017 Ford Transit Wagon 350 XL as your next commercial vehicle. This preowned model offers a strong, fuel-efficient engine, along with great capacity to carry people and their belongings.
Under the hood, the Transit Wagon 350 is anchored by a 3.7-liter V6 engine that makes 275 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. With rear-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission, fuel economy will run you approximately 14 mpg city and 18 mpg highway, which is decent for a large van of this size. With four rows of seating, you’ll have space to carry up to 15 passengers, helping you increase your profits with each tour.
The XL trim is also nicely outfitted right off our lot for your comfort and convenience on the road. Full power accessories and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel are standard, as well as practical vinyl front seats and air conditioning. Getting in and out of the passenger compartment is easy with the large sliding side door. Around back, you'll find 100 cubic feet of cargo space to carry luggage and gear.
To learn more about the 2017 Transit Wagon 350 XL, contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington, today.
(Posted on May 18, 2019 at 06:00PM by Michelle Bogle)
The 2019 Ford Transit Van 250 is a highly versatile work van well-suited to small businesses in Renton, Washington. It also offers many modern conveniences, a fuel-efficient engine and solid road manners. If you’ve been thinking of adding this cargo van to your fleet, visit us at Sound Ford for a test drive.
Powering the 2019 Transit 250 is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that brings in 310 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Paired to a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and a rear-wheel drivetrain, this van is much easier to pilot and far less truck-like than other options on the market, plus the steering is responsive with a relatively tight turning circle. Equipped with a 147.6-inch wheelbase and a medium height roof, the Transit 250 can also hold a max cargo volume of 357.1 cubic feet, which is incredible capacity for businesses that make deliveries or carry raw materials.
This model is nicely outfitted with 12V powerpoints to keep devices charged, along with a rearview camera to aid in reverse loading dock maneuvers. In the back, there are cargo tie-down hooks to keep your load secure, while air conditioning and a four-speaker audio system with an auxiliary audio jack are included for your comfort and convenience.
To learn more about the 2019 Transit Van 250, contact our dealership for a test drive.
(Posted on May 12, 2019 at 03:25PM by Michelle Bogle)
Whether you are a daycare program, summer camp or a sports team, you need a passenger van that’s well-equipped to shuttle many people, while also ensuring their safety with each mile. The best platform for the job is the 2016 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Titanium. This model earned five out of five stars for overall crash protection in government tests.
All 2016 Ford Transit Connect Wagons are equipped with standard antilock brakes, traction and stability control, and hill start assist for your safety and peace of mind, as well as front seat side and side curtain airbags. Power is directed by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission with front-wheel drive to deliver 169 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque. As a business owner, you’ll also appreciate this van’s favorable fuel economy, which rings in at 20/28 mpg city/highway.
Rolling on 16-inch alloy wheels, the Titanium trim is also equipped with adaptive-cornering foglights and chrome accents for a good looking exterior. Dual-zone automatic climate controls and leather upholstery promise to keep you and your charges comfortable, while the heated six-way power driver’s seat allows you to easily customize your positioning. Other high-tech features on this trim include a voice-controlled Ford SYNC infotainment system.
Curious to see how this wagon handles? Contact Sound Ford in Renton, Washington, to book a test drive.
(Posted on May 12, 2019 at 03:21PM by Michelle Bogle)
As a small business operator, missing a deadline means more than just arriving late – it can spell unhappy clients, lost accounts and plummeting profits. There’s a lot on the line! You need a fleet vehicle that can keep up with your busy schedule and help you do your job efficiently – that compact cargo van is the 2019 Ford Transit Connect Van XL.
Right-sized for urban environments, the Transit Connect Van runs on a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to deliver 162 hp and 144 lb-ft of torque. Mated to an eight-speed shiftable automatic transmission with front-wheel drive, you’ll feel like you are piloting a regular car due to this van’s great handling and agility. Fuel efficiency is cost-effective too with an EPA rating of 24/27 mpg city/highway. With its compact size, this cargo van can venture where other larger platform wouldn’t even dare, while the 40-foot turning radius ensures that you can maneuver through congested city streets or tight parking garages.
You’ll love the XL trim for making deliveries with a total of 127.4 cu.ft. of haulage space behind the driver and passenger seats. Payload capacity on this cargo van is notable too at 1,570 lbs. Supportive seats and good visibility ensure your comfort when behind the wheel, plus this trim comes equipped with a 4.2-inch LCD display screen with a four-speaker AM/FM stereo, a USB port and Bluetooth capability.
Intrigued? Call us at Sound Ford to book a test drive today!