People in Detroit Lakes need a cargo or passenger van for a variety of purposes. Park Rapids Ford in Park Rapids, MI is the home of the Ford Transit Connect. This is a van that gives you two options to either be a cargo van that is used for deliveries and other work purposes, or you can opt for the passenger van model that works well for families or small groups. The Ford Transit Connect is a safe, capable and versatile vehicle to drive around the Perham area.

Space, Towing, and Payload Capacity

If you are planning to use the Ford Transit Connect for work purposes, this vehicle gives you a lot of options. There are two wheelbase options to choose from. With the long wheelbase option, there is a total of 127.4 cubic feet of cargo space. The short wheelbase option gives you 104.8 cubic feet. The longer Transit Connect has a 1,570-pound payload capacity while the shorter model comes in with a 1,510-pound payload capacity.

When you are using your Ford Transit Connect for work, you may need to tow an extra work trailer behind. The Transit Connect offers you a 2,000-pound towing capacity. There are additional tow features to keep you in control through the trailer sway control feature. If the system notices that the trailer is rocking, the brakes and the engine can work in conjunction to get the trailer stabilized.

Safety Aids

The designers at Ford want you to be safe out on the roads of Staples, so they've incorporated several important safety technologies into the Transit Connect. One of these features is the pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking. If a frontal accident is suspected, the system will provide both audible and visual alerts. If required, the vehicle will brake by itself to avoid a collision.

The Ford Transit Connect also keeps you safer with its blind spot information system. Sensors scan down both sides of the vehicle and when you attempt to change lanes in Wadena, an alert will be given if a vehicle is detected in the blind spot.

The Ford Transit Connect has a variety of options so that it can be the vehicle that is right for you.

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