Power and Handling
Key Standard and Optional Features
3.7L Ti-VCT V6
The standard 3.7L V6 delivers responsive performance with 275 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque along with impressive fuel efficiency, thanks in large part to twin independent variable cam timing (Ti-VCT) technology.
Intake and exhaust valves typically have to open and close at a fixed point, compromising performance. But Ti-VCT virtually eliminates this compromise. With its variable control of valve cam timing, Ti-VCT can optimize performance across the entire range of the power band to match the driving condition of the moment, all the while burning fuel with impressive efficiency.
The 3.7L is E85 flex-fuel capable. And a CNG/LPG Gaseous Engine Prep Package for power conversion to compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquid petroleum gas (LPG) is available.
3.2L I5 Diesel (optional)
Severe-duty applications like courier and transport duty call for an engine to run many hours a day under constant idling and stop-and-go conditions. The answer: the available direct-injected 3.2L Power Stroke® inline I-5 Turbo Diesel. This Transit engine option is designed to help give you the right balance of power and efficiency, plus proven Ford diesel ruggedness and dependability.
The B20 biodiesel-capable 3.2L Power Stroke puts out 185 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings are equally impressive.
With the available Manual Regen Initiation feature, you don’t have to drive at cruising speed to get the engine temperature high enough to initiate regeneration, the process of burning off soot from exhaust gases trapped in the diesel particulate filter (PDF). While the engine is idling, you can activate Manual Regen Initiation to raise the exhaust gas temperature to burn off the soot. After the burn-off is completed, the exhaust temperature reverts to its normal level.
- *Includes Cruise Control with Message Center (60C), Dual HD Batteries (63E) and PTC Heater.
6-Speed Automatic Overdrive with SelectShift
Every Transit engine gets a 6-speed SelectShift® transmission designed for low-end acceleration and high-end efficiency. And SelectShift gives you two modes of operation to choose from: Progressive Range Select lets you toggle on the shift lever to reduce the range of available gears while in Drive. Or choose Full Manual function that lets you pull the shift lever into “M” for manual mode and use the same toggle switch to select the gear desired.
It’s easy to use add-on systems with four available user-defined, factory-installed upfitter switches. Four circuits can operate high-power relays for heavy-duty accessories. They’re integrated into the instrument panel for fast power access and upfit operation. Clean installation is prewired and ready to go.