Compare 2018 Ram Promaster City vs Ford Transit Connect

Specs at a Glance

2018 Ram ProMaster City

2018 Ram ProMaster City

Max. Cargo Capacity

  132 cu. ft. *

Horsepower

  178 ph


2018 Ford Transit Connect

2018 Ford Transit Connect

Max. Cargo Capacity

  124.3 cu. ft.

Horsepower

  169 hp

2018 Ram ProMaster City vs 2018 Ford Transit Connect

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The first look at the 2018 Ram Promaster offers some favorable amenities. It happens to be a work horse that consumers will love for its ability to maneuver along with ample storage space. It also offers a smaller footprint than its previous year. The Ram Promaster comes with two bodies: cargo and passenger van. Although some say it may not be the most attractive van on the road, no one can say that it does not get the job done. The 2018 Ram Promaster is also easy on fuel consumption, and offers nimble driving around town. The 2018 Ford Transit connect offers several models which include the passenger wagon and cargo van. It also comes in a front-wheel drive model and offers flexible seating and storage capacity.

Performance

Consider the 2018 Ram Promaster offers a V6, 3.6-liter Pentaster engine with 280hp. Its transmission is an automatic mode select with manual mode. Drivers can expect 13 mpg in the city, and 18 mpg on the highway. 2018 Ford Transit Connect offers a basic 2.5-liter 169hp engine. The Ram Promaster offers greater engine power and pulling torque. This can make a difference in loads carried and where the owner decides to adventure over the weekend on or on those long road trips.

Safety Amenities

The 2018 Ram Promaster has all the safety features drivers expect in a modern vehicle. These include anti-lock brakes, stability control, front-impact, side-impact, knee, and overhead air bags. Additional safety features include seatbelt pretensioners, and ignition disable that will stop the engine from starting if anyone places the wrong key in the ignition. The 2018 Ford Transit Connect comes with anti-lock brakes, stability control, front, side, and overhead airbags. The Connect also comes with stability control and an ignition security system that will prevent engines from starting when someone tries to use a key not made by the manufacturer.

Vehicle Highlights

The 2018 Ram Promaster offers a number of amenities for anyone working in the commercial trade. Owners and drivers can easily navigate busy job-sites and narrow streets. The cargo area offers nearly 90 percent vertical walls, and is up to 65.5 inches vertical. This is among the best in its class. Wide doors enable easy access or departure. The 2018 Ford Transit Connect also offers dependable navigation and room for passengers and cargo space, along with several trim models that include the passenger XL, XLT, and Titanium. For commercial use, the walls are near vertical.

One of the best ways to make a buying or leasing decision is to stop by our dealership to test drive the Ram Promaster and experience how it compares to the Transit Connect. Our dealership personnel are helpful and can answer any questions concerning price, performance, or warranties.


* When properly equipped. See dealer for details.