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Used Ford Transit Van Review & Buying Advice

Ford Transit Specifications

The Ford Transit has a payload allowance of 901 kg and a turning circle (in metres) of 10.8 k.

Find a fault guide for the Ford Transit here.

Used Ford Transit prices and values / valuations

A new Ford Transit has a retail price that starts at £17155 plus £3002 VAT and a £530 delivery charge.

So there are considerable savings to be made by buying a used Ford Transit van as opposed to a new one. Check out the latest average retail price for a used Ford Transit using our Ford Transit price guide.

It is important to remember that the used values we provide are based on the average retail prices of Ford Transit vans on sale in the UK over the last 3 months and therefore are valuations inclusive of VAT.

Ford Transit insurance groups

Most of the Ford Transit vans fall into the following insurance groups: 5E. Click here for the cheapest insurance quote on a Ford Transit.

Or if you prefer to speak to someone on the telephone, as a used Van Expert reader you can call 0800 080 5295 and quote reference 1545. This will get you the best prices available from a leading van insurance provider.

How does the Ford Transit insurance group affect van insurance premiums?

If you're looking to save money and get a cheaper van insurance premium, vans in lower insurance groups attract a lower premium, so it's worth comparing what group other vans fall into compared to the Ford Transit. Click here for the cheapest insurance quote on a Ford Transit .

Or if you prefer to speak to someone on the telephone, as a used Van Expert reader you can call 0800 080 5295 and quote reference 1545. This will get you the best prices available from a leading van insurance provider.

Ford Transit fuel economy and Road Tax (V.E.D.)

Used Van Expert recommend basing Ford Transit (Diesel) fuel economy around the official combined MPG of 34.9 (unladen). The combined figure is based on some motorway driving (when MPG will be better) and some city driving (where it will be poor). The official combined laden MPG figure is unavailable. The Ford Transit fuel tank can hold 80 litres of petrol or diesel.

Used Ford Transit CO2 Emissions

The Ford Transit emits 214 co2 in g/km and sits in emission class Euro 4 so you can work out the tax costs compared to other vans here:

Vehicle Excise Duty rates 2009-2011 for vans registered before 01 March 2001

VED band Change 2009-10 rate 2009-10 rate
Up to 1549cc +£5 £125 £125
Over 1549cc +£5 £190 £200

Vehicle Excise Duty rates 2009-2011 for vans registered on or after 01 March, 2001

VED band Change 2009-10 rate 2009-10 rate
Euro 4* & 5** discount rate +£5 £125 £125
Standard rate +£5 £185 £200

*for Euro 4 compliant vans registered between 01 March 2003 and 31 December 2006
**for Euro 5 compliant vans registered between 01 January 2009 and 31 December 2010

Ford Transit dimensions

The Ford Transit has a wheelbase of 2933 mm and has the following dimensions:

Ford Transit load space or ‘loadspace’

  • Load volume: 6.5 m3
  • Loadspace length: 2582 mm
  • Loadspace width: 1762 mm
  • Reduced width between wheel arches: 1390mm
  • Loadspace height: 1430 mm
  • Loading floor height: 537-609 mm

Ford Transit loading doors:

  • Rear door width: 1540 mm
  • Rear door height: 1370 mm
  • Sliding side door width: 1030 mm
  • Sliding side door height: 1352 mm

Ford Transit running costs and servicing

There are 116 main dealers who can service a Ford Transit nationwide, plus many cheaper independents and the service interval for the Ford Transit is 15,000/12 Months.

Find a fault guide for the Ford Transit here.



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