Ford is known for producing practical, rugged and versatile workhorses, and in 2015 it did it again. The Ford Transit van, not to be confused with Ford's long-running Transit Connect, entered the market as an alternative to Ford's E-Series full-size van, offering a lighter frame, better fuel efficiency, and a vastly improved interior design.
Buyers of the Transit 150 can choose from regular or extended-length body styles and three types of engines: a 3.7-liter V6, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 or a 3.2-liter Powerstroke I-5 diesel. Compared to the E-Series, and any other traditional full-size van, the Transit 150 is a massive step forward. Thanks to qualities such as improved seats and modern tech features, the cabin is much more welcoming, and smarter packaging for cargo provides up to 487 cubic feet of space. Handling is quiet and stable, and an optional rearview camera makes visibility even better. The Transit is still very much a work van, but its modem design and impressive fuel economy make it a truly formidable competitor.