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2017 Ford Transit 150

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Pros

  • Several body configurations
  • Gas and diesel engine choices
  • Versatile cargo space

Cons

  • No four-wheel drive option
  • Tall roof awareness under low bridges/tree branches
  • Loud cabin during heavy rain

Mileage (EPA estimate)

14 city, 18 highway, 16 combined

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Well-appointed work van

The 2017 Ford Transit 150 full-size cargo van comes in one trim with many configurations for van height, wheelbase, and features. As you shop for the model that suits you, keep in mind how you'll use the van. The 2017 Ford Transit 150 works well as a daily driver for traveling repair services (plumbing, HVAC, etc.) home services (dog grooming, window installers, gutter installers, etc.), or those with deliveries to make, like newspaper publishers or florists. New for 2017, Ford has made power seats standard on all 2017 Ford Transit 150 vans.

All Ford Transit 150 years

What is new for the 2017 Ford Transit 150?

  • Transit 150 trims have been upgraded with Power Seat(s) as standard equipment this year.
  • Leather Seats, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto features are now available as options on select trims.

5 reasons to buy the 2017 Ford Transit 150

1. Modern tech conveniences 

The 2017 Ford Transit 150 has tons of tech to make driving easier and more enjoyable. This year Ford made the rearview camera standard equipment so you can see around the back of the vehicle easier. It also added LED lighting to the cargo area to make night work, deliveries, or adventures a bit brighter. Optional tech includes rear parking sensors, a lane-departure warning system, an infotainment system, and a USB port. 

2. Loads of body options 

The 2017 Ford Transit 150 features two wheelbase options, 129.9 inches standard and an extended 147.6 inches. The extended wheelbase can accommodate an extended body length to make it easier to haul longer cargo items. You'll also discover three roof heights: Low measuring at 83.6 inches (cargo height 56.9 inches), Medium measuring at 100.8 inches (cargo height 72 inches), and High measuring at 110.0 inches (cargo height 81.5 inches). With the High option, a person 6.5' tall can stand in the rear space without their head touching the cabin roof. Cargo volumes vary based on wheelbase, length, and roof height selected. 

3. Engine choices 

Under the hood of the 2017 Ford Transit 150 you'll find a base 3.7L V6 pushing 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. For those who need more pep in their van, optional upgrades include a turbocharged 3.2L five-cylinder diesel engine cranking out 185 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque or a turbocharged 3.5L V6 flaunting 310 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. All engine options pair with rear-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission with a manual mode. 

4.  Towing and payload 

Whether you have heavy cargo to haul or plan to add a trailer to the van, the 2017 Ford Transit 150 can do some heavy lifting. Both payload and towing will vary based on van configuration, engine choice, and the weight of your cargo. A general range for the payload is estimated at 2,740 lbs to 4,560 lbs when properly equipped. As far as towing, the 2017 Ford Transit 150 with the base 3.7L V6, standard wheelbase and low roof can tow an estimated 5,400 lbs when properly equipped.

5. Use for work or play 

Cargo vans offer the ultimate in versatility. You can turn the 2017 Ford Transit 150 into anything you want, from a rolling storage space for parts to a delivery vehicle, or covered on-site workspace. This van can also transform into a camper van if you're into mods. The cargo hold can easily accommodate sleeping quarters and storage bins for camping supplies. Or, maybe you're the new soccer coach and need something to haul portable goalpost nets, bags of balls, coolers of refreshments, and other sports supplies to games each weekend. 

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal gave the Ford Transit 150 an overall reliability rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Ford Transit 150 20th out of 24 among Commercial Vans.

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Ford Transit 150 features and specs

Base 2WD 3D Cargo Ext Van

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Sync System
  • Tow Hitch
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Turbo Diesel Engine

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.2L

Horsepower

185

Torque (ft-lbs)

350

Engine type

Turbo Diesel

Fuel capacity

25

Wheelbase

147.6"

Overall length

237.6"

Width

81.3"

Height

83.2"

Leg room

F 39.7"

Head room

F 40.8"

Front tires

LT235/65SR16

Rear tires

LT235/65SR16

Seating capacity

2

Max towing capacity

520/5200 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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