Are Ford Transit Custom vans reliable?

The good news is the Transit Custom has an excellent reliability record, but the only fly in the ointment is the 2.0-litre engine. These smooth and powerful units seem to require more oil than is usual, and the problem has been traced back to the injectors.

What is the difference between Ford Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom?

Vehicles badged Transit Custom or Tourneo Custom look very similar because they are. The main difference is that the Transit Custom is aimed at commercial users – think builders and those who need to shuffle stock/people around – while the Tourneo is more upmarket, targetting taxi drivers and large families alike.

What is the best transit custom engine?

Most popular Ford Transit Custom engine The bestselling Ford Transit Custom engine is always the mid-range output version. In Euro 6 terms that’s the 130hp / 385Nm 2.0-litre variant. For Euro 5 it’s the 125hp / 350Nm 2.2-litre engine.

What’s the best Transit to buy?

Best medium panel vans 2020

  • Ford Transit Custom.
  • Volkswagen T6.1 Transporter.
  • Renault Trafic.
  • Vauxhall Vivaro.
  • Citroen Dispatch.
  • Peugeot Expert.
  • Mercedes Vito.
  • Toyota Proace.

What type of van is a Transit?

Sold primarily as a cargo van, the Transit is also built as a passenger van (marketed as the Ford Tourneo since 1995), minibus, cutaway van chassis, and as a pickup truck.

Which is the best Ford Transit engine?

Which Ford Transit engine is best? Both the original 2.2-litre and the later 2.0-litre engines offer a good driving experience – but though the 2.0-litre motors have been experiencing some issues (see the Reliability section), they are also more refined and have greater low-down torque.

What’s the difference between a 2013 Ford Transit?

The 2013 Ford Transit Connect is a compact work van available in XL Van, XLT Van, XLT Wagon and XLT Premium Wagon trim levels. The primary difference between Van and Wagon trims is the presence of…

Is the Ford Transit Custom a good car?

This Transit Custom generally has a strong reliability record, but our ownership survey did throw up a few issues to look out for. The interior isn’t the last word in sophistication but it is hardwearing. This Transit is built to be extremely tough, and has benefited from many years of continual development.

Where can I buy a 2013 Ford Transit Connect?

I definitely wanted a 2013, the last year this “boxy” style was made. I finally found this one at Mercedes Benz Of Bedford (Ohio). They were very helpful in taking it to a repair facility I picked out for a pre-purchase inspection. When all was good, the dealership arranged to have it shipped to Seattle for me.

When did Ford start offering the Ford Transit?

By 2013 though, Ford had realised that its Transit product offering needed looking at. Previously, potential customers had been faced with a wide, unwieldy range attempting to be all things to all businesses.