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Performance and Efficiency

The New Transit Minibus has been built to help you move people more efficiently. A range of powerful and efficient new engines has been paired with advanced transmissions to deliver responsive performance and reduced emissions. There are a range of smart fuel-saving technologies too, to help keep refuelling to a minimum.

Ford Transit Minibus engine

The power of choice

Featuring a range of advanced 2.0-litre Ford EcoBlue diesel engines, the New Transit Minibus is more powerful and more efficient than ever. The NewTransit Minibus is available with a refined Heavy Duty Truck (HDT) engine to maximise performance. Offering up to 170PS with both manual and automatic transmission options (Automatic transmission only available on Trend model) you’re guaranteed to find the one that meets your specific needs. Whichever you choose, every engine meets the stringent Euro HDT6.0 emissions standards too.

Helping you drive more efficiently

The innovative Ford EcoGuide system continually assesses the effects of your driving behaviour on your fuel consumption. The system analyses your speed, gear shifting, braking and anticipation levels, plus the number of short and long journeys you make. EcoGuide then feeds this information back to you via a display on the dashboard. The aim is to encourage you to drive more efficiently, reduce fuel consumption and save you money over the life of the vehicle.

new Ford Transit front view
Ford Transit Minibus close up on new dashboard

Use less fuel with Auto-Start-Stop

When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine (while still supplying power to essentials like the headlights, air-conditioning, radio and the Ford SYNC system). When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or press the accelerator on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto-Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10%.

Tyres that can improve efficiency

Low rolling resistance tyres on the new Transit Minibus are designed to reduce the energy required to make the tyres roll. This means less power is required to move, and fuel consumption is reduced over the life of the vehicle.

Ford Transit Minibus close crop on tyres and wheel