One of the best selling vans in the US; the current Ford Transit receives someimprovements for 2016 version. The car is available with new technologies, including the new SYNC 3 multimedia system, which now offers more conversational voice recognition, a more innovative smartphone-like touch screen and easier-to-understand graphical interface.
All 2016 Ford Transit vans and wagons will include a rearview camera and trailer hitch assist technology as standard equipment. Trailer hitch assist automatically engages when the vehicle is shifted into reverse and displays a graphical overlay on the screen that helps guide drivers to line up a hitch with a trailer.
Transit fleet customers can add an available speed limitation feature that caps top speed at 70 mph.
Dual sliding side cargo doors also will be available for the first time on Ford Transit medium- and high-roof vans – meaning customers can choose from 58 vehicle configurations, up from 47 in the 2015 model year.
Auxiliary fuse panels are optional on all Transit variants to power custom upfit accessories or other implements. A single absorbed glass mat (AGM) battery – designed for drivers who need to power extra lights or equipment – is optional on all gas engines.
Four new paint colors debut for the 2016 model year: Shadow Black, Caribou, Magnetic and Race Red.