2018 Ford Transit Cargo Van Model Review, Features, Specs, & Pricing

2018 Ford Transit in Galion, OH

Does your business need a commercial van with seating for up to 15 or up to 487.3 cu. ft. of cargo volume? Consider the 2018 Ford Transit. Its extraordinary capability, unparalleled versatility, and impressive safety features will help your growing business run more smoothly. Find out how by reading the following overview from the product specialists at Donley Ford in Galion, OH.

When you're ready to get behind the wheel of a 2018 Ford Transit, give the team at our Ford dealership in Galion, OH a call at (888) 683-4313 to schedule a test drive appointment.

 Three 2018 Ford Transits   

2018 Ford Transit: Power and Handling

The 2018 Transit is available with gas or diesel engine options. While each engine provides the power you need to keep up with traffic, the V6 EcoBoost® engine has the most 'oomph' thanks to 400 lb.-ft. of torque. If you drive in stop-and-go traffic, leave your work vehicle idling frequently, or tow often, consider the Power Stroke® I5 turbo diesel engine.


Engine specs are as follows:


3.7L Ti-VCT V6

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

3.2L I5 Diesel


275 HP

310 HP

185 HP


260 lb.-ft.

400 lb.-ft.

350 lb.-ft.






Additional performance capabilities and features:

  • Maximum towing capability*: Cargo Van - 7,500 lbs. | Passenger Wagon - 5,100 lbs.
  • Maximum payload rating*: Cargo Van - 4,650 lbs. | Passenger Wagon - 3,020 lbs.
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Trailer wiring provisions
  • CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package

*When properly equipped


2018 Ford Transit Interior and Exterior Design


2018 Ford Transit: Interior and Exterior Design

Vinyl, cloth, or leather-trimmed seating is available in the Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon. To keep you connected and entertained while you're on the road, the SYNC® infotainment system with navigation, hands-free calling, and Bluetooth® audio is available. Interior dimensions and configurations of the Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon are as follows:

Transit Cargo Van

Body Length

Cargo Volume Behind First Row


Low Roof Height: 246.7 cu. ft.

Medium Roof Height: 315.2 cu. ft.


Low Roof Height: 277.7 cu. ft.

Medium Roof Height: 357.1 cu. ft.

High Roof Height: 404.3 cu. ft.


High Roof Height: 487.2 cu. ft.


Transit Passenger Wagon

  • Regular body seats eight passengers standard
  • Long body seats 12 passengers standard
  • Extended body seats 15 passengers standard
  • Seating for ten available
  • 5 cu. ft. of cargo volume behind the last row

Outside, the 2018 Ford Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon both offer three roof heights and wheelbase lengths. Regardless of which configuration you choose, you'll appreciate the following exterior features:

  • Dual sliding or 60/40 hinged cargo doors (low roof only)
  • Sliding passenger-side doors (medium & high roof only)
  • 180-degree (regular wheelbase) or 237-degree (long wheelbase) opening 50/50 hinged rear cargo doors
  • Upfit packages

2018 Ford Transit: Safety


A rearview camera is standard for the 2018 Transit as well as the SOS Post-Crash Alert System™, which automatically calls first responders when airbags deploy. The Lane Keeping Alert system is available to bring unintentional drifting to your attention.

Additional safety features include:

  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Full-length side-curtain airbag
  • Side-wind stabilization

Schedule a 2018 Ford Transit Test Drive!


Now that you know what the 2018 Ford Transit has to offer, browse our Transit inventory to find a commercial van to take for a test drive. Make an appointment by giving the team at Donley Ford of Galion a call at (888) 683-4313 or by completing the online form below. Don't forget to check out Ford incentives to find out if you qualify for savings on your purchase.


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