2014 Ford E-Series

Base Price: $28,320-$37,540

Body Type: Full-size Commercial/Passenger Van

UNCHANGED: The E-Series (Econoline) will be sold side by side next to the Transit once the new van goes on sale this year. It’s still offered as a cargo van or it can carry up to 15 passengers, with three engines and three wheelbases. The van can tow up to 10,000 lb.

Cool Fact: The Econoline, around since 1961, will be replaced by the Transit, around in Europe since 1965.

Sum Up: The van is dated; the classic nameplate nearly extinct.


2014 Ford E-Series
Base Engine 4.6L/225-hp/286-lb-ft V-8
Opt Engine 5.4L/255-hp/350-lb-ft V-8; 6.8L/305-hp/420-lb-ft V-10
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD, 4A/5A
EPA Econ City/Hwy 10-13/14-17 mpg
0-60 mph 9.9-14.8 sec*
Seats/Foldaway 2-15/none
Basic Warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety Airbags: 2; rear cam: N/A; BMS: N/A
IntelliChoice 5-Yr Retained Value 39%
*estimated


2014 Ford F-150

Base Price: $25,000-$54,000*

Body Type: Full-size

MINOR: The STX SuperCrew adds more cab options to the STX model, and a special-edition Raptor adds new colors, graphics, and interior styling. A sport-oriented Tremor model pairs the 365-hp twin-turbo 3.5L V-6 engine with single cab, short bed, 4.10:1 axle, and limited-slip differential for street performance. Read about the 2015 Ford F-150 HERE.

Driver’s Choice: SVT Raptor for off-road, Tremor for the street.

Sum Up: America’s best-selling pickup gives you more reasons to buy.


2014 Ford F-150
Base Engine 3.7L/302-hp/278-lb-ft V-8
Opt Engines 3.5L/365-hp/420-lb-ft twin-turbo V-6; 5.0L/360-hp/380-lb-ft V-8; 6.2L/411-hp/434-lb-ft V-8
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD/4WD, 6A
EPA Econ City/Hwy 11-17/16-23 mpg
0-60 mph 6.2-7.6 sec
Tow/Payload 5500-11,300/1500-3100 lb
Basic Warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety Airbags: 6; rear cam: O; BMS: N/A
IntelliChoice 5-Yr Retained Value 50%
*estimated


2014 Ford Super Duty

Base Price: $30,915-$62,325

Body Type: Full-size

UNCHANGED: Improved standard brakes increase payload ratings and offer better pedal feel. A new XL appearance package dresses up the exterior and adds a stereo and cruise control. The XLT Value Package now includes a self-dimming rearview mirror and 4.2-in LCD screen in-dash. Powertrain options include a 385-hp 6.2L V-8 and a 6.7L turbodiesel V-8 with 800 lb-ft of torque.

Best Buy: The Lariat gives you the features without the King Ranch price tag.

Sum Up: When you absolutely must have the biggest…grille.


2014 Ford Super Duty
Base Engine 6.2L/316-385-hp/397-405-lb-ft V-8
Opt Engine 6.7L/400-hp/800-lb-ft t-diesel V-8
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD/4WD, 6A
EPA Econ City/Hwy Not rated
0-60 mph 8.3-9.2 sec*
Tow/Payload 12,100-30,500/3050-7300 lb
Basic Warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety Airbags: 6; rear cam: O; BMS: N/A
IntelliChoice 5-Yr Retained Value 50%
*estimated


2015 Ford Transit

Base Price: $28,000-$37,000*

Body Type: Full-size Commercial Van

ALL-NEW: Ford’s newest generation of the Euro-designed van is coming to America. Powered here by a 3.2L turbodiesel I-5, 3.7L V-6, or EcoBoost 3.5L V-6, the van was put through rigorous durability testing for the North American market. The Transit will be offered as a cargo and passenger van, with three body lengths, two wheelbases, and three roof heights.

Cool Fact: Its max 487-cu-ft cargo volume offers more than 70 percent more space than that of the Chevy Express.

Sum Up: Transit could challenge Sprinter for Euro-van supremacy in North America.


2015 Ford Transit
Base Engine 3.7L/302-hp/278-lb-ft V-6
Opt Engines 3.2L/197-hp/347-lb-ft t-diesel I-5; 3.5L/365-hp/420-lb-ft twin-turbo V-6
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD, 6A
EPA Econ City/Hwy 15-18/20-21 mpg*
0-60 mph 9.3-14.5 sec*
Seats/Foldaway 2-15/none
Basic Warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety Airbags: 2; rear cam: O; BMS: N/A
*estimated


2014 Ford Transit Connect

Base Price: $22,995-$25,995

Body Type: Compact Commercial/Passenger Van

ALL-NEW: Not only is the new van better-looking, it’s now offered with two wheelbases, and powertrain options are up to date. (So long, 4A!) There’s a 2.5L I-4 or a 1.6L turbo-four, both with a 6A. Offered as cargo van or wagon, new options include dual sliding doors, nav, fold-flat seats, panoramic roof, and rear camera. The cargo van can hold more than 130 cu-ft of gear.

Look For: Best-in-class fuel economy, 1600-lb payload, and 2000-lb towing capacity.

Sum Up: Workaday small van category just got an injection of style.


2014 Ford Transit Connect
Base Engine 2.5L/168-hp/170-lb-ft I-4
Opt Engine 1.6L/178-hp/184-lb-ft turbo I-4
Drivetrain Front engine, FWD, 6A
EPA Econ City/Hwy 20-21/28-30 mpg*
0-60 mph 9.7-10.0 sec*
Seats/Foldaway 2-7/2nd, 3rd row
Basic Warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety Airbags: 6; rear cam: O; BMS: O
*estimated