Ford Transit Connect

BASE PRICE RANGE: $21,475-$23,045

WHAT'S NEW: Ford's van may be new to North America, but it's been a popular seller in Europe for nearly a decade. The Transit Connect is shorter than a midsize sedan, yet is said to provide the cargo capacity of a commercial van (but will fit in a garage), and is aimed squarely at small-business owners. The only powertrain option is a 2.0L four backed by a 4A.

COOL FACT: The Transit Connect's 1600-lb payload is comparable to that of a half-ton pickup.

SUM UP: FINALLY - A LITTLE VAN FOR GUYS.

RATING: ****


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2010 Ford Transit Connect
Base engine 2.0L/136-hp DOHC I-4
Optional engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, FWD, 4A
0-60 mph 12.0 sec*
Seat/foldaway 2-5/none
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 22/25 mpg
Basic warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: O; Trac: O; Airbags: 4
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