Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2011 Ford Transit, Transit Connect Electric, Transit Connect Taxi Connect passenger and commercial van. The Transit Connect features a 2.0 Duratec DOHC I-4 (136 HP @ 6,300 RPM) engine mated with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The Transit Connect Electric uses a Siemens AC induction motor that gets up to 80 miles per full charge and can reach 75 mph @ 0 percent grade.


2011 Ford Transit Connect, Transit Connect Electric, Transit Connect Taxi Technical Specifications
BODY
Construction Steel unibody
Final Assembly Location Kocaeli, Turkey / Electric: Michigan, United States (by Azure Dynamics Corporation)
Glider assembly Electric only: Kocaeli, Turkey (by Ford Motor Company)
Drivetrain Layout Front-wheel drive (FWD)
POWERTRAIN AND CHASSIS
ENGINE -- Standard Gas
Type 2.0 Duratec DOHC I-4
Manufacturing location Valencia Spain
Configuration Aluminum block and head
Intake Manifold Nylon (PA6 GF30)
Exhaust Manifold Cast-iron
Crankshaft Cast-iron
Redline 7000 RPM (intermittent)
Idle Speed in Drive 650 RPM
Throttle Body Electronic
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Cylinder Head Valve Diameter Intake 35mm, Exhaust 30mm
Pistons Die cast Aluminum
Connecting Rods Powdered metal
Ignition Electronic
Bore x Stroke 3.44 x 3.27 / 87.5 x 83.1 mm
Displacement 121 cu in. / 1999 cc
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 136 @ 6,300 RPM
Horsepower Per Liter 68
Torque 128 lb.-ft @ 4,750 RPM
Recommended Fuel 87 Octane
Fuel Capacity 15.4 gallon
Fuel Injection Sequential multiport electronic
Oil Capacity 4.5 quarts with filter
Recommended Oil 5w20 (NA)
Emission Control Three-way catalyst
Federal Standards Yes
California Standards Yes
ENGINE -- Optional - Electric
PROPULSION ARCHITECTURE
Architecture description Siemens AC induction motor, Azure Dynamics inverter, Borg-Warner transaxle, Johnson Controls-Saft battery pack
System voltage range 260v - 380v
ELECTRIC DRIVE SYSTEM
Motor Siemens model 135, 3-phase AC induction motor, 300V nominal, liquid-cooled
Torque 158 Nm (continuous) / 235 Nm (peak)
Transmission Borg-Warner 31-03, single-speed
Gear ratio 8.28:1
DC/DC converter TDK, 110A output
HIGH VOLTAGE
Charge port connector SAE J1772
BATTERY
Battery Johnson Controls-Saft lithium-ion pack
Capacity 28 kWh, 16 modules / (192 cells)
Voltage range 215v - 390v / charger - 3.3 KW
PERFORMANCE
Driving range Up to 80 miles per full charge
Charge duration 6 to 8 hours for full cycle using 240v, longer using 120v
Top speed 75 mph @ 0 percent grade
Gradeability 3 percent grade @ 60 mph and GVW 27 percent grade @ GVW for 820 feet (peak)
Acceleration 0-60 mph in 12 seconds (based on curb weight) 0-60 mph in 15 seconds (based on gross vehicle weight rating)
Crash/regulatory safety and air bags Meets Federal and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Specifications
Vehicle life 10 years / 120,000 miles