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Here’s What’s New On The 2020 Transit Connect Van

Ford’s 2020 Transit Connect will land soon, and anyone in the market trying to decide whether to wait for the 2020 model or buy a 2019 Transit Connect can determine if the new and changing equipment is worth a wait. There are only a few changes coming to the 2020 Transit Connect. The van will have sixteen body codes that offer various door and window configurations along with multiple seating options. For 2020, there will be two powertrain options and class-exclusive driver-assist features.


Changes that are coming to the exterior of the 2020 Transit Connect include:

  • Automatic headlamps and configurable daytime running lights on all trim levels
  • Rain sensing wipers are included on all trim levels
  • Guard Metallic paint is discontinued


  • The Titanium Premium Package is no longer offered

Driver Assist

The key change for 2020 Transit Connect vans is the inclusion of Ford Co-Pilot360 standard on the XLT Cargo Van and XLT and Titanium Passenger Wagon with the system as an option on XL Van and XL Wagon. The Ford Co-Pilot 360 system includes:

  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps [Included with Lane-Keeping System for XL, Standard for XLT & Titanium]
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert (Optional on XL, Standard on XLT & Titanium)
  • Lane-Keeping Assist, Lane-Keeping Alert and Driver Alert [Included with Lane-Keeping System for XL, Standard for XLT & Titanium]
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning, Dynamic Brake Support) (Standard on all trim levels)
  • Rear View Camera (Standard on all trim levels)

Safety & Security

  • Orange seatbelts are an option on Cargo vans

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  1. Raymond Ramirez

    “There are oil a few changes coming to the 2020 Transit Connect.” What does that mean?

    And where are the hybrid or electric models?

    1. warren trout

      Detroit will bring EVs only as they are forced to. THe fat old men don’t want to change. They barely got over horse and buggy

  2. Bill Kostelic

    Wish they would have offered a powered rear hatch lift.


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