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2.9 from 34 reviews

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2.9

34 reviews
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  • Build Quality
    3.8 (5)
  • Value for Money
    3.8 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (5)
  • Noise Level
    4.6 (5)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.3 (4)
  • Handling
    4.0 (5)
  • Braking
    4.7 (3)
  • Suspension
    4.4 (5)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.5 (4)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.0 (5)
  • Interior Design
    4.3 (4)
  • Boot Size
    4.5 (2)
  • Features
    3.3 (4)
  • Comfort
    4.3 (4)
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Disappointed With Gearbox

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Gear selection problems vehicle into dealer Launceston TAS 5 days ago, feedback non existent on diagnosis, had to follow and chase them continuously. 5 days no parts ordered no decision made from ford Australia on warranty claim. Disappointed as this is a front line vehicle for our company. Come on dealer and Ford Australia get your act together. Simply not good enough!

Badge350
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Engine Size2.4L Turbo
TransmissionManual

Great little work horse

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Vehicle inspection by mechanic well worth $$$
2007 2.4 litre diesel swb van which has done 100km since purchased.
Have replaced waterpump. I keep it serviced at 10km intervals.
A pleasure to drive, zippy little machine, economical and handles couriering just fine.
Stepped out of a VW crafter and prefer my transit.

Badge330
BodyVan
Engine Size2.4L Turbo
WheelbaseShort
TransmissionManual

Tyre wear due to fault Ford can't seam to detect.

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WheelbaseLong Jumbo
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Leigh Jensen

Leigh JensenPerth

  • 9 reviews
  • 6 likes

The best all round car I have ever owned

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Bought a new 280 Low Roof MWB FWD in 2012. Fitted windows all round, folding rear seat, fans & insulation & lining to rear cargo area. This is my daily driver & family wagon & work van. Very comfortable ride, handles extremely well, does NOT drive like a van. Would I buy another one? Most definitely.

Faults - the front passenger bench seat is a little too upright for real comfort
- small leak from power steering column at 60,000km and 5th gear shredded at 65,000km. Both fixed under warranty by Lane Ford, with no hassle from Ford Australia - excellent service from both parties.

Engine Size2.4L Turbo
Badge280
BodyVan
WheelbaseMedium

Mixed bag

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In the first 12 months in the shop every other week was ready to put a match to it list while under warenty turbo,gear box, computer, just out of warranty did same thing lights on power down replaced wiring harnes ford played 80% of bill .at 375thousand pump &injectors $7500.00. Three clutches gearbox has just worn main bearing it is a 2008 jumbo just done 895000 motor is still strong

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Turbo problems

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Van runs perfect until you hook up and tow it gets a gear like warning light that relates to petrol engines but its a 2.4 turbo diesel, turbo shuts down and has no power, taken to ford dealers they are useless also clutch pedal has no pressure after long drive but fine if driven short term

Engine Size2.4L Turbo
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PaulT

PaulTSYDNEY

  • 2 reviews
  • 8 likes

New Ford Transit Custom Van, first 1000Km review.

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Engine Size2.4L Turbo
TransmissionManual
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Bob L

Bob L

  • 2 reviews
  • 4 likes

Ford Transit VM Dual wheel jumbo. An excellent delivery van

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Engine Size2.4L Turbo
WheelbaseLong Jumbo
Tony

TonyAdelaide

Don't buy get something else

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Owned it from new 2010 model to date have had gearbox replace under warranty twice in the last 12 months rear seals replaced four times tail shaft yoke twice and still no answers from ford they have claimed it's wear and tear car has travelled 197000 k's I know that is a lot but as the car has only been used for long distance driving and carrying no load or towing I think that maybe there's a issue with the six speed manual don't your self a favour buy something else
Engine power is good for a turbo diesel
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Engine Size2.4L Turbo
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Nototransit

NototransitMelbourne

Do not buy a ford transit

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Engine Size2.4L Turbo
TransmissionManual
Badge350
BodyVan
WheelbaseLong

awesome

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I have had my 2010 transit for 6 months and very happy with it so far. I have my own plumbing business, the transit pulls through with flying colours, it is always fully load and when it needs tow a trailer it dose it with ease. The transit has a good balance off power and fuel efficiency.
Plenty of room in cab and cargo area, a pleasure to drive.
Parts are a little expensive for a ford, a little more power would be great.

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Ian70

Ian70AU

  • 26 reviews
  • 13 likes

Junk.

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Where to start? Brake rotors; twice. EGR valve, twice; water pump. I bought this van for it's carrying capacity and it can definitely take the weight I put in it...but it's just not worth the grey hair. It's one of the most unreliable vehicles I have ever owned. I used to like Fords...not anymore.
Load capacity. It has a barn doors option. It has very good rear visibility. Good fuel economy on the diesel.
Unreliable. It's a money pit. The standard jack included with my transit, won't lift the car high enough to change the tyre.

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Terrible

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Mustafa18
Mustafa18
bob
bob

You mean after the previous guy spent $11,000 onrepairs you still bought it? If you was an eskimo I reckon I could sell you ice!

vk2loz

vk2lozAU

  • 3 reviews
  • 3 likes

Excellent

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i have 375000 klm on my 06 transit regular service never had a problem i am sure that a Japanese van would have died by now as i regularly have 1.5 ton in the back and another 1 ton on the trailer i have towed a xr Fairmont to every state in Australia and never broke down , i bet a smaller van would do that , i have been very happy with the van my wife drives it as well and loves it , keep up the good work ford thanks for a great van
turbo good view from the drivers seat , easy to park great tow car turbo diesel stand in the back with out bending over
bumpers should have been color coded , long way up to the drivers seat and i am 6 foot tall

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Kingfish
Kingfish

I have a 2008 Transit Winnebago and reckon it is fantastic. I fitted a Steinbauer tuning chip... overpriced but made the 2.4 motor climb hills with less gear changes.

anton s
anton s

I have a fiat scudo 2008 fuel pump cost $2400.00 f/sway bar bushes $500.00 want to swap cars

vk2loz
vk2loz

NO anton s ,,,i will keep the transit , i am op to 766,000 k`s have had 2 clutches the girl uses a little oil now but drives great ,,,maybe a rebuild next year !!fingers crossed and touch wood .

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