Ford E-Transit is on its way to becoming the best selling-van in America and positioned for fast success. Electric vans are going to possibly have a larger impact globally. There are delivery giants like Amazon, FedEx, UPS, and the USPS transition from internal combustion to electric power. They are definitely capturing the attention of the public.
Ford E-Transit Combinations
The E-Transit, in trying to suit the needs of commercial buyers, is going to be offering in many different combinations. In fact, it’s like its gas-powered counterpart. There will be three lengths and three roof heights for the cargo van variant. Moreover, the payload will, in fact, max out to 3,800 pounds. However, the cargo capacity does max out at 487.3 cubic feet. It is the same as gas-powered Transit. Moreover, Ford is also offering a chassis cab and cutaway model. However, the Crew Van and Passenger Van variations will not be available yet. Therefore, the E-Transit is expecting to beat most of its rivals to the market.
Mazda E-Transits Platform and Powertrains
The E-Transit’s running gear is going to be borrowing from the Mustang Mach-E. It will be building along with the gas-powered Transits. There is a mid-mounted electric motor making 266 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque that will drive the rear wheels. The power is stored in a 67-kWh battery pack. Moreover, the batteries and motor are packaged beneath the cargo floor is protecting the cargo volume. The E-Transit is functioning as a mobile generator like the F-150 Hybrid. There will be 125 miles of range for the E-Transit. It is most likely in the aero-friendly short-roof confirmation.
Short-Roof, Short-Wheelbase Variant
The E-Transit Prices will start at $44,990 for a short-roof, short-wheelbase variant. It is just $1,600 more than a gas-powered Transit which is before any federal, state, or local EV rebates or incentives. The first few vans out the door will be sold to the public who will form a pilot program to providing Ford with usage data. Then go from there to work out any last-minute kinks.