Ford Transit Connect Costs

Ford Transit Connect Costs of Ownership

The average cost of owning a Ford Transit Connect for 5 years is $37,456. This total will vary per vehicle, driver and location. These ownership expenses include:

The interactive chart below illustrates the relative proportion of each of the major costs of ownership. Click on any of the expenses boxes to see more detail.

Ford Transit Connect CarEdge Value Rating

This grade is our unbiased, trusted and candid financial assessment of whether the Ford Transit Connect is likely to be a good or bad automobile investment. Learn more about our Value Ratings and methodolgy.

Ford Transit Connect Depreciation

A Ford Transit Connect will depreciate in value by $16,844 after 5 years. Depreciation is difficult to avoid, but it can be managed. Depreciation is the difference between the original sales price, and what the vehicle will be worth in the future. We use 5 years as an example in our analysis.

When new, a typically-equipped Ford Transit Connect sells for $31,414 on average. After 5 years of depreciation, the average residual value will be $14,570. This represents the vehicle's retail market price. Trade-in and private sale prices will likely be lower.Trade-in and private sale prices will likely be lower. Use our Ford Transit Connect Depreciation Calculator to see how model year and mileage will affect your resale value.

Ford Transit Connect Depreciation Calculator

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Ford Transit Connect Insurance

The average annual cost for auto insurance for a Ford Transit Connect is $1,436, which adds up to $7,180 after 5 years of ownership. These insurance costs are estimates based on national averages for a 40 year old, with full coverage, a good driving record, and good credit. They also assume a single-car policy, and won't reflect any multi-car discounts. See our Ford Transit Connect Insurance Tool to view rates by state, for different driver ages, credit ratings and driving history.

Ford Transit Connect insurance rates will vary significantly between providers for the same coverage. If you've been with your current insurance company for more than a few years, you should get new quotes to make sure you're not overpaying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes to lower your insurance costs. Advertising Disclosure

Ford Transit Connect Maintenance

Maintenance and repair costs for a Ford Transit Connect will amount to $2,349 after 5 years. Expenses include scheduled maintenance, normal wear and tear items and expected repairs. These estimates exclude any free warranty work performed.

The region you live, and the way you care for and drive your vehicle can have a big impact on these costs. So, your results may vary significantly from our estimates. Our Ford Transit Connect Maintenance Cost Estimator shows how much you are likely to spend, and the probabilities of a major repair over 10 years.


Ford Transit Connect Financing Costs

The average cost to finance a new Ford Transit Connect would be $3,678 after 5 years. This assumes a 72-month loan with an APR of 4.75% and a 20% down payment. Financing costs are a vehicle cost that you can control. Your interest expense can be greatly reduced by changing your loan term, improving your credit score, or increasing your down payment. If you don't know your credit score, or haven't checked in a while, it's completely free on Credit Karma.

Our Ford Transit Connect Loan Calculator allows you to build a loan that's best suited for you. This handy utility will also help to keep you from becoming upside down, where you end up owing more than the vehicle is worth. You can estimate monthly payments and download the full amortization schedule as well. We've highlighted some typical loan scenarios in the table below. See what a difference a larger down payment will make in lowering your financing costs and your monthly payments.

Ford Transit Connect Loans

Condition Term Down Payment
New 72 Month 0% Down 20% Down
New 60 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 48 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 36 Month 0% Down 20% Down

Ford Transit Connect Fuel Economy

A Ford Transit Connect gets an average of 24 MPG, which will cost a total of $7,405 for fuel after 5 years, or about $1,481 annually. These estimates are based on recently collected national average fuel prices, assuming 12,000 miles driven per year - 55% city and 45% highway. These figures also reflect current EPA estimates. Fuel costs will vary based on your driving style, fuel prices in your area, and the engine that will be in your vehicle. We used the Ford Transit Connect models and engines below for our estimates:

Ford Transit Connect MPG

Model Powertrain MPG (combined) City Hwy
Transit Connect Van 2WD 4cyl, 2.5L, Auto(S6) 22 20 27
Transit Connect Van 2WD 4cyl, 2L, Auto(S8) 25 24 27
TRANSIT CONNECT VAN FFV 4cyl, 2L, Auto(S8) 25 24 27