Ford transit like this green passenger van come with both diesel and gasoline engine options
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Ford Transit Last?

Ford Transit vans are often bought for a commercial work fleet. People also buy Ford Transit passenger vans for carpooling. Plus, there are many who buy a Transit in order to build out a camper van conversion. Now, Ford has even introduced an electric Transit. But how many miles will a Ford Transit van last? …

The 2022 Ford Maverick spied on production line
Trucks & SUVs

Will the Ford Maverick Really Have All-Wheel-Drive?

The 2022 Ford Maverick is leading the compact truck charge. We might see the Hyundai Santa Cruz and Ram Dakota soon too. But new spy shots raise more questions about what the mysterious Ford Maverick will be like. For example, will it have all-wheel drive?  Will the 2022 Ford Maverick be AWD?  According to Maverick …

A diesel engine stands in front of a Ford Transit delivery van at Ford's stand at the IAA Commercial Vehicles
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit Vans Made This Surprising List for 2020

If you ask the average American about the best-selling cars in America, a few models may come to mind. Many people drive trucks like the Ford F-150 or sedans like the Toyota Camry, and they are some of the best-selling cars in the U.S. That being said, surprisingly, Ford Transit vans are also some of …

Ford E-Transit Concept
Hybrids & Electrics

The Ford E-Transit Just Gained Mustang Power

Check it out, the Ford E-Transit is coming, and it won’t be your average working or adventuring van. The 2022 Ford E-Transit will share parts with the Ford Mustang Mach-E for more electrifying power.  The powerful 2022 Ford E-Transit is coming  One of the most popular commercial vans that’s used for work and camping is …

Ford's Mustang Mach-E
Hybrids & Electrics

Ford Is About to Start Building Affordable EVs

The electrification of the auto industry is undeniable at this point. Most major automakers have committed to building one or more electric vehicles in the coming years. Ford dove in headfirst in 2019 with the release of its first EV, the Mustang Mach-E. In a recent earnings call covered by Wards Auto, Ford’s CEO Jim …

a blue transit connect passenger wagon driving
Crossover & Midsize

What Is So Great About the 2020 Ford Transit?

It’s not surprising to hear that a Ford model is the most popular option. The Ford F-150 has been the most popular selling truck for decades. Since its introduction in 2014, the Ford Transit has climbed the ranks as the most popular cargo van, but why?  Why is the 2020 Ford Transit the best cargo …

A white 2021 Ford Transit AWD with the Adventure Prep Package drives up a forest hill
Marine & RVs

Do the 2021 Ford Transit’s New Packages Turn It Into a Mini RV?

It’s not just RVs that have exploded in popularity recently. Their smaller counterparts, camper vans, and the associated #vanlife trend have similarly grown within the public consciousness. Enough that a few manufacturers are starting to get in on the trend. RV maker Winnebago, for example, is turning Mercedes Sprinters into camper vans. Volkswagen’s been in …

a bright blue Ford Transit connect cargo van working as an urban work truck
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Most Complained About Cargo Vans

Cargo vans are great for a long list of purposes. They make great work trucks as well as perfect platforms for camper van conversions. Additionally, cargo vans in their passenger form are excellent people movers for large groups or extra-large families. However, not ever cargo van is created equal. Consumers have submitted their qualms on …

a white Ram work van
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Best Work Vans Under $10,000

When you are on the hunt for a commercial work van for business-related use, keeping the price low is often important. However, sacrificing on reliability or utility isn’t an option. Are there good cheap work vans out there for less than $10,000? The answer is yes. You can actually find many options for that price …

2020 Mercedes Metris Van | MB
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Mercedes-Benz Metris vs. Ford Transit Connect

The Mercedes-Benz Metris and the Ford Transit Connect are both smaller vans which offer both a passenger and cargo version. The van segment is perhaps not one of the most exciting, but it is popular. These people and stuff carriers are an important part of the automobile industry. They carry families around town and they …

Blue 2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top 110 panel van driving down a country road
Crossover & Midsize

The Land Rover Defender Panel Van Is Ready to Work

While the new Land Rover Defender isn’t a body-on-frame SUV, it’s still more than capable when the pavement runs out. But the new Defender’s goal isn’t just to equal the original’s off-road prowess. It’s meant to be more refined and comfortable on a daily basis; good for something besides just off-roading. This is seemingly why …

A white sprinter full-size cargo van on a construction site
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Efficient Full-Size Cargo Van

So, you want to know which van is the most efficient cargo van. Whether you are buying work vans for a fleet or hitting the road in a van life conversion, efficiency is one of the most important boxes to tick. Full-size-cargo van efficiency doesn’t just stop at gas mileage. Comparing commercial van cargo capability …

Ford transit like this green passenger van come with both diesel and gasoline engine options
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit Van: Gasoline vs. Diesel Engine

In terms of the cargo van, Ford dominates the market. The Ford Transit is the most popular choice for commercial fleet vans. One of the reasons it is such a leading choice is for the options that are available. Of these options is the choice between a diesel engine and a gasoline engine. What makes …

Blue 2020 Ford Transit Trail van driving through a construction site
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Are Ford Transit Vans Very Reliable?

When it comes to a great cargo van or passenger van, the Ford Transit is the most popular choice in America. The Ford Transit is a versatile commercial van for both work and van life. But is it reliable? Hearing horror stories from lemon owners on forums about dead battery issues and other Ford Transit …

A black Ford transit passenger van in the snow
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Ford Transit: Is it Better?

For 2020, the Ford Transit cargo and passenger vans have seen some welcome updates. Though it isn’t a complete redesign, the popular full-size van gets a mid-cycle refresh. Some changes are cosmetic, while some of them go deeper. But is the new 2020 Ford Transit better than its previous models? Apart from the all-new grille …

VW and Ford Logos
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Are Ford and Volkswagen making Pickups and Vans Together?

It might not be a surprise to hear that automakers sometimes collaborate on projects. Ford has worked with Mazda in the past. That is where the Ranger and Mazda B-Series trucks of the 1980s and 1990s came from. Also, Volkswagen has collaborated with Audi. For example, the Jetta and the A4 share many underpinnings. But, are Ford …

a white ProMaster driving in the city
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Ram ProMaster Only Has 1 Thing Going for It

It’s a pretty general consensus: the ProMaster cargo van doesn’t have much going for it. If you want something cheap and mildly competitive in its class, the Ram ProMaster cargo van is your dream come true. But if you want a van that handles well enough to actually enjoy driving, you’ll want something else–– like …

2021 Wonder RL RV in white with black accent color
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit RV Conversion With Lounge Is a Real Wonder

Sales of recreational vehicles have shot up during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have taken to road tripping, car camping, overlanding, and off-roading as their get-away escapes from the various regional lockdown situations. So, attention to the RV segment is understandable. To try and scratch the itch of getting outdoors, Leisure Travel Vans has …