2020 Ram ProMaster City vs 2020 Ford Transit Connect 

2020 Ram ProMaster City vs 2020 Ford Transit Connect

Looking to put your Twin City business on the road? A compact cargo van is the ideal choice for commercial clients looking to take their products or services to the streets. And if you’re looking for a small van, the 2020 Ram ProMaster City and 2020 Ford Transit Connect are some of the best in the business this year. Join us for a breakdown of what each has to offer.

Both models are very much utilitarian in nature, but there are several key differences worth knowing before you decide to plunge into your commercial van purchase. For starters, the 2020 Transit Connect offers a choice between two wheelbase lengths, but the 2020 ProMaster City offers a larger cargo hold than either choice posed by Ford. The comparison table provided outlines specifics on just how much space you can expect.

2020 Ram ProMaster City


2020 Ford Transit Connect

$24,480  Starting MSRP  $24,275 
2.4-liter inline-4  Base Engine  2.0-liter inline-4 
178 horsepower / 174 lb-ft of torque  Horsepower / Torque 162 horsepower / 144 lb-ft of torque 
131.7 cubic feet  Cargo Volume  104.8 - 127.4 cubic feet 

Comparing the Power and Capability of the 2020 Ram ProMaster City and 2020 Ford Transit Connect Compact Cargo Vans 

With all versions of the 2020 Ram ProMaster City, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generates 178 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission takes credit for the van’s impressive fuel economy and quick acceleration. The 2020 Ford Transit Connect offers a choice of two powertrains, but neither the standard 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine nor the fleet-only 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder can parallel the ratings offered by the ProMaster City cargo van.

The excellent engineering under the hood sets the 2020 Ram ProMaster City up for incredible payload capability with the ability to haul up to 1,883 lbs. of cargo. That’s notably more than the 2020 Ford Transit Connect can take on with its 1,550-lb. payload capacity. Both the ProMaster City and Transit Connect offer a maximum towing capacity of up to 2,000 lbs.

Thirsty for more details on the 2020 Ram Promaster City cargo van? Commercial clients in the Twin Cities area can come in for a personalized consultation and test drive the best in the lineup at the Fury Ram Truck Center in Lake Elmo, MN.

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