Ford Transit Van Gas Mileage (City/Highway)


How Many Miles Per Gallon Does The Ford Transit Van Get?

While the exact fuel mileage of the Ford Transit van is influenced by numerous factors (like model, weight, & accessories), the average fuel economy is somewhere around 20 miles per gallon.

Engine TypeCity (MPG)Highway (MPG)Combined (MPG)
3.5L PFDi V614 MPG18 MPG16 MPG
3.5L EcoBoost® V618 MPG24 MPG21 MPG
2.0L GDI I-419 MPG27 MPG23 MPG


How Large Is The Ford Transit Van Fuel Tank?

The Ford Transit van fuel tank comes in 1 of 2 sizes (depending on model): 25 gallons for the 3.5L PFDi V6 & 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 , and 15.8 gallons for the 2.0L GDI I-4.

Engine TypeTank CapacityCity (Range)Highway (Range)Combined (Range)
3.5L PFDi V625 Gallons350 Miles450 Miles400 Miles
3.5L EcoBoost® V625 Gallons450 Miles600 miles525 Miles
2.0L GDI I-415.8 Gallons300 Miles426.6 miles363.4 Miles


What Is The Most Fuel Efficient Transit Van Model?

The most fuel efficient Ford Transit model is the smaller Ford Transit Connect averaging 19MPG city, 27MPG highway, and 23 MPG combined. The most fuel efficient standard Ford Transit van (larger van) is the Passenger & Crew vans which have less seats and thus overall weight than the XL & XLT models.

ModelCity (MPG)Highway (MPG)Combined (MPG)
Passenger XL14 MPG18 MPG16 MPG
Passenger XLT14 MPG18 MPG16 MPG
Crew15 MPG19 MPG17 MPG
Passenger15 MPG19 MPG17 MPG
Connect Commercial XL Cargo19 MPG27 MPG23 MPG
Connect Commercial XLT Cargo19 MPG27 MPG23 MPG
Connect Commercial XL Passenger Wagon19 MPG27 MPG23 MPG
Connect Commercial XLT Passenger Wagon19 MPG27 MPG23 MPG
Connect Commercial Titanium Passenger Wagon19 MPG27 MPG23 MPG



With a modest 17 MPG combined city/highway for the larger Ford Transit, and an impressive 23 MPG for the smaller Connect, Ford Transit vans are one of the more fuel efficient vans used for vanlife.



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