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Ford Transit vs RAM ProMaster: What to Buy in 2020?

Ford Transit vs RAM ProMaster: What to Buy in 2020?

If you’re getting a cargo van this year for your business, then you want to know the best options available. Two popular cargo van series are the Ford Transit and the RAM ProMaster cargo van series. These two incredible cargo vans offer cargo space, fuel economy, and style. Either of them would make a great choice for your business.


Whether you’re just starting out in business and want to get your first cargo van or you’re ready to upgrade, then understanding the differences between these two types of vans is essential so you can make the best decision for your future. Here is an overview of each and a brief comparison of them both side by side, so you can determine which one fits your needs best.

Ford Transit Vans for Sale in Ontario

Ford Transit

Engine and Performance

You have a couple of options with the engine in the Ford Transit. The standard engine is a powerful 3.7 L V6 with 275 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. You can also choose the Ecoboost Turbocharged 3.5 L V6 with 310 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. Alternately, there is a diesel option, as well.


Not only is this van powerful under the hood, but it can haul up to 7,500 lbs.


Cargo Space

You’ll have three roof lengths and three heights to meet the demands of whatever your job may require. A full 487 cubic feet (ca. 14 m³) of cargo space provides room to haul your tools, supplies, and more without an issue.


Technology and Safety Features

Discover a power inverter to recharge all your technological equipment and keep you seamless while on the road. Also, included is Ford’s Sync 3 system that features a voice-activated system, touchscreen, and navigation.


Safety is a priority in Ford’s vans. You’ll have access to these features:

  • Lane-keeping alert with driver alert
  • Rearview mirror with trailer assist
  • Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System when you have SYNC activated


RAM ProMaster for Sale in Ontario

Dodge Ram ProMaster

Engine and Performance

The Ram ProMaster comes with a standard with a 3.6-L V6, which delivers 280 horsepower to the van and 295 lb-ft torque. You can get a diesel if you’d like, as well.


The Ram is known for its power too. I can haul a load. Although it won’t take on as much as the Ford Connect, it will haul up to 5,100 lbs.


Cargo Space

The cargo area is quite spacious with a full 463 cubic feet (ca. 13 m³) for all your items.


Interior Design Features

Unique interior design features make the Ram ProMaster stand out. Front seats swivel around 180 degrees, allowing you to work seamlessly and effortlessly.


Technology and Safety Features

You won’t sacrifice on safety with the Ram ProMaster. A ParkView Rear Back up camera comes standard. Six airbags ensure protection if the unfortunate occurs, and you will also Electronic Stability Control Features.


Ford Transit vs RAM ProMaster

Ford Transit Features Ram ProMaster
3.7-L V6 Engine 3.6-L V6
275 Horsepower 280
Up to 7,500 Towing Capability Up to 5,100
14 mpg city/18 mpg highway Fuel Economy 13 mpg city/18 mpg highway
487 cubic feet (ca. 14 m³) Cargo Capacity 463 cubic feet (ca. 13 m³)


The best way to decide which cargo van is the right one for you is to stop by Palmery Motors and check them out today!

Categories: Vans