|Body and chassis|
|Class||Light commercial vehicle (M)|
|Layout||Rear wheel drive (1953–present)|
front wheel drive (2000–present)
4WD (1977–1986, 2000–present)
The first van to wear the Transit badge was the Taunus Transit. It was produced in Germany. It gained this name in 1961, eight years after it was introduced in 1953. It was not sold in the UK. Production of it ceased in 1965.
First generation (1965–1986)Edit
The first generation Transit was launched in October 1965.
In 1977, the model was improved. It had new front lights, new grille, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet
Second generation (1986–2000)Edit
The second generation Transit was launched in January 1986.
In 1994, the model was improved. It had new front and rear lights, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet
Third generation (2000–2014)Edit
The third generation Transit, was launched in July 2000.
In August 2006, the model was improved. It had new front and rear lights, new front and rear bumpers and a new new bonnet
Fourth generation (2013–present)Edit
The fourth-generation Transit was launched in January 2013 at the 2013 North American (Detroit) International Auto Show.
In 2020, the model was improved. It had a new grille and the engine was improved.
Ford Transit ConnectEdit
Ford Transit Connect is a compact van produced by Ford Motor Company from 2002 to the present day. It is currently in its second generation.
Ford Transit CustomEdit
Ford Transit Custom is a compact van and leisure van produced by Ford Motor Company from 2013 to the present day. It is currently in its first generation.
Ford Transit TourneoEdit
Ford Transit Tourneo is a leisure vehicle produced by Ford Motor Company from 1995 to the present day.
A leisure version of the Transit Connect, the Tourneo Connect is made too however the Tourneo Connect is not the same model as the Connect.
- "TRANSIT/TOURNEO CONNECT PRESS PACK". Ford Media Center. Archived from the original on 24 July 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
The year 1997 saw the launch of our fourth generation, all-new Transit, thirty-five years after the original model's debut.
- "2015 Ford Transit". Detroit Free Press. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013.