Ford FiestaVan and Transit Connect 2011 Engines Are Euro Stage V
The 1.4-litre engine has an additional 2PS of power at 70PS and the 1.6-litre one gets an additional 5PS at 95PS. The 2011 model also comes with a Diesel Particulate Filter and trip computer.
The base FiestaVan model gains an extra 2PS of power too, with the 1.25-litre Duratec 82PS engine. Customers also gain a trip computer as standard for 2011.
Moreover, the Transit connect revised 1.8-litre Ford Duratorq TDCi engine also exceeds the Euro Stage V. The
“When the DPF is full, the new vaporiser technology heats the DPF to 600 degrees Celsius to turn all the soot into CO2 and water in a process known as a regeneration cycle. The new vaporiser increases the system's efficiency and reduces emissions compared to normal cDPFs,” a company statement reads.
Additionally, all Stage V engines will now have a Variable Nozzle Turbo (VNT) that boosts low end torque, improves driveability and also reduces emissions. Also, the Stage V 90PS Ford Duratorq TDCi engine will now also come with a revised final drive ratio for enhanced fuel efficiency.
"Despite a tough business climate, Ford FiestaVan sales are up 40 per cent this year. This work towards maintaining class-leading low cost of ownership is how we try to make the Ford range the one that British businesses choose," Mark Simpson, marketing director, Ford of Britain, said in a statement.