2016 Chevy Express Cargo vs. 2016 Ford Transit Cargo

2016 Chevy Express Cargo black

Chevy Express Cargo

2016 Ford Transit Cargo red

Ford Transit Cargo

If you’re on the lookout for a high-capacity cargo van near Calumet City and Homewood that will perfectly suit your business needs, you have likely compared popular models like the 2016 Chevy Express Cargo and 2016 Ford Transit Cargo over the course of your search.

Ultimately, which of these vans will provide everything you want and need to help keep your business running smoothly? Keep reading as we compare them side by side!

Performance Delivery

Both the Chevy Express Cargo and Ford Transit van lineups feature three engine options. Between them, the Chevy Express offers much greater engine power.

The Chevy Express standard 4.8L V8 SFI engine produces 285 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, while the available 6.0L V8 SFI FlexFuel engine delivers 342 hp and 373 lb-ft of torque. Finally, the Chevy Express 6.6L Duramax V8 turbo diesel engine generates 260 hp and 525 lb-ft of torque.

In contrast, the Ford Transit offers three engines and their accompanying stats are as follows:

  • 3.7L Ti-VCT V6 engine produces just 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine generates 310 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.2L Power Stroke I5 turbo diesel engine offers only 185 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque

The Chevy Express Cargo also boasts a much greater towing capacity than the Ford Transit. Standard towing ability onboard the Chevy Express Cargo is 7,100 pounds. In comparison, the Ford Transit’s standard towing ability is only up to 5,300 pounds. In terms of maximum towing power, the Chevy Express Cargo 2500 with 135-inch wheelbase flexes up to 10,000 pounds of towing muscle, while the Ford Transit’s maximum towing capacity is only 7,500 pounds.

Space for People as Well as Cargo

If your business demands dictate both impressive cargo room and the availability of passenger seating, the Chevy Express is the right van for you.

In terms of passenger capacity, the Chevy Express Cargo van features optional seating for five passengers. In contrast, the Ford Transit van can only carry two passengers.

Big Business is on the Way

Consumers can explore the many assets of the 2016 Chevy Express Cargo van at Chevrolet of Homewood. Visit us at 18033 Halsted St. in Homewood, which is only 15 minutes from Calumet City via I-294 N and I-80 W.

Come in or contact us today to check out the Chevy Express and take it for a test drive!