2015 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB)

2015 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Specifications

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About the 2015 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB)

The 2015 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) is a front-wheel drive three-door van that was released to the Australian market on 01/09/2015 classified as a VN MY16.00. The Transit Custom is regarded as a van built in Turkey with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$17,900.

The Transit Custom is a front-wheel drive 3 door with 3 seats, powered by a 2.2L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 92 kW of power (at 3500 rpm) and 350 Nm of torque (at 1450 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. FORD claims the Transit Custom 290S (SWB) uses 7.1L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 186g of CO2. It has a 95L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 1338km per full tank.

The Transit Custom measures 1976mm (77.8 inches) in height, 4972mm (195.7 inches) in length, 2032mm (80.0 inches) in width with a 2933mm (115.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1665kg (3670.7 lbs) of unladen weight. The Transit Custom 290S (SWB) comes standard with 215/65 R15 front tyres and 215/65 R15 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2015 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) has a 118mm ground clearance with a 2000kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 4.714.

The Transit Custom has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Front Wheel Arch and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Front Floor. An example VIN number would be similar to WF0YXXTTGYDC00001.


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Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Details
Used Price From DealerA$17,900
Trade-In ValueA$13,600
SeriesVN MY16.00
Body Stylethree-door van
Release date01/09/2015
Discontinued date31/08/2016
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Wheel Arch
Compliance plate locationPass Side Front Floor
Country of originTurkey
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors3
Seating capacity3
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Engine Specifications
Size2198cc, 2.2L
Power @ RPM 92kW @ 3500rpm (123.4 hp)
Torque @ RPM350Nm @ 1450rpm (258.1 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio18
Power/weight ratio55.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke86mm × 94.6mm (3.4in × 3.7in)
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.9m (35.8 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/65 R15 - 6.5x15
Rear tyre & wheel size215/65 R15 - 6.5x15
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeLeaf spring, Gas damper
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity95L
Fuel consumption (combined average)7.1L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range1338.0km (831.4 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)186g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Dimensions
Length4972mm (195.7 inches)
Width2032mm (80.0 inches)
Height1976mm (77.8 inches)
Wheelbase2933mm (115.5 inches)
Front track1736mm (68.3 inches)
Rear track1720mm (67.7 inches)
Ground clearance118mm (4.6 inches)
Unladen weight1665kg (3670.7 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2900kg (6393.4 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass4900kg (10802.6 lbs)
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity2000kg (4409.2 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adjustable Driver Seat - Manual
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • Brake Assist
  • Bottle Holders - Front Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Cloth Trim
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Hill Holder
  • Halogen Headlights
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows Front
  • Radio Compact Disc Player
  • Roof Racks
  • Rear Wiper/Washer
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Spare Wheel - Full Size Steel Wheel
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Voice Recognition System
Optional Features
  • City Pack - A$1,500
  • Metallic Paint - A$385