2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB)

2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Specifications

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About the 2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB)

The 2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) is a front-wheel drive van that was released to the Australian market on 01/05/2017 classified as a VN MY17.75. The Transit Custom is regarded as a van built in Turkey with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$28,000.

The Transit Custom is a front-wheel drive 2 door with 3 seats, powered by a 2.0L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 96 kW of power (at 3500 rpm) and 385 Nm of torque (at 2000 rpm) via a Six-speed Automatic. FORD claims the Transit Custom 290S (SWB) uses 7.2L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 186g of CO2. It has a 72L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 1000km per full tank.

The Transit Custom measures 2131mm (83.9 inches) in height, 4972mm (195.7 inches) in length, 1986mm (78.2 inches) in width with a 2933mm (115.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1905kg (4199.8 lbs) of unladen weight. The Transit Custom 290S (SWB) comes standard with 215/65 R16 front tyres and 215/65 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 30,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) has a 118mm ground clearance with a 1800kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.65.

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 WFOYXXTTGYDC12345.


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Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Details
Used Price From DealerA$28,000
Trade-In ValueA$22,700
SeriesVN MY17.75
Body Stylevan
Release date01/05/2017
Discontinued date31/03/2018
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Wheel Arch
Compliance plate locationPass Side Front Floor
Country of originTurkey
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors2
Seating capacity3
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Engine Specifications
Size1995cc, 2.0L
Power @ RPM 96kW @ 3500rpm (128.7 hp)
Torque @ RPM385Nm @ 2000rpm (283.9 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 6
Compression ratio16.5
Power/weight ratio50.4kw/tonne
Bore/stroke84mm × 90mm (3.3in × 3.5in)
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Automatic
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.9m (35.8 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/65 R16 - 6.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size215/65 R16 - 6.5x16
Front suspension typeGas pressurised shock absorber, Independent, MacPherson strut, Coil Spring
Rear suspension typeGas pressurised shock absorber, Leaf spring
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity72L
Fuel consumption (combined average)7.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)7.8L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)6.7L / 100km
Vehicle range1000.0km (621.4 miles)
Emission standardEURO 6
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)186g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)201g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)174g / 100km
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Dimensions
Length4972mm (195.7 inches)
Width1986mm (78.2 inches)
Height2131mm (83.9 inches)
Wheelbase2933mm (115.5 inches)
Front track1736mm (68.3 inches)
Rear track1736mm (68.3 inches)
Ground clearance118mm (4.6 inches)
Unladen weight1905kg (4199.8 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2940kg (6481.6 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass3940kg (8686.2 lbs)
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1800kg (3968.3 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)30,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Ford Transit Custom 290S (SWB) Options
Standard Features
  • Additional 12 Volt Socket/s
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adjustable Speed Limiter
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • Barn Doors With Windows
  • Bulkhead
  • Bottle Holders - Front Seats
  • Bottle Holders - Rear Seats
  • Bonnet Release Key Operated
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Curtain Airbags
  • Cargo Barrier
  • Cruise Control
  • Compact disc player
  • Centre Courtesy/Dome Light(s)
  • Cup Holders - Front Seats
  • Cargo Tie Down Hooks/Rings
  • Cloth Trim
  • Driver Armrest/s
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio +
  • Door Edge Reflector Strip
  • Dual Front Passenger Seats
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Dust and Pollen Filter
  • Door Pockets - Front Seat
  • Dual Rear Wheels
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Driver Seat Manual Adjust 4 Way
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • ECO Indicator
  • ECO Mode
  • Fold Down Tray Table/s
  • Glovebox Compartment
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Halogen Headlights
  • Headlights - Manual Levelling
  • Hill Start Assist
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Load Adaptive Control
  • Load Through Hatch
  • Low Roof
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Display
  • Mud Flaps - Front and Rear
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Overhead Storage Shelf
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Projector Headlights
  • Power Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • Passenger Seat Manual Adjust 2 Way
  • Power Windows Front
  • Rubber Floor Covering
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Rollover Mitigation System
  • Rear Protection Pack
  • Roof Rack - Integrated
  • Rear Step Bumper
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Storage Compartment Under Passenger Front Seat
  • Side Door
  • Side Marker Lights
  • Sound System with 4 Speakers
  • Spare Wheel - Full Size Steel Wheel
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Trailer Stability Control
  • Twin Batteries
  • Vehicle Stability Control
Optional Features
  • City Nav Pack - A$2,100
  • Dual Side Doors - A$550
  • Premium Paint - A$1,150
  • Prestige Paint - A$550
  • Rear Lift Door - A$1,500
  • Single Passenger Seat 4 Way Adjustment - A$150