2012 Ford Transit 12 SEAT

2012 Ford Transit 12 SEAT Specifications

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About the 2012 Ford Transit 12 SEAT

The 2012 Ford Transit 12 SEAT is a rear-wheel drive BUS that was released to the Australian market on 01/03/2008 classified as a VM MY08. The Transit is regarded as a light bus built in United Kingdom with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$14,700.

The Transit is a rear-wheel drive 3 door with 12 seats, powered by a 2.4L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 103 kW of power (at 3500 rpm) and 375 Nm of torque (at 2000 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. FORD claims the Transit 12 SEAT uses 9.5L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 251g of CO2. It has a 80L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 842km per full tank.

The Transit measures 2369mm (93.3 inches) in height, 5680mm (223.6 inches) in length, 1974mm (77.7 inches) in width with a 3750mm (147.6 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2334kg (5145.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The Transit 12 SEAT comes standard with 215/75 R16 front tyres and 215/75 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Ford Transit 12 SEAT has a 100mm ground clearance with a 1500kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

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 WF0XXXTTFX6T12345.


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Ford Transit 12 SEAT Details
Used Price From DealerA$14,700
Trade-In ValueA$11,000
SeriesVM MY08
Body StyleBUS
Release date01/03/2008
Discontinued date29/02/2012
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Wheel Arch
Compliance plate locationPass Side Front Floor
VIN ExampleWF0XXXTTFX6T12345
Country of originUnited Kingdom
SegmentLight Bus
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors3
Seating capacity12
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Engine Specifications
Size2402cc, 2.4L
Power @ RPM 103kW @ 3500rpm (138.1 hp)
Torque @ RPM375Nm @ 2000rpm (276.5 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio18.3
Power/weight ratio44.1kw/tonne
Bore/stroke89.9mm × 94.6mm (3.5in × 3.7in)
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle13.3m (43.6 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/75 R16 - 5.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size215/75 R16 - 5.5x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeLeaf spring, Gas damper
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity80L
Fuel consumption (combined average)9.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range842.1km (523.3 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)251g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Dimensions
Length5680mm (223.6 inches)
Width1974mm (77.7 inches)
Height2369mm (93.3 inches)
Wheelbase3750mm (147.6 inches)
Front track1745mm (68.7 inches)
Rear track1708mm (67.2 inches)
Ground clearance100mm (3.9 inches)
Unladen weight2334kg (5145.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass3550kg (7826.4 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass4000kg (8818.5 lbs)
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1500kg (3306.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distance100,000km
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Ford Transit 12 SEAT Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 2 Speakers
Optional Features
  • Cruise Control - A$500
  • Dynamic Stability Control - A$500
  • Metallic Paint - A$500
  • Professional Pack - A$1,000
  • Side Airbags - A$500