The Ford Transit Connect was first produced in 2002 as a passenger van with the utility and function of a cargo van. The newer models of the Transit Connect can seat 5-7 people, and the seats can be folded down for additional cargo capacity. The Ford Transit Connect has high safety ratings, making it a great choice of vehicle for a larger family. The newer models also come with a more stylish design and lovely interior choices. With five different cargo and passenger model types, the Transit Connect offers a versatility to the consumer looking for function and practicality.