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Brand New Ford Transit Minibus Range

Offering smarter, even more useful, connected technology, more powerful and efficient engines, a striking new design and most importantly, improvements to the carrying capacity. This is the New Ford Transit. The exterior updates include a bold front-end design with a new grille, front bumper, hood and headlights. New paint colours are also available creating a strong on-road presence The ergonomically designed drivers seat includes optional armrest and lumbar support. It’s also heated and is 10-way adjustable.

The interior adopts the new horizontal instrument panel, cluster and steering wheel design from New Transit Custom. This offers improved stowage and enhanced ergonomics. The refreshed infotainment line-up, mirroring New Transit Custom, includes Ford SYNC 3 with tablet-inspired 8” touchscreen and embedded modem.

The Ford Transit Minibus Range offers safe, flexible 8 – 9 and 11, 12, 14, 15, 17 and 18 seat configurations with an outstanding range of innovative and thoughtful features, easy to drive with exceptional levels of finish and refinement. The new engines are among the most efficient available, combining reduced fuel consumption with lower CO2 emissions resulting in the outstanding economy across the range with an 8-11% CO2 improvement when compared with the outgoing powertrains.

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  • It was a pleasure to deal with Red Kite. They were helpful and enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. From the first call to the day they ‘handed over’ the minibus the service was first class.High School, Lancashire
  • I have lost track of how many minibuses I have purchased from Red Kite, at least 5. I would not purchase from any other company as we have always had the very best of service in every respect.Grammar School, Isle of Man
  • We have already made recommendations to other schools, The new vehicle has freed up more teachers to be able to take trips, now we have overcome the D1 Licence issues.High School, Manchester

Features Include:

  • 2.2 Duratorque 125ps TDCi euro 6 diesel engine
  • Smart regenerative charging
  • 6 speed gearbox with economy – gearshift indicator light
  • Fascia-mounted gear lever
  • Auto-stop-start and acceleration control
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Power assisted steering with rake and reach adjustment
  • Speed limiter 62 MPH
  • Lights on warning alarm
  • Trip computer with distance to empty etc.
  • 12v power points front and rear
  • Low visibility pack (heated front screen – washer fluid sensor electrically operated heated door mirrors)
  • Power operated front windows
  • Power operated/heated door mirrors
  • Remote central locking system
  • Tinted glass
  • Rear opening windows
  • Heated rear door windows
  • Driver and front passenger ‘airbags’
  • Dual passenger seat with under-seat storage
  • Overhead stowage consul
  • Luggage racks (Trend spec.)
  • Fold out front passenger seat table
  • DAB radio entertainment system, Bluetooth, USB/iPod auxiliary connectivity, Remote controls, front and rear speakers
  • Power-operated side step
  • Integrated rear bumper step
  • 1 x Year Ford roadside assist
  • 2 x Years or 30,000-mile service intervals
  • 3 x Years/100,000 mile manufacturer warranty


Vehicle Graphics

  • School name & logo single colour (A spec.)
  • School name & logo two colours & up to two lines of text (B spec.)
  • School name & logo multi colours & up to three lines of text (C spec.)
  • Full or partial body wraps
  • Speed limiter decal
  • Rear door school bus reflective graphic
  • School children logo


Alarm System  

  • Thatcham approved high specification alarm system
  • Additional remote alarm keys


Monitoring and Safety    

  • Reversing alarm night silent
  • Audible reverse sensors
  • Rear camera monitor incorporated within mirror
  • Rear camera & audible reverse warning kit


Monitoring Safety System    

  • Reversing alarm night silent
  • Audible reverse sensors
  • Full overview camera monitoring
  • Rear camera monitor incorporated within mirror
  • Rear camera & audible reverse warning
  • Satellite navigation incorporated within mirror


Vehicle Monitoring

  • 1 x front camera 1 x roof mounted rear camera 2 x internal cameras
  • 1 x GPS tracking unit 1 x monitoring screen & inbuilt DVR + 2 keys
  • 4 x Micro SD cards PC software management program


Rear Entertainment Pack  

  • DVD unit and screen (rear passenger viewing)
  • Wi-Fi system & USB sockets (data sim card needed)


Additional Keys

  • Ford code remote key & ECU re-programmed
  • Ford code non remote key & ECU re-programmed
  • Charges apply if the key code is lost


  • Rear passenger seats are fitted with head restraints and height adjustable generation seat belts
  • Large exterior door mirrors with wide angle lenses
  • Glazed roof panel/emergency escape hatch
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS with Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and electronic brake
  • Force Distribution (EBFD) as standard
  • Reinforced front doors providing improved overall rigidity
  • Driver’s airbag
  • Electronic Immobiliser using the latest generation transponder
  • Deadlocks on all front and rear doors
  • Anti-tamper alarm on the rear door
  • Central and independent locking
  • Visible Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • High mounted rear brake light
  • Speed limiter
  • Engine immobiliser
  • Fire extinguisher and first aid kit

Disclaimer: The model/images shown are for illustration purposes only and may vary due to your chosen specification. Manufacturer specifications are subject to change without notice. Please ask your Red Kite representative for full details. For driving licence requirements, please refer to the following website

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