Is the 2015 Transit Connect a reliable van?

I am considering buying a 2015 Ford Transit Connect 1.6 diesel with 57,000 miles on the clock, I have noticed that it has had a new clutch at 47,000 miles, is this something to be concerned about? Is there anything else I should look out for?

Asked on 21 December 2022 by l33

Answered by Dan Powell
The Ford Transit Connect has a very good reputation for reliability. A new clutch at 47,000 miles is uncommon, but it may simply be down to the driving style of the previous keeper.

Problems selecting gear can be a result of grime and corrosion in the remote selector. Listen out for any knocks when test-driving the van (as this will suggest worn wheel bearings or suspension). Check the tyres, particularly the rear ones. Excessive wear on the inside edges points to the tracking being poorly adjusted.
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