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jbob357

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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 2:10:36 PM

The diesel engine for the 2014 Ford Transit van will be a five-cylinder PowerStroke model, the company announced today, extending the fuel efficiency benefits of clean-diesel powertrains into its upcoming commercial van.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/12/10/2014-ford-transit-van-fuel-efficient-diesel-option-unveiled/?intcmp=features#ixzz2Eg5TqUhP
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orphancarguyPE
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 11:48:48 AM

Well, The M-B Sprinter was before them in using a 5 cylinder diesel, but they use 4 cyl diesels now.
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 11:04:24 AM

why aren't Ford and others bringing the high-mileage vehicles.....
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 11:03:06 AM

They need to bring some of the best iudeas and vehicles from the other markets as well....
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 10:59:30 AM

It would be nice if Ford would cut the .... not in the US .... crap
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virostek
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 7:05:45 AM

Diesel exhaust in the car pool line Oh Boy!
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rcornel
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 12:49:21 AM

Ok
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YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:58:48 PM

Sounds like the engineers had a work out on this one. 5 cylinders, eh?
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gbs1
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 9:52:34 PM

Good for Ford
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Cothrom
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:31:39 PM

Oh the ole 5 cylinder flashbacks....again
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GasFreeLeaf
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 8:01:19 PM

South Africa engine imports?
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skinsfan125
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 4:29:36 PM

come on ford, send the diesel ranger across the pond!
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truvoice1
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 4:04:25 PM

Way to go Ford! Now if they could just bring down diesel prices below that of gas prices......
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YaBassa
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 3:35:00 PM

Good, provided there are no issues with the diesel
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 3:17:43 PM

The engine is not yet rated for its U.S. version, but in Europe, the five-cylinder diesel puts out 197 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of torque.

And 90 percent of the turbodiesel's peak torque is available across the broad range of engine speeds from 1,700 to 3,500 rpm, making it flexible to use under a wide range of load conditions.

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1080991_2014-ford-transit-van-fuel-efficient-diesel-option-unveiled
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 2:21:06 PM

diesels are the way to go
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Eagle3236
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2012 2:15:28 PM

This is great news! We are going to miss the Econoline vans.
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