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2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van Trim Levels Explained

by Frank

The 2023 Ford Transit passenger van trim levels offer a is roomy, adaptable, and built for maximum passenger capacity. There is probably one that suits your needs among the Transit Passenger Van’s range of roof heights and lengths. Should you want a high payload capacity or want to pull a trailer behind your van, it is also available with two alternative V6 powertrains. The Transit, unlike some of its competitors, is also offered with all-wheel drive to accommodate needs in all weather conditions.

2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van Trim Levels

The 2023 Transit Passenger Van trim levels are available in Passenger Van XL and Passenger Van XLT with seating for up to 15 passengers.

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There are several different configurations for the 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van trim levels. You have the option of a low, medium, or high roof. Long, or extended length.  Also, consider if you like single or two rear wheel configurations.


The standard engine is a 3.5-liter V6 with 275 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque; an optional turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 with 310 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque is also offered. A 10-speed automatic transmission is used by both engines to provide power to the rear wheels. There is an option for all-wheel drive.

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Standard Features

Let’s discuss the MSRP, standard features, and available packages for the 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van trim levels, beginning with the base model XL which has a starting MSRP of $48,630.

Passenger Van XL – $48,630

Ford passenger van xl

The following features come as standard for the Passenger Van XL base model:


  • 3.5L V6 Engine 
  • 10-Speed Automatic Transmission 
  • 25 Gallon Fuel Tank 
  • Auto Start-Stop Technology 


  • Tilt/Telescoping Steering Wheel 
  • AdvanceTrac With Roll Stability Control 
  • Side-Wind Stabilization 
  • Hill Start Assist 
  • Electric Parking Brake 
 Exterior Features
  • Carbon Black Front Bumper 
  • 16-Inch Silver Steel Wheels with Black Hubcaps 
  • Sliding Passenger-Side Door 
  • Power-Adjusting, Manual-Folding Side Mirrors 
  • Honeycomb Mesh Grille with Carbon Black Surround 
  • Halogen Headlamps with Autolamp 
  • Roof Marker Lamps 
  • Rear Tow Hook 
Interior Features
  • Front and Rear Air Conditioning 
  • Cloth Headliner 
  • Medium Center Console 
  • Vinyl Floor Covering 
  • Two Auxiliary 12-Volt PowerPoints 
  • Two USB Ports 
  • Driver and Passenger Sun Visors with Illuminated Vanity Mirror 
  • Automatic Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers 
  • FordPass Connect 
  • AM/FM Stereo with 4″ Display and Eight Speakers 
  • Cloth seats with 2-way manual Driver and Front Passenger seats 
  • Driver and Front-passenger Manual Reclining Bucket Seats 
  • A and B-Pillar Assist Handles 
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking 
  • Lane-Keeping System 
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps 
  • Forward Collision Warning 
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System 
  • Rear View Camera with Trailer Hitch Assist 

Passenger Van XLT – $51,140

Ford passenger van xlt

The XLT passenger van trim level includes these standard features:

Exterior Features
  • 16-Inch Steel Wheels with Full Silver Wheel Covers 
  • Body-Color Front Bumper 
  • Chrome High-Intensity Discharge Headlamps 
  • Wiper Activated Headlamps 
  • Fog Lights 
  • Power Adjusting, Power-Folding Heated Side Mirrors with Turn Signals 
  • Honeycomb Mesh Grille with Chrome Surround 
  • High-Resolution Digital Camera 
 Interior Features
  • Large Center Console 
  • Full-length carpet 
  • Rear Dome Lamp with Map Lights and Theater Dimming 
  • Cruise Control 
  • SYNC 4 with 12″ Display and Connected Navigation 
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto 
  • Blind Spot Assist 
  • Reverse Sensing System and Side Sensing System 
  • Front and Rear Split-View Camera 
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist 
  • Reverse Brake Assist 

Available Packages 

For the 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van trim levels, there are three options:

Tow/Haul Mode with Trailer Wiring Provisions
  •  Trailer Wiring Harness to Rear of Vehicle for Upfit 
  • Trailer Sway Control 
  • 4 and 7 Pin Connector Assembly And Rear Jumper 
  • Tow/Haul Mode 
 Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
  • Tow/Haul Mode with Trailer Wiring Provisions 
  • 4 and 7 Pin Connector Assembly And Rear Jumper 
  • Relay system for backup Running Lights 
  • Frame Mounted Hitch Receiver 
Upfitter Package
  • High Capacity Upfitter Switches 
  • Large Center Console 
  • Auxiliary Fuse Panel with High Spec Interface Connector 
  • Dual AGM Batteries 
  • Modified Vehicle Wiring System 

Which 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van Trim Level to buy

You may fully customize the Transit Passenger Van to your requirements by selecting the XL trim level. But I suggest the XLT trim level if you want a nicer appearance both inside and out or access to a handful of exclusive features.

Paint Colors 

There are nine available colors for the 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van trim levels:

  1. Oxford White 
  2. Ingot Silver 
  3. Blue Mist 
  4. Blue Metallic 
  5. Race Red 
  6. Agate Black 
  7. Carbonized Gray 
  8. Avalanche Gray 
  9. Abyss Gray 

Final Thoughts

Okay, that’s it, I’m going to wrap this up. I discussed the 2023 Ford Transit Passenger Van trim levels, including the MSRP, standard features, notable packages, which trim level to buy, and the paint colors.  Please like, share, and subscribe to my channel if you enjoyed this content.

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