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Ford Commercial Upfitted Cargo Van | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial VehiclesGreat for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Painters, Florists, Contractors, Food Delivery, Hospitality, Logistics, Paracel Delivery/ Shipping, Remodelers, Carpenters, Pest Control, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

The Ford Transit and Transit Connect are considered cargo vans. There are many different options for customers to choose from including length, height, and features. The cargo van's empty interior allows for unlimited customization. 

 

Things to Consider:

liftgates, racks, bins, shelving, bulkheads, partitions, cargo flooring, graphics, ladder racks, etc.

 

 

 

Commercial Passenger Van | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton FordGreat for Churches, Day Care Centers, Schools, Livery, and Hotels. 

 

 

 

The Passenger Wagon has seating that ranges from 5-15. It works well as a transportation shuttle for churches, hotels, or large families. 

  

Things to consider:

Will you need mobility lifts, or lights, or special seat belts?


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Ford Commercial Service Utility Van Body Upfit (KUV) | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial Vehicles

Great for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Painters, Telecommunications, Contractors, Remodelers, Resicential & Commercial Builders, Carpenters, Pest Control, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

The Service Utility Van offers multiple lengths and roof heights. With weather-proof exterior compartments this vehicle offers extra organization, thus saving time on the work site and increasing productivity. This vehicle can be upfitted with many different options like utility racks, individually locking compartments, lights, conduit chutes, and storage shelves. 

 

 

 

 

Ford Commercial Service Body Type | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial Upfits

Great for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Oil, Gas, and Mining, Utility Work, Telecommunications, Railroad Work, Municipalities, Agriculture, Construction, Painters, Carpenters, Contractors, Remodelers, Pest Control, and more. 

 

 

The Service Body is like your own personal mobile workshop. With exterior storage compartments, you can carry everything you may need for the job; including tools, parts, and equipment. the interior of the body offers cargo space to store any material or tools that do not fit in the exterior compartments. Available in different lengths and weight capacities, this vehicle offers solutions  

  

Things to Consider:

Will you need Ladder Racks, a Compressor, retractable cover, utility rack, hitch, lights, etc.

Ford Commercial Contractor Body Type | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial VehiclesGreat for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Contractors, Remodelers, Construction, Oil, Gas, and Mining, Utility Workers, Telecommunications, Railroad Work, Municipalities, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Pest Control, and more.

 

 

 

The Contractor body starts as a flatbed, and is upfitted with toolboxes to provide easy access and secure tool storage. An overhead material rack allows for storage of longer materials. The cargo area in the back is surrounded with stakes to keep your oversized equipment and materials safe during transport. 

 

 

 

 

Commercial Cutaway Van Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford

 

 

Great for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Painters, Florists, Contractors, Food Delivery, Hospitality, Logistics, Paracel Delivery/ Shipping, Remodelers, Manufacturing, Construction, Bakery, Beverage Delivery, Catering, Grocery, Pest Control, Laundry and Uniform Delivery, Snack Food Companies, Specialty Delivery Companies, and more. 

 

 

Cutaway Vans often referred to as Box Trucks or Dry Freight are great for large deliveries. There are many great options that you can add on the inside of your box to secure your cargo. You can also add racks, bins, and shelves to store tools or delivery cargo. 

  

Things to Consider:

Will you need a ramp, a lift gate, E track on the inside, bumpers, steps, hitches, racks, bins, shelving, a side door, etc. 

Commercial Refrigerated Body Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton FordGreat for Florists, Food Delivery, Hospitality, Bakery, Beverage Delivery, Catering, Grocery, Meal Programs, Food Pantries, Mobile Vending, Pizzeria, Pest Control, and more. 

 

 

 

Refrigerated Trucks are equipped with a refrigeration unit and insulation in order to transport goods that need a climate-controlled environment. These may also be referred to as reefer trucks. Another refrigerated option is to upfit the interior of a cargo van with a refrigeration unit and insulation if you do not need the capacity of a full box truck.

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial Ford F-59 Stripped Chassis StepVan/Walk-In | Work Truck Solutions Body Type F-59Great for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC, Florists, Food Delivery, Logistics, Paracel Delivery/ Shipping, Manufacturing, Bakery, Beverage Delivery, Catering, Grocery, Laundry and Uniform Delivery, Snack Food Companies, Specialty Delivery Companies, Food Trucks, Mobile Vending, Meal Delivery, and more. 

 

 

 

Ford Commercial StepVans also referred to as "Walk-in Delivery" vans are great for easy access to your cargo. These commercial vehicles start with a Ford F-59 stripped chassis and can be customized in many ways. These vehicles are utilitzed as food trucks and paracel delviery trucks, think FedEx or UPS. This is a great way to make your business mobile.

 

 

 

 




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Ford Commercial Work Truck Solutions Body Type | Dump TruckGreat for Contractors, Landscapers, Agriculture, Municipalities, Remodelers, Construction, Lawn Care, Nursuries, Masonry, and more. 

 

 

 

 

Dump bodies are available from light duty to heavy duty with many options to help you haul and dump bulk materials. Equipped with a hoist this allows you to lift one end of the dump to release your cargo. You can choose to have drop sides or fixed sides, liftgates, different tailgate options, toolboxes, tarp covers, cab shield, and towing options.  

 

  Things to Consider:

Do you want drop sides or mounted sides? Will you need a tarp cover? 

Ford Commercial Landscape Dump | Work Truck Solutions Vehicle Body Types

Great for Contractors, Landscapers, Agriculture, Municipalities, Remodelers, Construction, and more. 

 

 

 

Similar to the dump body, the Landscape dump is great for those who need the capability of a dump along with the the ability to load pallets with a forklift. This vehicle is equipped with a swing out gate in the rear.

 

Things to Consider:

Do you need to tow with this vehicle? Do you need sides that open up, do you need a tarp cover, etc.

Ford Commercial Platform Body | Work Truck Solutions Body TypesGreat for Contractors, Landscapers, Agriculture, Municipalities, Remodelers, Construction, Utility Work, and more. 

 

 

 

The Platform Body is a very versatile body. It can be used to move building materials and heavy equipment. Another added functionality is the option to add removable sides to this vehicle. This allows for materials to be tied down and to hold in light weight items. A hoist may be added to create added functionality. 

 

Things to Consider:

Will you need to add sides, do you need to tow with this vehicle, what kind of bulkhead do you prefer, do you need a lift gate, what type of flooring do you want? Wood, aluminum, steel, etc

Ford Commercial Hauler Body | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial CenterGreat for contruction, farmers, anyone who needs to move large trailers, and more.

 

 

 

Hauler bodies double as a flatbed while also enabling the used to tow a gooseneck trailer.

 

Things to Consider:

Do you want aluminum or steel, what type of compartments do you need, do you need a hitch and trailer plug, headache racks, exterior lights, etc.

 

 

 

 

Ford Commercial Mechanics Body | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford CommercialGreat for Oil, Gas, and Mining, Utility Work, Telecommunications, Railroad Work, Municipalities, Agriculture, Construction, and more.

 

 

 

A Mechanics Truck is similar to a service body typically with a crane attached. This allows the customer to move heavy materials and large equipment. As with a service body this truck has individually locking exterior storage boxes for easy tool organization.

 

Things to Consider: hitch and trailer plug type, crane capacity, welders, outriggers (helps keep your truck steady while crane is in use), compartment drawers, bumpers, etc.

 

 

 

Commercial Ford Chipper Body Upfit | Work Truck Solutions | Joe Cotton Ford Commercial Vehicle CenterGreat for Arborists, Landscapers, Tree Removal, Municipalities, and more.

 

 

 

A Chipper Body is usually used in tandem with a wood chipper. This truck is equipped with a swing out tailgate for easy dumping of woodchips and leaves. The tailgate can remain closed while the wood chipper shoots wood chips into the back of the chipper body. Most Chipper bodies come with a full length ladder box and underbody toolboxes for additional storage. Chippers can also be upfitted with an aerial crane for trimming high branches. 

 

 

Work Truck Solutions Commercial Vehicles at Joe Cotton FordGreat for Oil, Gas, and Mining, Utility Work, Telecommunications, Railroad Work, Municipalities, Agriculture, Contractors, Remodelers, Construction, and more.

 

 

 

Joe Cotton Ford Commercial Vehicle Center can help with any type of specialty vehicle you may need. Please call or email with special requests and we will gladly provide you with everything you need to get the job done.

 

 

 

 

 

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2020 Ford Super Duty PickUps

 

2020 Ford Super Duty PickUps 

 

You don’t stay ahead of the pack by standing still. That’s why Ford Super Duty®  for 2020 features the all-new available 7.3L OHV gas V8 and more muscular next generation of the available Power Stroke®  V8 Turbo Diesel V8. Top-rated Super Duty gas and diesel power ratings combine with rugged frame and chassis engineering to achieve best-in-class numbers in every category of hauling and towing capability.*
*475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque on available 6.7LPower Stroke diesel engine. 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torqueon available 7.3L V8 gas engine. Class is Full-Sized Pickupsover 8,500 lbs. GVWR.

2020 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab at Joe Cotton Ford Your Local Commercial Vehicle Center

F-350 - F550 Super Duty Chassis Cabs

 

The 2020 Ford Super Duty® Chassis Cab is more productive and versatile than ever, featuring an all-new available 7.3-liter V8 engine as well as a new 10-speed transmission. It now also features exciting available technologies including Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane-Keeping Alert, new updates to Ford Telematics and Ford Data Services, and SYNC® 3.

2020 Ford Transit at Joe Cotton Ford Your Local Commercial Vehicle Center

 

2020 Ford Transit



The 2020 Ford Transit is redesigned and ready to work. From the 10-speed automatic transmission and new engine choices to smart technology that helps drive confidence, the new Transit was built with your productivity, comfort and bottom line in mind. New for 2020, available all-wheel drive (AWD). AWD balances torque between the front and rear wheels to enhance handling and maximize traction, typically before wheelslip may occur.

2020 Ford Transit Chassis Cab at Joe Cotton Ford Your Local Commercial Vehicle Center

2020 Ford Transit Chassis Cab

A new and expanded line of responsive gas engines. Newly available intelligent all-wheel drive. Plus advances in driver-assist technology that provide an experience of driving confidence. Ford Transit Cutaway and Chassis Cab for 2020. 2020 Ford Transit Cutaway and Chassis Cab offer more than new engine and transmission choices to power your business. You now also have the enhanced handling and traction capabilities of available Intelligent AWD on select wheelbases and GVWRs.


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2020 Ford Transit Connect at Joe Cotton Ford Your Local Commercial Vehicle Center

 2020 Ford Transit Connect  

Carry cargo with a max payload rating up to 1,570 lbs.* Need to haul something? The short-wheelbase model has an impressive maximum tow rating of 2,000 lbs. with the available Trailer Tow Package.** So, when you’re looking for a vehicle with the capability to help you get the big jobs done and keep your business moving forward, take a look at the 2020 Transit Connect Cargo Van – it’s Built Ford Tough® .

*When properly equipped.

**Payload and towing are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.

2020 Ford E-Series at Joe Cotton Ford Your Local Commercial Vehicle Center

 2021 Ford E-Series   Cutaway

Ford E-Series Class 3–4 Cutaway vans cover a broad range of business and recreational applications. The lineup begins with the E-350 single-rear-wheel model, followed by the E-350 and E-450 versions with dual rear wheels and higher GVWRs for heavy-duty applications. E-Series Cutaways feature a comfortable cab built on a rugged full frame.

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Testimonials

Google - 5 Stars

6-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My son just bought his first car today! This was the best dealership experience I have ever had! Danny Greico is absolutely positively AMAZING! He was with us from start to finish! I would definitely recommend buying a car from him! The whole staff at Joe Cotton Ford was incredible, with all that is going on in today's world it was so nice to feel so normal and so much love! Words can't even express how grateful and blessed we are thank you Danny Greico! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

DealerRater - 5 Stars

Serg
5-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Professional, Prompt, Integrity Brought my car in for new tires and a brake fluid flush. Work was done on time, at the quoted price and then returned my car washed. Nice touch Joe Cotton Ford!

Google - 5 Stars

2-8-2020
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Definitely 5 stars. They made the process of buying a new car easy. They took time helping us choose the car that fit our needs and budget! Rich, Danny, Rick and Mike were the best and huge thank you!! We would highly recommend Joe Cotton Ford!

Google - 5 Stars

1-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great experience from beginning to end. On their Website, I saw one of their Internet specials advertised, so I went in, set up a test drive, asked my questions, set up financing, and -- only around 3 hours after I'd walked in -- drove away with my new car. The purchase went quickly and efficiently.

DealerRater - 5 Stars

1-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Everyone at Joe Cotton is the greatest! Always friendly and willing to help with anything. Roman is the best!!! Mike Diehl also is one of the best! Would not buy anywhere except Joe Cotton. Recommend them to anyone asking!

Facebook - 5 Stars

1-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I went in for my 6 month check up as required for my maintenance package. Quite some time passed and I remembered that I needed new wiper blades. I went back and asked if that could be added and my service guy just smiled and added it. It was all covered in my plan. I'm bad at getting names but I have had nothing but great experiences in the dealership and service department. Highly recommend them. Not everyone is perfect, nor does everyone have a good day everyday. I have read the bad reviews and am thankful I have not had the same experiences. Keep up the good work and get these reviews up! 5 star for this household!

Google - 5 Stars

12-7-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I have been servicing my 07 Navigator L at Cotton since I bought it new. Great service still going strong. Wouldn't take it anywhere else! Service manager Davy Malloy is one of the main reasons that I still service my Ford and Lincoln vehicles at Cotton. Great attention to detail.

Dealer Rater - 5 Stars

12-3-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Good service and excellent customer service, I am so happy with my new car, thanks for your good service they are very friendly. Thank you!!

Google - 5 Stars

12-1-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent customer service. Variety of options. Genuine effort to reach our budget. Special heart for non-profits that give back to the community. Efficient on every level. Personable care from multiple staff.

Dealer Rater - 5 Stars

11-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Really like Jason our salesman. No pressure trying to sell us something we didn't want and found our Edge we love it and no problems with it. Like the free 2 yrs service for oil changes. We got 3 and only have 13,000 and its 2 years old. We even went to one of there summer open houses free food etc and won 5 free oil changes!!Well buy our next car or truck there for sure! Fair price great service

Google - 5 Stars

11-26-2019
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Dealer Rater - 5 Stars

11-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

A great experience. The sales team is well versed and very helpful. I will be purchasing all of my vehicles from Joe cotton in the future and would recommend them to anyone looking for a new vehicle.

Facebook - 5 Stars

11-19-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Multiple successful visits to their service and parts departments. Great and friendly customer service and fair pricing on every visit. Thank you!

Google - 5 Stars

11-15-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Always helpful, and good selection of new and used cars

Facebook - 5 Stars

11-14-2019
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Thank you for your Honesty. Joe Cotton service will be saving me a ton of money for correctly diagnosing an issue that another dealer said was a complete engine

Google - 5 Stars

11-6-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great people they tread u right make u feel like home

Dealer Rater - 5 Stars

10-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"Golden Rule Service - Second and third generation dealership. Quality and Service as you want it. Comfortable waiting with amenities. New and used vehicles to select, with staff who will search for the right vehicle if not found here."

CarGurus - 5 Stars

10-19-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"Great - on top of things -Stan was very informative of the car I was interested in"

Cars.com - 5 Stars

10-14-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"Fast, quick and never met nicer people to deal with. I don't believe I will go anywhere else."

Dealer Rater - 5 Stars

10-10-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"Best sales and service at Joe Cotton Ford. Best Ford dealership to buy a new or used car. Best price and best service. Employees are all great."

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Fleet Manager Jennifer Mensching
Jennifer Mensching
Fleet Manager
Employee Since: 2002

630-682-9200 Ext. 6586

Hello, my name is Jennifer Mensching and I am the fleet manager at Joe Cotton Ford in Carol Stream. I have been working at Joe Cotton Ford for 18 years. I started as their cashier and service appointment setter. Over the years, I have learned about the company and vehicles to work my way into sales. I have been selling vehicles to companies in our fleet department for the last 11 years. I have a vast knowledge of the Ford vehicle line up from Fusions up to the F750's. I have developed several relationships with upfitter companies which have a versatile range of products to fit any vehicle. Whether it is a simple shelving unit all the way up to a full body upfit, we have you covered. Regardless of whether you need 1 or 50 vehicles, from a compact car to a truck or van, I am here to get your company's transportation needs set up and on the road to keep your company moving forward and your vehicles working for you. I am here to assist you with your needs. Feel free to call or email me at anytime.
Commercial Account Manager Autumn Conn
Autumn Conn
Commercial Account Manager
Employee Since: 2008

630-682-9200 Ext. 6587

Hi, I am Autumn Conn a Commercial Account Manager at Joe Cotton Ford. As a third generation Cotton, I grew up at Joe Cotton Ford. I started as a cashier at the dealership and filled in where ever I was needed. It was not until after graduating from the University of Alabama that I came back to the dealership and found my true niche, Commercial Vehicles. I love spec'ing out trucks and helping businesses find the perfect vehicle for their budget and will get the job done. Please reach out to me if you are looking to add or change some things in your fleet of vehicles. The Work Truck industry is always changing and while your vehicles may still get the job done, there may be new ways to increase efficiency and longevity of your vehicles that I can assist you with. Taking after my mother Pam Cotton Conn, I love volunteering in the community. You can catch me at local sporting events, many association golf outings, and charity events. Please feel free to reach out to me at anytime, even if you just want to chat on the golf course.

I am here to assist you with your needs. Feel free to call or email me at anytime.


If you're looking for a work truck or work van. that works as hard as you do, you want a Built Ford Tough Commercial Vehicle. From Ford vans to passenger wagons to pickups and cutaways, we have a tough and rugged vehicle that can meet  your needs. We are you local Chicagoland Ford Commercial Vehicle Center. We are proud to work with these industry leaders in the truck and van upfit business: Kanpheide, Bay Bridge, Monroe, Auto Truck, Inlad, Regional, Supreme, and R.A. Adams to name a few.

 

We are conveniently located on Route 64 (North Ave straight out of Chicago), minutes from Interstate 355 and Route 59, between Glendale Hts and St Charles in Carol Stream. Featuring Ford Super Duty, F150, Dump Trucks, E-Series Cutaway, Transit, Transit Cutaway, Transit Crew, Flatbeds and Transit Connect, come in and see why our Joe Cotton Ford Family has been serving the Chicagoland area for over 45 years.

 

In an era of dealer groups and corporate owned dealerships, Joe Cotton Ford is proud to be a second and third generation family owned and operated Ford Dealer. We are proud of our community service, and the hassle-free easy buying experience that we offer to our small and large business customers. We know your time is very important and limited, so we respect your busy schedules and your budgets in our streamlined process at our dealership. Joe Cotton Ford strives to save you time and money. That’s why we offer several new vehicle comparison pages to assist you with your research. Our honesty and integrity are two of the main reasons our customers have chosen us for all of their automotive needs since 1974. Joe Cotton Ford has been voted one of the best places to buy and service a vehicle by readers of the Daily Herald for 6 years running. Your satisfaction is always our top priority, and you have our word on it!