The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
Used-carsThe Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been a major success since the first generation was introduced across Europe in 1995. The Sprinter is offered:As a cargo van with room for up to five passengers, A passenger van with space for up to 12 occupants,A minibus capable of seating 18 adults and A simple cab-chassis.Updated for the 2014 model year, the Sprinter's front-end mirrors Mercedes- Benz's passenger car line-up with more dynamic headlights, LED daytime running lamps, a three-slat grille with a large three-pointed star emblem and a more streamlined lower bumper. The back-end remains largely the same.
The Sprinter's cabin has been designed to reduce fatigue particularly when driving long hours. A spacious cabin with an ergonomic dashboard.Height-adjustable seats providing superb lumbar support, A digital screen that provides vital information about the Sprinter and its surroundings.A 5.8-inch touch screen that groups the vehicles connectivity, navigation (if equipped) and entertainment functions into a single unit. The system also includes Bluetooth connectivity, a telephone keypad, an auxiliary input and a SD (Secured Digital) card slot.ModelsConsisting of one 2500 model and two 3500 variants, the Sprinter range is available in an array of configurations including two wheelbase lengths and three body lengths.Mercedes' Sprinter Preferred Upfitter Program enables customers to transform the cab-chassis model into a variety of purpose-built vehicles such as ambulances, tow trucks, moving vans, refrigerated vans or even luxuriously-appointed campers.
The Sprinter comes standard with a version of the 2.1-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel found in the GLK-Class crossover with a seven-speed automatic transmission. A two-stage turbocharger helps improve performance and reduce turbo lag.For those wanting more power a 3.0-liter V6 turbo-diesel with a five-speed automatic gearbox.All Sprinters come standard with a power steering pump that only kicks in when needed, a low-friction rear axle, an alternator that primarily charges the battery when coasting or braking and an air conditioning compressor with a freewheel function.Standard Equipment
All Sprinter models come standard with an adjustable steering wheel, A/C, a five-speaker audio system, a storage bin above the windshield, armrests on both front seats and a hydraulic jack.The list of optional extras are available and these include a navigation system, a rear-view camera, bi-xenon headlights, fog lights, headlight washers, a heated windshield, Mercedes- Benzs PARKTRONIC park-assist and rain-sensing wipers.Safety
The Sprinter comes standard with dual front airbags and a wide array of electronic driving aids including Mercedes' Brake Disc Drying technology, Roll Over Mitigation, Enhanced Understeering Control, Hydraulic Brake Assist and Acceleration Slip Regulation. Vans ordered with a trailer hitch come standard with Trailer Stability Assist.All variants are available with a host of optional safety features such as Blind Spot Assist, Highbeam Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, a tire pressure monitoring system and Lane Keeping Assist. Window and thorax airbags round out the list of safety-related extra-cost add-ons.