2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

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2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide


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Aayush Yadav Automotive Journalist Updated on: November 16, 2019


We are not really used to seeing cargo vehicles with the three-pointed star on the hood. The general population that adores the circular symbol with extravagance and energy are in for a stunner. Mercedes had entered the cargo class with the 2018 Sprinter freight van. The Sprinter might not be as luxurious or flashy as other vehicles from the Mercedes garage. Merc has already established itself in the European cargo van segment- let's find out how well it performs on the other side of the pond.

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Pros

Outstanding interior space Comes with a plethora of configurations Spirited Drive

Good ride quality

Impressive driving dynamics for the segment

Cons

High priced when compared to rivals in its segment

What's New?

Upgraded engine

New interior tech Freshly designed interiors


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$33790

bodystyle

3dr Cargo Van

passenger capacity

2

drivetrain

RWD

engine type

displacement

121 cu.in.

horsepower

188 hp @ 5000 rpm

torque

258 lbs.-ft @ 2500 rpm

transmission

9-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

Ladder Frame

suspension front

front independent suspension

suspension rear

Rigid axle rear leaf suspension w/anti-roll bar

dimensions

wheelbase

144 in.

length

233.5 in.

width

79.5 in.

height

96.3 in.

curb weight

4696 lbs.

ground clearance

8.1 in.

capacity

cargo volume

319 cu ft.

towing capacity

5000 lbs.

payload capacity

3854 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

10 sec.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr. / 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr. / 100000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr. / 100000

corrosion warranty

5 yr. / 100000 mi.

roadside assistance

3 yr. / 36000 mi.


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Styles

 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van in Arctic White color  2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van in Jupiter Red color  2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van in Pebble Grey Metallic color  2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van in aqua green color  2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van in blue grey color
Arctic White

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van 1500 144" WB

1500 144" WB

power
188 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
TBD

$33,790



 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van 2500 144" WB

2500 144" WB

power
188 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
TBD

$34,990



 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van 2500 170" WB

2500 170" WB

power
188 hp @ 5000 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
TBD

$40,190


Expert Review


Introduced with a beginning cost of $33,790, the 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo is powered by a 3.0L V6 motor. The V6 siphons out an energizing mix 180 horsepower and 325-pound-feet of torque, which alongside a configuration of a rear wheel adds to the package. Other vehicles in the segment include the Ford Transit, Nissan NV and the GMC Savana, all of which are available in cargo configuration.

2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo Van front three quarters red
2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo Van front three quarters
2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo Van rear three quarters red
2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo Van rear three quarters

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Features

Coming in directly from the Mercedes' workstation, you get the Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cargo. Beginning at the base cost of $38,630, they are Merc's 2 workhorses. With the freight form, you get space for 2 fringes and the remainder of the lodge is saved for payload. Its offered in 3 lengths and 2 statues, in any case, you don't have any decision in the motor however you get the discretionary 4 wheel drive on the Normal Sprinter Cargo. The Worker payload is accessible in only one white shading with no body shading guards, while the ordinary form gets the choice.

Trim

Cargo

MSRP

$38,630

Key Features

LT215/85R16 Tires

 

16 X 8.5 In. Wheels

 

Stabilizer Bar Stabilizer Bar

 

Driver's Seat Plus

 

Air Conditioning

 

Overhead Console With Storage

 

Front Cupholders

 

Front Door Pockets

 

Power Steering

 

Turn Signal In Mirrors

 

Tilt-Adjustable Steering Wheel

 

Transmission Controls On Steering Wheel

We Recommend

Purchase the Sprinter with an all-encompassing wheelbase and high rooftop choice if payload pulling is your prime intention. Additionally, the 3500XD trim will address every one of your issues. Tag in the Cargo Protection and you are verified for good.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Engine and Performance

The turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engine is a bit slow to get up to speed, but once there, it's easy to maintain speed. Low-speed maneuvers create some challenges for this big rig- Edmunds.com

Engine and Transmission

The Cargo Sprinter is a kind sized hauler which isn't just about size, its colossal spiritualist is upheld with 3.0L V6 motor matched to a 5-speed programmed transmission. This power station produces a 188 hp of intensity and 325-pound feet of torque. Be that as it may, you will get a decision in the driveline. Power isn't that captivating yet fills the need well.

Models

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-350 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 3500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500

MSRP

$38,630

$40,200

$34,140

$34,615

Engine

3.0L V6

3.7L V6

5.6L V8

4.3L V6

Transmission

5-speed automatic

6-speed automatic

7-speed automatic

6-speed automatic

Horsepower

188 hp @ 3800 rpm

275 hp @ 6000 rpm

375 hp @ 5800 rpm

276 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque

325 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm

260 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

387 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

298 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm

The Sprinter may accompany lesser capability, yet it's quite great on the off chance that you account the distinction in motor removal. Where the GMC Savana's V8 siphons out a 285 drive, the Ford Transit Cargo's produces 275 torque. The Nissan NV freight's V6 gives the most extreme out of 261 hp leaving the Sprinter Cargo as the least fueled van in the part.

Acceleration

In the driver's seat, it feels like you are driving a very stretch SUV, yet it's still is a beast on the street. The V6 can impel this van from a halt to 60 mph in 11.2 seconds. It's useful for the truck however contrasted with the challenge this ship isn't contending great. The 18.3-second quarter mile run is decent yet not unreasonably hitting for a class with a lot quicker vans.

Models

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 3500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500XD

0-60 MPH

11.2

7.5

7.5

8.4

Quarter mile

18.3

15.9

15.9

16.5

Engine

3.0L

3.7L

4.0L

4.8L

Emission (Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

This deadly four is a bad-to-the-bone challenge between these 4 prime players. The Ford Transit is the quickest van highlighting 7.5-second quickening and 15.9-second quarter mile run. The GMC Savana and Nissan NV were close contenders, however the Mercedes Benz Sprinter was the ale with substantially less power and speeding up rate.

Ride and Handling

Turbodiesel V8 motor probably won't have a similar departure air as its opponents however it satisfies its motivation. Architects at the Mercedes industrial facility manufacture it for long cruising. The underlying reaction in the primary rigging is low and increments after that. Its most extreme potential is released on the fifth rigging. The heap versatile electronic dependability framework keeps the Sprinter's taking care of steady and straightforward.

The more drawn out wheelbase gives it a more extensive turning sweep and the huge body makes it hard to stop in tight places. Sprinter gets one up on perceivability with its huge windshield.

Braking

On the off chance that the Metris is a raptor the Sprinter is a T-Rex, its 5,037 pounds of weight makes it an overwhelming notwithstanding for the payload van's class. In any case, vehicles like Nissan NV and GMC Savana are all the more uncompromising autos with enormous plates. Because of the absence of information, an appropriate reasoning for Sprinter's braking is beyond the realm of imagination, yet it's relied upon to perform under the business standards.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 3500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500XD

Brake Front (in.)

N/A

12.1

14.2

12.8

Brake Rear (in.)

N/A

12.1

14.4

13.0

Curb Weight (lbs.)

5,037

4,998

5,806

5,345

60-0 MPH (ft.)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Towing Capacity

As enormous as the sprinter looks, it's progressively proficient in hauling load as well. The van would trailer be able to as much as 5000 pounds. As a purchaser, it's a cash clever arrangement however hold up until the challenge makes its offering. With an a lot littler motor, the Mercedes could barely contend in the market.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 1500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500XD

Engine

3.0

3.7

4.0

4.8

Maximum Towing Capacity

5000 lbs

5,400 lbs

6900 lbs

10000 lbs

Its most despised adversary like Ford Transit Cargo van haul as much as 5,400 pounds pursued by the Nissan NV freight's 6,900 pounds. In any case, it was the GMC which actually embarrassed them all with its 10,000 pounds of trailing limit. Thus, purchasers generally enjoyed load and trailing business ought to rethink their decision.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Fuel Economy

Mercedes made a major load hauler, with looks, quality, and capacity to walk the discussion. Be that as it may, proficiency was not a prime worry on their rundown. In the city the Sprinter produces 14 mpg mileage is awful for the market, an unadulterated demoralization for the purchasers.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 3500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500

MPG (city)

14

14

27

11

MPG (highway)

NA

18

NA

17

MPG (combined)

NA

16

NA

16

Different vans in the part highlight much most exceedingly terrible mileage numbers. The GMC Savana's 11 mpg city and 17 mpg of parkway mileage makes this van pricier over the long haul. The Ford Transit pulls off a comparative air, notwithstanding, it was the Nissan NV who aced the efficiency with 27 mpg of mileage.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Interior

Lots of room for people and cargo. Driver aids exist to help maneuver the van in tight quarters, but parking still remains a challenge with such a big vehicle. Efforts are made to ease entry/exit and to keep passengers cozy once settled- Edmunds

Seating and Comfort

Venturing into the Sprinter would require a stage to move as it sits high over the ground. Subsequent to boarding, the seats are agreeable for practically any individual, every one of the controls are in the region to the driving keeping him concentrated out and about. The huge windshield upgrades perceivability for a more secure drive. Work by the Mercedes the inside quality will undoubtedly be costly, superior to the finish's lodge.

The 2 individuals sitting in the Sprinter will doubtlessly appreciate a great deal of room. The 47.1 inch of headroom verifies no interruption in the taller fringes individual space. The 38.9-inch legroom is extended for solace.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 1500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500XD

Passenger capacity

2

2

2

2

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg (In.)

47.1/67.7/38.9

40.8/67.9/39.7

42.8/65.7/42.0

39.8/68.8/41.3

Cargo vans are more about hauling cargo than comfort, however, these 4 vans are calibrated for comfort. All 4 of them share a similar cabin space, harboring both comfort and practicality.

Infotainment

Why can't trucks be a bit of engaging and amusing to drive? Ohh! This one really is. As a standard infotainment setup, you get a 5.8-inch infotainment screen, an SD Card Slot, helper input, and a 5-speaker sound framework. Just the vital, nothing too showy to even think about deviating the driver's consideration from the street or too dull to even think about turning it into a dim ride.

Interior Features

  • Parametric Special Module (PSM)
  • Cargo Straps/Lashing Rails
  • Light Motion Sensor For Load Compartment
  • Leather Steering Wheel (MB ONLY)
  • Cargo Partition W/1 Sliding Window
  • 12V Power Outlet In Rear Compartment
  • Pre-Installation Becker Map Pilot Navigation System
  • Front Center Overhead Storage Slot
  • Convenience Lighting In Load/Passenger Compartment
  • Passenger Comfort Seat
  • Half Height Load Compartment Trim
  • Cruise Control
  • Heated Driver's Seat
  • Upper Cargo Lashing Rails
  • Cargo Partition W/1 Window

Cargo volume

There isn't a lot to state about a van work to ship freight, you can convey nearly everything. Indeed, even in the lodge, there is sufficient little or huge compartments space to upgrade the lodge utility, so convey as much thing as you can. Presently, discussing the center common sense the Sprinter includes a tremendous 319.1 crawls of payload volume. The challenge may be of a similar size however doesn't convey a similar feeling of common sense.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 1500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500XD

Cargo Volume (ft.3)

319.1

246.0

234.1

239.7

The Sprinter is the main van conveying in excess of 300 cubic feet of payload, other capacity in their own space of underneath 250 cubic feet of room. The Nissan NV payload through a colossal vessel including 234.1 cubic feet is the littlest lodge for the parcel. Sprinter overpowers the class in the primary look as far as extensive size.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Exterior

There's no denying the fact that the Sprinter is a big, boxy van that emphasizes practicality over sleek lines. However, some crisp styling touches here and there help it look a little more upmarket and cohesive than its rivals, especially the awkward Nissan NV and the Ram ProMaster- The Car Connection

Dimensions and Weight

The German lifting machine at first didn't make any buzz in the American market, yet its common sense and power before long curve the market to its knees. The prime player like Nissan and Chevrolet pursued the plan to remain in the market. With its humongous body, the Sprinter load van extends 223.3 crawls long, 79.7 creeps in width and a 94.7 creeps in tallness. The shorter wheelbase gives it better mobility and the lower weight gives it solidness with readiness.

Model

Mercedes Benz sprinter cargo 3500XD

Ford Transit Cargo Van T-150 130"

Nissan NV Cargo 3500 S

GMC Savana cargo 3500

Curb weight (lbs.)

5,037

4,998

5,806

5,345

Length(in)

233.3

217.8

240.6

224.1

Width(in)

79.7

81.3

79.9

79.2

Height(in)

94.7

100.8

83.6

84.6

Ground clearance (in) F/R

7.9/7.9

N/A

8.1/8.1

7.1

Wheelbase (in)

144.3

129.9

146.1

135.0

Track width (in) F/R

67.9/68.1

68.2/68.6

68.7/68.9

 

The Mercedes identification may add flavor to the morose van structure. In any case, the logo doesn't make it the most sizeable van in the parcel, that shelf goes to the Nissan NV freight van which is additionally the heaviest van in this lethal four manner. The Ford Transit and GMC Savana load highlights parallel measurements.

Exterior Features

  • Two Stage Opening Sliding Door
  • Painted Metallic Front & Rear Bumper
  • High Roof
  • Fixed Window In Left Sliding Door
  • Wheel Chocks
  • Arctic White Painted Wheels
  • Headlamp Washing System
  • Heated And Electrically Adjustable Exterior Mirrors
  • Light Alloy Wheels
  • Rear Door Window W/Wash Wipers
  • Right Rear Door Badging Deletion
  • Wheel House Covering
  • Assist Handle For Left Rear Door
  • Electric Sliding Step
  • Windshield W/Filter Band
  • Grey Rear Door Step

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Safety

This van has not been assessed by the NHTSA or IIHS both. In any case, you will locate various driver help and security highlights standard on the 2019 Sprinter. You get a heap versatile solidness framework as a standard component on this van alongside crosswind to help safeguarding the Sprinter from cruel breezes. You additionally have a lot of discretionary security highlights like Blind-spot help, path cautioning, forward impact cautioning for the wellbeing blasphemers. Different highlights

Safety Features

  • Crosswind Assist
  • Load adaptive electronic stability program (ESP)
  • Attention Assist
  • Rescue Assist
  • Lane keep assist
  • Collision Prevention Assist
  • Blind spot assist
  • Rearview camera

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Competition

Ford Transit Cargo Van

Ford Transit Cargo Van has long periods of unwavering quality and generosity remaining as a proof of its item and enough power and common sense backing its discussion. The lower cost and higher power is the triumphant recipe which draws in purchasers to Ford's showroom. The main thing where Mercedes wins is its monstrous freight space and the Mercedes better than expected inside.

Your decision of the van will to a great extent rely upon your inclination of control over common sense.

Nissan NV Cargo

Nissan NV Cargo is the van for the entrepreneur on a financial limit. With 261 torque and more than 200 cubic feet or freight volume, this van fills its need the most ideal way it could. Nonetheless, it doesn't have the equivalent uber inside and simple to utilize highlights. The Nissan contends well in the market with its mileage being its solid suit.

Getting onto with the Nissan lands you a sweet arrangement with additional saving money on mileage, plainly, it's the better arrangement between the two.

GMC Savana cargo

Nissan NV Cargo is the van for the entrepreneur on a financial limit. With 261 torque and more than 200 cubic feet or freight volume, this van fills its need the most ideal way it could. Nonetheless, it doesn't have the equivalent uber inside and simple to utilize highlights. The Nissan contends well in the market with its mileage being its solid suit.

Getting onto with the Nissan lands you a sweet arrangement with additional saving money on mileage, plainly, it's the better arrangement between the two.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van Final Verdict

After all, its a 'Mercedes'!

Along with carrying the opulent tag of "Mercedes-Benz", the car also carries the responsibilities of a well built vehicle that is sturdy, reliable and apart from helping you operate your work with ease, makes sure that you reach from your point A to point B in style. You may think the Mercedes name adds extravagance or over the top styling to this van, yet beyond a shadow of a doubt the sprinter is about utility and work. It's a decent form van enough to draw off private venture tries, be that as it may, you can generally consider its more youthful kin on the off chance that you needn't bother with a greater van. Generally, it's a nice vehicle standing ideal on the business standards. The main zone where it's slacking is the unobtrusive power plant in the engine, generally, it's a sweet arrangement to purchase.