2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

2500 144WB Standard Roof RWD 2-Dr Cargo I4 auto trans

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2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

New For 2014

For 2014, the Sprinter gets what, in the staid world of commercial vans, counts as a major makeover. There's all-new front-end styling that features a much larger grille. The interior has been tweaked and now offers more carlike features. New active safety systems are available, and there's a new standard engine: a four-cylinder diesel.

Vehicle Summary

The Sprinter is a true commercial vehicle, and that makes it an unusual offering for Mercedes-Benz in North America. During the Daimler-Chrysler era, the Sprinter was sold here as a Dodge. Today, it is sold as a Mercedes-Benz and as a Freightliner (which is Mercedes' commercial truck affiliate). The Sprinter is priced at a premium compared with its competitors from Chevrolet, Ford, and Nissan. Customers include construction fleets, delivery services, and passenger shuttle services. The Sprinter's biggest fleet customer is Federal Express.

Overview

The Sprinter is offered as a Cargo Van, Crew Van, Passenger Van, MiniBus, and Cab Chassis. There is a choice of two roof heights (the taller is high enough to stand up in), and three lengths: 144-inch wheelbase, 170-inch wheelbase, and 170-inch wheelbase with extended rear overhang. The Sprinter is a more European-type van, with a narrower footprint, long and tall body styles, and turbodiesel engines only. European-style vans, though, are the way the industry is going, with Ford about to replace the venerable E-series with its European Transit and Dodge soon to import a van from Fiat.

There are two available diesel engines. The base engine is a new, 2.1-liter four-cylinder that is paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission. That engine is good for 161 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque, which doesn't seem like the makings of a particularly speedy delivery vehicle, but the 2.1-liter should use less fuel than the optional V-6 diesel. That V-6 was formerly the standard engine but is now the move-up option. Output remains 188 hp with 325 lb-ft of torque, and its transmission is a five-speed automatic.

The Sprinter's plain and utilitarian interior is probably not what you'd expect from a Mercedes-Benz, although it is what you'd expect of a commercial van. There is a standard TFT screen for the iPod/Bluetooth/aux interface, and navigation is optional. Bundled with navigation are some other features that Mercedes-Benz drivers will find familiar: blind-spot assist, lane-keeping assist, high-beam assist, and collision prevention assist. An audible parking aid is also available and is useful for berthing such a big bus.

You'll like:

  • 2.1-liter's lower fuel consumption
  • Available safety features
  • Trio of body sizes, two roof heights

You won't like:

  • Basic interior
  • Formerly standard V-6 is now optional
  • Price premium versus other brands

Key Competitors

  • Chevrolet Express
  • Ford Transit
  • Nissan NV
  • Ram ProMaster
2014 Mercedes Benz Sprinter 4x4 Right Side Angle
Now that Ford and Ram are launching tall, European-designed full-size vans in North America, just how is the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter – the model that originally sparked this full-size van renaissance – going to stand out from the crowd? Perhaps the North American introduction of the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4, a full-size van with factory-installed four-wheel drive, might do the trick.
2014 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Front End In Motion 04
It's been said imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's the case, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has a lot of fans, even among other automakers. Since its introduction to the U.S. market in the early 2000s, the Sprinter now faces several similarly-configured competitors in the form of the Ram ProMaster, the Nissan NV full-size vans, and the forthcoming Ford Transit.
2014 Mercedes Benz Sprinter 4x4 Left Side
Although the brand is primarily known for its luxury cars in the U.S., Mercedes-Benz has long been a jack-of-all-trades manufacturer in Europe, with the E-Class being a ubiquitous taxicab throughout Europe, and being one of the continent's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. The Sprinter van has had about a decade in the U.S. market, first under the Freightliner and Dodge brands, and now under the native three-pointed star. Mercedes is adding a new variant of its utilitarian workhorse to the product mix, at least in Europe.
2014 Mercedes Benz Sprinter In Motion
DUSSELDORF, Germany -- As we wait for Mercedes to launch its $30,000 CLA250 this fall, there's a commodity Benz that has been on sale in North America for five years. The Sprinter came to the States first as a 2003 Dodge, then shortly after as a Freightliner, and finally as a 2009 Mercedes (the Dodge version is gone, of course).

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2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Specifications

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Engine
2.1L I4Engine
Horsepower:
188 hp @ 3800rpm
Torque:
325 ft lb of torque @ 1400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front (optional)
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player (optional)
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Corrosion
100,000 miles / 60 months
Roadside
50,000 miles / 48 months
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
1
IIHS Overall Front Crash
N/R
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Side
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NHTSA Rating Rear Side
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NHTSA Rating Overall
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5-Year Total Cost to Own For The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Depreciation
43.1%
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own
Depreciation
$23,512
43.1%
Insurance
$7,810
14.3%
Fuel Cost
$13,949
25.6%
Financing
$3,991
7.3%
Maintenance
$3,347
6.1%
Repair Costs
$1,467
2.7%
State Fees
$489
0.9%
Five Year Cost of Ownership: $54,565 What's This?
Value Rating: Below Average