Mercedes-Benz Sprinter to be your best van in 2019
Arguably best among other vans in its class. If you can afford it, why not spend your cash on elegance, performance, strong body build and utility. Click here for full review of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 - What is new?
The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for the 2019 model year belongs to third sprinter generation and comes equipped with latest interior tech, fresh styling and well updated engine.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 is a smart choice for a passenger/cargo van with the availability of many of the most trending tech as standard or option. It could be referred to as utility bus as it will serve most of your needs, if not all.
The appearance for the new model has been slightly changed and redefined. But when you look underneath, it is similar to the previous model. We guess that is a good sign considering the quality build of previous version. For this new model, you would be offered new taillights and headlights but the sweet part is the capability of the optional diesel engine to give sufficient power for hauling and towing.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 - Best among its range
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 model year comes in 3 configurations - cargo, passenger and crew
The inside is styled to capture the heart with the 7-inch or 10-inch later infotainment system with the MBUX, which is user-experience from Mercedes. It comes with an impressive graphics and easy-to-use prompt controls.
Since it is a top-notch van, there are many configurations to pick from, also with sizes. The Sprinter 2019 comes in 4 sizes, 3 roof heights, petrol using 4-cylinder and diesel engines with 3 configurations. Depending on your preference, you could either have it as maximum passenger space or maximum cargo area. For whatever purpose you might need it for, you would never hold any form of regret getting this utility van.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 is an utility van that suits all your needs
Although the Ford Transit is a big force in all categories as far as utilitarian but not on par with the levels Mercedes has taken this Sprinter to, especially on the inside. But Chevrolet Express, which is more robust, edges Sprinter in towing capability, but not in class or variant. If you are on the lookout for the best van, don’t think twice before going for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.
It is available in cargo, crew and passenger configurations. Two seats and large cargo bay are available on the cargo van. The crew van offers five passenger-seating in a 3-place bench. The passenger configuration is capable of conveying fifteen passengers comfortably. For all configurations, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 offers wheelbase length of 144-inch and 170-inch. There is also the availability of extra-long cargo and crew configuration. You can get standard roof or even the high roof on the cargo configuration. So, for the Sprinter 2019, there is a division of regular model of 1500 and 2500, and the heavy duty model of 3500 and 4500.
The availability of MBUX 10.25 touchscreen infotainment system as an option, is not what you can get from other vans in the market
For the regular models, it comes equipped with 2.0L turbo-charged 4-cylinder with the generative power of 188 horsepower in a 258 pound feet of torque, paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission. If you are opting for the Heavy-duty truck of 3500 and 4500, you get optional engine of 3.0L V6 turbo-diesel of generative power of 188hp in 325 pound feet of torque in a 7-speed automatic transmission.
Depending on the version you are opting for, the diesel engine promises better performance and optimal efficiency
Check out the standard equipment on the Sprinter 2019’s cargo van:
- 16-inch steel wheels
- Passenger-side sliding rear door
- Metal cargo floor
- Air conditioning
- Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
- Rearview camera
- Sound system coupled with 2 USB ports
- Four-wheel drive (optional)
- Rear-wheel drive (standard)
There is similar standard equipment with the crew van but the difference is the presence of adjacent side windows and second-row bench seat. Its configuration is from 2500 upward while the passenger van is available in 1500 and 2500 configurations. The passenger van is also similar but possesses 3 rows of seats at the rear, interior trim at the rear and a rear tinted window.
If you are looking for the biggest storage space area in this Sprinter 2019, you should go for the cargo configuration
Check out some of the optional features for the Sprinter 2019:
- 16-inch alloy
- Sliding rear door to the driver’s side
- Heavy-duty suspension
- Front and rear parking sensor
- Adaptive cruise control
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Rear-cross traffic alert
- Lane-keeping assist
- Forward collision warning (automatic braking)
- 360 degree parking camera
The automaker is also promising heated windshield, LED headlights, rear cabin heater, heated power mirrors, upgraded front seat, MBUX Mercedes User Experience (7-inch or 10-inch) infotainment system and navigation system.
Driver-compartment partitioning, rear sunroof (fixed), roof fan and other options for interior storage could be added to the crew and cargo vans. You can also add rear air-conditioning option to the passenger van.
Driving of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019
The Sprinter 2019 is moves around remarkably well on the road, hereby getting things done. Though, the larger Sprinter can be somehow be heavy through its feel, which is a common problem with similar vans in its class. Overall, it promises an impressive off-road capability and driving within city or town is so easy.
People that often prefer to acquire van usually have diversified needs from buying it for topmost capacity for passengers to those who are only interested in maximum cargo space. As a result, there really is no need to start diving into the configuration or layout. One of the exciting things about this Sprinter that makes it top of our choice in its range is the turbo diesel engine, which is optional to increase the capability of the sprinter. There is also the availability of 10.25-inch touchscreen (MBUX), which is also optional but way above any form of infotainment system any rival brand is offering. So, if you wouldn’t mind the added cost, it totally worth it.
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