Compare 2014 Ford Econoline Wagon vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans

2014 Ford Econoline Wagon
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
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E-150 XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-150 XL 13 16 $27,887 $30,230
E-150 XLT 13 16 $30,142 $32,675
E-350 Super Duty XL 11 15 $30,960 $33,560
E-350 Super Duty Ext XL 11 15 $33,081 $35,860
E-350 Super Duty XLT 11 15 $33,228 $36,020
E-350 Super Duty Ext XLT 11 15 $34,428 $37,320
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RWD 2500 144"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
RWD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
4WD 2500 170" N/A N/A $42,947 $46,180
RWD 2500 170" N/A N/A $42,947 $46,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,887
$37,195
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,230
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$504 / month
$667 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers 4x4 for improved all-weather and all-terrain ability, building on its proven strengths as a flexible business vehicle.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
16 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Split Swing-Out Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
71.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
42 -
Second Hip Room (in)
66.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.1 -
Third Leg Room (in)
40 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 -
Third Hip Room (in)
66.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
71.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40 -
Third Head Room (in)
40.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
65.6 -
Passenger Capacity
8 12
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
28.8 27.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
138 144.3
Height, Overall (in)
82.1 96.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
51.4 32.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.1 53.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
84.9 128.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
67.8 70.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
51.9 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
120.6 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- 68.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 68.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 68.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
33 26.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
48.6 47.6
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
5360 5556
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
709 662
Rear Tire Size
LT225/75SR16 LT245/75R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
4600 6084
Rear Tire Order Code
T37 RH8
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
709 662
Front Tire Size
LT225/75SR16 LT245/75R16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
T37 RH8
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6100 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6100 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
610 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
610 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6100 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
5120 5360
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 13550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2684 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3970
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2995 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8520 8550
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 850
Engine
Displacement
4.6 L/281 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 4800 161 @ 3800
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
286 @ 3500 265 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
99W MG3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
16 -
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.32 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.86
Trans Order Code
44Q G42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access
No No
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.38
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Econoline Wagon Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
Body Style
Wagon Passenger Van 144" WB RWD
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
5520 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 3970
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.92
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5000 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Leaf
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.10 3.92
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
5120 5360
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Other Strut
Doors
Side Door Type
Split Swing-Out Sliding
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.9 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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