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Selected Style E-150 XL
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Trim

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 XLT 11 15 $33,228 $36,020
E-350 Super Duty Ext XL 11 15 $33,081 $35,860
E-350 Super Duty Ext XLT 11 15 $34,428 $37,320
4WD 2500 144"
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Drivetrain

Cab Size

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 2500 170" N/A N/A $42,947 $46,180
RWD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
4WD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
4WD 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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
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
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Split Swing-Out Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 40.1 -
Front Hip Room (in) 65.6 -
Passenger Capacity 8 12
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4 79.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.8 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 138 144.3
Height, Overall (in) 82.1 NA
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 51.9 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 120.6 128.5
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 Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 68.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 68.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - 68.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 33 26.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 48.6 47.6
Steering Type Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code T37 RH8
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6100 5000
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) 915 750
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8520 8550
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 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 7 16 X 6.5
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 850
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 650 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 220
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 286 @ 3500 265 @ 1400
Engine Order Code 99W MG3
Displacement 4.6 L/281 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 4800 161 @ 3800
Engine Oil Cooler Regular None
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Diesel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 14 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 -
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 4.38
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 Four 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Econoline Wagon Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
Body Style Wagon Passenger Van
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front Other Strut
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
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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