Compare 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,507 $25,945
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 21 $25,275 $27,915
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,360 $31,460
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 21 $30,533 $33,890
4-Door 4WD 5.9 Limited 13 17 $34,392 $38,275
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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
$23,507
$37,195
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$667 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
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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
16 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
21 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose Vehicles -
Rear Door Type
- Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 -
Passenger Capacity
5 12
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.58 -
Length, Overall (in)
177.1 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 96.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.75 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 144.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 79.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 27.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.3 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 32.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 68.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 53.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 70.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- 68.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - -
Brake Type
Power -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 26.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 47.6
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RH8
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 LT245/75R16
Spare Tire Size
T155/90D16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA RH8
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 LT245/75R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 6084
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 662
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 5556
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 662
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3970
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 8550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 5360
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 13550
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 850
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
SMPI Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2400 265 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
ERH MG3
Displacement
4.0L/242 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 4600 161 @ 3800
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 -
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.20 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.86
Trans Order Code
DGB G42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.74 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Trans PTO Access
- No
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Passenger Van 144" WB RWD
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadra-Coil Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Coil Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.92
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 5360
Axle Type - Rear
- Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.92
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3970
Doors
Side Door Type
- Sliding

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