Compare 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Vans vs 2012 Chevrolet Express Passenger

2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Vans
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2500 144"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 144" N/A N/A $35,033 $37,670
2500 170" N/A N/A $39,730 $42,720
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RWD 1500 135" 1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 1500 135" 1LS 13 17 $26,914 $28,940
RWD 1500 135" 1LT 13 17 $26,914 $28,940
RWD 2500 135" 1LS 11 17 $27,746 $29,835
RWD 2500 135" 1LT 11 17 $27,746 $29,835
RWD 3500 135" 1LS 11 17 $29,880 $32,130
RWD 3500 135" 1LT 11 17 $29,880 $32,130
AWD 1500 135" 1LS 13 17 $30,220 $32,495
AWD 1500 135" 1LT 13 17 $30,220 $32,495
RWD 3500 155" 1LS 11 17 $31,620 $34,000
RWD 3500 155" 1LT 11 17 $31,620 $34,000
RWD 3500 135" 2LS N/A N/A $41,915 $45,070
RWD 3500 135" 2LT N/A N/A $41,915 $45,070
RWD 3500 155" 2LS N/A N/A $43,654 $46,940
RWD 3500 155" 2LT N/A N/A $43,654 $46,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,033
$26,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,670
$28,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$628 / month
$482 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 13 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Dual swing-out Panel
Number of Passenger Doors
3 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 68.6
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity
12 8
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 65.5
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 65.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 68.8
Third Hip Room (in)
- 63.3
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 65.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 47.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.9 7.4
Height, Overall (in)
96.3 83.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - 17.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 49.4
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
48.8 49.4
Wheelbase (in)
144 135.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.5 8.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.7 79.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
51.2 44.1
Overhang, Front (in)
39.5 39.7
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - 18.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
61.6 57.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 29.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
232.5 224.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
53.1 50.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 126.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
18.0 216.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 57.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 92.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
70.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - 153.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 51.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 89.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
9.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.0 x 1.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.0 31.0
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Mid-frame
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 17.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 43.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
TYD XPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2004
Rear Tire Order Code
TYD YPR
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 930
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 6200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
7720 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2767 2540
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8550 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4080 3600
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3153 3104
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13550 - TBD -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.75 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220 145
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182 5.3L/323
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 3800 310 @ 5200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel V6 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System
CRD Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 1400 - 2400 334 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
EXM LMF
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 1.63
Trans Order Code
DGZ M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.06
Summary
Body Code
NA ZW9
Body Style
Passenger Van 1500 135" WB
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Vans Chevrolet Express Passenger
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.69 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Hypoid Drive
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4000
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Torsion Bar
Frame
Frame Type
Unibody Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type
Sliding Swing-out
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 13.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA 1
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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