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Compare 2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans vs 2013 Chevrolet Express Passenger

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Selected Style 2500 144"
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Body Style

Cab Size

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 144" N/A N/A $37,498 $40,320
2500 170" N/A N/A $42,524 $45,725
RWD 1500 135" LS
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Drivetrain

Cab Size

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 1500 135" LS 13 17 $27,444 $29,510
RWD 1500 135" LT 13 17 $27,444 $29,510
RWD 2500 135" LS 11 17 $28,276 $30,405
RWD 2500 135" LT 11 17 $28,276 $30,405
RWD 3500 135" LS 11 17 $30,411 $32,700
RWD 3500 135" LT 11 17 $30,411 $32,700
RWD 3500 155" LS 11 17 $32,150 $34,570
RWD 3500 155" LT 11 17 $32,150 $34,570
AWD 1500 135" LS 13 17 $30,750 $33,065
AWD 1500 135" LT 13 17 $30,750 $33,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,498
$27,444
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,320
$29,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$672 / month
$492 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Dual swing-out Panel
Number of Passenger Doors 3 -
Interior Dimensions
Fourth Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Third Leg Room (in) - TBD - 36.6
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.4
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - 63.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 68.6
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity 12 8
Fourth Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Third Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 65.5
Fourth Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Third Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 65.8
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.8
Fourth Head Room (in) - TBD - -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 65.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 68.8
Exterior Dimensions
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
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 47.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 216.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 57.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
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
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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
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 Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
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
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size LT245/75R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - N/A
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 - N/A
Rear Tire Size LT245/75R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - N/A
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2004
Rear Tire Order Code TYD YPR
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
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
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 6200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 7720 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2767 2662
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8550 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 4080 3600
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3153 2837
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13550 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.75 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 220 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - TBD - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 1400 - 2400 334 @ 4500
Engine Order Code EXM LMF
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
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
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.06
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans Chevrolet Express Passenger
Body Code NA ZW9
Body Style Passenger Van Passenger Van
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Torsion Bar
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
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 (2012)
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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