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Selected Style 4-Door Ext WB w/1SA Pkg
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Ext WB w/1SA Pkg 19 26 $23,566 $26,040
4-Door Ext WB w/Y3G Mobility Pkg 19 26 $23,566 $26,040
4-Door Ext WB w/1SE Pkg 19 26 $27,530 $30,420
RWD 2500 144"
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,566
$37,195
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,040
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$434 / month
$667 / month
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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 19 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivan -
Rear Door Type - Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8 -
Third Leg Room (in) 36.7 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 -
Passenger Capacity 7 12
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9 -
Third Head Room (in) 38.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 96.3
Liftover Height (in) 22.8 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 120.0 144.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 79.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 201.3 -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 27.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 31.5 68.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3 53.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 62.4 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 84.5 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59.1 70.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 48.6 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.0 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 140.7 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 25.8 32.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - 68.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.8 -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.3 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA -
Brake Type Pwr -
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 26.4
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 47.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 LT245/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code XCK RH8
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 LT245/75R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code XCK RH8
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 5556
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 662
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 6084
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 662
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3942 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 5360
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 13550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3970
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 8550
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.7 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 850
Engine
Displacement 3.4L/207 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 161 @ 3800
Engine Type Gas V6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System SFI Direct Diesel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 265 @ 1400
Engine Order Code LA1 MG3
Engine Oil Cooler - None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.92
Trans Type 4 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.86
Trans Order Code MX0 G42
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 4.38
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - No
Trans PTO Access - No
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Montana Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
Body Style 4 Door Ext WB Passenger Van
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 -
Suspension Type - Front Soft-Ride Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 -
Suspension Type - Rear Soft-Ride Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 5360
Axle Type - Rear - Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.92
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3970
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.92
Doors
Side Door Type - Sliding
 
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