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2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2018 Ford Transit

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2018 Ford Transit


For many Summerlin and Spring Valley businesses, commercial vans are an important asset. The right configuration can facilitate day-to-day operations with ample features and just the right amount of space and strength. To ensure you make the right choice for your business needs, we’ve compared the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. Ford Transit. Look below to see what the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter offers that the Ford Transit doesn’t!

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2018 Mercedes Benz Sprinter VS 2018 Ford Transit
66.5 inches Base Interior Standing Height 56.9 inches
Standard Daytime Running Lights Optional
Standard 270-Degree Opening Rear Doors Feature Not Offered
5,077 pounds Payload 4,650 pounds

Convenience Features

The new Sprinter and Transit were designed first and foremost for utility. Take a closer look, however, and you’ll notice that the Sprinter comes standard with several thoughtful features that are either optional or unavailable for the Transit. Some of these features include:

  • 270-Degree-Opening Rear Doors: Compared to the Transit Van’s standard 180-degree-opening rear doors, the Sprinter Van’s rear doors offer greater flexibility during loading and unloading.
  • Interior Standing Height: While the regular wheelbase, low-roof Transit Van’s cargo height measures in at 56.9 inches, the interior of the 144-inch wheelbase, standard-roof Sprinter Cargo Van is more accommodating at 66.5 inches.
  • Daytime Running Lights: Daytime running lights—an optional feature for the Transit—increase the Sprinter Van’s visibility to others on the road, boosting safety during daytime driving.
2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker

 

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Interior

Dimensions & Capacities

When it comes to cargo, payload, and towing capacities, both vans are among the top performers in their segment. Comparing the Sprinter vs. Ford Transit, however, showcases a clear winner:

  • Cargo Area: In the Transit lineup, the max cargo volume—542.2 cubic feet— belongs to the long extended-wheelbase, high-roof Transit Van with its front-passenger seat removed. The extended-wheelbase (170 inches), high-roof Sprinter Cargo Van brags a massive 530-cubic-foot cargo area and still seats up to three passengers.
  • Payload: The Transit 350HD (148-inch extended with 3.5L engine) wows with its max payload capacity of 4,650 pounds. Still, the Sprinter Cargo Van with a 170-inch wheelbase, high roof, 11,030-pound GVWR outdoes the Transit with a max payload capacity of 5,077 pounds.
  • Towing: Depending on the configuration, the Ford Transit can tow up to 7,500 pounds. The Sprinter Cab Chassis matches the Transit Van’s max towing capabilities.

Find the Right Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for Your Paradise Business!  

When it comes to the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. Ford Transit, it’s easy to see that the Sprinter is not only more convenient, it’s also stronger and more spacious. For assistance with choosing the right Sprinter for your Paradise business, contact Fletcher Jones Imports in Las Vegas! Our sales team is standing by Monday through Saturday!

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