Ford Transit Connect vs. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$26,845 (MSRP)
$33,790 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 169 hp
188 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L GDI I
1.5L ECOBLUE TC DI DIESEL
FLEX FUEL CAPABILITY (FFV)
2.0L I4 Turbo

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55HR16
LT245/75SR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.6 in.
144 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
162 - 169 hp
188 hp

Torque

Torque
144 - 171 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
500 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
24.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
23 - 27 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
20 - 24 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
26 - 29 mpg
Unknown mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Passenger Wagon LWB
Cargo Van

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5, 6, 7
2 - 3

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
500 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
98A, 992, 997, 99F
MM3

Engine Type

Engine Type
Flexible
Regular Unleaded I-4
Turbo Diesel I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/92, 2.0 L/122, 2.5 L/152
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Direct Injection, Gasoline Direct Injection, Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446 - 448
G43

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220
250

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Leaf

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16
LT245/75SR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16
LT245/75SR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
24.5 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.6 in.
144 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Transit Connect
Sprinter Vans

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Wagon
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5, 2.0, 2.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
4