Ford Transit Van vs. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$33,135 (MSRP)
$33,790 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 310 hp
188 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L Ti
3.5L ECOBOOST V6
3.2L POWERSTROKE I5 DIESEL
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
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
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

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT235/65SR16
LT245/75SR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
129.9 in.
144 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 310 hp
188 hp

Torque

Torque
260 - 400 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
5400 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
540 lbs.
500 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
25 gal.
24.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional 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

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Optional

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 Van
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Low Roof Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Body Code

Body Code
V
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
1 - 2
2 - 3

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
8600 lbs.
8550 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5400 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5400 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5400 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99G, 99M, 99M-1, 99V
MM3

Engine Type

Engine Type
Flexible V-6
Gaseous Fuel Compatible V-6
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-5
Regular Unleaded V-6
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.2 L/195, 3.5 L/213, 3.7 L/228
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

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

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446
G43

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
9

Trans Description Cont.

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

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 210, 250
250

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Rigid Axle

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.31, 3.73, 4.10
4.18

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31, 3.73, 4.10
4.18

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT235/65SR16
LT245/75SR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT235/65SR16
LT245/75SR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 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

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25 gal.
24.5 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
129.9 in.
144 in.

Rear Door Type

Rear Door Type
Split Swing-Out
Split Swing-Out

Side Door Type

Side Door Type
Split Swing-Out
Power Sliding - Sliding

Model Group

Model Group
Transit
Sprinter Vans

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.2, 3.5, 3.7
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
5 - 6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4