Mercedes-Benz Metris vs. Ram ProMaster City

Jet Black
VS
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$30,450
Not Available

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
208 hp
178 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L I
2.4L I4 MultiAir

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
35.8 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
46 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
199 cu. ft.
131.7 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
135 in.
122.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
42 ft.

Width

Width
75.9 in.
72.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
208 hp
178 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
5000 .lbs
2000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 .lbs
200 .lbs

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
16.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 12 mpg
11 - 14 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional
Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo Van
Ram ProMaster City Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Cargo Van 135" WB
Cargo Van

Body Code

Body Code
V
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3417 lbs.
Not Available

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3417 lbs.
Not Available

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6724 lbs.
5395 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
28 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
11724 lbs.
5900 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

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

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5000 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
MM1
ED6

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.4 L/144

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
G42
DFH

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
9

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38
4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86
2.84

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92
1.90

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37
1.38

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.80

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42
3.81

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

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
850
700

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
850
700

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0
7.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 - 190
160

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arm
Multi-Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.47
3.73

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.47
3.73

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
RG7
TMC

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
RG7
TMC

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17
P215/55SR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17
P215/55SR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Compact - Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

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

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
42 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Front Disc/Rear Drum

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
Not Available

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
12 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
10 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
16.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
46 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
35.8 in.
40.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
135 in.
122.4 in.

Length, Overall w/rear bumper

Length, Overall w/rear bumper
211.4 in.
187.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.9 in.
72.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
75.2 in.
74 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
22 in.
21.5 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
4.4 in.
5.1 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
4.4 in.
5.1 in.

Rear Door Type

Rear Door Type
Liftgate - Split Swing-Out
Split Swing-Out

Side Door Type

Side Door Type
Sliding
Sliding

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
114.5 in.
87.2 in.

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
66.3 in.
60.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50 in.
48.4 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
55 in.
51.8 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
199 ft³.
131.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73
0.69

Model Group

Model Group
Metris
ProMaster City

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
2.0
2.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4