The first-generation Freightliner Sprinter launched in 1995 in Europe. In 2001, the officially launched in the United States, in both a cargo and passenger version. In 2005, Freightliner achieved the milestone of 150,000 Sprinter vans produced that year. The 2nd generation Sprinter was released in 2007, offering cleaner and more efficient diesel consumption and improved features for drivers. The 2015 Sprinter includes a four-wheel drive option in all models.