Following the current generation's debut last year, there are no major changes this time around. See the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter models for sale near you
The driver aids are a worthwhile investment. At the very least, they could prevent the Sprinter from being stuck in the repair shop instead of out on the road. Take a good look at the diesel engine option as well. That meaty 324 lb-ft of torque is always welcome when there are heavy loads to move. Find a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for sale
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is offered in Cargo, Crew, Passenger and Cab Chassis body styles. There are two wheelbase lengths (144 inches and 170 inches) and two roof heights (67.7 inches and 79.1 inches). Only the Cargo van is available with the higher roof. Payload strengths run to 1500, 2500, heavy duty 3500 and 3500XD, plus an extra heavy-duty 4500.
A Cargo version in 1500 form can carry a payload of up to 3,854 pounds and can tow up to 5,000 pounds. In 3500 form, it's a maximum payload of 4,522 pounds and a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds. The 3500 XD has a total payload of 5,684 pounds, while towing the same amount as the regular 3500. The 4500 can handle up to 6,735 pounds.
Behind the front row, the Sprinter is exceptionally versatile, with up to 533 cubic feet of storage in the Cargo.
The Cargo ($35,690) comes with 16-in steel wheels, a cabin partition preparation, a metal floor, keyless start, a passenger-side sliding door, manually adjustable front seats, air-conditioning, a rearview camera, a Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, an AM/FM radio with four speakers, a USB-C port, an auxiliary audio input, a load-adaptive ESP, a crosswind assist, hold function and hill-start assist. It has the 1.9-liter gasoline engine as standard, but the 3.0-liter V6 diesel is an option. It's also available in both wheelbase lengths and with the standard or higher roof.
Options include cargo protection packages, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, driver attention alerts, lane-keeping assistance, a 7-in infotainment touchscreen, rain-sensing wipers, navigation, wireless charging, satellite radio, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats and swiveling bases for the front seats.
The Crew ($40,590) has a second row of seating with extra side windows and comes with the higher roof.
The Passenger ($42,290) starts as a 12-seater with the regular wheelbase, going up to a 15-seater version with the longer wheelbase. It adds two USB-C ports at the rear, along with the option of USB ports and smartphone stowage places at every row.
The Cab Chassis ($41,790) is available with either length of wheelbase and comes with the diesel engine as standard.
AWD is available in all versions except for the longer-wheelbase Passenger and the Cab Chassis models. Other options (of which there are many) include parking sensors, an automated parking feature, LED running lights, fog lights, heated windshield, headlight washers, roof rails, a driver's side sliding rear door, a chrome grille, 16-in alloy wheels, rear cabin heater and luxury front seats with extra adjustments.
|Basic||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||5 Years/100,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||5 Years/100,000 Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
2020 Ford Transit -- The Transit is a strong rival. With comparable capabilities and similar styling, plus attractive engine options such as a turbodiesel 5-cylinder and a turbocharged 310-hp gasoline V6, this Ford is a must-drive.
Used Mercedes-Benz Sprinter -- Not everyone can afford a brand-new Sprinter, yet would still appreciate its many and varied capabilities. Check out the Mercedes-Benz certified pre-owned program, and keep in mind that the Sprinter is also good for strong resale values.