Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2006–2013)

Last updated 20 December 2017

Excellent refinement and supple suspension, high quality cabin, compressed natural gas model can enter London Congestion Charge zone for free.
Load space not quite as big as some rivals, basic design is beginning to age, have a bit of a reputation for rust.
Updated 29 April 2013
Revised Sprinter unveiled

As well as a new-look front end with a more upright grille, the revised model gets new safety system and engines that meet Euro VI standards with the most economical version able to average a claimed...

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Introduction

If there’s a supercar of the van world, it’s the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. It offers performance, power and economy, so it has the jump on more orthodox supercars, and it can also carry plenty of equipment or cargo in its generous load bay.

As well as the turn of speed from the Sprinter’s potent engine options, they also meet Euro 5 emissions regulations and have done since 2009, which means the Sprinter is a sound choice for those in and around the London Low Emissions Zone.

It’s also a very wise choice for any other van buyer thanks to Mercedes-Benz vast choice of different configurations. There are different wheelbases, body lengths, roof heights, weights and specifications to pick from, giving the customer the opportunity to pick the van they really want and need.

Perhaps the only downside of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is another thing it has in common with supercars - price. It’s not as affordable as much of the competition, though it can be argued the Sprinter repays this with strong residual values in the used market and a warranty that lasts for three years and unlimited miles where most rivals limit this to 100,000 miles.

With this in its favour, plus a reputation as being one of the best vans in its class to drive, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter deservedly sits at the top table alongside the very best.

 

Used Buying Guide - Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Few brands can lay claim to the breadth and strength of Mercedes-Benz. The three-pointed star features on the grilles of everything from super-luxury saloons to the bin lorry that collects your rubbish or the bus that takes your kids to school. 

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Mercedes Sprinter (3)

List Price from £29,350 +VAT
Buy new from £22,674 +VAT
Contract hire from £261.00 +VAT pm
Lease from £267.00 +VAT pm
 

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