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2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
2500 144 V6 Crew Van
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2018 Ford Transit Passenger
150 XL 3dr SWB Low Roof Passenger Van w/60/40 Passenger Side Doors
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The Ford Transit van has been one of the most popular vehicles of its kind on European roads for decades, but it took until 2014 to reach U.S. shores. While best known in its Cargo con...

Specs

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
2500 144 V6 Crew Van
2018 Ford Transit Passenger
150 XL 3dr SWB Low Roof Passenger Van w/60/40 Passenger Side Doors
Powertrain
Drivetrain --
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City --
15 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
18 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 24.5 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power --
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque --
400 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement --
3,500 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.76 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 10 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.3 in
Back Legroom -- 33.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 259.4 cu ft 94.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 3,146 lbs 2,870 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 5,100 lbs
Exterior
Length 233.3 in 219.9 in
Width 95.5 in 97.4 in
Height 105.7 in 82.2 in
Wheelbase 144.3 in 129.9 in

Available Options

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
2500 144 V6 Crew Van

Exterior Colors

  • Aqua Green Metallic
  • Arctic White
  • Black Blue
  • Blue Gray
  • Brilliant Blue
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Calcite Yellow Metallic
  • Cavansite Blue Metallic
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Flame Red
  • Graphite Gray
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • Gray White Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Jupiter Red
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Pearl Silver Metallic
  • Pebble Gray
  • Silver Gray
  • Steel Blue
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • Tenorite Gray Metallic
  • Vanda Blue
  • Velvet Red

Option Packages

  • Electric Sliding Step
  • Fuel-Fired Pre-Heater/Booster (17K BTU)
  • Painted Metallic Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Spring-Loaded Rear Bumper Step
  • Becker Map Pilot
  • Active Safety Plus Package
  • Active Safety Plus Package with Parktronic
  • Driver Comfort Package
  • High-Idle Fixed Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Premium Appearance Package
  • Auxiliary Front 5 KW Heater
  • Driver Efficiency Package
  • High Roof
  • Parktronic System (PTS)
  • Security Alarm with Interior Motion Sensor
  • Wheels: 6.5" x 16" Light-Alloy
2018 Ford Transit Passenger
150 XL 3dr SWB Low Roof Passenger Van w/60/40 Passenger Side Doors

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Jeans Metallic
  • Green Gem Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Shadow Black
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • White Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Radio: AM/FM Stereo with CD/HD/SiriusXM/Sync
  • Radio: AM/FM Stereo with SYNC 3/Navigation
  • Radio: AM/FM Stereo with Single CD/Sync
  • Engine: 3.5L EcoBoost V6
  • Extended-Length Running Boards
  • Power Running Board
  • Privacy Glass
  • Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis
  • 10-Passenger Seating

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