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1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Base Passenger Van
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2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
1500 144 High Roof Passenger Van RWD
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Average Price Paid
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1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Base Passenger Van
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2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
1500 144 High Roof Passenger Van RWD
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1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Base Passenger Van

The Volkswagen Vanagon for 1991 was virtually unchanged from the previous year's model. Several different trim packages were available for 1991, including the standard Vanagon, the Van...

2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
1500 144 High Roof Passenger Van RWD
No Expert Reviews

Specs

1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Base Passenger Van
2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
1500 144 High Roof Passenger Van RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
90 hp @ 4,800 RPM
90 hp @ 4,800 RPM
188 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
117 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM
117 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
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9.8:1
Displacement
2,100 cc
2,100 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
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3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 12 seats
Front Legroom -- 38.9 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 78.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 2,941 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 179.9 in 233.5 in
Width 72.6 in 92.3 in
Height 75.9 in 114.2 in
Wheelbase 96.9 in 144 in

Available Options

1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Base Passenger Van
2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
1500 144 High Roof Passenger Van RWD

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