14 Facts About Mercedes-Benz Sprinter


Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a light commercial vehicle built by Mercedes-Benz Group AG of Stuttgart, Germany as a large van, chassis cab, minibus, and pickup truck.

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From 2001 until 2006, cargo van versions of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter were manufactured in Dusseldorf, Germany, partially disassembled and shipped to a facility in Gaffney, South Carolina where they were reassembled.

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The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will add several new driver assistance technologies including standard Crosswind Assist, optional Blind Spot Assist and Collision Prevention Assist, as well as Lane Keeping Assist and Highbeam Assist.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was built in Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Dusseldorf and Ludwigsfelde production plants.

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Production version of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based Volkswagen Crafter by Mercedes-Benz Vans was set to end in 2016.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans were used in the Boost by Mercedes-Benz custom transportation program.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is designed primarily for business, not private users, although recreational vehicle conversions are available.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter conversions have been produced by several RV and coach manufacturers.

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Chilled box versions of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter currently make up the majority of the supermarket Home Delivery fleet across the UK, but demand for these vans has begun to decline.

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Mercedes Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was the vehicle used by Mike and Frank on the History Channel reality series American Pickers until Season 6, when it was replaced by a Ford Transit.

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Chassis of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is expected to be used for the upcoming Astrovan II which will be made by Airstream to transport Boeing commercial crew astronauts to Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex 41 where they would board the CST-100 Starliner on their way to the International Space Station.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Inkanyezi is marketed in South Africa from 2020s onward as minibus taxi fleet in the country.

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The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City has two automatic doors: a set of double doors at the front, used for passengers getting on or off and having a disabled ramp; and a single door behind the rear wheel for passengers alighting, which opens off some stairs in the high-floor area.

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Model designations for the first generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter are W901, W902, W903, W904 and W905, depending on the gross weight rating.

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