Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2014: Ends the van competition
According to driving discipline in Germany emphasizes on moving to the right when passing has been done in a lane. But in Germany the trend to follow this rule has declined. The fast drivers are troubled when slow drivers adhere to the ecofriendly rules of slow driving. Low velocity driving can be cumbersome. With Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2014, the case can be different speeding at 100 mph. It means three tons of German metal headed visible by the rearview mirror.
Lower governor speed settings have been optimized for American settings reaching only 82 mph. so the dreadful experience of a Sprinter heading can be minimized.
It was released in the European market back in 1995. It defined the van industry in a new fashion with modernistic design and less operating cost with car performance. It was a fuel efficient van. Now in the present car industry, it brought an end to the Ford E series, GMC Savana, Chevrolet Express from general motors. They burn away the fuel unlike Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2014.
Engine inside: Powerful on the road
The Mercedes Benz Sprinter has a 3 liter V6 engine. It also adds a 161 horse power engine with 2.1 liter 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine. The V6 engine still has its five speed automatic transmission present in the American market. The maximum torque produced from this V6 engine is 325 lb-ft in the 4 cylinder setting. Mercedes passenger cars are known to produce 265 lb-ft of torque. The V6 engine sounds more authentic at velocities above 90 mph. it also seems sophisticated.
The engine is quieter and packs a silent punch. The five speed transmission was similar to seven speed transmission. The Sprinter van has 4-cylinder, 2 liter diesel engine combined with state of the art seven speed automatic transmission. It’s a standard engine for any Sprinter.
Driving Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2014
The new Sprinter is a big van yet in high speed corners it remains so stable, it’s unbelievable. The van has indirect steering system and control systems make sure that the van remains safe and stable in corners. Sprinter also has a cross wind stabilization system ensuring it remains steady when sudden winds hits the van. The control system activates in case of a sudden wind too early, but it fails in keeping the van steady. Finer tuning is needed in this case, but it’s a good job for now. The flaws will have been removed when the van reaches American markets in 2015. Lane departure system and blind spot also works wonderfully well.
The front fascia, headlights and headlights have been restyled in Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2014. It resembles the S class and Mercedes CLA. The bumper had a smiley face before, which is long gone now. The rough and tough look of Sprinter can supervise some discipline during lane driving.
Pricing: Expensive as usual
The Mercedes-Benz will be up for sale in 2014. It will be available in high roof versions and standard versions along with two wheelbases. The price for the V6 powered Sprinter will initiate from 36,300 dollars. The 4 cylinder model won’t be as costlier and can knock out considerable dollars.
Interior inside: Mercedes class visible
The interior of the Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2014 has been upgraded and it serves as a basis for many conversion vehicles. It has tall seating position. These are the traits which are also visible in Ram ProMaster and Ford Transit. Overall, Sprinter is much superior.
Some changes have been made in the cockpit of the latest Sprinter. The drivers can remain comfortable. The seats are firmer and better with durable covers. The infotainment system screen is 5 inches in length. It also offers USB connection, SD card connection; Bluetooth and AUX. rearview camera wins the van driver.
The interior is totally functional and savor in its class and elegance. The Mercedes label has been removed from the steering. No one can guess, it’s a Mercedes vehicle then. The vans have avoided being the luxurious products car manufacturers are implementing.