Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. Metris: Which is Best for My Business?

August 14th, 2018 by

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Two of the most notable events in the world of Mercedes-Benz include the production of the Sprinter in 1995 and the Metris ten years later. The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Metris and ideal for all sorts of industries, but which best suits your business’s everyday tasks? Compare the Sprinter vs. Metris below to see which vehicle offers the cost-efficiency and capability you need for your El Dorado Hills business!

Sprinter vs. Metris: Service Interval

Both the Sprinter and Metris include extended service intervals, so you can spend more time earning a living and less time catching up on routine service:

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: 20,000-mile service interval
  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris: 15,000-mile service interval

Sprinter vs. Metris: Price

Price-wise, the 2018 Metris is more cost-effective. It’s available in four body styles: Worker Cargo Van, Cargo Van, Worker Passenger Van, and Passenger Van. Starting MSRPs range from $25,995 for the Worker Cargo, to $33,900 for the Passenger.

The Sprinter is offered in five body styles: Worker Cargo Van, Cargo Van, Crew Van, Cab Chassis, and Passenger Van. Starting MSRPs for the Sprinter range from $33,995 for the Worker Cargo, to $47, 185 for the Passenger.

Sprinter vs. Metris: Cargo Space

Need ample cargo space for hauling tools and equipment around Folsom? The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van delivers. With the 144-inch-wheelbase/standard-roof configuration, you’ll get up t0 319.1 cubic feet. This can be expanded, of course. Go for the 170-inch-extended-wheelbase/high-roof Sprinter Cargo Van for a maximum of 530 cubic feet of space.

The smaller Metris Cargo Van offers up to 199 cubic feet of cargo room with the 135-inch-wheelbase/standard-roof configuration.

Sprinter vs. Metris: Towing

With the exception of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cab Chassis (which tows 7,500 pounds), the Metris and Sprinter towing capacity is 5,000 pounds. This means you can tow in confidence around Shingle Springs. Additionally, both models come with Crosswind Assist and Load Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)—a handling system that automatically brakes wheels individually and reduces engine power to combat wheel-spin, understeer, and oversteer.

Compare the Mercedes-Benz Vans at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills!

Whether you buy or lease the Metris or Sprinter, you’ll get a hard-working vehicle with all the style and capability you’d expect from the Three-Pointed Star. Browse our selection of new Sprinter and Metris Vans at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills in El Dorado Hills to find your new work van! Schedule a test drive near Rancho Cordova!

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