2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker Van Release Date
Business owners are always on the lookout for ways to cut costs and increase profits. Whether it’s through refining processes to increase productivity or adding employees to meet ever-growing demand, successful business owners are constantly looking to get an edge. At the Chicago Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a new way for businesses to save money with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker.
Before we dive into the details, including the budget-friendly price, let’s find out when you can expect the new cargo van on the lot. According to Mercedes-Benz, the 2017 Sprinter Worker Van release date won’t require any wait, as the new van is immediately available for order. We expect Sprinter Worker vans to be available on the lot on the lot in the coming months.
The new Sprinter variation marks the most affordable in the range, with an MSRP of $32,495 with a destination and delivery fee of $995. That price point puts it $4,000 cheaper than the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Van, which previously represented the base model. But it doesn’t just undercut other Sprinter models, as it’s also a few thousand dollars less than both the Ram Promaster 1500 diesel and Ford Transit 150 XL diesel.
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker Van Powertrain and Towing Capacity
The new Sprinter Worker houses a 2.1-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine that produces 161 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque and pairs with a 7G-TRONIC 7-Speed transmission. Based on 300,000 miles of testing by fuelly.com, this combination is capable of at least 23 mpg.
While the horsepower and torque numbers aren’t eye-popping, the van’s capabilities speak for themselves, with a 5,000-pound towing capacity and 3,512-pound max payload. The Sprinter Worker van features a standard 319.1 cubic-feet of cargo space.
New Sprinter Worker Van Provides Affordable Packages for Consumer Customization
The standard 2017 Sprinter Worker van comes with the basics, and not much more, which helped Mercedes-Benz keep the starting price so low. That said, there are a few affordable packages — CONVENIENCE, UTILITY, and OVERTIME — that can be added to help tailor the van to your needs while keeping the price well below the competitors’.
Business owners, rejoice! The 2017 Sprinter Worker van is now available for order at Loeber Motors, along with the new Mercedes-Benz Metris. Save your bottom line and get your drivers behind the wheel of one the industry’s most reliable brands at an incredible price.