2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van vs 2017 Ford Transit Passenger Van

Commercial vans are highly popular and incredibly useful for many types of businesses, including delivery services, traveling-crew services, transportation services, construction, and more. To highlight how the iconic Mercedes-Benz commercial van stacks up against the competition, we've put together a comparison of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van vs the 2017 Ford Transit Passenger Van. 

Both vans start out at affordable prices, making them great options for business owners looking to stay within budget. They also both offer seating for the whole crew, with 12- and 15-passenger capacities. The Transit offers four engine options, as opposed to the Sprinter's two options, but the Sprinter still allows drivers to do more. The Sprinter offers more cargo space and a higher towing capacity than the Transit, ultimately making it the best option to get the job done. 

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2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van  vs

2017 Ford Transit

Passenger Van 
$32,495 Starting MSRP  $31,610

2.1L 4-cylinder diesel /

3.0L V6 diesel


3.7L Ti-VCT V6 / 3.2L I-5 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel / 3.5L EcoBoost V6

Up to 12 passengers /

Up to 190.3 cubic feet
Seating and Cargo Capacities

Up to 15 passengers /

Up to 100-184 cubic feet
5,000-7,500 lbs Towing Capacity Up to 3,800 lbs 

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van Technology and Safety Features

Mercedes-Benz Vans are leaders in standard safety with more standard safety features than any other commercial van. The 2017 Sprinter Passenger Van is equipped with the latest safety systems to protect what matters most out on the job. Some of the available safety systems on the 2017 Sprinter include:

  • Load-Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
  • Crosswind Assist
  • High-Beam Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • Collision Prevention Assist
  • ...and more!

The Sprinter's refined interior features an ergonomic command center to help improve efficiency while traveling to and from the job, including a multifunction steering wheel, high-gloss panel, and convenient dashboard storage. The 2017 Sprinter is also equipped with several technology features to enhance the driving experience like a 5.8" color display, a Bluetooth telephone system, USB connection, a backup camera, and a navigation system.

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Sprinter Command Center
Sprinter Crew Seats
Sprinter Cabin and Cargo space
Sprinter in White