• The new Sprinter crosses a bridge

    Front-wheel drive and six cylinders – The new Sprinter.

    The first time, the new Sprinter is available with all three drive variants. In addition, it now also features two new gearbox models.

More adaptable than ever before.

Whether rear-wheel, front-wheel or all-wheel drive, the new Sprinter offers all three variants for the first time. It is also distinguished by its powerful and environmentally friendly engines that can all be combined with the new manual and automatic gearboxes. The third generation of the Sprinter consistently emphasizes individual mobility solutions for every need. The following is an overview of the different drive, gearbox and engine variants that will be available in the new Sprinter.

Four versions of the new Sprinter parked in front of an industrial building
The new Sprinter is driving on a bridge

High traction and comfortable loading through the front-wheel drive.

The front-wheel drive is brand-new. This configuration is especially advantageous when the vehicle is lightly loaded. The increased pressure on the front axle enhances the traction even under difficult weather and road conditions. At the same time, the front wheel drive variant also offers half a cubic meter more loading volume. The lower loading sill and larger interior door heights also make loading easier. Front-wheel drive is available with both new transmission designs, the 6-speed manual transmission and the 9-speed automatic transmission. In addition, customers have a choice of two wheelbases, 3,259 mm and 3,924 mm. The panel van, chassis with single cabin and drive head body versions are available with 3.0, 3.5 and 4.1 tonne variants. The maximum towing load is 2.0 tonnes.

Familiar torque and responsiveness - the rear-wheel drive.

The classic rear-wheel drive is also a reliable variant for the new Sprinter and ideal for heavier payloads and towing loads. It provides the familiar torque and responsiveness while the separation of drive and steering enables maximum driving comfort and agility. It is suitable for transporting tonnages up to 5.5 tonnes and towing loads up to 3.5 tonnes. The rear-wheel drive variant of the new Sprinter is available as a panel van, chassis with a single or double cabin and also as a tourer. In addition to the two new automatic and manual transmissions, the diesel version is also available with the 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission.

Bird’s eye view of the new Sprinter during loading
The new Sprinter is driving on a road

Handle any situation with the all-wheel drive.

The Sprinter with all-wheel drive is precisely the right vehicle for especially demanding driving situations and jobs. It guarantees maximum dynamics and safety even under the most difficult weather and road conditions. Larger ramp and driving slope angles provide greater freedom when tackling off-road inclines. The all-wheel drive system can generally be selected as an available function in addition to rear-wheel drive. The 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission is also available as an additional variant.

The new gearbox team.

The next generation of the Sprinter features two newly developed gearboxes: a 6-speed manual transmission and the 9-speed automatic transmission. The new 6-speed manual gearbox includes sensors with gear recognition, eliminating unpleasant vibrations on the gearshift lever. The 9-speed automatic transmission is the even more comfortable option. It always finds the perfect balance between consumption-optimized and agile handling and is also especially quiet.

Shift paddles on the steering wheel or Drive Select enable drivers to manually select the desired gear. The 7G-TRONIC PLUS transmission enhances the Sprinter with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive with especially smooth gear shifting. Yet the consumption and maintenance costs are comparatively low. Additional transmission support is also available as an option.

The new Sprinter in black is parking in front of a building

Powerful and efficient – the engines in the new Sprinter.

The new Sprinter is available with a four-cylinder or a six-cylinder engine. With 190 PS and a displacement of 3 liters, the six-cylinder engine is the powerful flagship of the van segment. Furthermore, it runs exceptionally smoothly, providing outstanding comfort for the driver. The four-cylinder engine has a displacement of 2.1 liters and features direct injection. In combination with rear-wheel drive, the Sprinter is available with 114, 143 or 163 PS versions and up to 177 PS with front-wheel drive. Furthermore, the reduced friction losses in the engines and on the belt drive make the engine even more efficient.

Kastenwagen (Werte für Nfz-Zulassung N1):
Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,3–7,8 (9,5–7,6) l/100 km;
CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 219–204 (249–200) g/km.1

Kombi/Tourer (Werte für Pkw-Zulassung M1):
Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 7,5–7,1 (8,2–6,9) l/100 km;
CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 197–186 (214–178) g/km.1

User-friendly features and clean emissions.

Every version of the new diesel engines is especially environmentally friendly: The AdBlue valve is capable of filtering out up to 80% of the nitrous oxides from the exhaust gases. As a consequence, the new engines fulfill the Euro-6 standards along with other local emission laws. The consumption of the new Sprinter is between 6.8-9.7 liters of diesel per 100 km, depending on the vehicle’s equipment. The misfuelling protection is another new and intelligent feature and prevents diesel vehicles from being mistakenly filled with gasoline. The ASSYST PLUS maintenance computer automatically displays the oil level.

Blue AdBlue valve on the engine of the new Sprinter