Mercedes-Benz Vans is pleased to announce the introduction of a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder diesel engine for the Sprinter van. This advanced powertrain produces 161 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. Paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission, it offers customers a highly compelling option that satisfies countless industry needs, as well as a wide-range of transportation requirements. Similar to the 3.0 litre 6-cylinder diesel engine, the 2.0 litre 4-cylinder diesel engine will be offered on all body types: Cargo, Crew, Passenger, and Cab Chassis variants. The 2.0 litre 4-cylinder diesel Sprinter will be arriving in dealerships in early spring of 2021.
The 4-cylinder diesel engine can be combined with a rear-wheel drive configuration with various wheelbase options, including the 144″ wheelbase standard roof or the 170″ wheelbase and 170″ extended wheelbase high roof offering. With low fuel consumption, high torque, and high elasticity at low speeds, the 4-cylinder diesel variant offers additional advantages to an already attractive product offering. The 4-cylinder diesel engine joins the 6-cylinder diesel and the 4-cylinder gasoline engine, rounding out the comprehensive Sprinter engine lineup for a total of three different powertrain options.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter comes equipped with an array of standard features; including Keyless Start, Multifunctional steering wheel, Active Break Assist, Cruise Control as well as heated and power-adjustable side mirrors. These features ensure each van is equipped with the class-leading technology, safety and reliability expected from Mercedes-Benz Vans.
With advanced features on par with the Mercedes-Benz passenger car lineup, the innovative Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) multimedia system, a compelling design, and a multitude of options available for the rear-wheel and four-wheel drive variants, the versatile Sprinter offers an enticing solution to meet the wide and ever-growing requirements of valued Mercedes-Benz vans customers.