Mercedes has taken the wraps off the 2014 Sprinter. It features revised styling, upgraded engines and additional safety equipment.
Mercedes has taken the wraps off the 2014 Sprinter.
Featuring a "striking appearance," the updated model has modified bumpers and a prominent wedge-shaped grille. There's also a revised hood, new headlights and a reduced ride height.
Interior changes are limited but include new upholstery and a thicker steering wheel. Other highlights include a new gearshift lever, an upgraded audio system and a Becker MAP PILOT navigation system.
The van can be equipped with a variety of four- and six-cylinder diesel engines that have outputs between 95 HP (70 kW) to 190 HP (140 kW). Customers can also order a supercharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder petrol or natural gas engine that develops 156 HP (115 kW).
On the safety front engineers added five new systems including Crosswind Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Highbeam Assist and Lane Keeping Assist. Crosswind Assist is standard, while the other systems are optional.
Mercedes will begin accepting pre-orders in June and the first deliveries are scheduled for September.