NEW FOR 2013:
– Standard comfort driver’s seat, AUX interface.
– Comfort Seat Package discontinued.
– New Crew Van Package with Partition Package available.
– New optional equipment: remote control for auxiliary heater, SIRIUS-XM radio with Bluetooth.
– Optional equipment and packages streamlined.
– Maintenance interval changed from 20,000 km to 25,000 km.
For 2013, changes to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter are in trim. All models receive standard comfort driver’s seat (negating the need for a Comfort Seat Package, which as been discontinued) and auxiliary port. Other minor changes have been made to options and option packages. Maintenance intervals have also been increased.
The Sprinter is available as a cargo van, passenger van and chassis cab. The passenger van comes as a 2500, while the cargo van comes as a 2500 or 3500. The chassis cab is a 3500 only. The passenger van is available in standard or long length, with standard or high roof. The cargo van is available in standard, long or extra-long length, in standard or high roof. The passenger van seats up to 12 people.
All Sprinter models use a 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel BlueTec engine with five-speed automatic transmission.
Features on the passenger van include 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, adjustable co-driver’s seat, driver and co-driver armrests, electrically-powered hot-air auxiliary heater, tire pressure monitoring system, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, heated power mirrors, trailer hitch prep package, CD stereo, hill start assist, and heat-insulating glass.
Numerous options and packages are available for the passenger van, including chrome grille, interior convenience lighting, electrically heated windshield, alloy wheels, Parktronic parking sensor, Bluetooth connectivity, bi-xenon headlamps, and swivel front seats.