The Mercedes Benz Sprinter 3500 high roof 170″ WB EXT
The Mercedes Benz Sprinter 3500 High Roof 170” with an extended wheelbase carries an estimated market price of $43,420. These German produced vans are gaining a great following in North America and come with a wide range of available options.
The standard engine is a 3.0L V6 5 speed automatic with overdrive. This diesel engine produces 188 horsepower. The valves have a dual overhead cam with twin overhead cam configuration.
Figures are not yet available for highway and city mileage for the 2012 models. The fuel capacity for this van is 26.4 gallons.
Braking and Steering System
The front and rear brakes are disc brakes and the van is a rear wheel drive model. The steering system is a rack and pinion set up. The front suspension is independent and the rear is live with leaf springs and shock absorbers. The steering wheel has a tilt steering column.
Mercedes has included a hill start control along with ASC (acceleration skid control) traction control system. The brakes are anti lock brakes and come with brake assistance for superior stopping capabilities.
Some of the standard features on the Mercedes Benz Sprinter 3500 high roof 170” WB EXT include safety features of the following:
- Front seatbelt height adjusters
- Passenger airbag
- Front 3 point seat belts
- Driver airbag
- Crumple zones
- Side guard door beams
The basic model has front dual reclining bucket seats with headrests. The center armrests can be folded down when not required. The bucket seats are covered in a standard cloth.
The front windows on the 3500 high roof model are power windows with tinted glass. There are front sun visors installed as well. The windshield wipers are intermittent ones and the oversize exterior mirrors are manually adjustable.
Mercedes has made sure to include all the basic features for this van. It can then be customized to suit your business needs. Your choices include changing the doors, including additional heating and air conditioning choices. You can even select from your choice of 221 colors.
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