2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2017 Ford Transit


Two of the most popular passenger and cargo vans are the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and the 2017 Ford Transit. These vehicles are known for being reliable and for their large cargo capacities, but which one is better? To make your purchase easier, we examined their performance, cargo space, and pricing to determine a winner.

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is perfect for your company. Browse our inventory and schedule a test drive with Knauz Continental Autos today!

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2017 Ford Transit: Performance

Mercedes-Benz and Ford each have reliable passenger and cargo vans to help your business grow, but standard features equipped with the 2017 Sprinter offers an extra hand and fuel efficiency for business owners in and around the Lake Bluff, IL area.

  • Save up to 18 percent on fuel expenses thanks to the turbo diesel engine and 7-speed 7G-Tronic transmission.
  • BlueTEC engine technology decreases fuel consumption without sacrificing overall performance.
  • Keep the 2016 Sprint stabilized no matter how heavy your load is with the Load-Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP®).

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD vs. 2017 Ford Transit Wagon XTL: Cargo Space

Whether you're getting your team, equipment, or both from point "A" to point "B," there is a cargo configuration waiting for you. To inform you about the vehicle with the best cargo capacity, the experts at our dealership in Lake Bluff, IL examined the highest trims of both models. With 563.6 cu.-ft. of cargo room, the Sprinter Cargo 3500 XD has much more volume than the Transit Passenger Wagon XTL. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo 3500 XD also has a taller maximum cargo height at 87.3-in., beating the Passenger Wagon XTL's 81.4-in. maximum cargo height. When it comes to space, the Mercedes-Benz worker van is victorious.

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2017 Ford Transit: MSRP & Financing

Affordability is key and Knauz Continental Autos has special offers to allow our customers to drive off the lot today in a new 2017 Sprinter. Whether you are considering a passenger or cargo van, be sure to check our specials page to see if you are eligible for any deals to knock down the MSRP. If you have questions about financing or want to learn more about getting approved for a loan, reach out to our finance experts through our online form or give us a call. 

Test Drive the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Today!

Our experts agree that the 2017 Mercedes Benz Sprinter is the better choice. Schedule a test drive to see what this Mercedes-Benz workhorse can do for your business. You can make an appointment by completing the online form or calling the team at our Mercedes dealership in Lake Bluff, IL at (888) 493-6945. One of our representatives will be waiting for you with the keys in hand upon your arrival.