Mercedes-Benz Vans Atlanta recently declared the expansion of the Sprinter range by redesigning the current Worker model for the model year 2017 at the auto show in Chicago. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker will offer the most straightforward and simplest equipment and packaging in the Sprinter Van model row, which includes the base 2500 model and the heavy-duty 3500 model. Aiming at the heart of the commercial van souk for electricians, plumbers, HVAC specialists and general contractors.
2017 Worker has been designed with input from customers and dealers alike, offering the reliability, safety, and best-in-category service intervals of a maximum of 20,000 miles can be expected from the American auto manufacturer, all at an approachable and affordable starting price. The new model vehicle will get more payload and tow capacity than those of the current model.
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Changes, Exterior
The next generation Sprinter Worker will be available only in white body color. The new vehicle offers both fleet companies and small-business owners with a perfect canvas for advertising, signage and covering with graphics. With an overall roof-load capability of 660 pounds (300 kg), ladder racks and roof accessories can be added to the new Sprinter Worker from any amount of up filters. It comes with the wheelbase length of 144 inches and with the standard roof height. The new vehicle also comes with a cargo floor length of 137.4 inches and an interior standard height of 66.5 inches.
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker Interior
Instead of modifying the interior design, the automaker has offered the vehicle with a variety of optional packages, such as the Convenience package, Utility package, and Overtime package. While the Convenience package will be available at an extra cost of $1,499, the Utility package and the Overtime package will be available at an extra cost of $2,999 and $4,499 respectively.
The Convenience package comes with the interior features, such as:
Heated power mirrors.
Trailer hitch pre-wiring.
Multifunction steering wheel.
The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker 2017 Utility package includes all the features of the Convenience package plus some extra features that include:
Wood cargo floor.
LED interior lights.
Glass in the rear cargo doors.
Two additional keys.
On the other hand, the Overtime package, which is the most expensive among the three packages comes with all features of the above two packages in addition to other additional features, such as:
High beam assist.
Upgraded audio system.
Blind spot assist.
First aid kit.
Rear view camera.
The 2017 Mercedes Sprinter Worker cargo comes with the capacity of 319.1-cubic-feet that provides ample space for bins, racks, shelves, tool boxes, and cabinets. The standard steel base can be left uncompleted or can be modified with a discretionary wood floor or with any other ground covering option.
The only place in the interior of the vehicle that does not need any modification is the front passenger cubicle. The new Worker aims to make time on the highway productive comfortable and convenient features that include:
Tilting and telescoping steering wheel.
Wireless music streaming.
Four-speaker audio system with Bluetooth telephone interface.
The new Mercedes Sprinter Worker comes exclusively with a commanding and competent four-cylinder diesel engine with the displacement of 2.1 liters. This two-stage turbocharged engine will be capable of generating the utmost power of 161 ponies and an utmost torque of 266 lbs per foot. The engine will be mated to a well-organized, class-elite 7G-TRONIC seven-velocity transmission system that assists extend every gallon of diesel further.
Based on in excess of 300,000 miles of consumer-reported fuel saving, this well-organized engine, and transmission grouping is capable of offering the appreciable mileage of 23 mpg, even in extended- wheelbase, high-roof Sprinter 2500 applications. This 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker engine offers the new model Sprinter Worker the maximum payload capacity of 3512 pounds (approx 1596 kg) and a maximum towing capacity of 5000 pounds (approx 2273 kg).
In grouping with the recirculation of exhaust gas, double-stage cooling, choosy catalytic reduction, injection of the Diesel Exhaust Fluid and a particulate filter, the 2017 Sprinter Worker is not only competent, but it is also ecologically responsible.
Date of release and base price
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker release date is expected to be late 2016 with the starting price of $ 33,490.
See also: 2016 Mercedes Benz Metris
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker Photos