Have you ever dreamed of riding in comfort and style like a boss? Well, Mercedes-Benz has the answer to that as the German brand previewed the Sprinter van to the Philippine market.
Measuring at 7361mm long, 1780mm wide, and 2690mm tall, the Sprinter offers refined and generous interior space enough to fit 9 people comfortably with ample luggage space. Although slightly slimmer by 258mm and 166mm shorter than its rival and current Car Awards Group Inc.’s (CAGI) Best Mini Bus Hyundai H350, it still boasts a standing room enough to fit a person with a height of six feet and three inches.
In addition, getting in and out of the Sprinter is easy as it features an automatic sliding door, which by the way is the widest in its class measuring at 1,821mm high and 1,301mm wide. It also has an automatic step board to add ease of access for its passengers.
Those who want to level up its comfort features can purchase its Luxury Coach variant. In it, each passenger can sit and relax on their own leather-upholstered executive chair with individual head and leg rests.
In its front cabin, a central console houses dual LCD monitors alongside audio-visual and air-conditioning control panels. Occupants can also have their “me time” thanks to the Sprinter’s automatic privacy screen and pleated curtains.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has a 2.1L two-stage turbocharged diesel engine that squeezes 163 hp and is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Interestingly, this mill can bring this rather huge machine to a top speed of 209 km/h.
For safety, this spacious van is also equipped with adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Crosswind Assist, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), and Power Steering.
If you want this van, you’ll have to pay P5.99-million for all its spacious and luxury goodness. You’ll also probably have to pay an addition fee for a driver because, quite frankly, do you really want to drive this coach instead of riding it like a boss?