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2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2014 Ford E-250 Review

Comparison Review

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford E-250, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and the Ford E-250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is about the same width as the Ford E-250. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford E-250.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford E-250.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has a significantly larger turning radius than the Ford E-250, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Ford E-250, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has a lot less horsepower than the Ford E-250.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has less seating than the Ford E-250, making the Ford E-250 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford E-250.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford E-250.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
Sprinter

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MSRP*: $35,920 - $45,500

2014 Ford
E-250

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MSRP*: $30,060 - $33,460
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $3,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: -- 13
Highway MPG: -- --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 12 2 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $33,406 - $42,315 $27,731 - $30,867

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.