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2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. 2016 Ford Transit Connect 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 Transit Connect, 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 Transit Connect have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is much wider than the Ford Transit Connect, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 Transit Connect.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Transit Connect.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has a little more horsepower than the Ford Transit Connect.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter more than the Ford Transit Connect, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Transit Connect.

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

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
Sprinter

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MSRP*: $32,495 - $46,940

2016 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $22,675 - $25,200
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.99% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.32% --
City MPG: -- 20
Highway MPG: -- --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 12 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $30,220 - $43,654 $21,655 - $24,066

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.