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2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris vs. 2021 RAM ProMaster City Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz

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2021 RAM
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$31,390 to $35,580
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$25,065 to $26,380
Invoice* $29,350 to $33,267 $24,253 to $25,500
MPG - City 19 - 20 21
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 2 - 8 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The RAM ProMaster City will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz Metris.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz Metris as you will with the RAM ProMaster City, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Metris will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM ProMaster City, 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. The Mercedes-Benz Metris carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM ProMaster City.

Since the Mercedes-Benz Metris is much wider than the RAM ProMaster City, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz Metris, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM ProMaster City.

Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz Metris does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the RAM ProMaster City.

The Mercedes-Benz Metris has a smaller turning radius than the RAM ProMaster City, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is clearly the choice over the RAM ProMaster City for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz Metris has a little more horsepower than the RAM ProMaster City.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz Metris and the RAM ProMaster City. With the Mercedes-Benz Metris, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the RAM ProMaster City.

The Mercedes-Benz Metris comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM ProMaster City.