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

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
Metris

MSRP*: $31,390 to $35,580
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2021 RAM
ProMaster City

MSRP*: $25,065 to $26,380
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Invoice* $29,350 to $33,267 $24,253 to $25,500
MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 2 - 8 seats 2 seats
Cargo Space 97.3 - 199.0 ft3 131.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 208 hp 178 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 202.4 - 211.4 in 187.5 in
Exterior Width 75.9 in 72.1 in
Leg Room Front 35.8 in
Rear 35.8 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 41.4 in
Front 46.0 in
Rear info not available
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

Comfort
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.

Convenience
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.

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 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.

Dimensions
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.

Handling
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.

Performance
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.

Powertrain
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.

Utility
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.

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