Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans have entered a new period of efficiency and environmentally conscience emission requirements with a shift to a completely four-cylinder gasoline and diesel lineup that can hit the highway early subsequent 12 months.
Mercedes-Benz introduced the new lineup on the 2022 Work Truck Week. In addition to the 4-cylinder OM654 engine, the new vans will come with an all-new all-wheel-drive system and an upgraded transmission.
The OM654 will give drivers extra torque and smoother acceleration whereas reducing again on noise and vibration frequent in bigger rigs.
The vans will likely be out there in 164 hp or 155 hp choices. The engines function a mix of aluminum block and metal pistons, NANOSLIDE cylinder coating that reduces friction, a near-engine exhaust and a multi-way exhaust gasoline circulation system that mix to lead to higher gasoline efficiency and decrease emissions in comparison with predecessors.
By switching to the new 9G-TRONIC 9-speed transmission, the 2023 mannequin 12 months vans may have extra gears and bigger gear ratios than the 7G-TRONIC transmission. That interprets to faster acceleration and simpler downshifting.
Additionally, an all-wheel-drive systemwide substitute the present 4×4 system to offer the new line an edge in endurance and energy over diverse surfaces. Ground clearance, method and departure angles and breaking angles will keep the identical, so drivers can anticipate the identical degree of maneuverability they’ve come to anticipate in Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans, simply in a extra environment friendly package deal.