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2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

At Caledon Chrysler, we understand that a reliable and efficient cargo van can make or break a business. That's why we work so hard to find and sell the best vans in the world, including the 2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van. We also know that you will do tons of research in preparing to make such a major purchase. That's why we decide to compare the RAM ProMaster Cargo Van with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van.

2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van

The first thing you'll notice about the RAM ProMaster Cargo Van is its FIAT Ducato design. All four body types (van, window van, cutaway, and chassis cab) have the same award-winning Fiat lines that have been breaking ground in the industry for over 30 years. Powering all three trim levels is a robust 3.6-liter Pentastar VVT V6 that produces 280 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2017 ProMaster Cargo Van has front-wheel drive and Best-in-Class turning radius of up to 23.4 feet. You'll also enjoy the ride no matter the cargo or terrain thanks to the Electronic Stability Control with Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist, Trailer Sway Control, and All-Speed Traction Control. Depending on what trim you choose, you get a GCWR of up to 5,670 kg (12,500 lb.), a towing capacity up to 2,313 kg (5,100 lb.), and a maximum wheelbase of 4,039 mm (159 inches.)
2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van doesn't just offer performance and strength, it is also packed with the technology and comfort features that make it one of our favorites.

  • Nine exterior colours
  • ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • 260 degree-opening rear doors
  • Smart three-piece front fascia
  • RAM Commercial Upfit Centre ready
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Uconnect 5.0 multimedia centre with five-inch touchscreen/hands-free communication/CD player
  • Smart three-piece front fascia
  • RAMBOX Cargo Management System
  • Advanced multistage driver and front-passenger air bags
  • Starting price of $27,695

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van

Right out of the gate, the most striking difference between these two cargo vans is price. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van starts at $45,500. The van is available in two trims, three roof heights, and two lengths and it is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 BlueTEC diesel engine that produces, 188 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque. The Sprinter Cargo Van comes with a number of features and benefits including:

  • Five-speed transmission
  • Six standard non-metallic colours
  • Payload capacity: up to 1,313 kg (2,896 lb.)
  • Maximum available GVWR of 4,490 kg (9,900 lb.)
  • ADAPTIVE ESP Electronic Stability Program
  • Max towing of 2,268 kg (5,000 lb.)
  • Seating capacity of up to five


The Right Cargo Van for You

When you look at both cargo vans, it becomes clear that the 2017 RAM ProMaster Cargo Van is the right choice. You get more towing, payload capacity, horsepower, and GVWR all for a much lower starting price. To get a feel for how the RAM ProMaster Cargo Van rides, we suggest you contact Caledon Chrysler today to schedule a test-drive. Caledon Chrysler is open Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm and Friday-Saturday 9am-6pm and our sales staff is ready to find the perfect van to fit your business' needs.

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