Which Service Vehicle is Best for My Business: The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter or Mercedes-Benz Metris?

August 9th, 2018 by

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If you’re looking for a capable utility van for your business near Fair Oaks, Mercedes-Benz vans make for two excellent choices in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris. Both of these vans offer state-of-the-art features like mbrace® and Mercedes me, as well as flexible cargo, passenger, and upfitting solutions. But which one is better for your business needs? Find out with this helpful guide from Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento!


The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is an affordable option for utility van shoppers with more modest hauling needs thanks to its affordable MSRP from $25,995 and up to 24 mpg highway and 21 mpg city. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is larger and a bit less efficient and comes with an MSRP from $33,995.

Performance, Hauling, and Towing

If you’re in the market for a utility van that can handle big loads with ease, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is likely a better choice for you than the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris:

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter


2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris

7,500 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds


Max Seating Capacity


530.0 cubic feet

Max Cargo Capacity

183.0 cubic feet

325 lb-ft

Max Torque

258 lb-ft


Extended Cargo Van

Not available


While the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will likely prove a more appealing choice for those who simply need more power and more room for storage in their utility van, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris will likely be attractive to those whose performance needs are more modest and who need to maneuver their van around tight city streets. That’s because the Metris is a smaller van with a shorter turning radius, allowing you to get where you’re going with ease.

Buy Your Next Utility Van Near Carmichael at Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento!

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Metris vans are both available in a variety of configurations right now near Elk Grove at Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento, located at 1810 Howe Ave in Sacramento. Contact us online or call us at 888-322-6361, and test drive a Mercedes-Benz van at our dealership during our regular sales hours seven days a week!