Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs. Metris Vans

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs Metris Vans

When it comes to choosing the right luxury van for your personal or commercial journeys, both the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Metris van are two viable options to enhance your driving experience and business ventures.

While both van versions provide drivers with innovative models with customizable configurations and groundbreaking capabilities, in their own respective ways, provide specific offerings and abilities that cater to your specific needs.

Here at Walter’s Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of Riverside, we compare the Sprinter and Metris van to help you find the luxury van right for you.

What is the Difference Between the Sprinter Van and Metris Van?

The differences between the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and Metris van include size and space, model types, and towing capabilities.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans

For Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans, there are four options offered in the lineup and they include the Cargo, Crew, Passenger, and Cab Chassis/Cutaway vans.

The Sprinter Cargo van features the most space with 488.1 cubic feet of cargo volume, making it adequate for all van life conversions. The Sprinter Passenger van holds the most seating capacity with room for up to fifteen passengers. The Sprinter Crew van offers a blend of the Cargo and Passenger van as the retractable three-row bench can seat up to five passengers or open up more room for cargo loading needs. The Sprinter Cab Chassis van is a specialty solution-designed model that can be transformed into a box truck or advanced RV.

Available and standard features of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans include electronically engaged 4×4, 360-degree camera, MBUX infotainment center, and more. See below the specifications of each Sprinter model.

Sprinter Cargo Van Sprinter Passenger Van Sprinter Crew Van Sprinter Cab Chassis
Wheelbase 144-170″ 144″ 144-170″ 144-170″
Towing and Payload Capacity 5,000 & 4,453 pounds 5,000 & 3,494 pounds 5,000 & 4,068 pounds 7,500 & 7,484 pounds
Overall Height 97.9 & 109.1″ 75.5″ 96.3-113.5″ N/A
Cargo Capacity 488.1 cubic feet 111.2 cubic feet 222.5 & 370.8 cubic feet 245.9 & 273.5 cubic feet
Seating 2 12-15 5 3


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Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans

The two options drivers can choose include the Metris Cargo van and Metris Passenger van. Compared to the Sprinter vans, Metris vans are more compact but are still capable of delivering extraordinary safety, performance, and efficiency and share many of the technology features and amenities of Sprinter vans. The starting MSRP is likewise smaller. See below the specifications of each Metris model.

Metris Cargo Van Metris Passenger Van
Wheelbase 126-135″ 126″
Towing and Payload Capacity 5,000 & 2,205 pounds 5,000 & 2,150 pounds
Overall Height 75.2″ 75.4″
Cargo Capacity 199 cubic feet 37.4 cubic feet
Seating 2 8


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We welcome you to Walter’s Mercedes-Benz Sprinter of Riverside to find your Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van or Metris van that is best fit for you.

For any questions or more information, please feel free to contact our team. Serving the areas near Corona, Moreno Valley, and San Bernardino, we are more than happy to help you.