- mercedes-benz has announced the addition of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel in the 2020 sprinter cargo van's lineup.
- the four-cylinder diesel produces 161 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque.
- they'll arrive in the u.s. at the end of this year starting at $40,265.
mercedes-benz is adding a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine to the sprinter cargo van's lineup in the u.s. for the 2020 model year. it joins the sprinter's existing gas-powered turbocharged 2.0-liter four and turbocharged 3.0-liter v-6 diesel. the diesel four-cylinder vans will arrive by the end of the year.
the 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel will be the least powerful of the bunch, producing 161 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. the gas-powered turbo 2.0-liter four and the turbo 3.0-liter diesel both make 190 horsepower. the four-cylinder diesels will come paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission. however, unlike the six-cylinder diesel, which has the option for all-wheel drive, the four-cylinder is only offered in rear-wheel drive, and they come equipped with all-season tires.
the four-cylinder diesel sprinter vans come equipped with standard mercedes pro connect digital fleet solutions, keyless start, brake hold, trailer hitch prep package, and a load-adaptive electronic stability program. inside, dual usb-c charging on the dashboard is standard along with an adjustable steering wheel with shift paddles and a metal load compartment floor.
2020 mercedes-benz sprinters equipped with the four-cylinder diesel will come in three configurations: a 144-inch and 170-inch wheelbase with a standard roof and a 170-inch extended wheelbase with a high roof. they'll arrive in u.s. dealers late this year with a starting price of $40,265 for the 144-inch, $45,595 for the 170-inch, and $47,445 for the 170-inch high roof.