freightliner sprinter van history 1995

Hard at work,
working for you.

freightliner sprinter van history 1995
  • 1995 The first-generation
    Sprinter Van launches in Europe.

  • 2001 The Sprinter Cargo Van and Sprinter
    Passenger Van models officially launch in
    the United States under the Freightliner
    brand.

Freightliner was founded in 1930 with one mission: help workers get the job done. Pretty simple. Since then, we’ve become North America’s leading medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle manufacturer. Today, Freightliner continues to lead the way with the introduction of the 4x4 Freightliner Sprinter — once again helping you get an edge on the competition.

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A leader in
standard safety

Freightliner Vans offer an abundance of features that help keep you safe, including cutting-edge technologies like Crosswind Assist3 and Load-Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)2.

Sprinter Safety

Crosswind Assist3

When the wind picks up, Crosswind Assist3 helps keep your van stable at highway speeds.

freightliner sprinter van safey features

Engines that perform.

With two diesel engine6 options for Sprinter, including a powerful 6-cylinder and a 4X4 variant, our drivetrains deliver the power under pressure and value over time.

freightliner sprinter van V6 turbo diesel engine

3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine6 with 5-Speed Transmission

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The van that carries your business.

Starting at: $33,995*

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# Only valid on 2016 or 2017 Freightliner Sprinter Vans (excluding Cab Chassis). Qualified commercial customers only. 0.0% APR financing for 24 months at $41.67 per month, per $1,000 financed and 0.0% APR financing for 36 months at $27.78 per month, per $1,000 financed.
0.0% APR financing on 2016 Freightliner Sprinter Vans (excluding Cab Chassis) up to 48 months at $20.83 per month, per $1,000 financed.Excludes leases and balloon contracts and National Fleet customers. Available only at participating authorized Freightliner Vans dealers through Daimler Truck Financial (DTF). Must take delivery of vehicle by October 2, 2017. Specific vehicles are subject to availability and may have to be ordered. Subject to credit approval by DTF. Actual rates, terms, down payment, and program eligibility will be determined by DTF Credit Team based upon creditworthiness of customer. Program rates or terms may be changed or the program may be terminated at any time at the sole discretion of DTF. Rate applies only to Freightliner Commercial van vehicles. To qualify, the total amount financed cannot exceed 110% of MSRP. See your authorized Freightliner Vans dealer for complete details on this and other finance offers. Offer valid through October 2, 2017.

2-year complimentary scheduled maintenance services available on Freightliner Sprinter Vans, excluding Sprinter Cab Chassis and Sprinter WORKER models. Services include one A Service and one B Service. 1-year complimentary scheduled maintenance services available on Freightliner Sprinter Cab Chassis and Sprinter WORKER models. Services include one A Service. Customer will receive voucher coupon in mail for 1-year scheduled maintenance offer. Offer excludes fleet vehicles. Must take delivery of vehicle between July 1, 2017 and October 2, 2017. See your authorized Freightliner Sprinter dealer for complete details on maintenance.


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* Excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, transportation charge and dealer prep fee. Options shown. Not all options are available in the U.S. For a full offering and pricing information, visit your local Freightliner Sprinter dealership. Delayed availability.

2 No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome the laws of physics or correct careless driving. Please always wear your seat belt. Performance is limited by available traction, which snow, ice, and other conditions can affect. Always drive carefully, consistent with conditions. Best performance in snow is obtained with winter tires.
3 Crosswind Assist can engage automatically when sensing dangerous wind gusts at highway speeds exceeding 50 mph. Performance is limited by wind severity and available traction, which snow, ice, and other conditions can affect. Always drive carefully, consistent with conditions. Feature not available on 3500 and 3500XD models.
6 Requires the use of ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. Freightliner Sprinters are approved to use B5 biodiesel (approved diesel fuel with a maximum 5% biodiesel content) in all engines. The only approved biodiesel content is one that both meets ASTM D6751 specifications and has the oxidation stability necessary to prevent deposit–/ corrosion-related damages to the system (min. 6h, proven by EN14112 method). Please see your service station for further information. If the B5 biodiesel blend does not clearly indicate that it meets the above standards, please do not use it. The Freightliner Vans New Vehicle Limited Warranty does not cover damage caused by fuel standards not approved by Freightliner Vans.