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

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.

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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.

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3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine6 with 5-Speed Transmission

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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.
55 Complimentary VanCARE Lease-End Protection offer applicable to Commercial Vans – FMV Leases for Model Year 2017 Freightliner Sprinter Vans with 48 month lease term only. Must meet Tier A or B credit approval as determined by DTF. Complimentary VanCARE Lease-End Protection will waive specified charges incurred by lessee for failing to meet the surrender conditions of the vehicle leased, up to the maximum amount waived of $7,500. VanCARE Lease-End Protection does not cover any excess mileage charges, may not waive all charges incurred for failing to meet the Surrender Conditions, and may not waive the entire balance owed under the lease agreement. Certain exclusions apply. Please see dealer for more information.
71 Extended Limited Warranty 5 years/100,000 miles complimentary available on Freightliner Sprinter MY18 and 17 excluding Sprinter WORKER. Offer excludes fleet vehicles. Must take delivery of vehicle by July 2, 2018. See your authorized Mercedes-Benz Vans dealer for complete details.
72 Based on Vincentric U.S. Fleet ownership cost results for the Freightliner Sprinter WORKER over 36 months and 20,000 miles when compared to the 2018 Ford T250 Van Diesel Cargo (LR RH Fixed 130), and 2018 Ram Promaster 1500 Standard Roof competitors. Data captured on the Vincentric Dynamic Cost to Own system July 29, 2018 using Vincentric default assumptions.