Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada has revealed particulars about its 2023 Mannequin Yr Sprinter, that includes all-wheel drive, transmission, engine, and connectivity enhancements.
The all-wheel drive system is totally new,as is a 9G-Tronic transmission and four-cylinder diesel engine. Gasoline choices will proceed to be supplied, too.
The two.0-liter OM 654 diesel engine comes from Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles, and the Sprinter is transitioning to a four-cylinder line of gasoline and diesel engines to enhance effectivity. Advantages embrace smoother acceleration, greater torque, decreased emissions, and decrease noise and vibration ranges, the corporate claims. Energy choices embrace 168 and 208 hp choices.
Additional engine enhancements mix aluminum block and metal pistons, a stepped recess combustion proces,s and Nanoslide cylinder coating to scale back in-engine friction.
The brand new 9G-Tronic nine-speed transmission might be commonplace. Mercedes says the transmission improves gas economic system and driver consolation, reduces noise and emissions, and gives faster downshifts and a better general gear ratio. It’s an replace over the 7G-Tronic transmission and as compared, gives faster take-off, extra gears, and a better gear ratio unfold for improved efficiency, in keeping with the corporate.
The brand new all-wheel drive system replaces Sprinter’s earlier 4×4 configuration, providing extra energy, endurance and terrain capabilities. The AWD system splits torque equally between the axles, whereas the 4×4 torque was cut up by 35% to the entrance axle and 65% to the rear.
Floor clearance, strategy angle, departure angle, and breakover angle haven’t been affected, the corporate says.
Mercedes-Benz has additionally improved connectivity, bringing Mercedes Me Hook up with the 2023 Sprinter. This enables fleet managers to entry key info from nearly anyplace utilizing the Me Join app. Capabilities embrace distant door lock and unlock, fluid degree and tire stress checks, and automobile standing updates. Diagnostic exams might be carried out remotely to assist troubleshoot points.
Additionally new is a digicam put in on the rear of the van that shows the view on the inside mirror. It gives the driving force with a transparent view of what’s behind the automobile – notably helpful for cargo van prospects with restricted or no rear visibility.
“The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter continues to lift the bar throughout the industrial automobile section, providing a streamlined packaging construction and improved options to suit a wide range of prospects – from on a regular basis drivers to parcel supply, building staff, varied upfit prospects and everybody in-between,” the corporate stated in a launch. “The brand new 2023 Sprinter will present the consolation, energy, and off-road capabilities wanted to tackle any challenge forward.”