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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is also known as the Freightliner Sprinter and the Dodge Sprinter in markets outside Australia.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2004: How high should the temp gauge go?

    Normally it should be about halfway on the scale, but it could go higher than that and not be a problem as long as it doesn’t get close to the top mark.

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  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter reduce old level error

    If it happened shortly after a service it's probably been over-filled when the oil was changed. Draining a small amount of oil out of the engine should fix it. If that's not the cause it could be a faulty sensor, and it might need replacing. If it's happening regularly, and you know the oil fill was correct it could be diesel fuel getting into the oil through a faulty injector.

     

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  • Best platform for a motorhome?

    I've driven both and much prefer the Sprinter. The "manumatic" in the Fiat is not good and I prefer the way the Benz sits on the road, how it performs over bumps and its resistance to crosswinds.

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  • Sprinter van gearbox problems

    The Sprintshift gearbox is an automated shift manual unit, so I would have the ECU controlling the gearbox checked to find out why it's going into auto mode all the time. I would also seek some form of guarantee from the dealer covering the injectors, and perhaps find out where they're coming from.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1993mm x 2815mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Dimensions  include 2700mm height, 1993mm width, 6945mm length.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
313 CDI MWB Commercial 2415x1993x5910 mm 196 mm
516 CDI LWB Commercial 2795x1993x6945 mm 196 mm
316 NGT LWB Commercial 2700x1993x6945 mm 196 mm
313 CDI LWB HI ROOF Commercial 2700x1993x6945 mm 196 mm
Transfer People mover 2415x1993x5910 mm 196 mm
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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Price and Specs

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
313 CDI LWB HI ROOF Commercial 2.1L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
313 CDI LWB HI ROOF Commercial 2.1L Diesel 5 SP AUTO
313 CDI LWB HI ROOF Commercial 2.1L Diesel 6 SP MAN
313 CDI MWB Commercial 2.1L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
Transfer People mover 2.1L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
Transfer People mover 2.1L Diesel 5 SP AUTO
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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Towing capacity

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has maximum towing capacity of 2000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
516 CDI LWB (4x4) Commercial 2.1L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO 2000kg
416 CDI LWB Commercial 2.1L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO 2000kg
319 CDI LWB (4x4) Commercial 3.0L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO 2000kg
316 CDI EXL Commercial 2.1L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
Transfer People mover 2.1L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
Transfer People mover 2.1L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO 2000kg
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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
516 CDI LWB Commercial 195x75 R16 16x5.5 inches 195x75 R16 16x5.5 inches
416 CDI MWB Commercial 205x75 R16 16x5.5 inches 285x65 R16 16x8.5 inches
313 CDI SWB Commercial 235x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 235x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
516 CDI LWB (4x4) Commercial 195x75 R16 16x5.5 inches 195x75 R16 16x5.5 inches
Transfer People mover 235x65 R16 235x65 R16
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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and ULP.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
313 CDI LWB HI ROOF Commercial 2.1L,Diesel,6 SP MAN
316 NGT LWB Commercial 1.8L,ULP,5 SP AUTO
Transfer People mover 2.1L,Diesel,5 SP AUTO
Transfer People mover 2.1L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO
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