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ALL-NEW MERCEDES SPRINTER PROTOTYPES SPIED FROM AFAR

Discussion in 'Auto News & Rumors' started by redriderbob, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. wtxiceman

    wtxiceman Well-Known Member

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    Looks like it comes with a wide body option:D
     
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  2. CherokeeVision

    CherokeeVision Well-Known Member

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    My mind sees something like this when looking at that picture of the very tall slab sides.

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  3. Powdered Toast Man

    Powdered Toast Man Move along, nothing to see here

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    I wonder if the next generation will fall apart if you look at them funny like the current generation? Source: I use a 2016 Sprinter daily and it's the least durable work vehicle I've ever seen. Parts literally fall off of it.
     
  4. redriderbob

    redriderbob Mopar Guru!
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    The 1st gen Dodge Sprinters rusted like crazy here in the snowbelt...

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  5. Powdered Toast Man

    Powdered Toast Man Move along, nothing to see here

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    I see a lot of them looking like that around here too.

    A fair number of people approach me and ask about the Sprinter. I tell them based on my experience I would never buy a Mercedes product (if this is how they build things) and I recommend they check out the Ram Promaster or Ford Transit360 as alternatives. I also know our fleet garage despises the Sprinter (because they're always repairing them). My only compliment is that they ride pretty nice (unless you're in an open area with a strong cross wind).

    It's ALSO amusing how many people, upon hearing the Mercedes Sprinter is crap, immediately blame Dodge. "Oh yeah, doesn't Dodge make those?" No. In fact it's the opposite way around.
     
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