How High Is A High Roof Van? The Answer May Surprise You…

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van has the highest roof among vans. I have never seen any other van with a roof as high as the highest roof on a Sprinter van.

Yes, I just said the highest roof on the Sprinter van. This implies that there are several roof heights, which is exactly what I mean. The Sprinter is available with a standard/regular roof, a high roof, and a super high-roof.

If you have ever browsed any online marketplace for Sprinter vans then you must have seen codes such as H1, H2, and H3 in the descriptions.

H1 denotes a standard/ regular roof Sprinter, H2 denotes a high-roof Sprinter, and H3 denotes a super high-roof Sprinter.

In this section, I will tell you how high each roof is.

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How high is the standard roof Sprinter?

To understand how high the standard roof Sprinter is, you must know the main models of the Sprinter vehicle.

Four main models exist based on the length of the wheelbase – they are the SWB, MWB, LWB, and XLWB Sprinters.

SWB stands for short wheelbase, MWB stands for medium wheelbase, LWB stands for long wheelbase, and XLWB stands for extra-long wheelbase.

Only the SWB and MWB models have a standard roof height. The standard roof of the SWB Sprinter model is 2.435mm high, while that of the MWB is 2,530mm high.

The other two types of Sprinters, the LWB Sprinter and the XLWB Sprinter, have high-roof and super high-roof variants only.

So the answer to the question: how high is the standard roof Sprinter depends on the model. For the SWB model, it is 2,435mm and for the MWB Sprinter, it is 2,530mm.

How high is the high roof Sprinter?

The answer to this question also depends on the Sprinter model. Because different models have different high-roof heights.

The SWB high-roof van is 2,720mm high, the MWB high-roof van is 2,820mm high, the LWB high-roof van is 2,815mm high, and the XLWB high-roof van is 2,820mm.

As you may have noticed above, the MWB, LWB, and XLWB high-roof vans do not differ significantly in terms of height.

The average height between them is approximately 2,820mm. So if you are asked how high is a high-roof Sprinter van and you say 2,820mm you will be exactly or somewhat right regardless of what model is being talked about.

How high is a high roof van?

How high is the super high-roof Sprinter?

The answer to this question also depends on the Sprinter model.

The SWB Sprinter does not have a super high-roof variant.

Only the MWB, LWB, and XLWB variants have super high-roof options.

The MWB super high-roof van measures 3,050mm in height, the LWB super high-roof van measures 3,045mm in height, and the XLWB super high-roof van measures 3,055mm in height.

What you can easily tell from the above figures is that the super high-roof Sprinter vans do not differ a lot in terms of height.

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What Van has the highest roof?

The highest Sprinter van or the van with the highest roof among Sprinter vans is the XLWB Sprinter.

The XLWB (extra-long wheelbase) Sprinter is very tall and lengthy. If you want the biggest Sprinter van to convert into an RV for vacationing or extended holidays, it is the one you should go for.

How spacious is the van with the highest roof?

As mentioned above, the XLWB Sprinter is the highest roof van. The load area of this van, which is the area starting from behind the driver’s seat to the backdoor, is quite spacious.

It is 2,140mm high, 1,780mm wide, and 4,700mm long. Its total volume is 17.0m3. No other Sprinter van is as big as this one is and no other type of van is as spacious as this one. It is the biggest cargo van and also the best van for conversion into an RV.

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FAQ:

What Van has the highest roof?

The highest/tallest mass-produced cargo van is the Ford Transit High Roof cargo van. It has two models both measuring 81.5 inches tall. The main difference between the two is that one is an extended version of the other (in terms of length).

How much can you fit in a high roof cargo van?

It depends on the high roof cargo van you have. Some vans have a bigger cargo space than others.

The table below shows the capacity of different high roof cargo vans.

High roof van model Cargo capacity
2020 Ford Transit 250 450.7 cubic feet
2020 Sprinter 2500 532.6 cubic feet
2020 Ram Promaster 1500 136WB 353  cubic feet
2020 Ram Promaster 2500 159WB 420 cubic feet
2020 Ram Promaster 3500 159WB 463 cubic feet

How much does it cost to put a high top on a van?

It depends on how you approach the project. If you want to buy and install a high top yourself, you should be prepared to spend at least $2,000. If you want a real high top installed, you should be prepared to spend at least $5000. If you want a pop up top installed, you should be prepared to spend around $8,000.

What vans are tall enough to stand in?

High roof cargo vans are tall enough to stand in. This is because most of them are over 6 feet tall. So if you want a camper that you can stand in, make sure it is a converted high roof cargo van.

What fits in a high roof cargo van?

Because they are big, high roof cargo vans are perfect for moving large pieces of furniture and appliances.

Who makes the best high top van?

Mercedes Benz makes the best high roof van. The van is known as the Sprinter van and it is the most spacious cargo van on the market. It is not only big but also very advanced in terms of features. It is also quite a joy to drive despite its size.

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Does Chevy make a high roof cargo van?

No, Chevy does not make a high roof cargo van.

Which cargo van has the highest ground clearance?

The Sprinter van has the highest ground clearance at 8.5” above the ground.

Compare high roof features between Ford Transit Vs Dodge ProMaster?

What Van Has The Highest Roof?The Ford Transit is regarded as the best cargo van by many cargo van experts and bloggers in the US. This is because it is bigger and taller than most cargo vans.

It is also because it drives better than most cargo vans. While the Ford Transit is bigger, taller and drives better than the ProMaster, the ProMaster can carry heavier loads and has more length/wheelbase options.

Does Toyota make a high top van?

Yes, it does. Toyota makes the Toyota Hiace commercial van that comes with a high roof option. The problem is that neither Toyota nor its dealers bring the vehicle to the USA. It is very difficult to find a Toyota Hiace high top van in the USA.

What is the smallest high roof van?

As of 2020, the smallest high roof van is the 2020 Ram ProMaster 1500 high roof van. It is only 353 cubic feet in size.

What is the roomiest van?

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter is the roomiest van on the market.

What is the most reliable full size van?

The Ford Transit van is the most popular and most reliable full size van in the USA. It has a mileage expectancy of 150,000 miles (241,400km). This is very impressive.

Will a king size bed fit in a 9 cargo van?

If it is a high roof van, it can definitely fit. Of course you will have to disassemble the bed.

Which Sprinter van has the highest roof?

The Mercedes Benz Sprinter 2500 has the highest roof.

Can you stand in a high top van?

Yes. If you are not taller than 6 feet, you can easily stand straight in a high roof van.

What is the most reliable high top commercial van?

The Ford Transit is regarded as the most reliable high top van. It has an impressive mileage expectancy of 150,000 miles.

Can you put a roof rack on a VW California?

Yes, you can. You can install one yourself or get one installed on your Volkswagen California.

Can you put roof racks on a pop top?

You can but you should not. You could destroy your pop up top or have a roof rack that has a very limited weight capacity.