The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 is one of the best Sprinter models ever made. It is huge, it is a four-wheel-drive vehicle, and it has a diesel engine. Some famous car reviewers have called it one of the best-engineered vans in recent times.
How much weight can the Sprinter carry? Well, it depends. It depends on what variant of this model you are talking about.
There are three main variants/types – Sprinter 2500 Passenger Van. Sprinter 2500 Crew Van, and Sprinter 2500 Cargo Van. Below I will share with you details about how much weight each Sprinter 2500 can carry.
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How much weight can the Sprinter 2500 Passenger Van carry?
The payload of this Sprinter 2500 Sprinter is 3,441 pounds. Payload refers to the weight that can be safely added to a vehicle as cargo.
The amount of weight that can be added to this vehicle is pretty good considering this is a passenger van.
And while you might rightfully think that the 3,441 pounds payload is impressive, wait until you find out that this van has a seating capacity of 12. This means you can easily and safely transport a pretty big number of people and their heavy luggage or gear in this van.
This van is popular among car rental companies that rent it to individuals, groups, and organizations in need of a big and comfortable mode of transport.
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How much weight can the Sprinter 2500 Crew Van carry?
The payload of this vehicle is 2,983 pounds. In other words, the quantity of cargo this van can carry is 2,983 pounds. This is great because this is essentially a crew van yet it can carry a solid quantity/weight.
The seating capacity of this vehicle is 5. The fact that you can carry five individuals in this van plus equipment, tools, materials, and/or cargo weighing virtually 3,000 pounds is pretty impressive.
It is a great vehicle for small contractors, small companies, and companies involved in the delivery business.
How much weight can the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Van carry?
The 2021 version of this Sprinter 2500 cargo van has a payload capacity of nearly 4,354 pounds. This means it can carry significantly more stuff than the other two types of Sprinter 2500 vans.
The only bad thing about this van is the fact that it can only carry two to three people. This seating capacity is not impressive.
However, considering that most of this van has been dedicated to carrying as much cargo as possible at a go, the seating capacity is understandable.
Because of this van’s big payload capacity, it is perfect for carrying cargo. It is also perfect for doing deliveries. Lastly, it is ideal for converting into a spacious RV for fun and long adventures.
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How much weight can the three types of Sprinter 2500 tow?
The three types of vans can tow any vehicle under 5,000 pounds. They all have the same towing capacity. This is most likely because the engine is the same in all three vans.
The fact that these vans can tow a small vehicle, a toy trailer (e.g. an ATV trailer), and so on, makes it perfect for those who want to bring something with them for an adventure or emergency purposes.
However, remember that towing consumes plenty of gas/diesel. So before you hitch anything to a Sprinter 2500 van, think whether it is really necessary to do so especially if you want to go on a long trip.
How much weight is each of the three main Sprinter 2500 models?
The 2020 passenger Sprinter 2500 model weighs 9,050 pounds, the cargo Sprinter 2500 model weighs 9,050, and the crew Sprinter 2500 model also weighs 9,050 pounds.