See Our Expert Comparison of Sprinter High Roof vs Super High Roof

The Sprinter cargo van super high roof version is one of the biggest cargo vans in the world!

The only cargo van close to it in terms of size is its cousin – the Sprinter high-roof. Below is how the two compare in terms of exterior and load area dimensions.

How high is a Mercedes Sprinter high roof?

The Mercedes Sprinter high roof has an interior height of 79.1 inches which is equivalent to approximately 7 feet. The exterior height of the Sprinter measures 107 inches or 9 feet approximately.

Which cargo van has the highest roof?

The cargo van with the highest roof is the Ford Transit High Roof, which has an impressive interior height of 81.5 inches. This height is enough for a 6-foot 6 inches person to stand in comfortably.

Which high roof van is strongest?

Mercedes Benz Sprinter van is quite strong with an impressive payload capacity of 5000 pounds. This also means that it can tow 5000 pounds.

The Ford Transit also scores high in this chart, with a payload capacity of 3500 pounds. It can tow an impressive 6100 pounds.

Do vans with high roof have benefits for long journey?

Yes! Vans with high roofs provide a higher level of comfort and relaxation for long journeys. They also provide more standing space for taller than average people who may find their head hitting the roof in low roof vans.

Exterior dimensions: Sprinter high roof vs super high roof

The Sprinter van is made in all wheelbase sizes. Short wheelbase (SWB), medium wheelbase (MWB), long-wheelbase (LWB), and extra-long wheelbase (XLWB) Sprinter vans exist.

So whatever wheelbase length Sprinter van you want, you can get it. The van is also made in several roof height sizes. Standard roof height, high-roof and super high-roof versions of the vehicle exist.

Only the MWB, LWB, and XLWB wheelbase models of this van have high-roof and super high-roof options.

  • The MWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 2,820mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 3,050mm.
  • The LWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 2,815mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 3,045mm.
  • The XLWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 2,820mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 3,055mm.

From the above information, it is very clear that there is very little difference in high-roof height between the different wheelbase models.

There is also little difference in the super high-roof height of the different wheelbase models. The high-roof models are approximately 2820mm in height, while the super high-roofs are approximately 3,050mm in height.

How high is a Mercedes Sprinter high roof?

Load area dimensions: Sprinter high-roof vs. super high-roof

The load area dimensions are the most important in cargo vans as they determine the volume of cargo that can be carried. The width of the load area of all Sprinter vans (regardless of their roof height and wheelbase length) is 1,780 mm.

The shortest wheelbase Sprinter van (SWB) has the shortest load area length (2,600mm), while the longest wheelbase Sprinter van (XLWB) has the longest load area length (4700mm).

The medium wheelbase (MWB) version’s load area measures 3,265mm in length, while that of the long-wheelbase (LWB) version measures 4,300mm.

In terms of load area height, the MWB, LWB, and XLWB versions have the following high-roof and super high-roof heights.

  • The MWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 1,940mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 2,140mm.
  • The LWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 1,940mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 2,140mm.
  • The XLWB Sprinter high-roof model measures 1,940mm in height, while its super high-roof model measures 2,140mm.

From the information above, it is clear that all Sprinter cargo vans high-roof models have a load area with the same height of 1,940mm.

It is also clear that all the super high-roof models also have a load area with the same height (2,140mm). The only difference between the different models is in the length.

Load/cargo volume: Sprinter high-roof vs. Super high-roof

Virtually all the different Sprinter models/versions have a different load area volume. Below is the breakdown from the biggest to the smallest Sprinter van. Note that the biggest Sprinter cargo van has more than twice the volume of the smallest Sprinter cargo van.

  • The XLWB Sprinter high-roof model has a cargo volume of 15.5m3, while its super high-roof model has a cargo volume of 17m3.
  • The LWB Sprinter high-roof model has a cargo volume of 14m3, while its super high-roof model has a cargo volume of 15.5m3.
  • The MWB Sprinter high-roof model has a cargo volume of 10m3, while its super high-roof model has a cargo volume of 11.5m3.
  • The SWB Sprinter high-roof model has a cargo volume of 8.5m3, while its regular roof model has a cargo volume of 7.5m3 (this Sprinter van does not have a Super high-roof version)

From the above information, it is clear that the super high-roof models of all Sprinter vans have a bigger cargo area volume than their sister high-roof models.

It is also clear that the XLWB (extra-long wheelbase) Sprinter high-roof model has the biggest cargo area volume (17m3), while the SWB (short wheelbase) regular roof model has the smallest cargo area volume (7.5m3).

FAQS

Can you stand up in a Mercedes Sprinter?

The low roof Mercedes sprinter has an interior roof height of 67.7 inches, so a 5 foot 5 inches tall person can stand in it.

On the other hand, the high roof Mercedes Sprinter has an interior roof height of 79.1 inches which means that a 6-feet-tall person can easily stand up in it.

Can you sleep sideways in a Sprinter van?

How long is a medium wheelbase Sprinter?

The Mercedes Sprinter is available in four wheelbase versions including small, medium, large, and extra-large.

A medium wheelbase Sprinter high roof van is around 5,910 mm long, which is equivalent to roughly 232 inches. The interior height measures around 79.9 inches, and the width is around 70.5 inches.

  • How long is a Sprinter van in feet?

A medium wheelbase is 5,190 mm long, which is equivalent to 19 feet. A small wheelbase Sprinter high roof van is 17 feet long. A large wheelbase high roof Sprinter van is 22 feet long approximately.

How many miles does a sprinter last?

Sprinter vans are quite durable and can last for over 300,000 miles. This depends on regular maintenance and the responsible driving attitude of the driver.

Overall, the Sprinter vans are quite durable, reflected through Mercedes’s strong brand image, and remain a popular choice among buyers.

  • Can you sleep sideways in a Sprinter van?

The short answer is yes! You can sleep sideways in a sprinter van. However, taller people (more than 6 ft) may have to squeeze a bit as sprinter vans have an interior width of 70 inches or 5 feet 10 inches.

  • Is the 2018 sprinter better than 2019?

The 2019 Sprinter comes with a better design and outlook than the 2018 model. Intercooled Turbo Premium is added to the 2019 model alongside Turbo Diesel V-6.

Driving assistance features such as lane-keeping assist and automatic parking are also added in the 2019 model. There`s also an addition of an infotainment system.

Overall, the 2019 model does come up with additional tech features. However, the interior size and engine strength largely remain the same. So, if you love handy tech features, then the 2019 version is definitely better.