The new generation of the Mercedes eSprinter is (almost) ready to be ordered. The large-sized Mercedes van in its full electric version is available from January 16 with two body shapes and lengths, three battery sizes and a high payload. The panel van will be available to order from 16 January in combination with 56 kWh or 113 kWh of usable battery capacity. A version with 81 kWh will follow shortly.

The electric van will be equipped with upgraded connectivity options and for the first time with the MBUX multimedia system, in addition with enhanced safety and assistance systems. The new eSprinter demonstrated its efficiency during a test drive in which a pre-production vehicle of the new eSprinter panel van with a battery size of 113 kWh completed the route from Stuttgart to Munich and back – a route length of 475 kilometres – on a single battery charge and without recharging. The electric range, calculated on a simulation based on the WLTP cycle, will be up to 440 km. Also, according to simulations based on the WLTP City cycle, a range of up to 530 kilometres1,2 is possible for journeys in urban areas.

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Mercedes eSprinter, what else is new in the latest generation

The electrically driven rear axle in the new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter offers customers advantages in terms of vehicle lengths, maximum gross vehicle weight (up to 4.25 tonnes) as well as towing capacities (up to 2 tonnes) and load volume (maximum 14 m³). The battery cells are made of lithium iron phosphate. Also, according to the maxim “drive with foresight and save energy”, information from the radar, camera and navigation data is networked and the strength of the recuperation is adapted to the situation automatically in real time.

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Like all electric vans from Mercedes-Benz, the new eSprinter is capable of both alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) charging. The on-board charger can be charged with direct current at up to 115 kW. The Mercedes me Charge digital service is also available for the eSprinter. This gives customers access to one of the largest public charging networks in Europe with around 600,000 charging points – including the European fast-charging network IONITY.

Finally, in both the eSprinter and the Sprinter, the latest generation of the MBUX (Mercedes Benz User Experience) multimedia system will be used as standard equipment with a 26 cm (10.25-inch) display. This is characterised by even faster computing power and further improved menu navigation. Thanks to MBUX, the new eSprinter is also integrated into the electromobile ecosystem of intelligent navigation (navigation with electric intelligence) with active range management and cloud-based services and apps.


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