2008 Dodge Sprinter Van 3500 170 WB cargo van 4-door automatic

2008 Dodge Sprinter Van 3500 170 WB cargo van 4-door automatic

The Sprinter is a commercial van produced by Daimler that is the market leader in its segment in Europe and is now sold in the U.S. as the Dodge Sprinter. Daimler describes the Sprinter as a vehicle that sets a new standard in the commercial vehicle market with a unique combination of fuel efficiency and functional interior design. Redesigned for 2007, the new Sprinter features a longer, wider, taller body with more cargo space. Two wheelbases are offered—144 inches or 170 inches. An extended version is also offered on the 170-inch wheelbase with a 15-inch longer rear overhang.

The Sprinter Van was redesigned for 2007 and the 2008 Dodge Sprinter Van receives only minor changes including standard front swivel bucket seats and a standard four-seat rear bench. An electronic sliding door is available as an option.

According to KBB Editors'
Dodge took a big risk shelving its traditional full-size van in favor of a European-inspired platform, but it appears American business has embraced the result. The Sprinter's innovative cargo area, fuel-efficient diesel and gasoline engines and numerous configurations make it the new darling of the delivery and transportation sector. The boxy Sprinter silhouette has even begun showing up in the lucrative RV arena. Fresh from a complete makeover last year, the 2008 Dodge Sprinter may be the best result from the now-terminated marriage between Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler.

If you operate a moving or delivery service, you'll love the Sprinter's huge cargo hold, efficient diesel engine and flexible configuration. If you're the one doing the delivering, you'll appreciate the tall roof, which reduces the need to stoop or bend when loading and unloading cargo.

Exterior

A large grille incorporates the Dodge Ram logo. Sprinters ride on one of two wheelbases, 144 or 170 inches, and are 233, 273 or 289 inches long overall. The back doors open to the vehicle's full height and swing open 270 degrees. One-touch, triple-flash turn signals and wide-angle mirrors are standard. An electronic sliding door is new for both the cargo and passenger van for 2008. The passenger van now includes an emergency exit window.Sprinters have an independent front suspension, rear leaf springs and power rack-and-pinion steering.

Interior

Up to 12 occupants fit inside a passenger-carrying Sprinter. Two people sit up front and as many as three more rows of seats can be installed. A standard, removable four-seat rear bench is new for cargo vans. For 2008, all models can have swivel bucket seats in front. Sprinters have a flat cargo floor and tapered rear wheel housings. Cargo volume is 127 cubic feet, though overall cargo capacity can swell to 600 cubic feet in some models. Air conditioning is standard. Other features include a tilting and height-adjustable steering wheel, a CD player and power windows and locks.

Under the Hood

Two new engines were introduced for 2007: a 154-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 diesel and a 254-hp, 3.5-liter gasoline V-6.

Safety

All-disc antilock brakes are standard, as is an electronic stability system. The system adjusts for how the Sprinter is loaded and adjusts its inputs to compensate. Side-impact and side curtain airbags are also available.

Our Standard Equipment

Every Sprinter includes, as standard equipment, a 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6, Auto Stick five-speed automatic transmission, power windows, power locks, halogen headlamps, wide-angle mirrors, tilt and height-adjustable steering wheel, AM/FM stereo with CD player, electronic stability control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), auxiliary transmission oil cooler, manual sliding right-side door, keyless entry, hydraulic jack, dual front airbags, tire-pressure monitor and 16-inch steel wheels.

Our Optional Equipment

The Sprinter's configuration options include passenger and cargo vans, three body lengths, two wheelbases (144 or 170 inches) and three roof heights. Other available features include a 3.5-liter gasoline V6, fog lamps, high-pressure headlamp washers, bi-xenon (HID) headlamps, light and rain sensors, power-sliding side door, rear reading lights, side-curtain airbags, Park Sense front and rear park assist, front-passenger luxury seating, auxiliary front heater, premium sound with six-disc CD changer, power sunroof, power rear vent windows, rear backup camera, 12-passenger seating, speed control, speed limiter (74-mph top) and heated driver's and passenger's seats.

Our Favorite Features:-

  • Extended Top Option

The Sprinter's higher-ceiling option lets you move in and out without needing to stoop down.

  • Diesel engine

Designed by Mercedes-Benz, the 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 provides excellent low-end torque and good fuel economy. In Europe, Mercedes-Benz' diesels have a proven record of durability and longevity.

Specification:-

Standard Engine

  • Engine: 3.0 L V6
  • Cc: 2,987
  • Fuel type: diesel

Power   

  • Maximum power kW: 115
  • Maximum power hp/PS: 154
  • Rpm for maximum power: 3,800
  • Maximum torque Nm: 329
  • Maximum torque lb ft: 243
  • Rpm for maximum torque: 1,600

Standard Transmission

  • Transmission type: automatic
  • Number of speeds: 5
  • Sports or close ratio: No
  • Manual mode (auto only): Yes

Fuel Economy

  • Urban (L/100km): No Data
  • Country/highway (L/100km): No Data
  • Combined (L/100km): No Data
  • Urban (mpg): No Data
  • Country/highway (mpg): No Data
  • Combined (mpg): No Data

Performance

  • Maximum speed (km/h): No Data
  • Maximum speed (mph): No Data
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h: No Data
  • Acceleration 0-60 mph: No Data

Comfort & Convenience

  • Power windows: Standard
  • Power locks: Standard
  • Cruise control: Optional
  • Sunroof: Optional
  • Navigational systems: Not Available
  • Telemetric: Not Available
  • Trip computer: Not Available
  • Height adjustable pedals: Not Available
  • Tachometer: Standard
  • Air conditioning: Standard
  • Climate control: Standard
  • Rear control for climate control: No Data
  • Seating capacity: 2

Entertainment

  • Includes radio: Standard
  • Includes cassette: Not Available
  • Includes single CD: Standard
  • CD changer: No Data
  • CD changer capacity: No Data
  • CD player reads MP3: Not Available
  • MP3 player: Not Available
  • DVD: No Data
  • Video player: No Data

Safety Features

  • Electronic traction control: Standard
  • Stability control: Not Available
  • Collision warning system: No Data
  • First aid kit: Optional
  • Low tire pressure indicator: Not Available

Airbags   

  • Driver: Standard
  • Passenger: Standard
  • Occupant sensors: Standard
  • Side airbag: Optional

Brakes & Traction   

  • ABS: Standard
  • Electronic brake distribution: Standard
  • Brake assists system: Standard

COLOURS

  • Carbon black metallic
  • Black blue
  • Black gray
  • Jet black
  • Aqua green
  • Jasper blue metallic
  • Steel blue
  • Vandal blue
  • Brilliant blue
  • Graphite gray
  • Graphite metallic
  • Velvet red
  • Silver gray
  • Stone gray
  • Flame red
  • Amber red metallic
  • Brilliant silver metallic
  • Bright red
  • Hibiscus red
  • Arctic white
  • Broom yellow
  • Calcite yellow

Warranties
Warranty: Whole Vehicle   

  • Duration (months): 36
  • Distance (km): 60,000
  • Distance (miles): 37,300

Warranty: Power train   

  • Duration (months): 60
  • Distance (km): 100,000
  • Distance (miles): 62,100

Warranty: Anti-Corrosion   

  • Duration (months): 36
  • Distance (km): Unlimited
  • Distance (miles): Unlimited

Warranty: Paint   

  • Duration (months): No Data
  • Distance (km): No Data
  • Distance (miles): No Data

Warranty: Full Service   

  • Duration (months): No Data
  • Distance (km): No Data
  • Distance (miles): No Data

Warranty: Roadside Assistance   

  • Duration (months): 60
  • Distance (km): 100,000
  • Distance (miles): 62,100
    2008 Dodge Sprinter Van 3500 170 WB cargo van 4-door automatic

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