Mercedes-Benz USA has officially revealed the pricing for its innovative eSprinter, the brand’s inaugural fully-electric van available in the North American market. The eSprinter can be ordered through authorized dealers across the United States, starting at $71,886. Equipped with a high-roof configuration and a 113 kWh battery, the vehicle offers a maximum range of approximately 249 miles under the WLTP testing protocol.
Why It Matters
This release marks a significant milestone for Mercedes-Benz and the commercial vehicle sector in the U.S., as the eSprinter offers an eco-friendly alternative for fleet operations. The van is powered solely by a battery-electric drive system, thus reducing local emissions and contributing to sustainability goals. Companies can now elevate their fleet management strategies while aligning with current environmental initiatives.
- Battery and Charging: The eSprinter comes with a 113 kWh battery using lithium/iron phosphate technology, avoiding the use of cobalt or nickel.
- Charging Capabilities: The van supports AC wallbox charging with a power of up to 9.6 kW and DC fast-charging up to 50 kW, expandable to 115 kW.
- Driving Features: The vehicle includes three drive modes (eco, comfort, and max range) and five recuperation stages to optimize power consumption and driving range.
- Advanced Technology: The optional Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system provides AI-driven navigation and features, such as “Electric Intelligence” for efficient route planning.
- Customization Options: From mobile workshops to delivery vans, eXpertUpfitter solutions allow extensive customization in terms of shelving systems, workbenches, and heavy-duty wood floors.
The all-new eSprinter offers a promising avenue for companies looking to modernize and make their fleets more sustainable. With its versatile configuration options and advanced technology features, the electric van is poised to set new standards in the commercial vehicle segment. In addition, a maintenance package that covers the first four years of service is included in the purchase price, along with a Battery Certificate, ensuring a hassle-free ownership experience.