2006 Dodge Sprinter
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Good solid van.

by from Everett, WA on May 28, 2006

I've had my Dodge Sprinter for my catering business for just over a year now. There are a couple things I would change--like I wouldn't make it so top-heavy and I would try to make the engine a little...
I've had my Dodge Sprinter for my catering business for just over a year now. There are a couple things I would change--like I wouldn't make it so top-heavy and I would try to make the engine a little quieter. Aside from that, it's a great van. It has tons of space, the build quality is really good (surprising, considering it was designed by Mercedes-Benz, a company notorious for reliability problems), and it actually gets pretty good mileage for such a big vehicle(between 23-28 mpg diesel). Despite all of this, my favorite part of this van is the way it drives. It's got a boatload of low-end torque, meaning that when you step on the gas pedal--it GOES. It tends to get a little noisy on the freeway, considering the engine, wind, and rattling typical of any full-size van--but after driving many vans, I'd have to say that though this is the most expensive, it is the best.
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Excellent Cargo Van

by from Miami, FL on April 1, 2008

Works like a truck, drives like a car, engine has a lot of torque and is quick of the line. It actually handles and rides better when loaded.
Works like a truck, drives like a car, engine has a lot of torque and is quick of the line. It actually handles and rides better when loaded.
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Most reliable car I've ever owned

by from Orange County on March 23, 2010

I have owned four sprinters and I will buy another one in the future. They feel like a sadan. The handling is surprisingly tight and acceleration for a diesel that gets over 20 miles to the gallon is ...
I have owned four sprinters and I will buy another one in the future. They feel like a sadan. The handling is surprisingly tight and acceleration for a diesel that gets over 20 miles to the gallon is supurb.
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2006 Dodge Sprinter

by from Vermont on December 5, 2011

Great vehicle for the price. Overall this van has plenty of space, great fuel economy, fairly comfortable to drive, but it does lack in the power department. This vehicle isn't designed to get up and ...
Great vehicle for the price. Overall this van has plenty of space, great fuel economy, fairly comfortable to drive, but it does lack in the power department. This vehicle isn't designed to get up and go, so you have to be ready for anything. I would buy another one if I could find the same deal I found locally.
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Excellent but for a few issues...

by from Terre Haute, IN on June 3, 2011

We purchased two Sprinters as delivery vehicles. The drivetrains and praticality of these trucks are amazing. Excellent Power, Payload, and Handling. The weakest point on these trucks for us has been ...
We purchased two Sprinters as delivery vehicles. The drivetrains and praticality of these trucks are amazing. Excellent Power, Payload, and Handling. The weakest point on these trucks for us has been the doors. Latches Fail, A-Pillars Bend, and Rear Door Hinges could be better. Bought the first one (an 05') June of 08'. Bought the second (an 04') in October of 09'. Will be purchasing a third in 2011. You could nitpick at little things but overall the package as a whole works.
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best for me

by from Wilmington,NC on December 5, 2012

If I told mercedes-benz to build me a van....this would be it !!!! it's not for everybody , but where else can you buy a 10 ,(yes,10) passenger vehicle that gets 25 to 30 M.P.G. unreal. I LOVE it. jus...
If I told mercedes-benz to build me a van....this would be it !!!! it's not for everybody , but where else can you buy a 10 ,(yes,10) passenger vehicle that gets 25 to 30 M.P.G. unreal. I LOVE it. just be careful about parts. my dodge dealer wanted $1,000.00 for a alternator ! got it on line for $140.00 with free shipping ! I will buy another !!! I've owned it for about 2 months and taken 3 trips in it. It doesn't disapoint.
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2003 Sprinter 3500

by from Dayton,Oh/USA on September 27, 2012

One of the most reliable vehicles I've ever known, but at a much higher cost than anything I've ever owned as it is a used commercial vehicle originally with very low miles that transferred to higher ...
One of the most reliable vehicles I've ever known, but at a much higher cost than anything I've ever owned as it is a used commercial vehicle originally with very low miles that transferred to higher parts/labor costs for German product that wore out later; as this vehicle has had different dealers who all want to make a buck on it's fame with little part/service support from anyone I've dealt w/over the past 5 years including FREIGHTLINER, DODGE/MERCEDES-BENZ or whomever ; they all blame the overseas mfg.; then why in Hades do you sell this product that your support service despises & tells me so???
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a workhouse

by from new orleans,la on May 26, 2012

geting 20mpg in the city.vary well layed out interior.plenty of room inside for cargo and work space.basic maintaince is vary simple for the do-it yourselfer.the sprinter cut my gas bill of $7000 a ye...
geting 20mpg in the city.vary well layed out interior.plenty of room inside for cargo and work space.basic maintaince is vary simple for the do-it yourselfer.the sprinter cut my gas bill of $7000 a year in half.it does cost more than a basic american made van. not much difference in price from a heavyduty though. finding a mechanic can be a problem thats wants to work on them. i found a few mechanics that dont have a problem working on them. if fuel costs are a big part of your bottom line this is the van for you. i will buy another.
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I Love My Truck

by from Dallas, TX on June 14, 2008

I am a courier in Dallas TX. Other drivers asks me how much I spent for my van. When I tell them, everyone of them say "Thats too much"! But what they fail to realize is that when they are spending $1...
I am a courier in Dallas TX. Other drivers asks me how much I spent for my van. When I tell them, everyone of them say "Thats too much"! But what they fail to realize is that when they are spending $140.00 for their chevy's and ford's every two days in fuel. I spend am spending about $100.00 for every three days. Also, with the cargo space I can carry more than anyone else. It has amazingly good low end power. I have to move about 50 pcs of paper @ 50LBS. Helga (my Sprinter) pulls it with no problem. Needless to say I will never own another van until she dies with me. (Note: I will not buy a new one due to they have the Dodge Cummings. I will ONLY drive a 2006.)
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Excellent Vehicle

by from Victoria,B.C. on March 9, 2007

I would highly recommend this vehicle. I have taken it from coast to coast without va problem. I use it as a second vehicle and will drive it any day over our Camry. So far (45,000 km) not a problem. ...
I would highly recommend this vehicle. I have taken it from coast to coast without va problem. I use it as a second vehicle and will drive it any day over our Camry. So far (45,000 km) not a problem. Love it
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