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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, a van for the ages

There’s a near-100 per cent chance you’ve been impacted somehow in your life by a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. From postal deliveries, to internet goodies arriving by courier, or – unfortunately – riding in the back of an ambulance, the ubiquitous van continues to serve our needs. And this year, it turns 25...

2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter review: 519CDI LWB 4x4

Is the Sprinter 4x4 the next step up the corporate ladder from the humble work ute? We put one to the test.

2020 Trakka Jabiru J2M review

Going bush in the Trakka Jabiru J2M.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter review

Mercedes is launching a new version of Australia's top-selling big van range, with luxury car levels of safety and benchmark infotainment and telematics. But competition is hotting up...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter review: First drive

There’s a reason why the Sprinter is number one in its class. It’s not the cheapest van necessarily, but it’s a technology leader with a vast range of variations and an experienced network behind it. The fact so many discerning fleets choose it is a pretty telling recommendation, though go look at the Crafter and Transit too.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Comparisons

Large van comparison: Fiat Ducato v Ford Transit v Mercedes-Benz Sprinter v Renault Master

Big white vans may seem bland to the majority of road users on the market, but these ubiquitous boxes on wheels are the lifeblood of thousands of businesses across Australia. Removalists, courier companies, stevedores and provedores use large vans such as these on a daily basis, so we’ve assembled four of the big players in the market to see which is our pick in terms of practicality, performance and payload...

Van v ute comparison: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter v Renault Master

Moving house is a painful, frustrating, time-consuming and tedious process that is best left to the professionals – unless you have the right tools for the job … and some willing helpers. I had both during my recent relocation from inner-west Sydney to the lower Blue Mountains, and after having secured a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Renault Master - along with some willing family members - we set about loading up and lugging a few loads out along the M4...

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2018-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van recalled with brake fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 2882 examples of its VS30-series Sprinter van, citing a potential fault with brake system. The affected vehicles were sold between 8 August 2018 and 22 December 2020 (Model Years 2018-2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “Brake fluid may leak internally at the rear axle brake calliper over time – as a result, air may enter the rear brake system...

NSW State Emergency Service launches fleet renewal program in the lead-up to national volunteer week

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has launched the latest round of its multimillion-dollar fleet renewal program to better prepare rescue volunteers for floods, fires and other disasters. The first of seven “heavy rescue” trucks – worth approximately $500,000 once it has been kitted out – was delivered to an SES unit in the NSW Southern Highlands today...

2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled with potential welding fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled five examples of its 2020 Sprinter van, citing a potential fault with B-pillar welding joints. The affected vehicles were sold between 13 October 2020 and 30 November 2020 (Model Year 2020). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “As part of the production process, the B-pillar that joins the floor panel structure may not be welded correctly...

2019-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled with transmission software bug

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 11 examples of its Sprinter van, citing a potential fault with the reversing lights. The affected vehicles were sold between 21 September 2018 and 4 January 2021 (Model Years 2019-2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The gear recognition function in the transmission may not function as intended in some vehicles...

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