Mercedes-Benz Van Canada has announced the upcoming arrival of the facelifted 2023 Sprinter van for the Canadian market. The model will be available this winter.
The new version features, among other things, a new all-wheel drive system, a new 9G-TRONIC transmission, a new 4-cylinder diesel engine and improved connectivity. The OM 654 2.0 liter diesel engine is known to have been used in the Mercedes-Benz passenger car range in Europe, and is part of a range of 4-cylinder engines only, new for 2023.
The automaker promises more acceleration, higher torque levels, reduced emissions, and lower levels of noise and vibration for this new engine, which offers 168 or 208 horsepower, and 295 lb or 332 lb-ft of torque, depending on presence of torque. single or twin turbochargers. Note that the base engine remains unchanged, a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine that produces 188 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque in the push system.
The new 9-speed gearbox, meanwhile, is standard on all trim levels and, according to Mercedes, helps improve ride comfort, lower fuel consumption, lower noise levels, lower emissions, increased gear in general and accelerate down to facilitate acceleration.