2009 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter CDi 2.1 turbo diesel
Powerful and lots of space
Not much, the van was maintained by the company I worked for; as far as I'm aware just basic maintained and servicing was performed, and it got any wear and tear such as brakes and suspension parts replaced and so on.
The Sprinter is a fast, reliable and plenty of space type of van - you see lots of these on the roads, but not many reviews so here's my experience with one as a works van for a couple of years. It's a good van, used for work and generally not much to say about it, however it was slightly better than my previous van (a VW Crafter) which that van was apparently based on this one, so that's interesting.
The Mercedes felt better built and swallowed huge loads no problems, especially if you get the Long Wheel Base (LWB) version.
To drive the auto box was strange on a diesel van at first, but I got used to it and it actually gave pretty decent power and economy. I was on the road everyday and put serious mileage on it.
Overall I'd recommend this van to anyone; not as expensive to run as you might think for a Mercedes.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 23rd December, 2017