The price of the electric van Mercedes eSprinter has been published

The price of the electric van Mercedes eSprinter has been published

August 16, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The all-electric Mercedes eSprinter is now available to order with a starting price of £ 51,950

Mercedes launched the new eSprinter in the UK. The all-electric van joins an ever-growing range of commercial electric vehicles such as the Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter and Vauxhall Vivaro-e and is available to order now from £ 51,950.

The electric powertrain of the Mercedes eSprinter consists of a 55 kWh battery and an electric motor mounted on the front axle that develops 114 hp. and a torque of 295 Nm. Top speed is electronically limited to 133 km / h and Mercedes says the van’s battery pack will provide an average range of 155 km.

Mercedes claims that because the eSprinter battery is installed under the van floor, the electrical conversion did not affect the size of the cargo compartment. The ESprinter retains the same 11 cubic meters of cargo space as the L2 H2 Sprinter diesel van, although its maximum payload has been reduced from about one tonne to 774 kg.

Using a conventional 7.4 kW AC wall charger, the eSprinter battery will fully charge in approximately eight hours. However, buyers also have a choice of two DC fast charging systems that can be charged from 20 kW or 80 kW. The standard system charges the van’s battery to 80 percent in 120 minutes, while the faster 80kW variant delivers the same charge in just 30 minutes.

ESprinter is only available in one Progressive trim. Standard equipment includes 16-inch steel wheels, full-width cargo compartment bulkhead, heated driver’s seat, air conditioning, thermal insulation glass, DAB radio with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, and an eight-meter Mode 3 type 2 charging cable.

However, there is a wide range of optional equipment, including 16-inch alloy wheels, faux leather seat upholstery, heated side mirrors with electrically folding mirrors, a rearview camera, driver’s comfort seat and a metallic finish.

Buyers also get a comprehensive level of standard safety equipment, including Active Emergency Braking, Crosswind Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Monitor and Emergency Call. There is also a Thatcham Category 1 approved alarm that includes theft alerts, remote lock functionality and geofencing.

Mercedes also offers a dedicated smartphone app that allows owners to remotely manage their eSprinter’s charging schedule, as well as find nearby charging stations, check the van’s battery capacity, and simulate trips to get an idea of ​​the range needed.