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News2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Priced From $97,990 in Canada

2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Priced From $97,990 in Canada

Leading the Charge with Advanced Technology and Efficiency, enter the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

The Canadian market eagerly awaits the all-new eSprinter from Mercedes-Benz Vans, marking its foray as the first fully-electric van from the brand in North America. Set to launch in a 170” long wheelbase cargo version with a high-roof configuration, it boasts a 113-kWh battery that assures efficient delivery combined with cutting-edge technical specifications. Priced with a base MSRP of $97,990, it offers a WLTP range exceeding 400 km which works out to just about 325 km EPA. This much-anticipated electric van will be available for purchase from Canadian dealerships starting at the end of October 2023 and is eligible for the federal government’s iMHZEV EV program, which provides a purchase incentive of up to $10,000. Moreover, it might also qualify for provincial incentive programs4.

2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter | Photo: Mercedes-Benz

A distinction from its traditional counterparts, the eSprinter features a battery-electric drive system. This allows Canadian businesses to pivot towards a more sustainable fleet operation with a zero-emission van that carries the signature Mercedes-Benz star.

Powering this vehicle is the durable lithium/iron phosphate battery technology, which has the advantage of not utilizing cobalt or nickel. Designed for endurance, the eSprinter can be charged at a wallbox with an on-board AC charger’s maximum output of 9.6 kilowatts. For a quicker boost, the DC fast-charging stations offer a standard maximum output of 50 kW. Yet, with an optional upgrade, DC Fast Charging can surge up to 115 kW, enabling the battery to charge from approximately 10% to 80% in just over 40 minutes.

2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter | Photo: Mercedes-Benz

The eSprinter’s electric powertrain showcases a couple of new introductions: the efficient motor and an innovative electric rear axle. A first in Mercedes-Benz’s battery-electric vans, the permanent magnet synchronous motor, weighing around 286 lb., is recognized for its high efficiency and thermal management optimization. Available in two power levels – 100 or 150 kilowatts (136 hp or 204 hp) – it consistently delivers a torque of up to 295 lb.-ft. for at least 30 seconds.

Inside the eSprinter, Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) offers a new-age software generation rooted in Artificial Intelligence, ensuring intuitive and seamless navigation. Additionally, the optional digital rear-view mirror serves as a boon for drivers, providing unobstructed rear views, especially beneficial when reversing.

2024 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter | Photo: Mercedes-Benz

The eSprinter is versatile in its functionality. Mercedes-Benz Canada’s trusted eXpertUpfitter partners present an array of customization options, transforming the vehicle into a mobile workshop or a commodious delivery van, accommodating up to 14 m3 loads with a permissible gross weight of 4.25 tonnes.

With the upcoming release of the eSprinter, Mercedes-Benz continues its tradition of innovation, merging luxury with the future of sustainable transport.


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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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