Mercedes Benz Sprinter celebrated a quarter-century in 2020. The first Sprinter was present in 1995 and it advanced to become the reference model. Its safety was not undermined ever since its introduction, over the years Mercedes Benz has been reviewing and upgrading its safety features for maximum safety of both the driver and the occupants. I will review the price of Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria. The price review will cover the prices of all generations, start from the first generation to the third generation.
The first generation of Mercedes Benz Sprinter
Mercedes Benz Sprinter was introduced in 1995. It was unveiled with awesome features, according to Mercedes Benz “No other van offers more safety features.” The 1995 model debuted with safety packages that include disk brakes all around, an ABS antilock braking system as standard, automatic brake differential, a driver airbag on request, three-point seat belts adjustable in height, and seat belts buckles attached to the seat.
The suspension was not left out, the comfortable suspension and passenger-car-like handling made the van to stand out from the crowd.
The Sprinter received a facelift, it featured more powerful headlamps. Its safety features were also upgraded. The optional driver’s airbag was now standard while the co-driver’s airbag was optional. The double airbag was large and they can also protect the passenger occupying the inner seat of a co-driver’s bench seat.
The cockpit was also redesigned to maintain the driver’s level of fitness, it was designed to look like the cockpit of a passenger car. The gear stick was redesigned and relocated to an easy to reach height.
In 2001, the Sprinter added window bags.
In 2002, the Sprinter was refined further with the addition of new features. The new features include a more powerful brake booster and the Electronic Stability Program ESP.
Two years later, ESP was included in the standard equipment of all Sprinter chassis up to a gross vehicle mass of 3.5 t.
Price of first-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria
Like I said earlier, I will give you a quick shopping guide on the price of Sprinter in Nigeria. I will start from the price of the foreign used, then I will review the price of the locally used units.
Price of tokunbo/ Foreign used Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria
|Price of tokunbo 1996 – 1997 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||1,700,000 – 2,000,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 1998- 1999 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||2,000,000 – 2,200,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2000 – 2001 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||2,200,000 – 2,500,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 2002- 2003 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||2,500,000 – 2,800,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2004 – 2005 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||2,800,000 – 3,000,000 Naira|
Price of Nigerian used first-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria
|Price of Nigerian used 1996 -1999 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||500,000 – 900,000 Naira|
|Price of Nigerian used 2000 -2003 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||800,000 – 1,100,000 Naira|
|Price of Nigerian used 2004 – 2005 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||1,000,000 – 1,800,000 Naira|
Second Generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter
The second-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter unveiled in 2006 showed consistent innovation. It boasted of a significant cargo capacity and a GFRP transverse leaf spring at the front axle and new parabolic springs at the rear axle. These new features were later complemented by an optional air suspension that improved both safety and comfort.
The Adaptive ESP system adopted various loading conditions.
Additional adjustable wide-angle mirror glass in the new outside mirrors provide the best possible view of the rear and static curve lights. Rain and light sensor takes care of switching the windscreen wipers and driving lights on and off.
16-inch wheels were made standard on all vans. It was also available with thorax bags in addition to the front airbags.
EPS received another function in 2009 known as trailer stabilization. Adaptive brake lights were also introduced. Optional automatic transmission now includes start-off assist.
In 2013, a new driver assistance system was introduced. Crosswind assist was added to the Sprinter.
Collision Prevention Assist was also introduced. It is comprised of distance warning, adaptive braking assistance system brake Assist Pro, and a further warning stage in the event of an acute risk of collision.
Blindspot Assist system warns the driver of vehicles in the neighboring lane or so-called blind spot when changing lanes.
Lane keep assist warns the driver about leaving the lane inadvertently by monitoring the roadway ahead and its markings.
High Beam assist makes sure that the lane is optimally illuminated with situative activation and deactivation of the main beam headlamps.
The suspension was also lowered by 30mm to increase vehicle dynamics and steering precision perceptibly. This made the Sprinter safer to drive.
Price of second-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria
I will start from the foreign used Mercedes Benz Sprinter popularly tokunbo.
|Tokunbo 2006- 2007 Mercedes Benz Sprinter price in Nigeria||1,800,000 – 2,200,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2008 – 2009 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||2,000,000 – 2,500,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 2010- 2011 Mercedes Benz Sprinter price in Nigeria||3,000,000 – 4,500,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2012 – 2013 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||5,000,000 – 10,000,000 Naira|
|Tokunbo 2014- 2015 Mercedes Benz Sprinter price in Nigeria||9,000,000 – 15,000,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2016 – 2017 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||14,000,000 – 25,000,000 Naira|
Coming to the price of Nigerian used second-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria, these units are not always available. For this cause, it’s hard to estimate the price of a commodity that’s scarce. To determine the price of the Nigerian used Sprinter, check the price of the tokunbo, and consider the condition of the bus. You can read this article on things to check before buying a used car in Nigeria.
Third generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter
The third-generation Mercedes Benz Sprinter started in 2018. Connectivity and diversity was the watchword of this generation. Mercedes Benz didn’t look down on the safety, they raised the vehicle to a new level.
It debuted with Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC that can relieve the driver by automatically maintain sufficient distance to the vehicle ahead from the speed of 20km/h. This is achieved with the help of a radar sensor placed in the front bumper. It also detects lane changes or braking maneuvers of other road users and can react immediately.
In an emergency, the active distance warning system can bring the Sprinter to a halt.
So many other driver assistance systems were introduced, they include a reversing camera with an image in the inside rearview mirror and a modern packing package with 360-degree all-around visibility. A rain sensor and wipers with an integrated Wet Wiper System provide for optimum visibility even when the windscreen is being cleaned.
Price of the third-generation tokunbo Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria
|Price of tokunbo 2018 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||20,000,000 – 28,000,000 Naira|
|Price of tokunbo 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||N/A|
|Tokunbo 2020 Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria||N/A|
Price of brand new Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus in Nigeria
|Price of 2021 Mercedes Benz Sprinter Bus in Nigeria||23,000,000 Naira – 38,000,000 Naira|
Note: Prices of VIP interior may differ from the price listed above, the same thing applies to the price of bulletproof Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria.
Where can I buy a Mercedes Benz Sprinter in Nigeria?
This is the question on the mind of so many people. I advise you to check our listings on brand new, tokunbo, and locally used Mercedes Benz Sprinter for sale in Nigeria.
If you are looking for a trusted dealer to buy a Sprinter from, you can contact Alpha Autos on 08107992356.