The European-engineered Sprinter gives the full-size van buyer an unprecedented level of refinement, utility and value in a unique package. When it comes to serious towing and hauling, though, it can't keep up with V8-powered domestic vans.
by rdrick on Jun 2, 2005 Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 140 WB 3dr Ext Van (2.7L 5cyl Turbodiesel 5A)
I have only had the vehicle for a short time but I LOVE the gas mileage! Beats my Chrysler Town & Country! Biggest drawback is the lack of tilt steering. Otherwise, GREAT vision, and good back support (especially with the optional lumbar air pump). I haul 5 kids and their friends and their junk with no problem!
by Oiseauzepher on Dec 18, 2004 Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 140 WB 3dr Ext Van (2.7L 5cyl Turbodiesel 5A)
I move art and the vehicle is smallest choice possible. I must say I am amazed at all the possitive comments I get about the style. Kind of a European spy thing. It handles well (it is a van). Plenty of pickup and speed, 80mph no prob. I live in Colorado, so I've given the vehicle a work out on hills and cold - damn cold weather. If you're going to use the van in very cold, get the aux heater package. Great idea. You can set the aux heater to preheat the engine and cab for anytime. It runs on the fuel so don't use in a garage. Great fuel economy (25+) on the hwy. Cup holder too low. Washer fluid freezes in exterior line below 25. Steering wheel should adjust. Great Van - Buy it.
I have a 2005 Dodge Sprinter and once the truck is warmed up and i am driving down the road, as i apply pressure to the gas pedal the temp of the truck jumps drasticly from 180f to in the red and the...