1995 - Sprinter debuts in a class of its own with features like high traction rear wheel drive, timeless modern looks, a spacious cab, and a direct-injection diesel engine.
2000 - The Sprinter features a new generation of diesel engines and the automated Sprintshift manual transmission.
2001 - Sprinter enlarges its range with a six ton gross vehicle weight (GVW) for higher payloads.
2004 - Electronic Stability Program ESP®4 comes standard for all Sprinter models - a safety first for the commercial vehicle class.
2004 - The body height of the Sprinter series is raised for the first time.
2005 - BlueTEC diesel technology makes its debut in a Mercedes-Benz truck.
2006 - Mercedes-Benz presents the new lightweight Sprinter body made of aluminum and light, weight saving alloys.
2006 - Sprinter sets a class benchmark in standard equipment features.
2006 - Latest generation of Electronic Stability Program ESP®4, Adaptive ESP®4 becomes standard. This upgraded safety system helps maintain stability and vehicle control by adjusting according to the conditions on the road and payload inside.
2006 - Every seat is fitted with three-point seat belts and height adjustable head restraints - including the 12 seats in the Passenger Van.
2006 - Thorax and window airbags for driver and front passenger become available as options, with standard front airbags for driver and front passenger.
2006 - The Sprinter is redesigned with a longer front-end to enhance crash safety.
2006 - A new generation of automatic breaking system (ABS) combined with automatic brake differential evolves into acceleration skid control (ASR).
2006 - The new Sprinter features an ergonomically designed interior with available features like an adjustable steering wheel, extended seat adjustments, extended headroom, easy-to-read gauges and an upgraded center console.
2007 - The low-frame chassis is developed for camper vans.
2010 - One of the world's cleanest diesel engine powers the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter thanks to standard BlueTEC SCR technology.