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View Poll Results: what best describes your Sprinter use?
Primary Vehicle, driven everyday - commercial application 218 23.00%
Primary Vehicle, driven everyday - noncommercial application 489 51.58%
have other primary vehicle for everyday driving 241 25.42%
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:06 AM   #221
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Default Re: Sprinter as daily driver.

I would drive my 4 cyl/7-speed 144 Sprinter every day if I weren't worried about it being stolen/vandalized at my crappy work location. It gets 24-27 MPG versus my daily-driver Toyota 4Runner that only gets 17 MPG. It's comfortable to drive, easy to maneuver, has a kitchen and is amazing to have when you've got kids involved in after-school activities/sports.
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:44 AM   #222
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2005 170 3500 Sprinter has been my daily driver for the past two years. I'm a professional photographer/videographer and avid mountain biker. It's perfect for my daily needs.
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Old 11-14-2019, 01:17 AM   #223
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My 144 Passenger 3.0 has been my daily driver for about a month now. I'm using the Gas Log app and just averaged 19.1 mpg on my last fill up. That's almost all city driving and heating up the van with my S2 D2 every morning from 630-7am lol. My jeep Wrangler gets about 15 in mostly city driving. I can park anywhere I normally park with the Sprinter so it's hard to make an argument for driving the jeep. The only change I've needed to make is not going through drive-thru's. Getting into a nice and warm van when it's 40 out is a nice trade off.
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Old 11-23-2019, 03:29 AM   #224
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Instead of drive-thru, many places, including McDonalds, have a pick up parking area. Use their mobile app to order and when you arrive, park in the numbers spot and they bring it out. The nice part is, that spot is on the end 95% of the time where the van length isn't even an issue.
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Old 11-25-2019, 06:11 PM   #225
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We use our Unity as a 50% driver, Honda Crosstour is other vehicle. Wife and I are both retired, Unity handles traffic well, easy to drive.
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