The Cummins engine is too tall and too long to fit in a standard passenger
van, or the cargo equivalent. It certainly won't fit in the so called "mini
van". However, since Dodge now makes a "Sprinter" under both Dodge and
Freightliner badges, you CAN get a diesel, a Mercedes at that, which gets
very good MPG figures according to all I've read.
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
Dodge does sell a full sized diesel van. It's called the Dodge Sprinter.
Basically an imported Mercedes Benz with a 5 cyl turbo diesel. It's
available in 3 different lengths and 2 different heights. Starts at
The problem with the Sprinter is that if you
do not want one in white with strange options
you have to wait 6 months to get it.
Even worse, you would be ordering a discontinued
leftover because the Sprinter was redesigned and the
factories in Germany only produce the redesigned model
which will not be here until Winter.
So if you want a leftover that sat on a lot in Europe
and then was broken down, shipped and reassembled
then order a Sprinter now.
Or wait 8 months to get the new one ordered.
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