The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recognized provide the lowest total cost of ownership in Canada for the third consecutive year
Mercedes-Benz Canada today announced that for the third consecutive year, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter continues to offer the lowest total in its class in Canada cost of ownership. In addition, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has also won three braces for inaugural awards Vincentric best value car park in Canada, winning every category which it had participated.
The study on the total cost of ownership by Vincentric CONDUCTED take into consideration the entire market and analyzed the cost of the life cycle of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 in comparison to those of its four main competitors, including the last vehicle which is recently into this segment of the market. Once all the data analyzed, the results clearly indicate that the Sprinter was the cost of lifecycle lowest.
The method used measured all costs associated with the possession and use of the vehicle during its life span. The costs in question included: depreciation, fuel costs, insurance, maintenance, repair, financing, as well as duties and taxes and even the loss of earnings, which corresponds to the loss of potential income arising possession and use of the vehicle.
The study was based on thrust many different permutations for total distance traveled in Canada 25 000 30 000, 40 000, 50 000 and 60 000 km per year for three, four and five years. This resulted in 15 different combinations of annual driving distances and life cycles, and covered 49 configurations including 5 models of vehicles? (2500) has 1 ton (3500) segment full size vans.
The results led to the conclusion that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2012 had by far the lowest total life cycle cost for the annual distance traveled combinations / lifecycle evaluated in segments? ton and 1 ton, and this despite the fact that the Sprinter was the highest of all the models who took part in the study cost of acquisition. In fact, the impressive performance of the Sprinter have resulted in savings of up to $ 12,545 compared to competing models, mainly thanks to its lower power consumption and the lowest in its class rate depreciation.
"Car buyers often focus their attention on the purchase price of the vehicle, so the monthly payments they have to do. However, our analysis of the Canadian market vans size showed how it was important to understand the cost of ownership, "stated David Wurster, President of Vincentric. "The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a perfect example of the value if the total cost of ownership is analyzed. Although the Sprinter has a higher costs of its competitors, its lower power consumption and the lowest in its class rate depreciation acquisition result in a lower overall cost of ownership. This results it is better to spend a little more to purchase and make savings thereafter with a Sprinter. "
"With its sophisticated BlueTEC and exceptional levels of active and passive safety diesel engine, the Sprinter continues to be the standard in terms of consumption, technology, versatility and performance in the segment of light commercial vehicles in Canada" stated Pablo Pena, director of sales and marketing for Mercedes-Benz vans. "The Sprinter has further strengthened its leadership position with its extensive list of features that are the best in the category, including: loading capacity, low consumption, accessibility of the inner compartment (doors to the rear and on the side), intervals between maintenance visits, payload and height inside to stand. This powerful combination is truly unique in the industry, which has contributed to the significant growth of our business in Canada. "
Also add that the Sprinter was awarded for three years on the price of best resale value by the "Black Book" for Canadian full-size vans. Designed to recognize the specific models that outperform the competition, AWARDED prices are based on real world performance and identify vehicles that retain the highest percentage of their original value.
"The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter continues to be the standard in the industry, beating models of competition in virtually all measurable areas. As largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world, Mercedes-Benz has established standards and has consistently raised the bar both in terms of the commitment to innovation, "stated Tim A. Reuss, President and Director General Mercedes-Benz Canada. "Extensive studies such as that undertaken by Vincentric emphasize the uniqueness and undeniable value of Sprinter throughout its life cycle. In summary, the results speak for themselves and unmatched as well as many different configurations Sprinter enable our clients to acquire a vehicle in its segment in mind and who can lend versatility virtually any kind of business requirements. "
Source: Mercedes-Benz Canada
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