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2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris

2018 Ford Transit

2018 Ford Transit

2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris vs. 2018 Ford Transit

If you’re in the market for a first-rate utility van near Napa, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris and 2018 Ford Transit are both strong choices. While both of these vans come with capable performance and versatile cabins, the Metris beats the Transit in several different areas, including:

  • Affordability
  • Efficiency
  • Safety
  • Maneuverability
  • Basic warranty coverage

See the difference in detail here, and then finance the Mercedes-Benz Metris at Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield.


If you’re looking for a more affordable entry into the utility van segment, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is an obvious choice over the 2018 Ford Transit:

  • Mercedes-Benz Metris – MSRP from $25,995
  • Ford Transit – MSRP from $32,380

Fuel Economy

Operating costs of the Mercedes-Benz Metris are also lower, thanks to significantly better fuel economy ratings than the Ford Transit:

Mercedes-Benz Metris

Ford Transit

24 mpg

City Fuel Economy

19 mpg

21 mpg

Highway Fuel Economy

15 mpg

22 mpg combined

Combined Fuel Economy

17 mpg

Advanced Safety

Both of these utility vans are offered with important safety features like a rearview camera, lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring, traction control, and a full suite of airbags, only the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is offered with the following safety features:

  • Crosswind Assist
  • Load Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)


If you’re looking for a can that will be easier to move around the tight city streets of Benicia, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is a better choice than the 2018 Ford Transit thanks to its smaller size.

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris Dimensions: The Metris is 202.4 inches long, 75.9 inches wide, and features a turning radius of 36.4 feet.
  • 2018 Ford Transit: The Ford Transit is 235 inches long, 81.3 inches wide, and has a turning radius of 56.4 feet.

Basic Warranty

If you’re looking for more piece of mind, Mercedes-Benz has more to offer. That’s because the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris comes with a better basic warranty offer than the 2018 Ford Transit:

  • Mercedes-Benz Metris – The Metris comes with a standard 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty.
  • Ford Transit – The Transit only gets a standard 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty.


2018 Metris Cargo Van exterior

2018 Metris Cargo Van Interior

Finance the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris Near Vallejo

If you’re looking for a world-class utility van near Benicia, then now’s the time to make the trip to Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield to check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris. Our dealership is located at 2950 Auto Mall Parkway in Fairfield, CA, and we’re open seven days a week. While you’re here, make sure to have a look at our new vehicle specials. And if you have any questions for our staff, don’t hesitate to contact us online or give us a call directly at (707) 430-0101. While you’re here, take our tour of the Mercedes-Benz Metris interior.

Compare the Mercedes-Benz Metris

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