It was voted Van of the Year 2007 and again in 2008 by Professional Van and Light Truck Magazine. The USA cargo version of the 906 NCV3 comes in two wheelbases options (144", 170"), two roof heights (standard 60.6", high 72.4"), three lengths (Short 233.3", Standard 274.2, Extended 289.8"), and two weight classes (2500, 3500) where the 3500's have the option of dual rear wheels or rear super singles.
The second generation Sprinter was introduced in Europe in 2006.
Like its predecessor, the passenger version is imported as a complete unit.
The previous reassembly facility in Gaffney, South Carolina continues to be used by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation.
A class action lawsuit was filed in California state court against Mercedes-Benz alleging the defendant has sold Mercedes-Benz Sprinter models 25 with water that leaked from the air conditioning unit in the roof onto the passenger area.
The leakage of air conditioning unit was also discovered on Dodge Sprinter made by Mercedes-Benz from 2003 through 2009.