Share Download Print Press Kit: 2006 Dodge Sprinter, What's New for '06 2006 Dodge Sprinter Van Feature Highlights Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2005 - 2006 Models Dodge Sprinter Passenger Van Dodge Sprinter Cargo Van Dodge Sprinter Cab Chassis Powertrain Premium 2.7-liter, five-cylinder CDI Turbo Diesel engine Five-speed automatic transmission with AutoStick® Market-leading fuel performance of 25 mpg and driving range of 660 miles Sprinter Cargo Van offers best-in-class payload (4,824 lbs.) Optional 4:11 axle ratio Chassis Power-assisted rack and pinion steering Four-wheel disc Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBV) Brake Assist System (BAS) Accelerator Skid Control (ASR) Independent front suspension with wishbone and shock absorber with strut, transverse mono-leaf spring, and stabilizer bar (stabilizer bar for 8,550 lb. GVWR only) Rear longitudinal parabolic leaf spring with stabilizer bar (2500 and 3500 models) Electronic Stability Program (ESP — 2500 models) Body/Exterior Three adjustable headlamp settings standard on all models Sprinter Passenger Van full-size rear doors open to class-leading 270 degrees Available in 18 exterior colors Optional daytime running lamps, fog lamps, parabolic right/left exterior mirrors, heated front windshield with rain sensor, and manual tilting sun roof (standard roof only) Optional ParkSense™ rear back-up system(a) (new for 2006) Optional high-pressure headlamp washers (new for 2006) Interior Sprinter Cargo Van offers best-in-class cargo capacity of 473 cu. ft., optional seating for up to five people and optional cargo partition with sliding window (new for 2006) The Sprinter cab offers 360-degree viewing for driver and front passenger and is available in three wheelbases (118-, 140- and 158-inches) and two roof heights enabling up to 73 inches of interior stand-up height Sprinter Passenger Van offers seating for 10 people and has best-in-class step-in height of 17 inches Safety Optional keyless entry system Full-size driver and front passenger air bags Headrests and three-point seatbelts with pretensioners (a) Detects most stationary obstacles. As with all electronically controlled systems, care is advised.