2023 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Updates

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The Unity by Leisure Travel Vans is a Class C motorhome that combines luxury, comfort, and safety. 2024 Unity models will be built on the new 2023 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 Cab Chassis, offering unprecedented features.

Please Note: Due to ongoing supply constraints, some Mercedes-Benz Sprinter features listed in this post may not be available on all chassis.

With the impressive updates on the 2023MY Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis, Unity owners can hit the road confidently, thanks to the abundance of advanced safety features and modern technology packed into their motorhomes.

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis now includes the 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 Diesel Engine. This impressive piece of engineering delivers 208 horsepower and 332 foot•pounds of torque. What’s more is its low fuel consumption and an engine that is now up to 30 pounds lighter, improving handling and performance. Its quiet noise and vibration levels, paired with low engine speeds, also make for a more comfortable and enjoyable driving experience.

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Advanced Safety Features

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter places a strong emphasis on safety, and we are pleased to offer a range of excellent safety features available on the Unity models. Below is an overview of some active safety features we order on our Sprinter Cab Chassis that will add value for the long haul, as described by

Digital Rearview Mirror

The all-new full-time digital rearview mirror offers a clear rear view, overcoming any obstructions caused by the body of the vehicle. The camera image displayed on the inside rearview mirror provides a clear view of the area directly behind the vehicle. With the new digital rearview mirror, you can now have a better view of the situation behind your Leisure Travel Van.

You can easily switch between the regular mirror function and the camera image by using the rocker switch located in the mirror housing.

Active Brake Assist

Active Brake Assist is designed to enhance safety and provide peace of mind for drivers. The system can warn you of oncoming danger and brake for you.

Active Lane-Keeping Assist

This feature is designed to detect any unintended lane changes. It provides visual and audio warnings to alert you and applies brake pressure to assist you in realigning your vehicle.

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Traffic Sign Assist

Traffic Sign Assist ensures you stay informed about speed limit changes during your drive. By constantly scanning road signs, this feature identifies the appropriate speed and notifies you whenever there’s a change–that way, you stay updated and drive safely.

Adaptive Cruise Control

Designed to improve driving safety, Adaptive Cruise Control helps drivers maintain a safe distance from other vehicles. It ensures a seamless driving experience while providing confidence in maintaining an appropriate gap. The system uses advanced sensors and real-time data to give timely alerts and help drivers maintain a safe distance, reducing the risk of accidents and enhancing road safety.

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Attention Assist

Attention Assist keeps you awake and alert while driving by monitoring your driving patterns for signs of fatigue. It gives you early warnings to prevent drowsiness, whether you’re stopping for coffee or taking a quick nap in your Leisure Travel Van. We prioritize your safety on the road.

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High Beam Assist

High Beam Assist is designed to enhance nighttime visibility and driving safety. It automatically adjusts the vehicle’s headlights between high and low beams based on surrounding traffic conditions.

Comfort and Convenience Features

Experience enhanced comfort and convenience with our inclusive upgrades featuring the all-new MBUX multimedia system. It is equipped with a 10.25″ touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and is compatible with SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Additionally, our Ultraleather driver and passenger seats provide optimal comfort, both heated and electric-powered. These seats offer customizable user and seat configurations for a tailored driving experience for everyone.

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Wet Wiper System

The upgraded windscreen wipers offer clear visibility while driving. Equipped with rain sensors, they activate automatically when it starts raining. You can also wash your windshield on the go for uninterrupted visibility.

Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) Touchscreen

The 10.25″ touchscreen offers intelligent voice control and a range of features, including built-in maps, live chassis data, user presets, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and compatibility with SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Additionally, it comes with a convenient tray that includes built-in wireless charging and USB-C connectivity for added convenience.

Speed-Sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS)

Early LTV customers with the Sprinter Cab Chassis raved about the game-changing speed-sensitive electric power steering, and now it continues into 2023. This innovative feature enhances driving comfort on highways, making maneuvering and parking a breeze.

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9G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission

The 9G-TRONIC transmission found in the 2023MY Sprinter provides customers with increased driving comfort, reduction in fuel consumption, decreased noise levels, lower emissions, higher overall gear ratio and quicker downshifts allowing for agile acceleration.

Mercedes-Benz eXpertUpfitter

Leisure Travel Vans is a long-standing approved Mercedes-Benz Sprinter eXpertUpfitter in the United States and Canada. All eXpertUpfitters are experts of their specific trade or specialty. Obtaining the certification involves an ongoing commitment to all applicable regulatory and the most up-to-date upfitting standards.

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