The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has won the Most Reliable Van award in the 2021 FN50 reliability survey for the seventh year running. The awards, based on data from the leasing and contract hire industry, were presented at the annual FN50 dinner, staged by Fleet News.
Each FN50 leasing company submits a list of the 10 most reliable models and brands in its own fleet, based on the average number of days off the road with unplanned mechanical problems (not including punctures) over the past 12 months. The final score is based on an aggregation of those rankings.
Mercedes-Benz Vans also landed trophies at the What Car? Van and Commercial Vehicle of the Year Awards 2022 for the battery-powered eSprinter and its revamped Approved Used programme.
Mercedes-Benz Vans UK managing director Robert Veit said: “We are thrilled to have won three new awards and seen our franchised Network hailed as the ‘Best in the business’, not least because each of these accolades focuses on a very different aspect of our customer offering.
“Other awards we have won this year include those for Best Manufacturer Van Service and Best Van Vehicle Recovery from Business Van in April. Taken together, this recognition demonstrates the truly holistic nature of our business, and the fact that together with our trusted Mercedes-Benz Vans Dealer partners we are fully committed to doing whatever it takes to support our customers and keep their businesses moving.”