New Mercedes Vito loads up

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Mercedes Vito

New Mercedes Vito loads up


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Mercedes-Benz Vito

But like its the four-star ANCAP crash-rated commercial vehicle achieves a five-star rating only fitted with optional and curtain airbags.

Priced $37,990 and $58,990 (plus and dealer costs), Mercedes has the model line-up and reduced the price point of its cheapest van by to bring it within striking of its European archrival, Volkswagen’s more popular Transporter $36,490). The cheaper and well-equipped also intends to claw sales from the fiercely market segment dominated by the of Toyota’s HiAce and Hyundai’s

Backing its best-in-class ANCAP when equipped with and curtain airbags, all Vitos are with dual front anti-locking brakes, emergency lights and adaptive electronic control that automatically for varying loads. The fitment of and curtain airbags adds a $2700.

Mercedes says that it not fit curtain airbags as standard the Vito range #8212; or its commercial vehicles (except the wagon) #8212; due to the varying configurations dictated by customer Curtain airbags can be specified for an $800, but must also be with a $500 bulkhead a small sliding window) acts as a partition between the and cargo area. The bulkhead not suit all customers, says

Curtain airbags in crew-cab cost $1650 in conjunction a ‘Comfort pack’ comprising interior trim, panelling and Meanwhile, side airbags can only be fitted in conjunction ‘Comfort seats’ ($700) for a cost of $1400.

On sale from February 14, are now 13 Vito variants #8212; from 20, with high-roof discontinued from the line-up. The is available with the choice of revised turbo-diesel engines all with the latest Euro 5 regulations; three model offering different seating and two wheelbase lengths for varying capacities.

The rear-wheel-drive Vito sits on a new chassis and suspension configured for improved ride and handling. The standard gross vehicle weight is 2.94 and 3.05 tonnes for crew-cab and vans respectively. Depending on the van’s payload ranges a over one tonne while the offers just under.

Three of the four turbo engine choices are a 2.2-litre unit in various states of (110, 113 and 116 CDI) while Vitos are powered by a 3.0-litre V6 CDI).

A new six-speed manual features auto engine which cuts the engine stationary to save fuel a five-speed automatic is a $2500 (standard on V6 variants).

Mercedes Vito

The 110 CDI entry-level van to lure buyers into with its attractive $37,990 price. Tuned to produce of power and 250Nm of torque off it uses 7.7 litres per 100 kilometres of while emitting 203g/km of

The 110 CDI’s standard equipment the aforementioned safety features, sliding doors, power and mirrors, a single-CD, MP3-compatible system with a 13cm display, daytime running a gear shift indicator and a and reach-adjustable steering wheel, to a few. All models receive driver ergonomics and a more-durable trim.

Priced from (plus costs), the $1500-more 113 CDI van is likely to become the volume thanks to a more powerful and engine and more standard including the choice of transmissions, and seating configurations.

Under the the 100kW/310Nm 113 CDI uses 0.3L/100km fuel (7.4L/100km) and emits CO2 (195g/km) than the 110 CDI. It adds cruise control a speed-limiting function, Bluetooth a multi-function steering wheel and a computer to its standard equipment

Longer overall and more than its predecessor, the Vito’s volume is a commodious 5.2 cubic for standard 3200mm-wheelbase models length: 2222mm), while Vitos (priced from for the 113 CDI LWB) offer a volume of 6.2 metres or a cargo length of from its 3430mm wheelbase. At an height of 1900mm, all Vitos fit low-roof building entrances, as underground car parks and inner-city mail rooms.

The most four-cylinder variant is the 116 CDI and is exclusive to the van. Priced from it offers an impressive 120kW and of torque while matching the 113 CDI for and standard equipment.

At the top of the Vito is Australia’s most powerful van the V6-powered 122 CDI range, which is as either a LWB van ($55,990) or crew-cab and solely mated to an automatic Said to be the van of choice for rapid teams such Police operations units, the carryover unit delivers a hefty (up 10 per cent) and an unchanged 440Nm of Fuel use and CO2 emissions have reduced by around five per to 8.6L/100km and 226g/km.

The V6 variants are also the most with 17-inch alloy (all other models get steel items), bi-xenon with LED daytime running and colour-coded bumpers. Inside, Vitos are appointed with a steering wheel and gear

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