Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a 8 seater mid-sized van also known as Vito, Viano and Metris according to the local market. It is a multi-purpose vehicle with the largest panoramic sliding sunroof in the segment. Initially introduced in 1996 and last seen in 1998, the car has now been reintroduced and now promises quite surprises in the area of style, comfort and performance. The company has now announced the plans to bring the entire range of AMG soon in the market. The new V-class with gruff engine compete against Peugeot 5008 MPV.
Mercedes-Benz V-Class offers a powerful and agile engine which maximises the driving dynamics and comfort. The variant V 200d with 2.1-litre engine delivers 163 hp at 3,800 rpm with the maximum torque of 380 Nm at 1,400 to 2,400 rpm. The variant V 250d delivers the power of 190 hp at 3,800 rpm. The power is transmitted from 7G-Tronic Plus 7-speed automatic transmission system. The performance delivered by the car is exceptional with the top speed of 121 mph to 129 mph depending on the variant options.
Developed with a feel of driving pleasure and dynamics, Mercedes-Benz V class is a pure blend of power to the roads. The upgraded model of the V-class has been reformed by Larte Design that features a black paint on the body with changes in the front and slight changes in the rear. The prominent air inlets, diamond pattern chrome trim and a sporty spoiler lip enhance the rugged nature of the MPV. The panels at the side visually enhance the side aspect with more dynamism. The rear look of the MPV has ultra tall taillights that showcase MPV's progressive design and a sense of sportiness. Moreover, in terms of dimensions, V-class is estimated to be 5,140 mm long with the wheelbase of 3,200 mm.
Mercedes-Benz V-class is for customers who prefer something extra. Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a comfortable, high quality and extremely functional passenger car to occupy 8 occupants. The cabin luxuriously dwells in a black color theme with neat and logically arranged systems. The steering wheel has mounted controls for an easy access to audio. The front seats have a good range of adjustability and are comfortable with reclining backrest.The command online multimedia system provides high-speed navigation with 3D map display and internet browser. With all seven seats packed in, the easy-pack tailgate can be opened and closed electrically with a touch of a button. The boot capacity provided by the car is 610-litres to 1,410 litres depending on the variant option.
In terms of safety, Mercedes-Benz V-Class has always led the way with others. Innovations from Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive system that offers a series of driving assistance and safety systems which are specially designed to enhance the comfort and support of the driver. The radar-based Distronic Plus system in conjunction with Collision Prevention Assist system maintains the distance between the vehicle automatically. The parking package with 360-degree camera incorporates the active parking guidance for the driver while parking in tight spaces
The V-Class offers vast space with luxurious interiors and exteriors. However, one might find it a bit noisy and poor in driving.