Mercedes Vito Review

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1 Mar 2017
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Mercedes Vito

Mercedes Vito review: A Fine Tuned Van Which Tastes Like a Car!

Mercedes Vito has not been so popular when compared with fellow cars belonging to the same family. The prime reason behind it was that the manufacturer offered rear wheel version only. But the company got a lot of customer feedback regarding this and worked on it.

The new model of Mercedes Vito addresses this problem and is out with a front wheel variant as well and offering two wheelbase options and three different lengths. This car has all the luxurious of a car that make its looks like a van. A perfect mix of comfort and style, Vito is worth investing your money in.

Options in Diesel Engines

Vito has Mercedes impressive engine that two options for diesel. One is comparatively smaller, 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine while the other 2.1-litre engine seems more powerful and capable.

The outputs of these engines are remarkable and range between 87bhp up to 188bhp. The front wheel gets a six-speed manual gearbox whereas the rear wheel models get a 7G-TRONIC seven-speed auto transmission. Both engines are considered to be hi-tech and extremely efficient yielding remarkable performance.

What’s inside the cabin?

The infotainment system is up-to-date and does not fail to impress us with all its new features. The system is equipped with latest satellite navigation to help the driver reach the destination. There are plenty of options for storage in the entire cabin. The car has the best comfortable seats with different levels of seat adjustment as per your need.

It even offers height adjustment for better visibility for the driver. Vito offers a more car-like driving experience and probably this is one of the reasons behind its success. This van is undoubtedly the finest you will see in the market right now. The rear parking camera is also part of the package. This is an ingenious addition to help the driver with its coupling zoom mode.

Safety and reliability

Safety has always been a top priority for Mercedes. The company has always been seen investing and innovating in this department. They have kept their tradition in Vito as well. Eight airbags are included as a standard for both driver and passengers.

ABS brakes, ASR skid control, EBD brake force distribution, BAS hydraulic brake, LAC load adaptive control and EUC understeer control is also included making it a perfectly safe drive. Mercedes also offers lane keeping assistance that warns whenever the driver changes the lane without indicating. A distance warning system is built in feature that warns when the driver gets too close to a vehicle on the front. The LED headlights are designed in such a way that they automatically adjust the intensity and spread of beam based on the driving conditions. This intelligent lighting system is the driver’s best friend on the road. Owing to its safety critical features Vito is considered the safest van on the road as it is reliable in terms of performance ad maintainability in comparison to its adversaries.

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