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All you need to know about the New Mercedes-Benz V-Class

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class Elite has been launched in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1.1 crore.

The new Mercedes-Benz  V-Class is going to be the first model that will launch in India this year. This marks the re-entry of Mercedes-Benz India into an auto segment that isn’t that popular among the luxury car brands in the country. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is going to be imported from Spain and will be sold as a CBU (completely built unit).

There are no direct rivals of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class in India but it may face competition from the upcoming Toyota Vellfire that will be launching next year.

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is available in the following colors namely, Brilliant Silver, Steel Blue, Rock Crystal White, Graphite Grey, Selenite Grey Metallic, Obsidian Black, Cavansite Blue.

EXTERIOR FEATURES OF MERCEDES-BENZ V-CLASS:

The Mercedes-Benz V-Class has an appearance of a Van along with boxy proportions. It is an MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) which has some bold character lines along with its bonnet, front bumper, and the vehicle’s profile. This is very similar to Mercedes’ sedans. The front section of the car got its inspiration from the other sedans of the Mercedes-Benz such as the E-Class or the S-Class. The front grille has the Mercedes style along with the twin horizontal slats and the logo of Mercedes-Benz at the center. The car has stylish alloy wheels, roof rails, rear windshield is larger, and the vertical LED taillamps. The car also has a panoramic sunroof that is sliding, adjustable headlights, Power-adjustable exterior rearview mirrors, smoked headlamps, and many other features.

INTERIOR FEATURES OF MERCEDES-BENZ V-CLASS:

For the Elite Variant of Mercedes-Benz V-class, there are turbine-like aircon vents, rear seats just like S-Class, climate control and massage functions, a panoramic sunroof that is optional, and the 15-speaker Burmester sound system.

The safety features of the V-Class include six airbags, collision prevention assist, attention assist that warns the driver of drowsiness, crosswind assist, headlight assist and tyre pressure monitoring system, adaptive brake lights for flashing emergency signal.  The car also has 360-degree cameras that come with blind-spot detection as well as lane assist.

Other than that, there are swiveling front seats (the seats could be rotated by 180 degrees to face the passengers on the rear seats), ambient lighting, two-zone climate control as well as the Mercedes’ Audio 20 infotainment system with navigation. The central console comes with an integrated refrigerator, single seats on the third row, multifunctional steering wheel, electric sliding doors, power outlets of 12 V for the rear seats, electrically adjustable front seats, a folding table in the rear and many more amazing features. 

SPECIFICATIONS:

The engines of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class Expression and Exclusive variants are powered by 2.1-liter BS6, 4 cylinder diesel engine producing 163PS of power and 380Nm of peak torque and has a 7-speed Automatic Transmission. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class Elite variant has a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter diesel engine. The power and torque are the same as the 2.1-liter unit but it has a 7-speed 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox.

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Following are the specifications for the Elite Variant:
  • Engine Type: 2.0-liter OM654 diesel en
  • Displacement (cc): 1950
  • Max Power (bhp@rpm): 160.9bhp
  • Max Torque (nm@rpm): 380Nm
  • Front Suspension: Agility control
  • Rear Suspension: Agility control
  • Steering Type: Power
  • Front Brake Type: Disc
  • Rear Brake Type: Disc
  • Length (mm): 5140
  • Width (mm): 1928
  • Height (mm): 1880
  • Seating Capacity: 6
  • Wheel Base (mm): 3200
  • Gross Weight (Kg): 3100
  • No of Doors: 5
  • Tyre Size: 225/45/R17
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless, Radial
  • Safety: Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Child Safety Locks, Anti-Theft Alarm, No of Airbags: 6
Following are the specifications of the Exclusive Variant:
  • Engine Type: 2.0-litre OM654 diesel en
  • Displacement (cc): 2143
  • Max Power (bhp@rpm): 161bhp@3800rpm
  • Max Torque (nm@rpm): 380Nm@1400-2400rpm
  • Front Suspension: Agility control
  • Rear Suspension: Agility control
  • Steering Type: Power
  • Front Brake Type: Disc
  • Rear Brake Type: Disc
  • Length (mm): 5140
  • Width (mm): 1928
  • Height (mm): 1880
  • Seating Capacity: 6
  • Wheel Base (mm): 3200
  • Gross Weight (Kg): 3100
  • No of Doors: 5
  • Tyre Size: 225/55/R17
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless, Radial
Following are the specifications of the Expression Variant:
  • Engine Type: 2.0L V 220 d
  • Displacement (cc): 2143
  • Max Power (bhp@rpm): 161bhp @3800rpm
  • Max Torque (nm@rpm): 380Nm@1400-2400rpm
  • Front Suspension: Agility control
  • Rear Suspension: Agility control
  • Steering Type: Power
  • Front Brake Type: Disc
  • Rear Brake Type: Disc
  • Length (mm): 5340
  • Width (mm): 1928
  • Height (mm): 1880
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Wheel Base (mm): 3430
  • Gross Weight (Kg): 3100
  • No of Doors: 5
  • Tyre Size: 205/55 R16
  • Tyre Type: Tubeless, Radial
Following are the Mercedes-Benz V-Class Variants along with their Prices:  
  1. Expression (extra-long wheelbase and 7-seater) priced at Rs 68.4 lakh
  2. Exclusive (long wheelbase and 6-seater) priced at Ra 81.9 lakh
  3. Elite (long wheelbase and 6-seater), which are priced at Rs 1.1 crore 

Also read:- The all-new Skoda Octavia unveiled before its Global Launch

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