You get the best of both worlds with the Mercedes-Benz V-Class. Swathes of space for up to eight passengers plus baggage and a luxurious cabin that’s relaxing to travel in. If you’ve got hours of driving on the horizon, you can rely on the V-Class to keep you comfortable for the entire journey.
If you need a professional MPV for your business or you want the space for your family, you don’t have to compromise on style with the V-Class. Staying true to the marque’s signature styling, the V-Class features an expansive grille with silver-painted louvres. Tinted rear windows continue the sophisticated look across the body and protect your passengers’ eyes from the glare of the sun. It’s available in a choice of three sizes; standard, V-Class Long and Extra Long. The V-Class Long gets a panoramic roof which fills the cabin with natural light.
The cabin is built for practicality and there are numerous choices for the layout with a seven-seat and an eight-seat package to choose between. The larger of the two has two rows of three seats in the rear while the smaller has just two seats in the middle section. Swivel the two seats in the middle round and you’ve got a communal seating arrangement, and you can fold out a table, too. It’s perfect for days out as a family. In the boot you’ve got 610 litres of space to fill with luggage or bags and a pushchair.
Upfront, your comfort is taken seriously. Lumbar support in the seats will keep your frame in shape on long drives. They’re heated in three parts, relaxing your muscles and keeping you warm.You’ll enjoy a high seating position, giving you a far-reaching view of the road. All controls are equally high up and crafted into the dashboard. No dial or button is lower than the bottom of the steering wheel so you can keep your concentration on the road. Three-zone climate controls make sure everyone is kept at the ideal temperature.
It’s powered by a selection of diesel engines, all of which are turbo charged for fuel-efficiency. 0-60mph times range from approximately nine seconds to around 12 seconds, depending on the size of the MPV you choose. They achieve an average of 45mpg on the combined cycle. All have a seven-speed transmission that helps you reach faster speeds, comfortably.
Agility Select lets you decide how responsive you want the drive to feel with a choice of four modes: Comfort, ECO, Sport, Individual. Thanks to the Agility Control comfort suspension, even those in the back will enjoy a smooth ride.
Adaptive Brake Assist includes a Hold function that prevents the V-Class from rolling back when you need to start on an include. It also comes with ESP to avoid any skidding around corners, while Side Wind Assist helps to stabilise the car when the weather is poor. Collision Prevention Assist is one of the most advanced safety systems. It monitors the car’s surroundings and lets you know if you are getting too close to the car in front. If you are, and you don’t apply the brakes in time, it will do it for you.
A number of driving assistance tools make your time on the road much easier. Active Parking Assist steers you into parking spaces, and there’s a reversing camera that you can use to judge your distance to other cars when manoeuvring out of the spot. The Garmin MAP PILOT navigation system helps you select the quickest route and it comes with 3D views that can be easier to decipher. This system along with the in-car entertainment are displayed on a seven-inch screen.
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