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Mercedes-Benz Considers Vito Van for U.S.

November 12, 2013

Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz USA.
Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz USA.

Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. is considering bringing the Vito commercial van to the U.S. market to offer with its larger Sprinter, a spokesman has confirmed to Automotive Fleet.

The Vito is offered elsewhere around the globe in three lengths, two wheelbases, and three seating configurations. The automaker offers four- or six-cylinder diesel engines mated to rear- or all-wheel drive-trains.

Mercedes-Benz offers the Vito in cargo, crew, and passenger configurations. A passenger version called the Viano adds an upgraded interior, a version that may appeal to airport operators.

In 2009, Mercedes-Benz began offering the Sprinter, which had been a Dodge-branded panel van. The automaker formed its Daimler Vans USA unit at the time.


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  1. 1. peter tebo [ April 14, 2014 @ 10:51AM ]

    I would like to transport two mountain bicycles with front wheels left on.Can this be done in the VITO cargo van???


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