2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class - The Best MPV
Mercedes-Benz has announced the 2015 V-Class, which sets new benchmarks in its segment with its design and a host of innovations. The new V-Class combines room for up to eight people and exemplary functionality with the high-class appeal, comfort, efficient driving pleasure and safety. This makes the new V-Class a perfect vehicle for everyone who appreciates great spaciousness but does not want to sacrifice style and comfort.
The engine range includes a 2.1 liter four-cylinder turbodiesel engine - the V 220 CDI – 163HP (120 kW) and 380Nm (281 lb-ft). It is able to return 49.6 mpg UK with CO2 emissions of 149 g/km. This makes the V 220 CDI an absolute leader in the segment. There is also a V 250 BlueTEC engine – 190HP (140 kW) and 440Nm (326 lb-ft of torque. The top-of-range model is able to return 46 mpg UK and complies with Euro 6 emissions standard. The V 250 BlueTEC is equipped as standard with the 7G-TRONIC PLUS transmission with DIRECT SELECT lever and DIRECT SELECT shift paddles. The convenient automatic transmission is available as an optional extra for the V 220 CDI model.
The standard equipment includes Audio 20 USB with a free-standing 7" central display, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel with 12 function keys and sporty DIRECT SELECT selector lever with steering-wheel gearshift paddles in the case of automatic transmission, a steering column adjustable for height and tilt, luxury front seats with thorax/pelvis sidebags, electric parking brake and active arrest for the rear sliding door.
The V-Class features additional highlights as standard, such as leather seats, leather steering wheel, ambience lighting, wood-look trim (also in the rear), LED High Performance headlamps with Intelligent Light System, separately opening rear windscreen with second loading level, an additional sliding door on the left, laminated glass windows for additional noise reduction, and the AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping system for even better agility and ride comfort.