Posted On : 24 Jan, 2019
India, January 24, 2019 : German automaker Mercedes-Benz making a comeback to the MPV segment in India and all set to launch the new V-Class luxury MPV in India later today. The new Mercedes-Benz V-Class brings improved luxury, style and lavishness to what is a van and will be coming to India via the CBU route (from Europe). Mercedes-Benz feels confident about entering the niche segment with the V-Class, which may not be popular in sales but does have a market.
The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is massive measuring 5140 mm in length, while there's an extra-long wheelbase version that measures 5370 mm. Generally, the MPV will be offered in 2 seating configuration options however internationally there is another variant which allows the rear seats to fold in as a bed.
Power on the Mercedes-Benz V Class will come from the OM654 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that also powers the C-Class and the E-Class All-Terrain models in India. Prices are expected to be around Rs. 70-80 lakh (ex-showroom), which positions the V-Class against a host of other SUVs in the similar price range.