The new Mercedes-Benz V-Class is now on sale, with prices starting at £48,285 (RRP incl. VAT) for the entry-level V 220 d Sport standard wheelbase. The V 300 d Sport starts at £52,125 (RRP incl. VAT).
The V 220 d and V 300 d use a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine – codenamed OM654 - with an output of 163 hp and 380 Nm or 236 hp and 500 Nm respectively. The V 220 d can deliver 47.1 combined mpg and emits 157 g/km of CO2, while the V 300 d can deliver up to 47.9 mpg and emits from 154 g/km. Exact UK data is still to be confirmed.
A 9G-TRONIC automatic gearbox comes as standard across the range.
Sport models come as standard with Active Parking Assist with a reversing camera; mirror package including electrically folding mirrors; 18-inch five-twin-spoke alloy wheels; Active Brake Assist; electric sliding doors; heated comfort front seats including armrests; privacy glass; luxury centre console with retractable cover, two cup holders, 12 V socket and multimedia box; and panoramic glass sunroof (V-Class long only).
AMG Line models add 19-inch seven-twin-spoke alloy wheels; AMG bodystyling; diamond radiator grille; metallic paint; and carbon-look trim.
Exclusive equipment line models feature all of the above equipment and add the Driving Assistance package including Distance Pilot DISTRONIC and Lane Keeping Assist; luxury seats in the first row including massage and reclining function, air conditioning and a footrest; parking package with 360o camera; panoramic roof; memory package with pre-installation for rear seat entertainment; Burmester surround sound system; centre console with refrigerator; and climatised driver and front passenger seats.
The Driving Assistance package can be added to the V-Class and Marco Polo for £1,770, and includes Distance Pilot DISTRONIC; Blind Spot Assist; Lane Keeping Assist; Pre-Safe Anticipatory Safety System.
Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo
The Marco Polo Horizon campervan starts at £52,405 - £56,595 (RRP incl. VAT) for the V 220 d and V 300 d – while the fully-equipped Marco Polo is priced from £57,550 (RRP incl. VAT) for the V 220 d and £61,740 for the V 300 d.
The Sport Marco Polo Horizon comes as standard with manual pop-up roof with a two-seater bed; THERMATIC three-zone automatic climate control; three-seater luxury couch with bed extension; EASY-PACK tailgate; swivelling heated comfort driver and front passenger seats including armrests; spilt tailgate; and tinted rear windows.
The AMG Line Marco Polo Horizon features all of the above Sport equipment and adds AMG spoiler lip on bumper; sports suspension; AMG bodystyling; chrome bumper strip on rear bumper; front bumper with chrome trim elements and chrome applications; and carbon-look dash, door and side trims.
The Sport Marco Polo comes as standard with an easy-up electric pop-up roof with a two-seater bed; kitchenette with refrigerator box, gas hob with two burners and a sink; two-seater luxury couch with bed extension; external connections for power and fresh water; diesel auxiliary night air heater; camping table and two chairs in a fabric bag; and yacht wood flooring in rear compartment.
The AMG Line Marco Polo adds AMG sports pedals; 19-inch seven-twin-spoke alloy wheels; AMG bodystyling; AMG spoiler lip on tailgate; metallic paint; sports suspension; and chrome bumper strip on rear bumper.
About Mercedes-Benz Cars in the UK
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK is the sales and marketing organisation responsible for all Mercedes-Benz Cars and services in Britain (including smart).
As well as selling cars, parts, and service, the company runs Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands – a brand experience centre in Weybridge, Surrey. Mercedes-Benz World has welcomed over three million visitors since it opened in 2006.
The Mercedes-Benz UK group of companies directly employs over 4000 people, and 11,000 at independent retailers. Over 500 Apprentices have passed their professional qualifications at the company’s in-house Training Academy. The UK is also home to Mercedes-Benz High Performance Powertrains and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula 1™ team.