The new Mercedes-Benz Vito Crew: robust, economical, functional and versatile

Apr 19, 2011
  • Functional, hard-wearing appointments
  • Special equipment enhances its capabilities
  • Choice of two economical and clean CDI diesel engines
The Vito Crew is the vehicle of choice when it comes to outstanding economy and versatility. This robustly equipped variant of the Vito has all the positive attributes of the Vito for transporting passengers, luggage and materials. It is right in its element in the construction sector, in cleaning companies or in installation work.
Functional, hard-wearing appointments
With its high level of practicality, the Vito Crew is predestined for applications where robustness, toughness and versatility are required. Featuring the cockpit of the panel van and a hard-wearing wood floor in the passenger compartment, it is both functional and easy to clean. Passengers in the rear are seated on two 3-seater benches. Behind them there is plenty of space for luggage, materials or tools. Lashing point are provided in the roof frame to secure cargo.
The Vito Crew knows no compromises when it comes to safety features. The electronic stability programme ADAPTIVE ESP with all functions from anti-lock braking (ABS) and acceleration skid control (ASR) to trailer stabilisation in conjunction with a trailer coupling is on board as a matter of course, as are front airbags for the driver and co-driver.
Special equipment enhances its capabilities
The number of available special equipment items is limited in keeping with the Vito Crew's typical operating profile. A trailer coupling, twin co-driver seat and all-weather tyres underline the practicality of this model. A spare wheel instead of the breakdown set is recommended if operations are frequently off the beaten track, for example on construction sites. A radio, temperature-controlled air conditioner, auxiliary heat exchanger in the passenger compartment and convenience opening/closing with infrared remote control increase the level of comfort.
Choice of two economical and clean CDI diesel engines
The Vito Crew is available with a choice of two new 2.15-litre four-cylinder CDI diesel engines developing either 70 kW (95 hp) or 100 kW (136 hp). Both impress with their high efficiency, pulling power and refinement, are equipped with a particulate filter and meet the Euro-5 emission standard. Power is transferred to the rear axle via a six-speed manual transmission. The combined NEDC fuel consumption figures for the Vito Crew are 7.4 to 7.7 l/100 km (195 – 203 g/km CO2).