New range-topping Mercedes Vito Sport van launched

Mercedes Vito Sport
19 Sep, 2019 4:30pm Luke Wilkinson

New Mercedes Vito Sport panel van is on sale now, with prices starting from £37,475

Mercedes has launched the new, range-topping Vito Sport to sit at the top of the Vito van range. The German brand’s flagship van features a range of exterior styling enhancements and a host of additional interior equipment. Prices start from £37,475 (excluding VAT) for the Vito Sport Crew Van, climbing to £40,570 (excluding VAT) for the eight-seat Vito Sport Tourer.

The Mercedes Vito Sport is available as either a commercial vehicle or an eight-seat people carrier. Both models come with a lowered suspension system, new side skirts, black roof rails, LED headlamps and a set of bonnet and side sill graphics. Commercial models feature 17-inch alloy wheels, while the eight-seat Vito Tourer is offered with 19-inch alloy wheels.

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Inside, buyers get faux-leather upholstery, heated front seats, a leather steering wheel, velour floor mats, chrome interior trim, air-conditioning, an electrical auxiliary heating system, a new storage compartment for the centre console and a seven-inch infotainment system with DAB radio and satellite navigation.

The Vito Sport also comes with a comprehensive range of safety equipment, including cruise control, a reversing camera, active parking assist, headlight assist and an anti-theft protection package with double locking door mechanisms. Other standard features include heat-insulating glass and a pair of electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors.

Mercedes’s Vito Sport is powered by a turbocharged 2.1-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, offered in two states of tune. The entry-level 116 variant produces 161bhp, while the more potent 119 model has 187bhp. Both engines come with a seven-speed automatic transmission as standard.

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