News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Mercedes-Benz Logo

Mercedes-Benz Vito News

2019 Mercedes-Benz VS20 Vito recalled due to incorrect head restraints

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 14 of its model-year 2019 VS20 Vito vans affected by an incorrectly-fitted head restraint. Affected vehicles were sold between 2 December 2019 to 31 January 2020. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect relates to incorrect head restraints being fitted to the vehicle’s rear bench seat...

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter recalled for seat fix

Following a wider recall to address a suspension issue, a small number of 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles have been called back this week. This time, the recall centres on the vehicle's seat height adjuster, which may suffer from an insufficient welding job. The company notes that the adjuster's weld seam could break, reducing the protective effect of the Sprinter's restraint systems...

2015-2019 Mercedes-Benz Vito recalled over fire risk

Nearly 4000 examples of the current Mercedes-Benz Vito work van have been recalled in Australia, over concerns of a fire risk. Affecting 3542 examples of Vito vans in the 2015 to 2019 model years, the recall centres on the auxiliary battery installed beneath the driver's seat...

Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer electric van gets major overhaul

Mercedes-Benz has drastically improved the driving range of its battery-electric eVito Tourer people-carrier by installing the more luxurious EQV’s 90kWh battery pack, capable of more than double the energy storage of the MY19 model’s. The eVito Tourer is designed to be a hotel shuttle or ride-share taxi in Europe...

2021 Mercedes-Benz Vito updates announced

Mercedes-Benz Vans has given its Vito a substantial mid-cycle update to keep it sharp against the Volkswagen Transporter, Ford Transit Custom, and Renault Trafic. Australian examples to be sold from the first quarter of 2021 will get a new frontal design, a touchscreen in the cabin, and more active safety features including autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and active cruise control...

Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer revealed

Mercedes-Benz Vans has debuted its new eVito Tourer in Berlin, a new electric people mover that will launch with the BerlKönig ride-share service in Germany. Designed for lugging multiple passengers in inner-city areas, the eVito Tourer features a 41kWh battery pack which offers between 156 and 186 kilometres of range, hooked up to an 85kW/295Nm electric motor...

CarAdvice podcast 131: Around Australia in a Tesla Model X

This week you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric and Scott Collie. In car news, the 2019 Porsche 911 and Mazda 3 have been revealed, Hyundai Ioniq pricing and specs have been announced, and GM has announced it'll be closing factories and culling models. Trent Nikolic reviews the 2019 Kia Rio GT-Line. On The Shortlist, we help Mark look for a ute for under $40,000...

Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche diesel models hit with Swiss registration ban

FEDERO, the Federal Roads Office in Switzerland, will stop some diesel Audi A6/A7, Mercedes-Benz Vito, Porsche Macan and Porsche Cayenne models fitted with 'defeat devices' from being registered. A release from the body said any vehicles imported after tomorrow won't be road register-able until they have the 'defeat device' removed, while vehicles already in the country will need to be tweaked to meet emissions standards...

Mercedes-Benz Vito, Viano and Valente join Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz has added the Vito, Viano and Valente sold between January 2, 2018 and December 31, 2014, to the ever-expanding Takata recall list. As is the case with all Takata-equipped vehicles, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade...

Mercedes-Benz Vans wins back Australia Post contract

Mercedes-Benz Vans fleet department has been delivered a major win, with Australia Post giving it back the lucrative commercial vehicle contract currently held by Renault. The postal service will add 1300 Mercedes Vito and Sprinter vans to its fleet over what is understood to be a three-year agreement...

Mercedes-Benz recalls 774,000 European vehicles for emissions defeat devices

Daimler AG, parent of Mercedes-Benz has been forced to recall around 774,000 vehicles across its C-Class, GLC and Vito model lines in Europe, after being accused by German authorities of fitting emissions defeat devices in certain diesel models...