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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz Vito recalled for brake fluid leak

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 2134 of its Vito vans over concerns a loss of brake fluid which could lead to brake failure. According to the German auto maker, the brake fluid reservoir may not have been secured properly due to a manufacturing fault. If the reservoir moves, brake fluid could be lost, which could lead to a deterioration of braking efficiency...

Deals On Wheels - tradie special

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, our look at factory-backed special offers for all you (end of financial year) new car shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Mercedes-Benz praises ANCAP for being more constructively critical

Mercedes-Benz Australia’s light commercial division has praised crash test safety watchdog ANCAP for what it considers a new and significantly more constructive approach to making sure vehicles sold here are as safe as possible. The Mercedes-Benz Vito van recently received the maximum ANCAP safety rating (with a 2014 date stamp)...

Ford Transit Custom, Mercedes-Benz Vito vans get five-star ANCAP crash ratings

Crash safety watchdog, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has awarded a pair of vans the maximum five-star crash score. However, the scores were date-stamped with previous testing years. The Ford Transit Custom, which comes standard with front and side airbags unlike some rivals, got the five-star score against 2012 ratings criteria — reflecting when it was physically crashed by sister organisation Euro NCAP (which gave it five stars also)...

Weekend deals on wheels: February 27

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Holden Astra VXR As you can read in our comparison review with the Ford Focus ST, we really rate the Astra VXR...

Mercedes-Benz Australia defends safety standards of new Vito

When a company comes out with a big claim about safety, it’s always pertinent to take a closer look – and that’s certainly the case with the Mercedes-Benz Vito van. Mercedes-Benz Australia launched the new van this week, claiming – unabashedly – that the Vito is “quite possibly the world’s safest office”...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito pricing and specifications

The new-generation 2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito van has arrived in Australia. Boasting an entirely new look and revised drivetrains, the updated Vito model has also been given a boost to its standard equipment list. The existing Mercedes-Benz Vito range kicked off from $38,990 plus on-road costs for the 110CDI, but the new model has arrived with a sharper drive-away price for the entry-level 111CDI model of $36,990...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Vito revealed

The all-new Mercedes-Benz Vito will be larger, more versatile and more efficient than ever when it hits delivery rounds in October. Revealed overnight, the mid-sized Vito is the light-commercial version of the V-Class people-mover that was unveiled in January...

Mercedes-Benz boosts van safety with five new assistance systems

Mercedes-Benz will introduce five new driver assistance systems into commercial vehicles over the coming months, increasing van safety. Crosswind Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Highbeam Assist will all become part of the active safety on-board local Mercedes-Benz vans by late third quarter/early fourth quarter of 2013...

2011 Mercedes-Benz Vito range launched in Australia

Mercedes-Benz Australia has launched the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Vito range with new drivetrains, fewer variants and lower prices across the range. The price of the entry-level short-wheel base 110CDI manual has dropped by $2000, while the Toyota Tarago competitor, the Vito Wagon, is $5000 cheaper at $52,990...

Mercedes-Benz Vito Limited Edition

Owning a Mercedes Van just got more appealing. Mercedes-Benz has announced they will bring just 60 of the latest limited edition Vito Models into Australia. This new model has been launched to celebrate the Vito’s recent 5 star ANCAP safety rating and achievements at the 2009 Classic Adelaide Tarmac Rally...