The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is on sale in India in two options namely Expression Line and Exclusive line. The former is the extra-long wheelbase model that has a length of 5370 mm and has an extended 3430 mm wheelbase. On the other hand, the latter is the standard long-wheelbase model that has a total length of 5140 mm with a wheelbase 3200 mm. The V-Class has a typical van like appearance and has boxy proportions. The V-Class gets some bold character lines along its bonnet and front bumper and these will definitely remind you of some Mercedes-Benz sedans.
The cabin of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is quite feature loaded and well equipped. As one would normally expect from the interiors of a Merc, the V-Class also has this oomph factor on the inside. The dashboard gets large air con vents along with a stick-out display for the COMAND infotainment system. The V-Class also gets a large twin-pod instrument console with a MID unit at the centre. The second-row seats inside the V-Class can be rotated towards the door. Furthermore, the seats inside the MPV can also be rotated to 180-degrees and hence, the passengers can sit facing towards each other.
Powering the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a 2.2-litre four cylinder diesel engine that comes mated to a 7G-Tronic automatic gearbox. The engine is good for producing respective power and torque outputs of 161 bhp and 380 Nm. The motor on the V-Class meets BS-VI emission norms and hence, this Merc is one of the first vehicles in India to comply with the new emission standards.
The 2.2-litre four cylinder diesel engine on the Mercedes-Benz V-Class comes mated to a 7G-Tronic automatic gearbox. As one would expect, the transmission works precisely and has a smoother operation. The V-Class is on sale in India in two versions namely Expression Line and Exclusive line.
In terms of safety, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a well equipped package. The MPV gets multiple features like attention assist, crosswind assist, headlight assist, active parking assist, tyre pressure monitoring systems, 360-degree camers and six-airbags. The good part is that all these features come as standard on the V-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz V-Class has been fitted with a fuel tank having 93 litre capacity. The company has not mentioned any exact figure for the fuel efficiency of the MPV. However, being a high end luxury vehicle with a 2.2-litre heart, you can expect the V-Class to be a bit of a binge drinker.