Mercedes-Benz has launched the V-Class in India with prices starting at INR 68.40 lakh*. This is the three-pointed star’s first launch in 2019, the year in which it will celebrate its 25th anniversary in the country.
Mercedes-Benz makes the V-Class in three lengths: compact (4,895 mm), long (5,140 mm) and extra-long (5,370 mm). It offers the long and extra-long versions in India. The long version has a 3,200 wheelbase, while extra-long version has a 230 mm longer wheelbase of 3,430 mm.
The long version is a 6-seater and is targeted at those seeking more luxury features. It is available in the Exclusive grade, for a price of INR 81.90 lakh*. The extra-long version is a 7-seater and is targeted at those focusing higher on practicality. It is available in the Expression, for a price of INR 68.40 lakh*.
The Expression grade is equipped with features like Dynamic LED headlamps, Comfort suspension, reversing camera, Thermotronic dual-zone automatic climate control system with Tempmatic semi-automatic AC in the rear, Attention Assist and Crosswind Assist. Matt anthracite wave-look trim, Leather Lugano Black seats, sports pedal and leather steering wheel are optional.
The Exclusive grade packs High-Performance LED headlamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, electric sliding doors, Agility Control suspension with selective damping system, ambient lighting, nappa leather Comfort seats and Active Parking Assist with 360-degree camera. It includes the Table Package too, which features a folding, movable table in the rear. Another highlight of this grade is a separately opening rear window.
Mercedes-Benz sells the V-Class in India in exclusively the V 220 d engine model with the BSVI-compliant 2.1-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 163 PS and 380 Nm of torque. A 7-speed automatic transmission is standard. There are four colour options: Obsidian Black, Cavensite Blue, Mountain Crystal White and Brilliant Silver.