Mercedes has launched its new 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris in NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. It is a mid size van with high towing and cargo facility.
There is not much information is provided by Mercedes Benz for the outer look of the 2016 Mercedes Metris model. But we can see from the photos that the new Metris looks muscular with wide front grille and narrow headlights. It has body colored bumpers and possesses two slider doors for passenger seats. The rear door is a single clamshell hatch and barn doors are also optional. The barn doors are double hinged and can be fold flat easily. The dimension is quite similar to Ram C/T, however, it is much taller and narrow than Ram. It is 202.4 inches long, 75.9 inches wide and 74.8 inches tall. 2016 Mercedes Benz Metris maximum towing capacity is 4,960 lbs., 186 cu. cargo volume, 2,502 lbs. maximum payload, 111.5″ cargo length and 37.8″ side door opening.
Mercedes Benz Metris 2016 Redesign, Interior
The interior of the Mercedes Benz Metris 2016 is a combination of all the latest features included in the new and upcoming Benz line up. Premium touch finish is added to the overall look. The new Metris van will be offered in two versions, cargo van and passenger van. Large cup holders are included on the center console in this model. The inside of the cargo van is fitted with a clever tie-down system that is evocative of truck bed cargo rails to give limitless adjustment options to the customers. The passenger van can accommodate eight passengers in two rows of bench seats with three chairs per row.
1. Blind Spot Assist
2. Active Parking Assist
3. Collision Prevention Assist,
4. Lane Keeping Assist
5. Review camera
2016 Mercedes Benz Metris Specs, MPG, Engine
The new Mercedes-Benz Metris van is motorized by gasoline fueled 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine which can generate up to 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and offers seven speed automatic transmission(7G-tronic) with rear wheel drivetrain. An option Eco Start/stop system is also provided. The massive engine can haul around 2500 pounds and can tow about 5000 pounds of weight. For safety purpose the Metris is equipped with six airbags for the Cargo Van version and eight airbags for the Passenger Van version along with features like standard Crosswind Assist, attention assist, and standard load-adaptive ESP.
The buyers can also choose from optional safety features which include rear view camera, Blind Spot Assist, Active Parking and Lane Keeping Assist and Collision Prevention Assist. This van accelerate from 0 to 60 mph for 8.0-8.5 sec. and has top speed of 120 mph / 193 km/h. Mercedes-Benz Metris 2016 fuel consumption is for city/highway: 20 mpg -21 mpg (13.5 liter-14.1 liter)/ 28 mpg -30 mpg (9.4 liter-10.1 liter). One very important thing, services interval is at crazy 15,000 miles / 24,000 km.
2016 Mercedes Benz Metris Release Date and Price
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris minivan will be available to dealers in October 2015 with the price starting from 28,950 dollars for cargo version and 32,500 dollars for passenger version. While keeping the size, quality and capability in mind, the new Mercedes-Benz Metris is a good deal for those people, who want something more than a car but smaller than a van.
2016 Mercedes Benz Metris pictures