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Mercedes Vito Specifications

The Vito is a light van produced by Mercedes-Benz. Its name derives from the city from which it hails: Vitoria, Spain. The Vito is available in several models, including the standard Panel van, the Dualiner and the Traveliner. The primary purpose of the Vito is business transportation; the Viano is the Vito's passenger counterpart. The Vito's primary markets are England and South Africa, where they are often used as taxis.

Engine

As of 2010, each model of the Vito is available with a four-cylinder, in-line diesel turbocharged engine that produces 94 to 114 horsepower and 83.5 to 97.1kg.-ft. of torque, depending on whether it has the 109 or 111 Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI). Its bore and stroke are 3.46 inches and 3.48 inches respectively, and its total displacement is 131 cubic inches. The van has a six-speed manual transmission, and it is rear-wheel drive. Its fuel tank holds approximately 20 gallons.

Dimensions

The Panel and the Dualine are available as a Compact, Long, Long with High Roof or Extra Long, while the Traveliner is only available as Long or Extra Long. The Compact is 187 inches in length, the Long and the High Roof are 196.6 inches and the Extra Long is 205.6. The gross vehicle weight for all models is 2940 Kilogram, and their turning diameter ranges from 37 to 41 feet.

Load Volume

The Compact Panel offers 164.2 cubic feet of load space. The Long offers 183.2 cubic feet, the High Roof offers 229.2 cubic feet, and the Extra Long has 200.6 cubic feet of space.

The Compact Dualiner offers 93 cubic feet of load volume. The Long provides 111.6 cubic feet of cargo space, while the High Roof offers 139.5 cubic feet. The Extra Long offers 128.9 cubic feet.

The Long Traveliner provides 21.2 cubic feet of cargo space, while the Extra Long offers 34.3 cubic feet.

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