The Mercedes-Benz Metris is a commercial passenger van that that Mercedes-Benz sells only in the United States and Canada. They began manufacturing this model in 2015 and released it in the 2016 model year. When they first launched this model, it was the least expensive of the model sold by Mercedes-Benz in the United States. Here are 10 interesting facts that you probably didn’t known about the Mercedes-Benz Metris.
It is the US Equivalent to the Mercedes-Benz Vito
Mercedes-Benz produced the Metris is the equivalent to the third generation Mercedes-Benz Vito. This was sold in Germany and other European countries from 2016 at the same time as the Metris was launched in the United States.
They Are Great for Large Families
This van was designed with carrying several children in mind, so it is a great option for larger families as well as for commercial use. It is possible to transport several toddlers as each of the rear seats in this vehicle is fitted with a LATCH-system anchor points for attaching a child car seat. The space is also perfect for families.
There is Easy Rear Access
The Mercedes-Benz Metris comes with sliding rear doors as standard. This means that the rear of the vehicle has easy access. There is also the option of power sliding doors, but these came at an additional cost.
The Dashboard is Standard Mercedes
Although this is van and even though it is produced by the commercial division of this car brand, you would never know this while sitting in the driver’s seat. The appearance and controls on the dashboard of the car are exactly as you would find them in one of the Mercedes-Benz car models. In this respect, the driving experience in this van is very similar to driving a car.