The Mercedes-Benz eVito and eVito Tourer have touched down in Australia, with pricing kicking off from simply shy of $90,000 earlier than on-road prices.

A Mercedes-Benz Vans spokesperson confirmed “restricted inventory” is obtainable proper now, with extra vehicles arriving earlier than the tip of 2022.

Factory orders are additionally open for individuals who wish to configure their very own automotive.

The eVito and eVito Tourer are main the EV cost for Mercedes-Benz Vans forward of the extra luxurious EQV touching down later in 2022.

The eVito seems like an everyday panel van, and has a load bay that’s barely smaller than what’s on supply in a Vito SWB with petrol or diesel energy. Its 882kg payload is down round 400kg on the equal diesel Vito SWB.

Meanwhile, the eVito Tourer is an eight-seat folks mover geared toward fleet operators eager to chop down on their gas prices.

The eVito is early to the EV van occasion in Australia.

Renault has lengthy offered the smaller Kangoo Z.E. and will launch the new model in 2023. The greater Renault Master E-Tech is set for 2024.

Ford is bringing the e-Transit (2023) and smaller e-Transit Custom (2024) to Australia, whereas Peugeot has indicated it sees a marketplace for the electrical vans it provides in Europe domestically.

Volkswagen additionally has plans for the ID. Buzz Cargo in Australia, however once more not until 2024 at the earliest.

Pricing

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van: $89,353
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer: $116,117

All costs exclude on-road prices.

The most costly diesel-powered Vito panel van is the 119 LWB, priced at $68,378 earlier than on-road prices. Not solely is it greater and extra highly effective than the eVito, it’s greater than $20,000 cheaper.

The diesel Vito Tourer was just lately refreshed, and is priced at $70,336 earlier than on-roads – undercutting the eVito Tourer by simply shy of $45,000.

Drivetrains

Power within the eVito panel van comes from a front-mounted electrical motor making 85kW and 360Nm. It’s mated with a 60kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

The eVito Tourer packs a front-mounted electrical motor making 150kW and 365Nm, mated with a 90kWh battery pack.

Efficiency

Claimed vary within the eVito panel van is 262km on the extra lenient NEDC check cycle, equal to 27.36kWh per 100km.

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An 11kW AC charger can recharge the automotive in round 6.5 hours, whereas a DC quick charger working on the van’s 80kW max velocity will increase it from 10 to 80 per cent in 35 minutes.

The eVito Tourer has a claimed vary of 421km on the NEDC check cycle, equal to 26.15kWh per 100km.

Its bigger battery takes round 10 hours to cost utilizing an 11kW AC charger. It’s able to 110kW DC quick charging, at which velocity it takes 45 minutes to go from 10 to 80 per cent.

Dimensions

The eVito measures 5140mm lengthy, 1928mm broad and 1915mm tall, with a 3200mm wheelbase.

Its load bay is 2678mm lengthy, 1931mm broad, and 1261mm tall. The max rear axle load is 1750kg, and most payload is 882kg.

The eVito tourer measures 5140mm lengthy, 1928mm broad, and 1880mm tall, with a 3200mm wheelbase.

It has seating for eight, and a most boot area of 1030 litres relying on its seating configuration.

Servicing and Warranty

The eVito pair is roofed by a five-year, 250,000 kilometre guarantee on the automobile {hardware}, and an eight-year, 160,000km guarantee on the lithium-ion battery pack.

Maintenance is required each 12 months or 40,000km. CarExpert will add service pricing when it’s been confirmed by Mercedes-Benz.

Safety

The eVito hasn’t been crash examined by Euro NCAP or ANCAP, and subsequently doesn’t have a security ranking.

Both the panel van and Tourer characteristic the next security options:

  • Reversing digicam with dynamic information strains, entrance/rear parking sensors
  • Blind-spot help
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-keep help
  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Crosswind help

Six airbags are customary.

Standard Equipment

Standard equipment within the eVito panel van contains:

  • 7.0-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated, power-adjustable aspect mirrors
  • Heated, cloth-trimmed entrance seats
  • Window tinting
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Automatic headlights

The eVito Tourer provides:

  • Eight-seat inside (2:3:3)
  • Carpet flooring

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