2020 Mercedes Benz Avantgarde V-Class is in its third generation that was first launched in 2014. Over several years of modifications, we now have an elegant, stylish, comfortable and spacious vehicle.
This luxurious van is a long-wheelbase model that is built to provide comfortable journeys for everyone in every situation. It is innovative and proves to be a perfect VIP shuttle for long luxurious journeys.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde model has a small but powerful engine and transmission. The model does come with an optional service and equipment package. Below are the three trim levels:
- Mercedes Benz V-Class Standard
- Mercedes Benz V-Class Avantgarde*
- Mercedes Benz V-Class Exclusive
Engine: 2.0 L – 4 Cylinder, turbo
Horsepower: 211 hp (at 5500 rpm)
Torque: 350 Nm
Acceleration: 0-100 km/h in 9.4 sec
Top Speed: 210 km/h
Don’t let the exterior of the vehicle fool you as it is packed with power and has smooth acceleration. It is a seven-speed automatic gearbox, and there’s enough torque to out power a sedan.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is 1.91 m tall, making it easy to glide across the highway since the vehicle is high enough to provide excellent visibility of the road. The shock absorbers have a two-level set-up that allows them to soak up smaller movements smoothly.
Steering is easy to maneuver and responsive, it’s powerful enough to make those sharp turn in any corner. Overall, the Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is surprisingly engaging and enjoyable to pilot.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is polished, plush, and has large striking lines onto its smooth surface giving it a sleek design. It is better looking than most of the business vans out on the road.
The large Mercedes symbol placed at the center of the diamond grills makes the vehicle stand out complimenting it with LED Intelligent Light System making it look elegant.
The vehicle has 19’ inch AMG Light Alloy Wheels which perfectly compliment the black gloss exterior.
Roof-rails are anodized with a two-tone color silver and black matte finish.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde has two options: a long and extra-long chassis. The long chassis is measured at 5.14 m while the extra-long is measure at 5.37m. Even though this vehicle is long, the turns made on it were smooth.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde dashboard is beautifully curved with a leather finish on top and wooden panel finish facing the passengers. The dashboard fades from black on top; a dark wooden finish at the center and beige at the bottom complimenting the colors of the seats.
The air vents are about five inches wide circular which can toggle the airflow by rotating the dial. The climate control can also be adjusted from the center dashboard which has all the options placed systematically beside the respective passenger
The extra air-conditioning controls on the roof for those in the second row are a nice touch, as are the 12V and USB ports.
The infotainment system a 12-inch screen placed right in the center. It is slightly outdated as compared to the other models. Unfortunately, the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are both missing from this system.
The black round dial at the bottom lets you flick through plenty of information on the screen shuffling through radio, media, and climate control
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is designed with Lugarto leather interior very comfortable designed to accommodate seven passengers. Each passenger can adjust the seat-heating/ lumbar support /inclination/angles of their own seats as per their comfort.
The second-row passengers can slide the seat rows forward and backward with the help of a railing system on the floor. Furthermore, the seats can be completely removed as per your desire. The seat belts are neatly tucked within the seat.
The second-row seat trundles forward for easy and spacious access to the third row, so no need for hunching and squeezing when getting into the back. The two passenger-side back seats don’t have ISOFIX points, but the other four do.
You’re also not short-changed in terms of accommodation or facilities if you do end up in the third row. There are air vents in the roof, 12V plugs, cupholders, big windows to look out of, and plenty of space to stretch out.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde does a sterling job of supplying in-cabin storage. The boot is big and can be extended for a larger storage thanks to the smart track system. It is tall and wide, making it very spacious.
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is priced in UAE at AED 278,166
2020 Mercedes Benz Avantgarde Review Rating
Performance - 7.3/10
Driving Pleasure - 7.3/10
Looks and Style - 7/10
Fuel Economy - 7.2/10
Value for Money - 7/10
The Mercedes Benz Avantgarde is impressive in its fuel economy, the practicality and cargo room, the high-end interior, and with the AMG Line pack it looks stealthily. Its the perfect vehicle for a long drive.
- Outdated infotainment system