2013 Mercedes-Benz Citan features

Mercedes Benz Citan 2013 3 2013 Mercedes Benz Citan features

Mercedes Benz Citan 2013 2 2013 Mercedes Benz Citan features

Mercedes Benz group of vans for the first time features a vehicle for delivery which is powerful but with compact size suitable for urban environment. With its driving dynamics, economy and exemplary safety, robustness and versatility, the Mercedes Benz Citan is a highly professional urban delivery van. This new model will be revealed for the first time in the IAA Commercial Vehicle show which is to be held in Hanover in September this year.

Due to the adaptability and versatility of the model, it fulfils a broad variety of commercial applications. This van which is based on a panel van will be available in three lengths, 4.32m, 3.94m and 4.71m. There will also be a Citan Mixto vehicle of five seats along with folding back seat bench, two sliding doors and a wire mesh partition which separates the load compartment. This mixed use vehicle is featured on extra long variant. The other fundamental design is Citan crewbus which is also has five seats with back seats that can be folded and an optional sliding on the sides but with a long wheelbase. Depending on it, there are three weights which range upto a maximum weight of 2200 kgs.

The Mercedes Benz will supply the Citan with a tailgate which has a wide opening as an alternative to the back end doors. Like all other Mercedes Benz models, safety is the priority in this new model also. This model comes featured with the electronic stability program ADAPTIVE ESP as basic which takes the load into consideration. This control system combines the function of the VDC, anti-locking braking system and TCS. Other features which come as standard are daytime running lights, start off Assist, seat belts that can be adjusted, belt force limiters for the passengers at the front and the driver, seat belt reminder etc. the Citan crewbus along with this features has a front passenger airbag, window bags and thorax sidebags for the passengers and the driver.

The new model is recognised as a Mercedes Benz which is due to its brand look. Presenting the brand signature, the star which is chromed and is set against the radiator grille along with three sporty louvers gives it a great look. The angular low edge of the back window mirrors the line of the tail lights and the details reflect the hands of the designers. The number plate is fixed on the wide, left side of the asymmetric doors of the variants with back end doors. This new model is an urban delivery van which features a unique appearance and fits flawlessly into the portfolio of the Vito vans and Mercedes Benz Sprinter.

While moving toward the interior, it is equipped with high standard features. Both the passengers at the front and the driver are benefited from firm and comfortable padded seats. The backrests with form fitted shape provide lateral support which ensures safety and comfort. The driver of the other models will feel at home in this new model which is not only due to the star on the steering wheel, gearknob, combination of switches, keys and light switches on the instrument panel meets the standards of the brand in terms of look, layout and function. This new model is about meeting the challenges in every day operations. The engine options in it are wide. Three turbodiesel high torque engines which are directly injected delivering outputs from 55 kW to 81 kW, supercharged petrol engine producing 84 kW cover all requirements. These are just some special features associated with the new model, other details are also available and one interested can go through it.

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