Why would you buy a car when you can buy a van? One of Ford's best-selling models in the US is a Mercedes Vito van, after all. They are roomier and are handy when you want to go to the tip.
But they are slow, noisy and guzzle fuel, you reply. I used to think the same thing, but vans have come a long way since the rattle-filled rust-buckets of yester year. Take the Mercedes-Benz Vito van as a case in point. It is by no means slow, (especially if you opt for the 3-litre diesel – or even the three litre petrol version). As for noisy, Mercedes-Benz has had their best teams on what the manufacturers cal noise, harshness and vibration. Dashboard gear changes, bulkheads and plenty of soundproofing all mean that today's Vito van is more like today's cars.
Sure, if you were to compare the ride and noise levels of an S Class and a Mercedes Vito then you could obviously tell the difference, but compare it to your average family saloon or MPV and you would be pushed to notice any difference at all.
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I have focused on the Mercedes Vito, but most vans today are built in this way – other vans that stand out as good replacements for cars is the Transporter range from Volkswagen. The VW Transporter in the Sportline guise or as a Traveliner with leather seats and satnav gives you all the goodies, plenty of comfort and best of all LOADS OF SPACE!
You can get a family of seven plus a load of luggage and even the family dog in there – try doing that in an S-class Merc!
There are many websites online which will allow you to purchase Mercedes Vito vans, just simply head over to any search engine and typing in Mercedes Vito vans for sale, you will then be shown hundreds of websites which are either selling vans themselves, or an auction site where anyone can sell their vehicles, whether it's a car, bike or even a van.
Another way which you can purchase this beautiful van would be heading over to your local van dealer, the advantages of this would be that you can view the van upfront and see if it is damaged in anyway, but when purchasing a van online, you won't be able to see the damage, unless the seller is honest and states that the van is damaged.
By: barry summers