2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Overview
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris is a quality van with a starting MSRP of $28,950. The Metris comes standard with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a driver inattention warning system. The 2016 Metris competes in the same segment as the Ram ProMaster City and Ford Transit Connect.
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What’s New for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris ?
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris is a completely new model in the United States, but it has been available in Europe for more than 20 years. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris is available as two models: Cargo and Passenger.
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2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Exterior
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris might not be as flashy and eye catching as the G-Class wagon or S-Class sedan, but the Metris still offers a sleeker and smoother design than most vans. The Metris comes standard with 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, and keyless entry. Exterior color options for the 2016 Metris include Arctic White, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Jupiter Red, Navy Blue, and Obsidian Black Metallic.
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Exterior available on the Cargo Van
- 17-inch steel wheels with all-season tires, Passenger side sliding door, Standard 270-degree opening rear doors, Automatic headlights
Exterior available on the Passenger Van
- Standard 180-degree opening rear doors, Driver side sliding door
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Performance
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris comes equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine and seven-speed automatic transmission, which work together to create 208 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. In addition, the Metris is capable of towing up to 4,960 pounds and features a maximum payload of 2,502 pounds.
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Efficiency
Fuel economy for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris differs between the Cargo and Passenger models. The Cargo yields an EPA-estimated 21 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The Passenger, which is slightly heavier, yields an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The Metris comes standard with an 18.5 gallon fuel tank.
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Interior
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris is available as either a Passenger or Cargo van. The Passenger version features two rows of additional seating for up to eight people. The Cargo model provides 186 cubic feet of available cargo space. Both models are available with either standard barn doors or an optional liftgate. Standard features include air conditioning, Bluetooth phone connectivity, USB port, fabric upholstery, and a five-speaker sound system. If you’re willing to dish out a little more cash, the Metris is also available with a rearview camera, black leatherette seating material, navigation system, automatic climate control, and heated front seats.
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Interior available on the Cargo Van
- Four cupholders
Interior available on the Passenger Van
- Removable second- and third-row seat bench, Rear air conditioning unit
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Safety
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris van comes standard with a driver inattention warning system, stability control, and anti-lock brakes. Furthermore, the 2016 Metris offers advanced safety features such as parking sensors, a rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, and collision-prevention assist.
Standard Safety Features
- Crosswind Assist
- ATTENTION ASSIST
- Front, thorax, and window airbags
- Rear passenger window airbags
- Load-Adaptive Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
- Trailer Stability Assist (TSA)
- Brake Assist System (BAS)
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