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Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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Mercedes-Benz Viano
6 reader reviews for Mercedes-Benz Viano MPV.
  • 2.2 CDI Ambiente LWB 5dr

    Marek Pospieszalski Date: 04/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Previously I had a Freelander 2, wonderful to drive, but too little space for my needs. The Vaneo is spacious, very comfortable on good roads, a little harsh on uneven roads, but still enjoyable to drive. Comfort seats, parking sensors, and auto transmission are a prerequisite to enjoyable motoring. It's physical size and presence on the road is a revelation, ideal for transporting my daughter and all her fine art to and from university. Mercedes need to to something with the suspension and economy to make this a real winner. It seats 6 people in total comfort, the table being an added luxury. One of the most practical, unpretentious and enjoyable cars I have driven. After severe reservations about purchasing the 'van' , my wife now is quite taken with it. I cannot se myself parting with it in the near future.

  • 2.2 CDI Trend XLWB 5dr

    Keith Blackham , Worcs . Date: 15/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I owned/ drove one for 12 months after which it was returneed to Mercedes with a vertual full refund. Design faults, very very poor build quality, electrical faults & 7 replacement seats as they just fall apart. Endless rattles, squeeks & knocks. Number plate lamps rust away after 3 months! They became a consumable! Spent weeks with the dealer who did not know what to do. The vehicle flew in a straight line but would not corner. It seemed like it was designed for the flat straight roads of the USA. A big vehicle but with an interior that felt smaller than VW's Caravelle. Uncomfortable driving position and seat. A very under developed vehicle. It is difficult to describe the utter disapointment and frustration this vehicle caused. By far the worst I have ever owned!

  • 2.2 CDI Ambiente LWB 5dr

    penny watt , oxon . Date: 05/09/2006
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    we bought this car for the practicality of the cabin and the ride. Unfortunately the reliability has not matched up to our expectations-the air con has had extensive garage work to make it work at all,there was a recall for welding and on our latest holiday the SRS (safety/airbags) system packed up followed by the ignition/key recognition system leaving us stranded with a car which would not start or even lock.Deeply disappointing.

  • 2.2 CDI Ambiente LWB 5dr

    Mustafa Kemal GÜL , IZMIR . Date: 22/03/2005
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    A good MPV with plenty of space for the family.

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