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Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van and Tourer electric models now on sale in Australia


The Mercedes-Benz electric van starts from $89,353 before on-road costs for the electric commercial panel van

Mercedes-Benz has launched two electric vans for the Australia market, but they won’t come cheap.

The practical eVito panel van will start from $89,353 before on-road costs, while the eight-seat people mover, the Tourer, is priced from $116,115 before on-road costs. 

That’s almost three times the price of an LDV G10 ICE van (currently $33,990 driveaway) and double the price of a Hyundai Staria (currently $52,990 driveaway).

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer

Mercedes-Benz says that the new eVito Tourer will be the first electric eight-seat people mover to launch on the Australian new car market. 

A more luxurious and likely much more expensive seven-seat Mercedes-Benz EQV is due towards the end of 2022.

The electric Mercedes-Benz vans currently have no competitors, however that’ll change when Ford brings the eTransit Custom to market by 2024. 

Both vehicles are now available to order via Mercedes-Benz eVan retailers. 

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van

Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van specifications 

The eVito panel van, designed exclusively for the commercial market, uses a single electric motor on the front axle that produces 85kW of power and 360Nm of torque

A 60kWh battery pack feeds the front-wheel-drive electric motor and will give the electric van an estimated driving range of 314 kilometres (WLTP). Five energy recuperation settings are available via shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel.

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The rear seats of the eVito Tourer. EQV is coming by years end

The electric panel van can handle up to 882kg of payload and a maximum GVM of 3200kg. Up to six cubic metres of cargo space is available inside, where the interior space measures in at 2398mm long, 1709mm wide and 1392mm high. 

The eVito panel van is also fitted as standard with safety features including blind-spot assist, lane-keep assist, rear-cross traffic alert, active brake assist, hill start and cross-wind assist, rain-sensing wipers and a front and rear acoustic sound generator to alert pedestrians and cyclists of the van’s presence. 

Other standard kit on the eVito panel van includes adaptive cruise control, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration, a leather-trimmed steering wheel and tinted windows. 

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You will be able to travel around 332km (WLTP) per charge in the Tourer

Mercedes-Benz eVito tourer equipment and specification  

The new eVito Tourer takes the focus away from the commercial side of things and instead is all about passengers. 

Mercedes-Benz claims that this model will be highly sought-after by industries such as airport shuttle transfers and local municipal councils. 

The Tourer shares the same basic underpinnings as the eVito panel van, however it has much more seating capacity, being able to fit eight people in a 2:3:3 configuration. 

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The instrument cluster from the Mercedes-Benz eVito vans

More power comes to the Tourer variant, producing 150kW/365Nm that is sent to the front wheels only. A larger usable battery capacity of 90kWh means that the Tourer can travel up to 332km (WLTP) on a single charge. 

Equipment specification is similar to the panel van, however carpet is fitted throughout the cabin, as well as the seats gaining ‘leatherette’ trim and a quick-locking rail system to aid accessibility.

Mercedes-Benz eVito 2023: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • eVito panel van: $89,353
  • eVito Tourer: $116,115

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