The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is a midsize cargo van that is larger than other small cargo vans yet offers similar city-friendly maneuverability. It can also be ordered as a passenger van if you'd rather use it for shuttling duties, an option that few of its rivals offer. As with most Mercedes vehicles, additional extras for the standard Passenger and Cargo models are spread throughout multiple option packages as well as stand-alone upgrades. Lower-priced Worker versions of these two models are structured differently, with options bundled into a smaller number of packages.
The Metris is offered in two-seat Cargo and five-, seven- or eight-seat Passenger models. Each is available in standard or Worker trim levels. All four combinations share the same basic features and robust turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which is considerably more powerful than those in competing vans. Standard features are lacking compared to what you'll find in other Mercedes vehicles but are right in line by segment standards. They include automatic headlights, remote locking and unlocking, air conditioning and Bluetooth.
Many more features are available and are grouped into different packages, depending on which configuration you start out with. Generally, Worker models have a lower base price and fewer choices than the standard models. Only a few exterior colors are available, and features are grouped into two to three pricey packages. The standard Passenger and Cargo models carry a higher sticker but offer a greater degree of customization, and additional features are grouped into a larger number of reasonably priced packages.
Although many extras are available for all Metris models, there are a few unique options for Passenger and Cargo models. Cargo versions can be ordered with 270-degree swing-out cargo doors (the doors are flush with the body when fully open), cargo rails with anchors, a refrigeration prep package, and storage solutions via the MasterUpfitter program. Passenger models are eligible for power-sliding rear doors, automatic climate control, and seating for five, seven or eight.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is slightly more expensive than competitors in Worker form, while standard models are dearer still. But the Metris is also larger than its contemporaries, the engine is more powerful, and its payload and towing capabilities are greater. Materials and build quality also feel superior to what you'll find in rivals. If you believe the Metris' benefits are worth the extra cost, use Edmunds' peerless shopping tools to find your perfect cargo or passenger van.
2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris Overview
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris is offered in the following submodels: Minivan. Available styles include Passenger 4dr Minivan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7A), 126 WB Cargo 3dr Minivan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7A), and Worker Cargo 3dr Minivan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7A). Metris models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2018 Metris comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed shiftable automatic. The 2018 Metris comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a unlimited yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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