Comparison: Boot space Mercedes-Benz Vito vs. competitors 2024

How much cargo can handle this ?

The Mercedes-Benz Vito isn't just another van; it's practically a chariot for those who have to lug around a lot of stuff day in and day out. The current model comes in a variety of configurations that make it as adaptable as a Swiss army knife, including its boot space, which is crucial for small business owners, delivery drivers, and anyone who understands that cargo capabilities can make or break a workday. The Vito stands as a formidable player in the Mercedes-Benz lineup, slotting between the nimble Citan and the gargantuan Sprinter, ensuring that it's a go-to option for anyone looking for a mid-sized van with impressive storage capabilities.

Mercedes-Benz Vito - How has the boot space changed over the generations?

The evolution of the Vito's boot space over the years reads like a history lesson in automotive adaptability. The first Vito 638 (1996-2003) had a cavernous trunk with rear seats folded, packing a mighty 4900 litres of storage. Fast forward to the 639 (2003-2010) and the boot space saw marginal improvement, hitting a respectable 4650 litres. Then came the 639 facelift (2010-2014), which left many puzzled with a paltry 430 litres. The 447 model (2014-2019) rectified things with a more practical 720 litres. The latest iterations, the 447 facelift (2019-2024) and the 447 second facelift (2024-now), have pushed the rear seat folded capacity up to a staggering 6000 litres, solidifying the Vito's reputation as a reliable workhorse.

Mercedes-Benz Vito generations

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Mercedes-Benz Vito generations
Generation yearBoot space
Vito, Model year 1996 (Vito 638)0 l
Vito, Model year 2003 (Vito 639)4650 l
Vito, Model year 2010 (Vito 639 (1. Facelift))430 l
Vito, Model year 2014 (Vito 447)720 l
Vito, Model year 2019 (Vito 447 (1. Facelift))0 l
Vito, Model year 2024 (Vito 447 (2. Facelift))0 l
The difference in Boot space between first generation (Vito 638) from 1996 and last generation (Vito 447 (2. Facelift)) from 2024 is 0 l.
The boot space of the current generation of Vito is 0 l.

Variants

Mercedes-Benz Vito variants: eVito {VAN} vs. Vito {VAN} vs. Vito Tourer

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Boot space: Mercedes-Benz Vito variants
Variant nameBoot space
eVito {VAN}0 l
Vito {VAN}0 l
Vito Tourer580 l

The boot space compared to other Mercedes-Benz models

Compared to its Mercedes siblings, the Vito's boot space stands out as a substantial offering. Yes, you could point to the likes of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Tourer, which swallows a monstrous 9000 litres with seats out of the way, but the Vito trumps most within the brand. Taking on models like the EQA and A-Class, both touching around 340-350 litres, the Vito makes them look like they're carrying lunchboxes. Even the larger B-Class struggles to compete with its 498 litres. For those needing serious haulage without stepping up to a full-blown van like the Sprinter, the Vito's expansive trunk space hits an excellent balance, especially more so than something like the eVito Tourer, which manages only a slightly more generous 990 litres.

Mercedes-Benz Vito vs other current cars by Mercedes-Benz

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Boot space: Vito vs. other models by Mercedes-Benz
Variant nameBoot space
AMG SL 213 l
AMG GT Coupé 321 l
S{class} AMG Limousine 330 l
EQA 340 l
A{class} 350 l
A{class} AMG 350 l
C{class} AMG Cabriolet 355 l
GLS AMG 355 l
Maybach GLS 355 l
GLS 355 l
C{class} Coupé 360 l
C{class} Cabriolet 360 l
CLE Cabriolet 385 l
A{class} AMG Limousine 395 l
A{class} Limousine 395 l
C{class} AMG Coupé 400 l
CLE AMG Coupé 410 l
CLE Coupé 420 l
GLA 425 l
EQE AMG 430 l
EQE 430 l
C{class} Limousine 435 l
GLA AMG 435 l
Maybach EQS SUV 440 l
CLA Coupé 440 l
C{class} T-Modell 440 l
B{class} 455 l
AMG GT {4door} Coupé 456 l
CLA AMG Coupé 460 l
C{class} AMG Limousine 480 l
CLA Shooting Brake 485 l
C{class} AMG T-Modell 490 l
CLS Coupé 490 l
C{class} All-Terrain 490 l
CLS AMG Coupé 490 l
EQB 495 l
Maybach S{class} Limousine 505 l
CLA AMG Shooting Brake 505 l
Citan Tourer 517 l
EQE SUV AMG 520 l
EQE SUV 520 l
T{class} 520 l
E{class} Limousine 540 l
GLC AMG Coupé 545 l
GLC Coupé 545 l
S{class} Limousine 550 l
eCitan Tourer 551 l
EQT 551 l
GLB 565 l
GLB AMG 570 l
EQS AMG 610 l
EQS 610 l
V{class} 610 l
E{class} All-Terrain 615 l
E{class} T-Modell 615 l
GLC AMG 620 l
GLC 620 l
GLE AMG 630 l
GLE 630 l
EQS SUV 645 l
GLE AMG Coupé 655 l
GLE Coupé 655 l
G{class} Station-Wagen {long} 667 l
G{class} AMG Station-Wagen {long} 667 l
Marco Polo 670 l
Vito Tourer 720 l
Marco Polo Horizon 830 l
Marco Polo Activity 830 l
eVito Tourer 990 l
EQV 1030 l
Sprinter Tourer 9000 l
1. AMG SL 213 l
4. EQA 340 l
10. GLS 355 l
19. GLA 425 l
21. EQE 430 l
36. EQB 495 l
48. EQT 551 l
49. GLB 565 l
52. EQS 610 l
57. GLC 620 l
59. GLE 630 l
70. EQV 1030 l

How does the boot space of the Mercedes-Benz Vito compare to it's nearest competitors?

When pitted against its rivals, the Vito's boot space offers a compelling argument. Take the Renault Trafic for example, it’s a worthy adversary at 1200 litres when seats are up and extends to an impressive 3100 litres when flattened. But the current Vito models blow these figures out of the water. The SsangYong Korando, with 486 litres and up to 1312 litres with seats folded, barely scratches the Vito’s paintwork in comparison. Then there's the Ford Transit—a giant in the industry—boasting about 6300 litres, which is more than decent until you realise the Vito can go head to head with its 6000 litres. Even the Nissan Interstar behemoth, fit for a cargo colossus, when compared to the Vito, the numbers speak for themselves. The Vito might not always pack the largest raw numbers, but it strikes a brilliant balance of practicality, size, and versatility, besting many of its competitors in the mid-sized category.

Mercedes-Benz Vito vs. similar cars

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Boot space: Mercedes-Benz Vito vs. similar cars
Car modelBoot space
VW Nutzfahrzeuge Crafter 20067500 l
Ford Transit 19986300 l
Peugeot Traveller 20161624 l
Citroen Spacetourer 20161624 l
Land Rover Defender 19901600 l
Toyota Proace 20161172 l
Mercedes-Benz V-Klasse 20141030 l
SsangYong Rexton 2003935 l
Nissan Patrol 2000607 l
Ford Edge 2016602 l
Jaguar E-Pace 2018577 l
Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse 2002540 l
Opel Omega 1999530 l
Mercedes-Benz T-Klasse 2022520 l
Nissan Pathfinder 2005515 l
Volvo XC60 2008495 l
Lancia Thesis 2002480 l
Citroen C-Crosser 2007441 l
Peugeot 4008 2012416 l
Lancia Phedra 2002324 l

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