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Mercedes-Benz V-Class (1996–2003)

Last updated 3 October 2016

Roomy people-carrier with a strong, frugal 2.2-litre diesel engine. Some versions seat seven.
Most seat six. Looks like a van with windows and drives like one. Interior trim is too fragile. Sliding side door mechanism can fail.
Updated 31 March 2005

Worldwide Recall: On vehicles with six and eight-cylinder petrol engines built between June 2001 and November 2004 the voltage regulator in the alternator is being checked and if necessary replaced....

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Considering the mileage, it's costing me a lot of money
Poor build quality, good engine, versatile but clunky
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