Mercedes Unveils Affordable Working-Class Vehicle
A Mercedes-Benz for the Hardest of Workers
The new Metris comes in two styles to suit customers various needs. The first is the Metris Cargo which offers 186 cubic feet of cargo room and 180-degree rear doors. Mercedes also offers the Metris Worker Passenger which offers room for 7 including the driver. For around 30,000 new, these are some of the cheapest Benz models on the market. With a 5000 lb tow weight, these Mercedes Metris pack quite a punch.
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Following the Sprinter Worker van seen at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show comes the next Worker vans in M-B’s lineup. The Metris Worker is a midsize van aimed at customers who need to haul a bunch of stuff on a budget, even if that stuff is people.
For the electricians, plumbers, and other working stiffs, Mercedes-Benz has created the Metris Worker Cargo. Starting at $26,990 including destination, the Cargo aims to be a rolling toolbox and supply shed in one. The company claims it can haul 60 sheets of drywall or plywood without a problem. It has 186 cu-ft of cargo volume and comes only in white. Also standard are silver steel wheels, 180-degree rear doors, and a metal floor. A wood floor from the factory is optional. Continue Reading
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