10 December 2013
I am a taxi driver and I bought this vehicle second-hand. It’s 5 years old now, I’ve had 2 1/2 years of trouble free motoring and just clocked up miles after miles. Very well built, should last me few more years...
Submitted: 2012-09-12 | ID: 9726
We bought our Traveliner a few weeks ago and it’s great, it’s grand on the diesel and it’s a great wee drive. We also have a big family and it’s great for that too. There’s loads of room and loads of boot space as well. I think we be holding on to this bus for a while.
Submitted: 2011-03-17 | ID: 7386
Far better than the Peugeot Eurobus from cabdirect, performance is very good and it’s a pleasure to drive.
Submitted: 2011-03-13 | ID: 7357
I am a professional driver, so I use the Vito for work. It came in at roughly the same price as a VW Transporter, the Vito is far better looking but it doesn’t have the boot space of the VW. It is a fairly good performer and at not a bad price. I found that by turning the seats to face each other, this gives you space for more luggage behind the drivers seat and the front row turned seats.
Submitted: 2008-08-11 | ID: 1764
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I got this to fit all my kids in, it is very nice to look at, loads of room in it all. This is great until it comes to the drive; very slow in the low gears unless you really put your foot down - seems like you need to get right to the top gears as quick as possible. The first and second gears struggle - also reverse when cold. My wife would rather drive my old Shogun N reg which disappoints me as its a Mercedes. I should of just got a Ford Tourneo which are very easy to drive as my wife will drive my work van which is a transit. A lot of money for very little. I think your just paying for the name which, in this case, Mercedes cannot live up to. I’m not happy at all.
Submitted: 2008-07-04 | ID: 1630
The traveliner makes an excellent vehicle for transporting up to 9 adults comfortably, with luggage. It also has the power to comfortably tow a trailer full of camping kit. My only complaint is that it is all but useless driving on grass!
Submitted: 2007-11-16 | ID: 607
I have had the Vito Traveliner for over 5 years now and the mileage is still relatively low (just over 70,000). I’ve looked after it well but have had awful problems with corrosion which began after a year’s ownership. There is substantial rust inside the sliding doors, the rear light clusters and also the underside of the bonnet. Although this was all taken care of under warraanty I was obviously concerned and since the rust has spread across more and more of the vehicle. I just don’t think that this is good enough from a supposedly prestigious manufacturer. Very disappointed and will not buy M-B again.
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Rust everywhere! - Eric Grange from England
Submitted: 2007-11-05 | ID: 507
Given our (almost) football team sized family we needed something a little larger than your average MPV and the Traveliner offered the perfect answer. We’ve only had it a few weeks so haven’t made any long journeys in it yet but it certainly gives all the room and comfort we were looking for.
Submitted: 2007-09-06 | ID: 187
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