- 2023 Mercedes-Benz Settaan likely for Australia
- A small panel van based on the all-new Renault Kangoo
- It features a turbo petrol engine and dual clutch automatic transmission.
Mercedes-Benz Australia It appears to be developing a rival to the Volkswagen Caddy small van.
gave 2023 Mercedes-Benz Sedan All is now certain for Australia – based on the latest Renault Kangoo due early next year – after it was given the go-ahead for sale this week.
Mercedes-Benz Stein: Australian specification
Seen by official regulatory documents The wheels Show that the Citan has been harmonized in one specification: a short-wheelbase panel van with a 1.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine.
It will be exclusively paired with a. Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmissionWhile a six-speed manual is available overseas.
The turbo petrol engine – also found in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and GLA, Renault Captur, and the latest Nissan Qashqai – produces 96kW and 240Nm In Seton and Congo.
A 1.5 liter Renault-sourced diesel is available in select markets, but is not expected to feature in the local Citan lineup.
A five-seat people mover, the Seaton Tourer is also unlikely to arrive in Australia as it rivals the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi, which offers seating for up to seven people.
Will Australia get electric eCitan and EQT models?
All electric version possibilitiesKnown as the eCitan and EQT, unknown to Australia, the eCitan van features the same powertrain as the 2023 Renault Kangoo E-Tech.
It is equipped with a single electric motor. 130kW and 245Nma 44kWh lithium-ion batteryrated WTLP Claimed driving range of 285 kmand regenerative braking.
Features of Mercedes-Benz Stein
The latest generation Citan, based on the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance’s CMF-CD platform, was unveiled in mid-2021.
Two trims are offered globally – base and Pro – with standard equipment including 16-inch steel wheels, 7-inch MBUX infotainment system, wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, digital radio, autonomous emergency braking, lane keep assist. , including driver attention warnings. , and the ‘Hey, Mercedes’ voice assistant.
The flagship Pro gets alloy wheels, body-color bumpers, door handles and side mirrors, fog lamps, height-adjustable driver’s seat and LED interior lighting.
Adaptive cruise control, blind spot alert and automatic parking are also available, along with emergency calling and traffic sign recognition.
Dimensions of Mercedes-Benz Stein
It measures 4488 mm long, 1859 mm wide and 1822 mm tall, with a 2716 mm wheelbase. It provides a 3050mm load space compartment length, while the rear compartment entry is 615mm wide and 1059mm long.
When will the Mercedes-Benz Citan arrive in Australia?
gave 2023 Mercedes-Benz Sedan An Australian launch is expected in the first half of 2023, with more details expected in the coming months.
The wheels Mercedes-Benz Australia has been contacted for comment. This article will be updated with his response.