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Mercedes-Benz Vito W638

Mercedes-Benz Vito W638 (1996-2003)

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2.7
10 reviews
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Braking
    4.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.0 (1)
  • Gear Shifting
    5.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    5.0 (1)
  • Handling
    5.0 (1)
  • Interior Design
    5.0 (1)
  • Boot Size
    5.0 (1)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (1)
  • Features
    5.0 (1)
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Harbour Cat C.
Harbour Cat C.Sydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes

Love it Ive had 4 VW 111 diesel Auto 178k

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My 2009 111 Auto crew cab Short wheel base is the best van ive owned
Ive owned 4 VW1973 1976 1995 2008 ALL ENGINES BLEW UP 2008 GEARBOX AS WELL
Bought used at 105klm now 180klm after about 5 years
I love it gets me on the speed limit safe REAR WHEELDRIVE VANS ARE THE BEST and most reliable.
Ive always got 200kg -500kg of stuff in it yes i drive it gentle but if im having a prang its not in an iLoad

The best thing on this van SPEED CONTROL 10/10 how simple if you like you speed click

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Purchased for $19,000.00.

Build Quality
5/5
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Ideal mick
Ideal mick
  • 7 reviews

a great work horse with 5 star luxury

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BodyVan
LineLong Wheel Base
Engine Type109 CDI
TransmissionManual
Date PurchasedAug 2007

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Reliable, cost effective motoring.

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LineCompact
Engine Type108 CDI
TransmissionManual
Date PurchasedApr 2000
albertp
albertpbrisbane

my vito is as good as it was in 2002

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i bought mine as a demo in 2002. Stock standard manual 108cdi, no luxury add ons. Manual everything. I didput in an aircon, which wasnt very effective due to the volume of the van. After 14 years and 120,000kms still going very well. I did all my oil changes and servicing after the first year. Merc charges too much. Just changed brake pads all round and front disc rotors from supercheapauto. I will never buy anothet judging by the numerous bad reviews from everyone. Maybe I am just lucky with this basic van.

BodyVan
LineCompact
Engine Type108 CDI
TransmissionManual
Date PurchasedJan 2002
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NickDole
NickDoleAU
  • 3 reviews
  • 14 likes

Great van when it's running

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Line$15000
Engine Type112 CDI
TransmissionAutomatic
Date PurchasedApr 2008

Worst. Van. Ever.

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If you feel like your life is too problem-free and that you have excess money to burn, then you should own the Vito. My experience with this van has been horrific. From the first day it has given me nothing but problems. Poor body work, engine problems, components breaking off and not working, warning lights constantly coming on for no reason. Mechanics don't even want to look at it! The van no longer recognizes my key and needs new computer system, along with front-end suspension work and a new hydraulics compressor (€2,700). Now I own this titanic garbage bin and have to *pay* to get rid of it at a total loss. I will never own another MB vehicle!

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honest guest
honest guestCHATSWOOD
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 likes

Shocker

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wotda
wotda

my 1999 mercedes vito van has starting problems and struggles on take off im not sure if it is the immobilser but a red light stays on after i start the van and problem persists but when red light goes off the van goes good, please help

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Questions & Answers

rolfschiller
rolfschillerasked
Vito W638 (1996-2003)

i own a 2002 vito van. as i drive along it cuts out at random. i then turn the ignition key off + back on again and it keeps running till next time. On a 300km trip it will do it 5to 7 times. why whats the cause.No one sems to be able to explain it to me. THANK YOU

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kel
kelasked
Vito W638 (1996-2003)

can you remove the bump in a Mercedes benz vito 638 whilst engine is in the vehicle?

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Stevross A.
Stevross A.

What's the bump

Kim
Kimasked
Vito W638 (1996-2003)

What type of battery suit this van?

1 answer
Ideal mick
Ideal mick

Century is a good reliable battery

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Mercedes-Benz Vito W638 (1996-2003)

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CategoryPeople Movers and Vans
Release dateJan 1996
Discontinuation dateDec 2003
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