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DIMO launches Mercedes-Benz Citan

| Car Industry, Mercedes-Benz, Sri Lanka | November 9, 2015

DIMO launches Mercedes-Benz Citan

Dimo launches Benz Citan its latest addition to the range.

The ‘Citan’ a versatile vehicle designed to cater to both passenger van segments is expected to fill a much awaited need in the range. The new Mercedes-Benz Citan is the newest multi-purpose van from Mercedes-Benz is aimed at the growing SME market and could double as a passenger vehicle as well.

With the increase in tourism it has been noted that the need for such a vehicle was there.A vehicle that could fit in well with Airport drops and also carry luggage would do well in the market we believe, at the attractive price of Rs. 5.9 million is one of the best value for money in its class. With the after sales service of DIMO vehicle owners will have nothing to fear, said Chief Executive Officer Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC, Ranjith Pandithage speaking at the launch.

Speaking further he added Citan’s performance, has been rated best-in-class efficiency and low maintenance costs like no other city van. The standard fuel consumption of the Citan is one of it’s’ most attractive features. This will justify the purchase of these vehicles. The engine is rated to have the lowest emissions of a vehicle in that class. With a load space of up to 3.8 m³ and a maximum payload of 800 kg are practical features to consider when deciding to acquire a vehicle of this class. When comparing with vehicle of other brands in the market.

The Citan places emphasis on functionality for everyday use with a large glove compartment, a stowage compartment between the front seats as well as a practical overhead stowage compartment across the entire width of the windscreen and large-volume compartments in the doors offer abundant space for the large and small objects of a driver’s day-to-day life. Coming in three different vehicle lengths are available from 3937 mm (compact) through 4321 mm (long) to 4705 mm (extra-long). It also comes in three different wheelbases and three different loading lengths from up to 2137 mm and a loading height of 1258 mm. Permissible GVW is 2.2 tonnes (max.)

(Source: Ceylon Today)