Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity scores five Star ANCAP rating
The Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity has scored a five star ANCAP rating ahead of its arrival in Australia this May.
THE MERCEDES-BENZ Marco Polo Activity has scored a five-star ANCAP rating; it will arrive in local dealerships next month. It will list from $69,990+ORC.
Diane Tarr, Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Vans said: “The Marco Polo Activity opens up a completely new way of enjoying freedom and spontaneity with a vehicle. It combines leisure and daily use to perfection. When you have a vehicle encouraging adventure and exploration, it also needs to be safe.
“We are proud of this achievement as a company and I want to praise the co-operative engagement by ANCAP which has been instrumental in us achieving this result.”
“We have already had strong interest in the Marco Polo ACTIVITY and dealers have been placing orders since November last year. We believe this vehicle will have broad appeal – covering discerning individuals to young families and sports or outdoor activity enthusiasts. It complements Australians’ love of the outdoors really well.”
The Marco Polo Activity is a new addition to the Merc van range in Australia. It boasts a four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, 2.5t towing capacity, reversing camera and satellite navigation. Driver and front passenger seats that can be swivelled to face the rear passenger compartment when the vehicle is parked. The rear three-bench seat can be removed to provide a large loading area for carrying bulky items or folded down to form a bed. The lie-down area is approximately 1.93m x 1.35m. The roof pops up to reveal another bed, which can take weight of up to 200kg. It also features an auxiliary heater that can be programmed to preheat the vehicle and keep it warm when the vehicle is stationary.