The Mercedes -Benz Vaneo (W 414 ) is a MPV from Mercedes- Benz, which came on the market in February 2002.
The Vaneo is based on the first -generation A -Class. He is about 20 cm higher and still 41 cm longer than the long version. Access to the rear seat via sliding. On its rear side of the Vaneo has a one-piece tailgate or double doors.
The engine range consisted of the A-Class engines (after facelift ) with 55-92 kW ( 75-125 hp). The 1.4 -liter engine was not installed in the Vaneo, instead the restricted 1.6 - liter version of the A140 automatic. The after the facelift in the A-Class 70 kW ( 95 hp ) payable 1.7 -liter diesel came in Vaneo only 67 kW (91 hp).
The Vaneo was built in the automotive Ludwigsfelde near Berlin.
The market success of the Vaneo did not meet the expectations of the manufacturer, so the production was cut back after a few months due to lack of demand. Three years after its launch, the company announced in February 2005 to stop production in the same year. Until then, some 55,000 copies of the Vaneo had been made .
In February 2012 the first drawings based on the Renault Kangoo successor Mercedes -Benz Citan were presented. The Citan was taken in October 2012 on the market: in several model types, with several engine types and different lengths.