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Does anyone know yet for sure what is new in a 2021? I've heard rumors.
Also, Do you know when they might be taking orders and when they will land. I'm probably going to build out a camper and might just wait?

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I was at my Raleigh, NC MB dealer on Tuesday June 9th for a service appointment for my 2016 passenger. I inquired about ordering a 2021 and the Metris sales specialist told me that the factory was shut down because of the COVID crisis and they were not taking any orders at this time.
 

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Pretty sure the majority of Daimler facilities world wide have Resumed production.....the Alamaba MB plant did over a month ago....
 

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It is possible that the factory that builds W447/W448 vehicles (Vito,Valente,Metris,V-class) is still shut down or has such a backlog of orders that they won’t commit to any more at this time. It is in Northern Spain which is one of the worst hit areas, Vittorio to be precise. I would still try another dealer, or convince that one to prepare an order for when the orders open again.

As for updates, I would tend to guess they would parallel the rest of the Vito line up, possibly including upgrading to the more recent MB turbo gas four. I would not be particularly surprised, however, if they downgraded the horsepower from 250 trim to 220 trim.
 

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See the thread on USPS authorizing 30,000+ Metris for deliveries, we may have low availability for a while if they're hogging up the pipeline.

Edit: not that I'm complaining, I've got mine & love her even though I have zero gigs this year, still a wonderful daily-driver. I'm hopeful that the vote from USPS vastly expands availability of parts and mechanics experienced in working on our vans!
 

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Yep, thats only 19 per day if they are running one shift 365 days a year. Though 7k a year is a big boost to the number out there as that increases annual US-destined units by almost 40%. Best part of this is many more on the road = better parts availability most likely.
 
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