All-new Mercedes-Benz Citan wins top sector award in Spain







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: February 4, 2013
Categories: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Citan

  • Named Van of the Year 2013 in Spain
  • Fleet specialists vote Citan into first place
  • Four victories for Mercedes-Benz within just three years

 

The Mercedes-Benz Citan has already been voted Van of the Year in Spain, even though the urban delivery vehicle has only recently been launched on the market. The distinction was awarded by the renowned Spanish Transporte3 trade magazine.

Fleet specialists vote Citan into first place

The winning vehicles were selected by an expert panel consisting of 192 fleet specialists from Spain´s largest freight-forwarding companies and plant transport operators. Five vehicles were nominated in the Citan´s segment. The ballots are always secret.

The distinction is the Citan´s first award, and comes only a short time after the van´s market launch. "We´re delighted that such an expert planel gave our Citan this high distinction", says Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Four victories for Mercedes-Benz within just three years

For 24 years now, Transporte3 has been organizing the annual survey for the years best commercial vehicles. The distinction is awarded to vans, trucks and buses in a variety of categories. Over the past two years, the Mercedes-Benz Vito, Atego an new Actros have all won the award in their respective classes.