Mini Van Diesel

Mini Van Diesel

I m afraid that s utter bollocks when it comes to the 2014 model. The V-Class is not a simple rebadging exercise of the Viano but a brand new car from the ground up. It has nothing to do with any panel van. Mercedes wanted to integrate its minivan into its passenger car portfolio, and in order for it to fit, they put as many features of the S and C-Class into this car as possible. It s a big step forward in terms of quality. I know because I was driving it s predecessor, the 2013 …

Volvo, minivan

Volvo, minivan

Volvo s flagship XC90 is a large, luxurious land yacht. With seating for seven, a stately interior and the world s best SUV safety rating, it s like a comfy three-room apartment on wheels. In other words, it s a minivan — with all of the amenities, but none of the embarrassment, of driving that much-lampooned soccer mom-mobile. Don t get me wrong. Some of my best friends are soccer moms. I love minivans and have owned several. My daughters childhoods were no longer nor more violent …