Autotrail Scout 2008 - Payload on Mercedes Chassis

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    Does anyone know what the payload is for a 2008 Hi-Line Scout on the Mercedes Chassis? The brochure on their website mentions axle limits, gross limit etc but I can't see any mention of MIRO or other description of unlaiden weight to let me calcualte the payload.

    I am concerned as the 2007 brochure says the Mercedes has an unlaiden weight of 3505Kg and max of 3880Kg - 375Kg payload? With 4 adults that seems very little left for all the "stuff" we carry
     
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    Looking at the online brochure for 2008 it seems to state,,
    Gross 3880 for both the 315 and 318
    Unladen mass 315 = 3505 318 = 3545 (bigger engine ?)

    Either way crap payloads... Be oveloaded before you even start !!!!
    Being a used van any add on's will also come off the payload. Ie towbar, bike rack, extra battery etc..
     
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    maybe thats why it looks a bargain - and why Autotrail dropped the Merc chassis after 2008. I don't suppose anyone has had one of these uprated or knows if it possible to give a reasonable payload?

    Our hunt goes on - maybe we can find one on a Fiat at a reasonable price.

    Thank you for the quick reply
     
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    Consider the Apache 700..
    Same layout but has a better payload...
    My 2012 model has 730kg.. Awning is fitted as standard so that's already taken into account...
     
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