Mercedes B Class
The new Mercedes B-Class has been designed for practicality with more than a touch of style. It looks great, and has a great deal of substance on the road and inside. The model is available both as a petrol and diesel engine, with a sports model also in the range.
The new B-Class is lower slung on the road, giving it a far slicker look. It is also wider, with a refined exterior delivering an MPV that’s ahead of all the rest. Inside, things have been carefully styled to give a luxurious feel, complete with a dash which is sensibly laid out and informative.
With a Mercedes, you expect a comfortable drive, and that is something the B-Class delivers with ease. It is also a quiet drive. The aero styling of the body gives high performance on straight roads, and grippier introductions provide excellent cornering. The B-Class is available with a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
Both the diesel and petrol engines employ the use of Mercedes BlueEfficiency measures, which include the greener stop-start technology and direct injection. Turbo charge technology also helps to reduce emissions and fuel consumption, with the B180 CDI impressing the most with 64.2mpg, and just 115g/km emissions.
Practicality and safety
With the easy-to-slide seats and a great overall packaging, for daily use, the B-Class is ideal. It is unsurprisingly in keeping with the safety features for which Mercedes are known, with the latest equipment supplied across the range.
With an airy, bright and roomy interior, the new B-Class is a great family tourer, bound to find a great number of fans.
The new B Class engine combine fantastic performace with improved fuel efficiency and emissions.B160 and B180 Petrol engines provide power, economy and ample torque. Blue EFFICIENCY engines offer an 11% improvement on fuel economy and an 11% reduction in emissions.B180 CDI and B200 CDI diesel units boast generous torque and 0-62 times of 11.2 and 9.6 seconds respectively.
Ergonomics and support encompass the B Class interior comfort. Generous space for both driver and passenger come as standard. The optional Comfort Package boasts 6-way adjustment with lumbar support.Raised rear seating provides exceptional legroom for rear seat passengers. Split folding 1/3 : 2/3 ratio seats help to maximise load flexibility.
Distinctive front and rear styling couple versatility and design. Smoother transitional lines, sculpted bonnet and new look radiator grille and air intake. Reworked LED fog lights and rear trim instills an impression of a dynamic and bold structure.