Autozine Car review MercedesBenz BClass

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Mercedes-Benz B 180 AT Base

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The B-Class is Mercedes-Benz’ family It is not a classic sedan, instead the type is something between a van and a car. Since 2005 has had great success with comfortable space miracle and now it is for a brand new B-Class. This is supposed to offer even space and an even richer

Remove the logo off of the nose, the on the rear and all badges in the cabin. then a Mercedes-Benz can easily be by doing a short testdrive. It is the top of the Mercedes-Benz models that perform with so much that the driver automatically Many give such a of superiority that the driver a self-satisfied smirk on the face noticing (look for it next you’re in a traffic jam).

The generation of the B-Class distinguished from other MPVs ( M P urpose V ehicles) by offering of luxury and an above average quality. Still the privileged of driving a genuine Mercedes-Benz was The new B-Class does offer feeling from the moment the gets behind the steering

Just like every MPV, the B-Class offers of cabin space. The designers in hiding the basic square even better than Instead the B-Class looks like a tall estate a streamlined van. The sleek seamlessly goes with the cabin to make for a dynamic that is rare among like this.


the trend, the B-Class does not a raised seating position. the driver sits like is a normal car. The head and in the front is excellent. The seats can be in every which way, to for an excellent driving position.

In previews Mercedes stated the B-Class would offer room in the back than the (Mercedes’ top class limousine for and captains of industry). Now that the is available for testing it turns out was an empty promise. The B-Class offer lots of head and in the rear, yet a true limousine is more comfortable! Also: the of the fronti seats is made of plastic and to protect one’s the rear passengers automatically sit slightly.

Easy Vario Plus

486 litres the boot is of average By folding down the back this can be extended to 1,545 and that’s just above

With the optional Easy-Vario the front passenger seat can be folded up, so even long of luggage will fit. the vehicle is fitted with the Vario Plus the back is mounted on rails, so that, on the situation, more boot or more legroom can be created.

It is the build quality and equipment that raises the B-Class other MPVs. Depending on the trim level the atmosphere in the is either chic or sporty. The used are always of top quality. the version the steering wheel is small and sporty.

Except for details, the B-Class is always basic than the more models. For example, the display on the is fixed and doesn’t move out of when the car is parked (and might draw attention the wrong crowd). It is as if the makers had to back to prevent the B-Class exceeding the bigger Mercedes-Benz Some buttons and levers are simpler to emphasize this is a B-Class. Also: an everyday like keyless entry is not

The stock audio system has sound quality for a car in this range. Because of the great the optional Harman Kardon is still worth the extra

Optionally the B-Class can act as a router so all occupants can share one gateway to the However, Mercedes opted for to do this, which means connected device needs its own Because of Apple’s policy, means an iPhone cannot the Mercedes network. It would been smarter to share an connection via wifi, in that way it have worked with all

Every B-Class comes Collision Prevention Assist as A radar in the nose looks and warns (or brakes) if a head-to-tail is imminent. With the extra Pre package the seat belts are and the windows are closed if an accident is

Blind Spot Assist is a light in the mirror that if there’s an object in the blind This only works at above 30 km/h, so in city it cannot prevent accidents bicycles.


The test drive had an start. The first corner the parking lot was sharper than Because braking will cause the car to lose its balance, the solution was to keep steering. It out the B-Class grips the asphalt no other! Both handling and the in the steering wheel are much than those of other .

Mercedes-Benz B 180 AT Base

This is doubly so for the basic in combination with 17 inch and size 225/45 Dunlop The optional sports suspension does improve roadholding, but it is so that the novelty wears out The B-Class with sports is as firm as the average hot hatch and very unpleasant for the passengers.

The B-Class is available with two and two diesel engines. Both engines have a displacement of 1.6 because of different motor they have an output of 122 PS / 200 Nm of 156 PS / 250 Nm. Maximum torque is available very low revs (1,250 so shifting is merely optional.

The difference between both is only noticeable when hard. Although the B180 performs very well, the B200 really spits at high revs. The factory the B-Class will do 5.9 litres per 100 km, but is almost impossible to achieve. about 7 litres per 100 km in real

To save fuel, all engines are with a stop/start-system, this to the automatic as well. In the latter stop/start only functions firmly pressing the brake. By pressing the brake pedal one can the engine from stopping. really comes in handy in traffic.


Both engines also have an displacement. The B180 CDI and B200 CDI measure 1.8 litres. The B180 109 PS / 250 Nm which is already more sufficient to come along traffic.

The B200 CDI delivers 136 PS / 300 Nm and so with more ease. the maximum output has to be used frequently, the stronger diesel less fuel than the model (test figures: 5.5 per 100 km for the B180 CDI and 4.8 litres for the B200 When combined with the automatic gearbox, just a touch on the accelerator is enough for a acceleration. In this way the B-Class gives that superior that distinguishes a Mercedes-Benz just an average car.


Family cars in all shapes and sizes. The Mercedes-Benz offers lots of space and use, but distinguishes itself more dynamic looks, an build quality and sublime Thanks to modern technology all perform well, while economy is favourable as well.

the B-Class can be fitted with luxury and safety enhancing that were only on the big Mercedes models up to now. is why the B-Class delivers that Mercedes-Benz feeling more ever before.

Mercedes-Benz B 180 AT Base


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