The benefits from the easier set-up (apart from the reduce in production expenses) really are a liberation of low-level inside area, a reduce driver’s hip stage along with a 50mm reduction in roof peak. The final of those provides trustworthiness to Mercedes’ declare the new B-class features a much more athletic appear, whilst mixed they lead to some reduce centre of gravity for your engineers to take advantage of.
Mercedes’ style group has endeavoured to flesh out the greater sporting, ‘lower towards the road’ aesthetic concept from the new B-class having a quantity of styling prospers meant to make visible width.
A bigger grille and better-defined nose do their occupation, but it is the upswept flank crease that actually catches your eye, pinching the car’s formerly flabby flanks into some thing approaching great appears.
Motor choices consist of a 121bhp one.6-litre petrol (B180), a 107bhp one.5-litre diesel (B180 CDI), a 134bhp one.8-litre diesel (B200 CDI) along with a range-topping 168bhp two.2-litre diesel (B220 CDI).
A six-speed guide gearbox is obtainable, but a seven-speed dual-clutch automated can also be accessible. With this particular transmission specified the B180 CDI’s displacement grows to one.eight litres, but its output stays successfully unchanged.
2015 Mercedes B Class