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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£2,799 Advance Payment

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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Floor mats with stitched AMG lettering, 4 Electric Front and Rear windows, Front brake callipers with mercedes benz lettering, Lowered comfort suspension, Preinstallation for Mercedes Benz link, Attention assist - Monitors steering behaviour and long journey fatigue...

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MPG

Combined - 52 mpg EC Extra Urban - 60 mpg EC Urban - 43.

Insurance Group

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CO2 (g/km)

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Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of &321;40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional &321;320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

This MK3 model Mercedes B-Class represents the brand's third stab at what it calls its 'Sports Tourer'. As for what exactly one of those might be, you can get a feel for the answer at first glance. Here's a car that's clearly more practical and versatile than a Golf or Focus-sized family hatch. But not as frumpy and high-set as a five-seater C-MAX or Scenic-like mid-sized MPV. It's the Mercedes take on compact, upwardly-mobile motoring for a compact, upwardly-mobile family.

Background

Mercedes has always struggled to build compact, affordable cars that feel like, well..... a Mercedes. Not so long ago, you tried an original A or B-Class and thought it nicely built but not quite special enough, ultimately a very expensive way to buy a very expensive badge. And that was a problem. Executives, you see, rarely question the Three-Pointed Star price premium in their large, smart saloons and SUVs, its necessity obvious every time they ease behind the wheel. Without that extra class, choosing one of this brand's smaller models can sometimes seem like a colossally costly way of buying what in essence was a fairly ordinary family hatchback. The suits from Stuttgart knew it and in response have in recent times invested more than ever before in new, more Merc-like generation of compact models. This is one of them, the third generation B-Class which arrived here in late 2018.

Driving Experience

This time round, Mercedes is promising what it calls 'more sports for the Tourer' which, if true, would be nice because the previous generation version of this car wasn't especially interesting to drive. This one's not going to float any enthusiast's boat either but it'll probably be ideal for its likely family-orientated clientele. Any of these people wanting to get more of a move on when returning from the school run can this time round dial up a little more engineering response by switching between the modes of the provided 'Dynamic Select' driving modes system. Active adaptive damping can be specified to work with this set-up. Let's talk engines. The B 180 and B 200 petrol variants both use a 1.3-litre petrol unit mated to 7G-DCT 7-Speed automatic transmission. This offers 136hp in the B 180 and 163hp in the B 200. There's also a plug-in hybrid petrol variant, the B 250e, which mates a 1.33-litre petrol engine and 75kW electric motor to produce a sprightly 215hp total output. Alternatively, there's a base B 180d diesel, which uses a 1.5-litre unit with 116hp. Then there are the 2.0-litre powerplants. The 224hp B 250 petrol model will be a rare sight. More will want the B 200d and B 220d diesel variants which feature the brand's 2.0-litre diesel engine mated to 8G-DCT 8-Speed automatic transmission. In the B 200d, there's an output of 150hp and 320Nm of torque, while in the B 220d, you get 190hp and 400Nm. For the first time in this generation, the B-Class is able to drive semi-autonomously in certain situations. That's assuming you specify the optional 'Driving Assistance package' with its 'Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC' feature which uses camera and radar systems to anticipate the traffic up to 500 metres ahead, while predictively and conveniently adjusting the speed when approaching bends, junctions or roundabouts.

Design and Build

Pretty much everything's new here and this time we're promised a proper 'premium' feel from this car, inside and out. The designers' brief was to make this MK3 model B-Class stand out from volume brand mid-sized MPVs and to that end, there's a long wheelbase with short overhangs, a slightly lowered roof line and larger, 16 to 19-inch wheels making for more dynamic proportions. The cabin's come in for a spruce-up too, with materials quality improved and, like the current A-Class, a screen-dominated interior, with monitors of up to 10.25-inches in size for the infotainment display and the instruments. The key infotainment change is the introduction of the brand's MBUX operating system with its 'Hey Mercedes' voice functionality. The fascia's five round air vents feature a high-grade turbine look with finely styled air ducts, inspired by the world of aviation. On the back seat, the rear bench base can slide and the backrest angle can be altered to enhance luggage space, which can therefore vary between 455 and 705-litres with all seats in place. Fold the rear seat down and up to 1,540-litres of space can be freed up.

Market and Model

You won't be expecting this B-Class to be priced alongside similarly-shaped volume brand mid-sized MPVs like the Citroen C4 Space Tourer and the Ford C-MAX. It isn't. But if you were looking at an upper-spec version of a contender like that, this Mercedes could still appeal. Prices sit in the £29,000 to £35,000 bracket and there are four trim levels available - 'Sport', 'Sport Executive', 'AMG Line Executive' and 'AMG Line Premium'. The Sport trim line comes as standard with the brand's sophisticated MBUX multimedia system with 'Hey Mercedes' voice activation. Plus you get a seven-inch instrument binnacle display and a seven-inch touchscreen centre-dash media screen. Along with a reversing camera, 17-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels, hard-disk navigation, automatic two-zone climate control and LED high performance headlights. Safety stuff includes Active Lane Keeping Assist and Speed Limit Assist. AMG Line customers will benefit from 18-inch five-twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, a three-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel in nappa leather, sports seats, AMG body styling and Dinamica microfibre upholstery with red contrast stitching. The optional 'Executive equipment line' pack includes a 10.25-inch media display, Active Parking Assist with front and rear parking sensors, heated front seats, electrically folding exterior mirrors and an automatically-dimming driver's side mirror and rear view mirror.

Cost of Ownership

The B-Class engine line up screams of efficiency with a very low drag coefficient and a number of energy saving features such as eco start/stop and the electrically-assisted steering system. So let's get to the WLTP figures. The B 180 and B 200 petrol variants return up to 45.6mpg on the combined cycle and around 125g/km of CO2. For the B 180d, it's up yo 60.1mpg and 101g/km; for the B 200d, it's up to 56.5mpg and 112g/km. For the B 250e plug-in hybrid, the quoted WLTP combined cycle fuel figure is 256.8mpg and WLTP CO2 emissions are rated up to 25g/km. That means a 6% BiK tax rating. Depreciation of the old B-Class was slightly better than average for the mid-sized MPV class and this MK3 model should improve that a little further thanks to less residual dilution due to better standard equipment and also the beneficial effect of improved engine efficiency. What else? Well, you get a comprehensive three year warranty that has no mileage restriction. And this package is built upon by Mercedes' Mobilo scheme which delivers breakdown cover for up to thirty years, as long as you continue to have your car serviced at a Mercedes main dealer. And it's worth knowing that your maintenance outlay can be kept a little in check by going for the optional Service Care package that takes care of routine maintenance, spreading the cost of regular servicing, guaranteeing the price of parts and labour for up to four services and covering the cost of all recommended service items such as brake fluid, spark plugs, air filters, fuel filters and screen wash.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Polar white
  • Solid paint
  • Speed limit assist
  • MBUX augumented reality for navigation
  • Active lane keeping assist
  • Direct steer system
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • Artico man-made leather/Microfibre Dinamica - Black with red stitching

Body Glass

  • 4 Electric Front and Rear windows
  • Heated glass rear windscreen + timer control
  • Rain sensing windscreen wipers with two sensitivity settings
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear windscreen wiper

Brakes

  • Front brake callipers with mercedes benz lettering
  • Active brake assist includes forward collision warning system with autonomous braking
  • Adaptive brake assist with hold function and hill start assist
  • Electric parking brake
  • Electronic stability programme with acceleration skid control
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with brake assist
  • Curve dynamic assist

Chassis/Suspension

  • Lowered comfort suspension

Communication

  • Preinstallation for Mercedes Benz link
  • Dual bluetooth interfaces

Driver Aids

  • Attention assist - Monitors steering behaviour and long journey fatigue
  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (ECO, Comfort, Sport and Individual)
  • Mercedes me remote services

Driver Convenience

  • ECO start/stop function
  • Easy-pack tailgate

Driver Information

  • Outside temperature gauge
  • Brake pad wear indicator warning light
  • 10.25" Digital instrument cluster display screen
  • 10.25" media display
  • Lamp failure indicator
  • Mercedes me connect including emergency call system, accident recovery, breakdown management and maintenance
  • Fluid level warning indicator for fuel, oil, coolant and washer fluid
  • Trip computer in multifunction display with current consumption indicator
  • Pre-installation for car sharing
  • Wireless charging
  • Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
  • Traffic Sign Assist
  • Owners manual and service booklet in English
  • Pre-installation for trailer coupling
  • Service indicator (ASSYST)
  • Live traffic information

Driving Mirrors

  • Electric adjustable and heated door mirrors with integrated LED side indicators

Embellishment Trims

  • Carbon structure trim
  • Light switch in high-gloss black with ring in silver chrome

Entertainment

  • Mercedes-Benz advanced sound system - 225W
  • 2 USB ports (type C) in rear stowage compartment and one in front of center console
  • MBUX multimedia system with Hey Mercedes, DAB Digital Radio and hard disc navigation

Exterior Body Features

  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Panoramic sliding sunroof
  • Body coloured side skirts
  • Body coloured door handles
  • Active radiator shutters open for cooling air and close when not needed to improve aerodynamics and fuel efficiency
  • Chrome beltline strips
  • Diamond radiator grille pins in chrome with silver painted louvres and chrome insert
  • Window line trim strip in chrome
  • Radio aerial
  • Car wash function
  • AMG body styling - AMG front apron with chrome front splitter, AMG side sill panels and AMG rear apron with chrome trim and visible exhaust tailpipe
  • Chrome weather strip

Exterior Lights

  • Rear fog lamp
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • LED tail lamp
  • Multibeam LED with adaptive highbeam assist plus
  • Headlamp assist automatic headlamp activation
  • High level LED third brake light
  • LED high performance headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Air conditioning - Two zone thermotronic luxury automatic climate control with display
  • Air conditioning - air vents with silver chrome surround

Interior Features

  • Black roof lining
  • Twin front cupholders
  • Brushed stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs
  • Artico man-made leather/Microfibre Dinamica upholstery with red contrast stitching
  • Front centre armrest with stowage
  • Manually height and reach adjustable steering column
  • Freight packaging without tie-down hooks
  • Galvanished gear shift paddles on steering wheel
  • Illuminated glove compartment stowage
  • Luggage net on driver/front passenger seat backrest
  • 3 spoke multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather with flattened bottom and perforated grip area
  • Touchpad on center console
  • Rear armrest with 2 cupholders
  • Stowage compartment in centre console with retractable cover
  • Illuminated front door sills with changeable cover

Interior Lights

  • Interior lighting - 64 colour Ambient lighting
  • Interior mirror with black reading lamps and frameless

Packs

  • Seat comfort pack - B Class
  • Mirror package - B Class
  • Interior lighting with light and sight pack - B Class
  • Parking pack - B Class

Safety

  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
  • Dual stage Driver/Passenger Airbags
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Front and rear seatbelt reminder
  • Crash responsive emergency lighting
  • Childproof locks manually operated for rear doors and electrically operated for rear power windows
  • Airbags - kneebag for driver
  • 3 rear three point seatbelts
  • Active bonnet pedestrian safety measure which detects an impact and raises bonnet
  • Alarm system with immobiliser and interior protection -Thatcham category 1
  • Driver and front passenger windowbags
  • Driver and front passenger head and sidebags

Seats

  • Heated front seats
  • Front seat cushion length adjustment
  • Seat occupancy sensor for front passenger seat
  • Automatic child seat recognition sensor
  • 40:20:40 split folding rear seats with backrest
  • Two outer rear seat isofix and top tether child seat fixing points
  • Black seat belts
  • Front and rear head restraints
  • Sports seats with adjustable head restraints
  • Electrically adjustable front memory seats including lumbar support
  • Rear seats with fore/aft adjustment

Security

  • Remote central locking and crash sensor with emergency opening function
  • Keyless entry lock/unlock
  • Urban guard vehicle protection - Anti theft alarm system, tow away protection with visual and acoustic warning and alarm siren

Transmission

  • Rear axle multi-link

Vanity Mirrors

  • Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors

Wheels

  • Summer tyres

Wheels - Alloy

  • 18" AMG 5 twin spoke design alloy wheels painted in titanium grey with high sheen finish

Wheels - Spare

  • Tirefit tyre sealant kit

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 8.2
  • Engine Power - BHP 163
  • Engine Power - KW 120
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Power - RPM 5500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 184
  • Engine Torque - NM 250
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1620
  • Top Speed 139

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