2018 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Review - Mercedes-Benz jumped on the North American hatchback bandwagon in the mid-2000s with the B-Class, equally as many various other car manufacturers were flooding the industry with their very own little wagons and also hatchbacks. Benz obviously saw the hatchback renewal that had begun earlier in the 2000s, as carmakers found out consumers would certainly heat up to this useful body style once again if they were placed a little high end from their sedan equivalents.
For 2018, the second-generation B-Class-- presented here as a 2013 version-- carries on with some small adjustments in standard features and also option packages. The fundamental plan currently consists of a backup camera, along with an Avantgarde Version bundle that was optional in 2015.
From a loosened surface to a tight corner, the available variable-torque 4MATIC four-wheel drive could pick up the very first indication of wheel slip, and quickly reapportion up to 50% of the engine's power to the back wheels on demand.
Smooth yet space-efficient, the B-Class Sports Tourer proves that tiny can be elegant as well as stylish. Its brilliant design covers generous space for five as well as adaptable cargo capacity in an aerodynamic, and also highly vibrant, body.
The smart, upright design of the B-Class provides you a commanding view of the roadway and also bountiful cabin room. The conventional power front seats include 3-stage home heating and also consist of memory, plus power lumbar as well as hands-on thigh support.
The aerodynamic improvement as well as dynamic detailing amount to performance with expressive style. A wide variety of paint colors, as well as 17-inch alloy wheels, catch the eye exterior. Inside, hand-fitted upholstery and also stylish trims accent the fine-tuned cabin.
The split-folding back seats fit three grownups or more than 1,500 liters of plans from boxes to bags to bikes. The Storage space Bundle includes compartments overhead and under the front seats, plus folding rear-cabin folding table.
The upright B-Class is anything however uptight. Actually, it's downright enjoyable, with turbo power, seven rates, as well as a low center of gravity that emphasizes the crisp handling of its totally independent suspension.
The 4-wheel independent suspension is stylish in curves, as well as improved on rough roadways. DYNAMIC SELECT allows you tweak and also develop throttle shifting with several pushbutton modes from Sporting activity to ECO to a private mode you can create on your own.
With 208 turbocharged horsepower, the B 250 is energized yet energy-efficient. Advanced Direct Shot and multi-spark ignition self-tune on the fly. The 7G-DCT dual-clutch 7-speed supplies the level of smoothness of an automatic with flashy reflexes as well as shift paddles.
Despite its small dimension, the B-Class approves technology, with the engineering and progressed systems that earn the Celebrity in its grille. From user-friendly comfort to traveler defense, it's a Mercedes-Benz through and through.
The brilliant 8-inch color screen is not just bigger, it additionally brings you a large range of means to stay captivated and informed. From Bluetooth audio streaming to basic Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, your B-Class has your ears covered.
Advanced showcases make every trip much more pleasurable. THERMOTRONIC dual-zone environment control with dual temperature zones, LED high-performance headlamps, as well as a scenic sunroof, are all required. Readily available COMAND navigating includes LINGUATRONIC voice control.
Every B-Class utilizes radar in order to help place risks in your path, alert you, or even begin stopping in order to help reduce collisions. It could notify a sleepy driver. And both a rearview video camera and Dead spot Help are standard for 2018.
B 250 4MATIC
B 250 - $35,900 MSRP
B 250 4MATIC - $38,200 MSRP