Hello, Life: the brand new Mercedes-Benz B-Class

The brand new B-Class stands out clearly from the gang. The distinctive sporty proportions, versatile inside, trendy drive applied sciences and the most recent era of MBUX make the brand new Sports activities Tourer from Mercedes‑Benz prepared for all of the small in addition to the massive adventures of on a regular basis life

The brand new B-Class stands out clearly from the gang. The distinctive sporty proportions, versatile inside, trendy drive applied sciences and the most recent era of MBUX make the brand new Sports activities Tourer from Mercedes‑Benz prepared for all of the small in addition to the massive adventures of on a regular basis life.

Progressive, assured exterior:At first look, the up to date entrance finish catches the attention. The newly designed, optionally accessible LED headlamps, the sporty bumper and the radiator grille give the brand new B-Class a dynamic enhance because of their clean transition to the visually compact greenhouse. The Sports activities Tourer demonstrates its sporty aplomb with, amongst different issues, externally flush-mounted wheels with 4 further rim designs in dimensions of as much as 19 inches, together with optionally available high-gloss black painted light-alloy wheels in multi-spoke design and with a high-gloss rim flange for the AMG Line. However the rear view additionally conveys dynamism and energy: the brand new, two-part tail lamps now function LED expertise as commonplace and serve to bolster the impression of breadth on the rear. They’re supported by the aero spoilers hooked up to the aspect of the rear window, which enhance aerodynamics. The brand new B-Class is out there in ten totally different stable/metallic or particular paint finishes.

Inside between high-tech and sportiness:The inside of the brand new B-Class is neatly sensible and spacious. The driving force-side cut-out is dominated by the dual-screen show (7-inch instrument cluster and 10.25-inch head unit), which is included as commonplace. Within the optionally available variant with two 10.25-inch shows, a wide-screen look is created by means of which the ingredient seems to drift. The three spherical turbine-look air vents, so typical of Mercedes-Benz, are a homage to the world of aviation. The redesigned centre console conveys the high-tech aspirations of the brand new B-Class by means of its Black Panel look, whereas the brand new steering wheel from the most recent steering wheel era comes as commonplace in nappa leather-based. A heated steering wheel can be accessible as an possibility within the AMG gear variant for the primary time.

A beautiful vary of inside colors and supplies permits a excessive diploma of customisation. Within the base variant, the seats have been upgraded even additional with their three-dimensionally embossed ARTICO cowl and the perfect ergonomic consolation. The “Progressive” gear variant gives the exclusivity attribute of Mercedes within the colors black, black/macchiato and the brand new black/sage gray. The seats on this case will also be upgraded to leather-based seats in black or bahia brown. The newly developed trim ingredient with star sample creates an thrilling spotlight within the inside. The AMG Line is the sportiest model of the brand new B-Class, with the black ARTICO/MICROCUT inside and purple contrasting topstitching.

In its Ambition 2039, Mercedes-Benz has set itself the purpose of launching a CO2-neutral fleet of recent passenger vehicles and vans from 2039 throughout your entire worth chain and life cycle. The purpose is to at the least halve COemissions per passenger automobile within the new car fleet over your entire life cycle in comparison with 2020 by the tip of this decade. One measure is using recycled supplies. For that reason, the composition of all supplies for use was additionally reconsidered within the design of the brand new B-Class and potentialities for extra sustainable options have been examined. The consolation seats function materials within the centre part which can be made out of 100 % recycled materials. Within the case of ARTICO/MICROCUT seats, this proportion is 65 % within the floor of the seat and 85 % within the materials beneath.

Considerably upgraded gear:Mercedes-Benz has as soon as once more made the logic of the assorted gear packages a lot clearer with a view to simplify the time-consuming collection of many particular person choices. On the premise of precise purchaser behaviour, practical options which can be usually purchased collectively will subsequently any more be bundled collectively. Additional practical choices can be found as well as. The place design choices equivalent to paint end, upholstery, trim and wheels are involved, prospects can nonetheless configure their automobiles individually as earlier than.

In concrete phrases, which means even the bottom model of the brand new B-Class has been considerably upgraded: A reversing digital camera, multimedia shows, the USB package deal and the steering wheel in nappa leather-based are included with fast impact. From the Progressive gear variant upwards, the bottom gear contains LED headlamps, a seat with lumbar assist, the Parking Package deal, the Mirror Package deal and the Simple Pack tailgate.

Infotainment & Help:The three show types have been redesigned for the most recent era of MBUX within the B-Class: Basic gives all related driver data, Sporty impresses with a dynamic rev counter and Discreet has been pared again to point out minimal content material. Along with three modes (Navigation, Help, Companies) and 7 color worlds, this creates a holistic and aesthetic expertise that may be customised based on your needs and scenario. The central show gives all earlier features equivalent to navigation, media, telephone, car, and so on. and might be operated immediately and conveniently as a touchscreen.

The telematics system has been revised and impresses with its new design and improved efficiency. One other new function is the mixing of a fingerprint sensor (anticipated to be accessible from 1st quarter of 2023) for the identification and authorisation of the driving force. In fact, connectivity with smartphones through Apple Carplay or Android Auto Wi-fi is a given, whereas for additional connectivity, one other USB-C port has been added and the USB charging energy elevated as soon as once more.

The Hey Mercedes voice assistant is turning into much more able to dialogue and studying within the new B‑Class. For instance, sure actions will also be triggered with out the activation time period “Hey Mercedes”. The MBUX voice assistant may also clarify and help with car features, for instance when searching for the first-aid package or connecting the smartphone to the car.

The brand new audio journey information “Tourguide”, a part of the “MBUX Voice Assistant” from Mercedes me[1], makes the earlier journey data features much more fascinating and entertaining. Initially accessible solely in Germany, the MBUX infotainment system reads out intensive details about factors of curiosity alongside the driving route in response to the voice command “Hey Mercedes, begin Tourguide” and reacts to the roughly 3400 brown vacationer data indicators alongside German motorways, amongst different issues.

The brand new B-Class has additionally been given an replace by way of security help. With the improve of the Driver Help Package deal, for instance, the management of the Lane Conserving Help is rather more snug through the use of the Energetic Steering Management. The optionally available Trailer Manoeuvring Help mechanically regulates the steering angle on the towing car, making reverse manoeuvring with the brand new B-Class a extra assured and relaxed course of.

Electrified drives all through:The petrol engine vary of the brand new B-Class has additionally been up to date and persistently electrified. With an extra 48-volt on-board energy provide and an influence enhance of 10 kW, the beginning features particularly are supported. For patrons of the brand new B-Class, the belt-driven starter-generator (RSG) additionally noticeably improves consolation: it reduces noises and vibrations throughout beginning procedures in comparison with standard starters and permits ‘crusing’ with the combustion engine switched off throughout regular cruising. As well as, the RSG recuperates throughout braking processes and thus feeds the 12-volt on-board community in addition to the 48-volt battery. The vitality thus generated can be utilized throughout acceleration processes to assist the combustion engine.

Plug-in hybrid with added energy:The plug-in hybrids of the brand new B-Class (Mercedes-Benz B 250 e, gasoline consumption mixed, weighted (WLTP) 1.2-0.9 l/100 km, electrical energy consumption mixed, weighted (WLTP) 17.4-15.4 kWh/100km, CO2 emissions mixed, weighted (WLTP) 27-20g/km)[2]. profit from an extra improved high-voltage battery. The charging course of has additionally been optimised: along with the three.7 kW commonplace, the improved battery can now even be charged with alternating present and as much as 11 kW, as a substitute of solely 7.4 kW as earlier than. As well as, prospects nonetheless have the choice of charging the battery with direct present and as much as 22 kW. A DC cost from 10% to 80% takes about 25 minutes – a easy and uncomplicated charging expertise, particularly in day-to-day life. The electrical motor within the new B-Class has additionally been revised and achieves 80 kW of energy after the replace – a rise of 5 kW.

By the differentiated analysis of the assorted driving phases, the ECO Rating 3.0, newly launched for some engines, additionally motivates the driving force to drive in a extra fuel-efficient approach.

The engines at a look:

B 250 e
Displacement cc 1332
Rated output, petrol engine kW/hp 120/163
at rpm 5500
Rated torque Nm 270
Rated output, electrical motor kW/hp 80/109
Rated torque, electrical motor Nm 300
System output kW/hp 160/218
System torque Nm 450
Rated battery capability kWh 15.6
Mixed consumption, mixed, weighted (WLTP)2 l/100 km 1.2 – 0.9
Mixed CO2 emissions, mixed, weighted (WLTP)2 g/km 27.0 – 20.0
Mixed energy consumption, weighted (WLTP)2 kWh/100 km 17.4 – 15.4
All-electric vary (mixed EAER) (WLTP)2 km 67.0 – 77.0
Acceleration 0-100 km/h s 7.6
High velocity km/h 223
B 180 B 200 B 220
B 250
Displacement cc 1332 1332 1991 1991
Rated output kW/hp 100/136 120/163 140/190 165/224
at rpm 5500 5500 5500 5500
Add. output (enhance impact) kW/hp 10/14 10/14 10/14 10/14
Rated torque Nm 230 270 300 350
Mixed gasoline consumption3 l/100 km 6.6 – 6.0 6.6 – 6.0 7.7 – 7.1 7.7 – 7.1
Mixed CO2 emissions3 g/km 151.0 – 136.0 151.0 – 136.0 176.0 – 161.0 176.0 – 161.0
Acceleration 0-100 km/h s 9.4 8.4 7.3 6.5
High velocity km/h 212 223 234 250
B 180 d B 200 d B 220 d
Displacement cc 1950 1950 1950
Rated output kW/hp 85/116 110/150 140/190
at rpm 3.400 3.400 3800
Rated torque Nm 280 320 400
Mixed consumption3 l/100 km 5.7 – 5.2 5.6 – 5.1 5.7 – 5.1
Mixed CO2 emissions3 g/km 151.0 – 136.0 148.0 – 133.0 148.0 – 135.0
Acceleration 0-100 km/h s 10.0 8.5 7.4
High velocity km/h 200 219 234

[1] To make use of the Mercedes me join providers, you should create a Mercedes me ID and settle for the Phrases of Use for the Mercedes me join providers. The providers proven and their availability and functionalities rely particularly on the car mannequin, yr of manufacture, chosen particular gear and nation.

[2] The figures proven are the WLTP CO2 figures measured based on Artwork. 2 No. 3 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. The gasoline consumption figures have been calculated on the premise of those figures. Energy consumption and vary have been decided on the premise of Fee Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1151.

2 The values stated are the determined “WLTP CO2 values as defined by WLTP”. Art. 2 No. 3 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel consumption figures were calculated on the basis of these figures. Power consumption and range were determined on the basis of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1151.

[3]The figures shown are the WLTP CO2 figures measured according to Art. 2 No. 3 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel consumption figures were calculated on the basis of these figures.

SOURCE: Mercedes-Benz

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