New B-Class prices and specs revealed
December 5, 2018
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class is now available to order with prices starting from £26,975 for the B 180 Sport and a whole host of optional packs to choose from.
On the pricing front, the B 200 Sport is available from £28,525, the B 200 d Sport starts at £29,625, while the B 220 d AMG Line costs £32,375.
The B 200 d and B 220 d use the clean and efficient OM654q engine, which has been tested to new RDE-2 emissions standards. The B 180 and B 200 both use a 1.3-litre petrol engine with an output of 134hp and 200Nm of torque (161hp and 320Nm in B 200). They are both capable of delivering up to 51.4mpg on the combined cycle, while the B 180 emits 125g/km of CO2 and the B 200 emits 126g/km CO2.
The B 200 d and B 220 d feature a 2.0-litre diesel engine – codenamed OM654q. The B 200 d has an output of 148hp and 320Nm of torque, while the B 220 d generates 188hp and 400Nm. Both engines can deliver a combined fuel consumption of 64.2mpg. The B 200 d emits just 115g/km of CO2, while the B 220 d emits 116g/km of CO2.
The B 200 d and B 220 d come as standard with an 8G-DCT 8-speed automatic transmission, while the B 180 and B 200 use a 7G-DCT 7-speed automatic transmission.
The Sport trim line comes with MBUX multimedia system with ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice activation, seven-inch cockpit display and seven-inch touchscreen media display, reversing camera, 17-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels, hard-disk navigation, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Speed Limit Assist, black grille, silver painted louvre and insert in chrome, DAB radio, Keyless-Go starting function, automatic two-zone climate control, LED high performance headlights and spiral-look trim with Artico and Fléron fabric upholstery.
AMG Line customers will benefit from 18-inch five-twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, three-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel in nappa leather, sports seats, diamond radiator grille with chrome pins and single louvre, AMG bodystyling and carbon-structure trim with Artico and Dinamica microfibre upholstery with red contrast stitching.
The optional Executive equipment line can be added for £1,395 and includes a 10.25-inch media display, Parking package including Active Parking Assist with Parktronic and front and rear parking sensors, heated front seats, and mirror package which includes electrically-folding exterior mirrors and automatically-dimming driver’s side mirror and rear-view mirror.
The £2,259 Premium package adds a 10.25-inch instrument cluster, ambient lighting with a choice of 64 colours, illuminated door sills, keyless-entry and a mid-range sound system.
For £3,459 customers can opt for the Premium Plus equipment line which, in addition to the Executive and Premium equipment lines, adds electrically-adjustable front memory seats, multibeam LED headlights with Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus and a panoramic glass sunroof.
The Driving Assistance package is available for £1,695 – only in conjunction with the Executive, Premium or Premium Plus lines – and comprises Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Braking Assist with cross-traffic function, Active Distance Assist Distronic, Active Emergency Stop Assist, Active Lane-change Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Steering Asist, Evasive Steering Assist, Pre-Safe Plus and route-based speed adjustment.
The £495 Advanced Navigation package can be added, only in conjunction with the Executive, Premium or Premium Plus lines, and includes MBUX augmented reality for navigation and traffic sign assist.
The Advanced Connectivity package (in conjunction with the Executive, Premium or Premium Plus lines) costs £495 and includes smartphone integration, pre-installation of digital vehicle key for smartphone and wireless phone charging.