2019 Mercedes B-Class
Our spy photographers have spotted the brand new Mercedes B-Class being tested in full camouflage. The 3rd generation of Mercedes’ little MPV is set to get an exceptionally swank interior– based upon the one discovered in the new A-Class– additional interior area and (also obtained from the A-Class) a range of high-tech new engines.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Styling
Expect Mercedes to ramp up the premium appearance of the new B-Class with an imposing ‘3D’ grille design and compact headlight units sporting multiple LEDs. Noticable creases down the car’s sides and substantial alloy wheels will attempt to make one of the most of its tall (very useful, however not pretty) profile and at the back you can anticipate Mercedes’ hallmark LED light signatures and a set of fake plastic exhausts incorporated into the rear bumper.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Interior
If the new A-Class is anything to go by, you can expect the B-Class’ interior to offer a night and day enhancement over the car it replaces. Central to that will be two (most likely optional) 12.3-inch infotainment displays that’ll enable the sat-nav system to use substantial maps along with directions that are enhanced on to a camera display of the roadway you’re driving down.
Aside from being really smart, the large infotainment screens will help reduce conventional buttons– providing the interior an uncluttered style similar to what you’ll find in the bigger E and S-Class. Cold to the touch metal trim pieces will be the order of business and you can likewise anticipate the B-Class to get the same turbine-style air vents and cool, coloured state of mind lighting found in other Mercedes models.
Together with the luxurious components fittings, you’ll get more luxurious levels of interior space. Expect the front seats to have a lot of room for tall grownups and to be offered with heating, cooling and rubbing functions. The back must likewise be plenty big enough for your high buddies and the boot will more than likely be bigger and more practical than the remarkable 488-litre load bay you’ll discover in the present B-Class.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Engines
Engines will likewise be shared with the A-Class, which indicates the B-Class might get a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that’s being developed by Mercedes and Nissan and a new 1.5-litre diesel that’s being integrated in house. The petrol is a turbocharged system expected to be offered with three power levels– 115, 140 and 160hp– and with either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The little capability petrol ought to can fuel economy of more than 50mpg and produce relatively little CO2, while the quickest model should hit 0-62mph in around eight seconds.
The petrol will be best matched to town driving, but if you invest a lot of time on the freeway you’ll want to think about the 1.5-litre diesel set for the B180d. Aside from being capable of near-70mpg fuel economy and punchy motorway acceleration, it likewise has a foam cocoon that must make it incredibly peaceful. Hybrid and electrical models are likely to exposed at a later date.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Price and Release Date
The new B-Class is anticipated to be on sale in the UK by late 2018 or early 2019, which indicates the car could be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Costs are likely to begin with around ₤ 23,000.