Our spy photographers have found the brand new Mercedes B-Class being evaluated in full camouflage. The 3rd generation of Mercedes’ little MPV is set to get an incredibly posh interior– based on the one discovered in the new A-Class– additional interior space and (also obtained from the A-Class) a variety of state-of-the-art 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 systems sporting multiple LEDs. Pronounced creases down the car’s sides and huge alloy wheels will attempt to make the most of its high (very practical, but not quite) profile and at the back you can expect Mercedes’ hallmark LED light signatures and a pair of phony plastic exhausts integrated into the rear bumper.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Interior
If the new A-Class is anything to pass, you can expect the B-Class’ interior to use a night and day improvement over the car it changes. Central to that will be two (likely optional) 12.3-inch infotainment displays that’ll allow the sat-nav system to provide huge maps as well as directions that are enhanced on to a camera display of the roadway you’re driving down.
Aside from being very smart, the large infotainment screens will assist minimize traditional buttons– providing the interior an uncluttered style similar to what you’ll discover in the larger E and S-Class. Cold to the touch metal trim pieces will be the order of business and you can likewise expect the B-Class to obtain the very same turbine-style air vents and cool, coloured state of mind lighting discovered in other Mercedes models.
Along with the luxurious components fittings, you’ll get more luxurious levels of interior area. Anticipate the front seats to have plenty of space for high adults and to be available with heating, cooling and massaging functions. The back ought to likewise be plenty big enough for your tall buddies and the boot will more than most likely be larger and more practical than the excellent 488-litre load bay you’ll discover in the present B-Class.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Engines
Engines will likewise be shown the A-Class, which implies the B-Class could get a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that’s being established by Mercedes and Nissan and a new 1.5-litre diesel that’s being built in house. The petrol is a turbocharged unit expected to be provided with 3 power levels– 115, 140 and 160hp– and with either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The little capacity petrol should be capable of fuel economy of more than 50mpg and produce relatively little CO2, while the quickest model must hit 0-62mph in around 8 seconds.
The petrol will be finest fit to town driving, but if you invest a lot of time on the motorway you’ll want to consider the 1.5-litre diesel set for the B180d. Aside from can near-70mpg fuel economy and punchy motorway velocity, it also has a foam cocoon that must make it incredibly peaceful. Hybrid and electrical models are most likely to exposed at a later date.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Price and Release Date
The new B-Class is expected to be on sale in the UK by late 2018 or early 2019, which implies the car could be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Prices are likely to begin with around ₤ 23,000.
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