Mercedes B Class review

Category: MPV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, petrol, diesel
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RRP £27,650What Car? Target Price from£24,552

Introduction

What Car? says...

Like the idea of a Mercedes A Class but need a bit more space for people and bags? Well, that’s pretty much the reason the Mercedes B Class exists. It shares its smaller sibling’s stunning interior and feature-packed infotainment system, yet offers appreciably more head and leg room in the back and a much bigger boot.

On paper at least, it all looks pretty convincing. The safety technology it has in common with Mercedes’ flagship S Class luxury saloon should enhance its appeal with families, while its tall, full-figured body offers better accessibility to the interior than you’d get from a conventional low-riding hatchback – ideal for fitting child seats and loading luggage, in other words.

If you need seating for seven, you won’t find it here – we'd suggest you look at the VW Touran or BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer instead. However, assuming five seats will do you just fine, how does the Mercedes B Class compare against its key MPV rivals, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and the VW Golf SV?

Read on over the next few pages and we’ll tell you everything you need to know before deciding if a Mercedes B Class is the car for you. Plus we'll also run you through which of the engines and trims make the most sense and which options you might want to consider paying a bit extra for.

And if, after reading our review, you decide you want to buy a Mercedes B Class (or indeed any other car), there’s a good chance we can help you get a very handsome discount on the brochure price. Just head over to our deals section to find out how much you could save.

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At a glance

Number of trims2 see more
Available fuel typeshybrid, petrol, diesel
MPG range across all versions40.4 - 61.4
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / No mileage cap

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