Our spy professional photographers have actually found the brand new Mercedes B-Class being tested in full camouflage. The third generation of Mercedes’ little MPV is set to get an exceptionally posh interior– based upon the one found in the new A-Class– additional interior space and (likewise borrowed from the A-Class) a series of modern new engines.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Styling
Expect Mercedes to increase the premium appearance of the new B-Class with an imposing ‘3D’ grille design and compact headlight units sporting several LEDs. Noticable creases down the car’s sides and huge alloy wheels will attempt to make one of the most of its tall (really useful, but not quite) profile and at the back you can expect Mercedes’ trademark 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 anticipate the B-Class’ interior to offer a night and day improvement over the car it changes. Central to that will be 2 (likely optional) 12.3-inch infotainment shows that’ll enable the sat-nav system to use substantial maps along with instructions that are enhanced on to a camera display of the roadway you’re driving down.
Aside from being very smart, the big infotainment screens will assist reduce conventional buttons– providing the interior an uncluttered design reminiscent of exactly 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 also expect the B-Class to obtain the same turbine-style air vents and cool, coloured state of mind lighting found in other Mercedes models.
Along with the luxurious fixtures fittings, you’ll get more elegant levels of interior area. Anticipate the front seats to have lots of space for high adults and to be readily available with heating, cooling and rubbing functions. The back ought to also be plenty big enough for your tall good friends and the boot will more than likely be larger and more practical than the excellent 488-litre load bay you’ll discover in the current B-Class.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Engines
Engines will likewise be shared with the A-Class, which implies 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 unit anticipated 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 capability petrol must be capable of fuel economy of more than 50mpg and produce fairly little CO2, while the quickest model ought to strike 0-62mph in around 8 seconds.
The petrol will be finest matched to town driving, however if you invest a lot of time on the freeway you’ll wish to consider the 1.5-litre diesel set for the B180d. Aside from being capable of near-70mpg fuel economy and punchy motorway velocity, it likewise has a foam cocoon that need to make it very quiet. Hybrid and electric models are likely to revealed 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 might be revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Costs are likely to begin with around ₤ 23,000.