Our spy professional photographers have found the all-new Mercedes B-Class being tested in full camouflage. The third generation of Mercedes’ small MPV is set to get an incredibly posh interior– based upon the one found in the new A-Class– extra interior area and (likewise borrowed from the A-Class) a range of high-tech new engines.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Styling
Expect Mercedes to increase the premium appearance of the new B-Class with an imposing ‘3D’ grille style and compact headlight units sporting numerous LEDs. Pronounced creases down the car’s sides and substantial alloy wheels will try to make one of the most of its tall (very practical, however not quite) profile and at the back you can anticipate Mercedes’ hallmark LED light signatures and a set of phony plastic tires integrated 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 use a night and day improvement over the car it replaces. Central to that will be two (likely optional) 12.3-inch infotainment shows that’ll permit the sat-nav system to use big maps along with instructions that are enhanced on to a camera display screen of the road you’re driving down.
Aside from being really clever, the big infotainment screens will help reduce traditional buttons– providing the interior an uncluttered design similar to exactly what you’ll discover in the bigger E and S-Class. Cold to the touch metal trim pieces will be the order of the day and you can also anticipate the B-Class to get the very same turbine-style air vents and cool, coloured mood lighting discovered in other Mercedes models.
Along with the glamorous fixtures fittings, you’ll get more glamorous levels of interior area. Anticipate the front seats to have a lot of room for high grownups and to be available with heating, cooling and rubbing functions. The back needs to also be plenty huge enough for your tall good friends and the boot will more than likely be bigger and more practical than the impressive 488-litre load bay you’ll discover in the existing B-Class.
2019 Mercedes B-Class Engines
Engines will likewise be shared with the A-Class, which means the B-Class might 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 integrated in house. The petrol is a turbocharged unit expected to be offered with three power levels– 115, 140 and 160hp– and with either a six-speed handbook or a seven-speed dual-clutch automated transmission. The little capacity petrol ought to can fuel economy of more than 50mpg and produce relatively little CO2, while the quickest model should strike 0-62mph in around 8 seconds.
The petrol will be finest matched to town driving, however if you spend a lot of time on the freeway you’ll want to think about the 1.5-litre diesel set for the B180d. Aside from can near-70mpg fuel economy and punchy motorway acceleration, it likewise has a foam cocoon that should make it exceptionally peaceful. Hybrid and electric models are most 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 implies the car might be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Prices are likely to start from around ₤ 23,000.