Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2019
Carsguide Family reviewer Nedahl Stelio had this to say at the time: The Mercedes B 180 is a nifty car to drive the family around in and I didn’t mind the space at all, though there’s certainly no extra room on offer. It works really well as a second car and the boot was big enough for our needs, though if you want to go away it will be tight to pack everything in. The exterior looks good as does the interior, and it comes with extra airbags which is great for a family.You can read the full review here.
This is what Nedahl Stelio liked most about this particular version of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class: Interior Design, Rear side airbags, Large boot for a hatch
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1400 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2019 Reviews
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2020 review: B180
The new B-Class from Mercedes is being pitched as a family car, even though it’s a five seater hatchback. Because sometimes parents want...
The new B-Class from Mercedes is being pitched as a family car, even though it’s a five seater hatchback. Because...
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2019 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2016: Can I use conventional tyres?
Physically, there’s no problem with switching from run-flat to non run-flat tyres. You might even (almost certainly) find the car rides better than it did on run-flats and the Benz B-Class always had a fairly brittle ride, so any improvement is worthwhile.
Yes, you’ll have to arrange some sort of contingency should a flat tyre occur, but you can source a puncture repair kit pretty easily. There are even puncture-repair-in-a-can products (and have been for years) although they’re not always 100 per cent successful. If you’re keen, you could always find a space-saver spare from another model at a wrecking yard. Provided it’s the right diameter and the stud pattern matches, you’re good to go. Don’t forget to include the tools required to change a flat, though.
The other thing to do is to replace all four tyres at the same time. Driving around on a mix of run-flats and non run-flats is a bad idea and could give the car some evil handling traits, especially in the wet.Show more
Is it normal for five year-old Mercedes sensors to go out?
It’s not a common failure, and I doubt that Mercedes-Benz would contribute to the cost of repairs.Show more
B180 or ASX a better used buy?
The price is a little high; I wouldn’t pay any more than $15,000 for it. There’s no question about it doing 115 km a day, but at that rate the kilometres would quickly climb and you’d soon be in the danger zone where problems are more likely to occur. That’s where you would strike the problem of expensive parts, repairs and servicing. You would need an independent mechanic to look after it at a reasonable rate. Bluetooth was standard, but a reversing camera was optional. I wouldn’t recommend it. At $19,900 the ASX is a better buy.Show more
Softening B200 ride
Switching from run-flats will help but could be quite costly. It would be best to get smaller wheels with higher-profile tyres, and definitely not anything with an aggressive 45-series profile.Show more
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2019 Price and Specs
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|B180||Hatchback||1.3L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$31,200||$40,920|
|B180||Hatchback||1.6L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$28,700||$38,060|
|B200||Hatchback||1.6L PULP 7 SP AUTO||$33,400||$43,780|
|B200 D||Hatchback||2.1L Diesel 7 SP AUTO||$34,200||$44,220|