New Mercedes B-Class
In a mass upgrade and re-fresh of several model, Mercedes is giving the B-Class a design and engineering overhaul. The B-Class has received a minor facelift, along with an improvement to its engines, aimed at increasing fuel economy and lowering CO2 emissions. Two of the models - B150 and B170 - now incorporate a newly developed an ECO stop-start feature, which switches off the engine at traffic lights, increasing fuel saving of up to nine percent. The new B-Class also comes with active parking assist which helps drivers to both find a parking space, and then manoeuvring into it. Specifications for the UK B-Class are yet to be confirmed.