The Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer is the latest competitor in the MUV segment of the country’s profitable car market. There has been a sudden spurt in this MUV segment this year as a few companies have introduced new models. But this latest Mercedes Benz B class Indiaseems to have quite a number of mind blowing and highly developed features, which will make it the leader in a matter of time. Mercedes Benz India is the Indian auxiliary of the multinational luxury automobile maker Daimler AG, which is a Germany based automotive manufacturer. The company is present in the Indian automobile market place since year 1994 and they have an extremely refined and sophisticated fleet of cars in the country. This new competitor, Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer, which is a compact MUV, is the first of its kind to be launched in the Indian automobile market. This Mercedes Benz B class Indiais the company’s first front wheel drive vehicle and the company has a lot of expectations from this vehicle. Mercedes Benz has spruced up this compact multipurpose vehicle and has given it refreshing new look. This charming Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer has been fitted with a powerful 1.6 litre turbocharged direct injection fuel supply system based power train . The company has equipped this B Class Sports Tourerwith some electrifying comfort features, which will certainly amaze the customers. Apart from these luxurious functions, this Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer is also integrated with some of the best in class safety and protective features as well. Some of these remarkable features are the brilliant day time running lights, multi functional power steering wheel, collision prevention assistance, stylish alloy wheels, adjustable seats and many more such incredible features, which will surely make an instant impact on the buyers.
The exteriors of this charming compact multipurpose vehicle are arresting and immensely captivating. This multinational luxury car maker has tried its best to make this vehicle look very appealing by adding a dash of youth and sportiness in it. The front façade of this compact MUV is like a sleek sedan with a sweeping up bonnet and a stylishly designed front grille that has a lot of chrome treatment on it. This radiator grille also has the globally reputed three pointed star emblem of the company as well. This stylishly designed twin slat front radiator grille is flanked with a large and sleekly designed head light cluster that has been powered with high intensity halogen head lamps. Below this is the body colored front bumper which also houses the air dam, which helps in cooling the engine and also a pair of bright fog lamps that enhance the visibility of the driver in adverse weather conditions. The front wind screen is quite large and gives the driver a wider view and it is equipped with a set of efficient intermittent wipers. The side of this Mercedes Benz B180 is very striking with a lustrous bodyline along with body colored door handles as well as body colored external rear view mirrors, which have been integrated with the side turn blinkers to add to the elegance of this Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer. The wheel arches have been housed with a modish set of newly designed 16-inch 10 spoke light alloy wheels, which have been covered with premium quality tubeless radial tyres that have a superior road grip. The rear end has a bright tail lamp which has been integrated with side turn indicator as well as the reversing lamps. The rear wind screen is quite big and has a defogger, which adds to the convenience of the driver.
All these striking features combined together are making this Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer look lively and energetic from all angles. This Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer is very spacious and has lots of room inside to fit in five people with ease. The total length of this compact MUV is about 4359mm along with an overall width of 1786mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. Then the total height of this Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer is about 1557mm with a large and roomy wheel base of around 2699mm . This compact MUV has a massive centrally mounted fuel tank that can store up to 50 litres of fuel as well in it. The luggage compartment offers a roomy space of close to 666 litres and this can be increased to a whopping 1545 litres, if the rear seats are completely folded, which is quite incredible and this 2012 B Class Sports Tourer can put up quite a few things inside it.
The insides of this Mercedes Benz B Class B180Tourer are captivating. The seating arrangement of this Mercedes Benz B Class India is very lavish with Easy Vario Plus System, which has folding rear seat back rests that can be split with integrated engagement verification indicator and can accommodate five passengers effortlessly. The seats are luxurious and are covered with premium quality ‘Artico’ upholstery and have Trim elements in a matrix look. The power steering wheel, gear shift lever as well as the hand brake get a small leather package and are covered with high quality leather. The interior surfaces are amazingly smooth and are made up of top class plastic material , which will without doubt last very long and are extremely sturdy. The central console done up elegantly and gives this MUV a high class and suave look. It has a large MID screen with many controls and the front arm rest makes the driver more comfortable. The powerful stereo system has varied input options and speakers as well. There are quite a few storage spaces as well in this Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer, which can accommodate more than a few things, which can come very handy to the passengers while travelling. There is a large glove box, a few cup and bottle holders and map pockets behind the front seats along with sun visors with mirrors for the driver as well as the front side passenger. The rear windows of this compact MUV are heat insulated as well as dark tinted for added comfort for the back seat passengers.
This new Mercedes Benz B Class B180 has been fitted with a dominating 1.6 L turbocharged petrol drive train, which has a direct injection fuel supply system . This remarkable power plant has the ability to displace close to 1595cc and has been fitted with 4 cylinders . This powerful mill can easily produce a maximum power output of around 122 Bhp at 5000 Rpm in combination with a pounding torque of 200 Nm, which is at 1250 – 4000 Rpm. This dominant power train has been cleverly mated with a smooth and competent seven speed dual clutch transmission gear box. The top speed of this Mercedes Benz B Class is said to be close to 190 kmph and this expensive MUV takes about 10.2 seconds to cross the 100kmph barrier from a standstill .
This front and rear wheels of this formidable Mercedes Benz B Class India has been fitted with disc brakes along with a highly developed adaptive braking technology. Along with this, the Mercedes Benz B Class India has also been integrated with an advanced ABS with Brake Assist as well as an anti skid control as well. The front axle of this compact MUV gets a McPherson strut, while the rear end gets a specially designed 4-link mechanism, which assists in keeping this MUV stable and well balanced.
The company has given this premium Mercedes Benz B Class B180 Tourer MUV with some very striking features such as an extremely responsive power steering, which makes it easier to maneuver this vehicle in heavy traffic as well. Then there is the advanced ABS with an acceleration skid control for enhanced braking. Apart from these, there is the advanced attention assist and adaptive braking technology. This compact Mercedes Benz B class India also has an ESP, a tyre pressure loss warning system as well as a collision control system for better handling as well as the safety. Then there is the hill start assist along with the hold function along with some other highly developed restraint systems as well.
This is an expensive MUV from the Mercedes Benz and this extraordinary vehicle has been bestowed with some of the most thrilling comfort features. The list includes a brilliant and sleekly designed multimedia information display with a Central infotainment controller on centre console, which keeps the driver up to date with all the vital information of the vehicle, it has a Color display with a brilliant 14.7 cm screen, a completely automatic and powerful air conditioning unit with rear AC vents to cool the cabin within minutes, a multifunctional steering wheel with mounted control buttons of phone and audio system. The advanced music system that is an Audio 20 CD Radio that has a dual tuner and is compatible with MP3, WMA, AAC formats and speakers as well to enhance to the in-cabin ambience , a comfortable Armrest for the driver and front passenger with a storage space beneath it, the Windscreen wipers with rain sensors and one touch wipe function. All these and many other such highly developed features have been integrated in this Mercedes Benz B Class B180Tourer, which will certainly make this MUV a best seller in the Indian automobile bazaar.
Stylish exteriors, lots of advanced and highly developed comfort and security features.
Mileage to be improved, price can be competitive.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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