B-Class Petrol Owners

Vx-Man-G

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Hey folks,

Just after some honest driver feedback and reviews of B-Class drivers.

We're looking to upgrade my Dad's car soon to comply with Birmingham CAZ, so will be upgrading to something from a W204 which is his current drive.

One of the car's on the shortlist is a Petrol engined B-Class in Automatic form so would be great to hear what your thoughts are, common problems, what to look for, what not to look for, etc, and how it compares against the W204 CDI.

We'll be looking at something 2013 onwards, preferably around 15/65/16/66-reg.

Many thanks.
 
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No one ??
 

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Not sure there are many on here?
My experience was very brief in 2014...I was given one by MB (via Enterprise ) when my E died. It was so horrible I had to give it back after a day, then they found me a GLA which was so much better. Appreciate they will have improved since that model...
 

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Not a big fan of the 'B', in fact it is my least liked car in the MB range. That is only me though, and obviously John, I just don't need a van with windows. Sorry.
 

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Vx-Man-G

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I remember the old B class was not so great, but the newer B's actually look OK. But never driven one.
 

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Hi,
We have a B180 d, my 2015.
The car imho is really good, tis roomy, comfy, just a nice size for towns yet big enough to travel in too. The boot is a decent size.
The memory seat pack gives you comfort, lumbar support, the parking pack is useful and auto air con would be the better option. Pano roof if desired.
Looks wise, ours is the AMG line, is black and again imho looks okay. Not the best but there’s worse looking out there.
Not driven a petrol one but the auto box, 7sp is good. Our one returns about 55mpg.
I wouldn’t choose the 180d again, would go with the 200d or petrol. I would be tempted to get a B45 AMG, (Brabus do one), if I had the need and space.


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