Starting at Rs 21.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai), the vehicle is available in two variants—the B 180 and the B 180 Sport. The higher-end sports variant will set you back by Rs 24.87 lakh.
The vehicle is powered by a 1595 cc petrol engine that churns out 90 bhp of power at 5000 rpm and a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1250-4000 rpm. It can do 0 to 100 kmph in 10.2 seconds.
Some of the features include seven airbags, including a knee airbag, Attention Assist, anti-lock braking system, electronic stability programme, acceleration skid control, brake assist system and a tyre pressure loss warning indicator.
Globally, the vehicle has sold over 75,000 within the first few months of its launch, the company said in a media release.
Mr. Debashis Mitra, director, sales and marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, said: “We are extremely excited with the initial response of the B-Class in India. Our Strategy of introducing the segment and then launching the car has been well received by our customers.
“The huge response only demonstrates that the three-pointed star is easily the most aspired brand in India and kicks off a beginning of our product offensive in next couple of year in India.”
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