Powered by a 1.33-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 163hp and maximum torque of 250Nm, it can acceleration from 0-100kph in 8.2 seconds.
It gets a Progressive Line exterior, which sports a radiator grille with silver-painted twin louvre and chrome insert, front apron with chrome insert, side sill panels and 18-inch 5-twin spoke light-alloy wheels.
Its interior features a wrap-around cabin with Artico leather upholstery in black, and a centre console with touch-based control and input system that comes with a black panel look similar to the E-Class.
The ambient lighting with 64 colours and 10 colour worlds is unique in this segment, allows individual adjustments to suit the mood.
The new B-Class is also the second car model after the A-Class to feature the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) multimedia system.
This comes with touch screen control as well as a high-resolution Widescreen cockpit, navigation display with Augmented Reality technology plus intelligent plus voice control with natural speech recognition, which is activated by saying “Hey Mercedes”.
Driving assistance systems include Blind Spot Assist – radar sensors that monitor the areas directly alongside and behind the car, and helps warn the driver when there are objects detected while changing lanes.
It also has Active Brake Assist, which can help mitigate the severity of rear-end collisions with slower-moving, stopping or stationary vehicles ahead.
Mercedes-Benz B 200 Progressive Line
RM239,888 on the road without insurance
Transmission & Technology
1.33-litre Inline-4 Turbocharged Petrol
163hp at 5,500rpm
350Nm at 1,620 – 4,000rpm
18-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels
Electrically folding and adjustable exterior mirrors
Progressive Line exterior
Comfort & Interior Features
ARTICO leather black
Automatically dimming mirrors
Black open-pore linden wood trim
Double cup holder
Electric adjustable front seats with memory function
Leather multifunction sports steering wheel
Progressive Line interior
THERMATIC automatic climate control
Safety & Assistance Package
Active Brake Assist
Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC
Anti-theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Assist
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
All-digital instrument display
MBUX multimedia system
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system
Smartphone integration package