Mercedes-Benz B-Class for Sale in Kenya – Review, Features, Specs, and How to Import

Mercede-Benz B-Class for sale in Kenya is a subcompact executive multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) that has been in production for three generations from 2005.

The model is very similar to the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, but it has a more extensive body and a larger engine.

You have an option of three engines: a 1.6-liter and a 2.0-liter petrol engine and a 1.8-liter diesel engine.

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Key Benefits of Importing Your Mercedes-Benz B-Class with

+ Up to 20% cheaper than buying from a yard.

+ Get a clear car with undoctored mileage.

+ Escape hassles of dealing with car brokers.

+ Get the absolute latest number plates.

+ Import any car you want, including the latest models

+ Genuine, low mileage car (as low as 5,000 kms).

+ Choose from a huge variety of cars for sale in Japan.

+ Easy to get a car that matches all your requirements.

+ Guarantee that the car is accident free

+ Pay in instalments clearing when the car arrives in Kenya.

+ We handle the importation process for you

+ We handle all KRA clearance for you.

+ Get a free, 3 month insurance cover.

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Demerits of Importing
– You have to wait for your new car to be shipped
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These engines are linked to either a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class In A Parking Lot

Toyota Auris and Audi A3 are the main rivals of this model. Audi A3 comes with lesser engine capacity and higher fuel consumption as compared to B-Class.

Though Auris and B-Class are similar in make, the latter comes with a better handling and more significant cargo area.

You can find Mercedes-Benz B-Class price in Kenya, features, reviews, specs, and more from this article.  

Key Benefits of Mercedes-Benz B-Class

  • Roomy interior
  • Smooth ride
  • Safe
  • Decent-sized boot
  • Easy to drive
  • Relatively cheaper

Demerits of the B-Class

  • Noisy engines
  • Desirable features come at an extra cost

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Price in Kenya in Kenya – Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu

You can get older models sold locally, but the 2015 model is the oldest you can import due to the government policy on imported cars.

  • 2015 Model: Ksh. 1.8M
  • 2016 Model: Ksh. 2.4M
  • 2017 Model: Ksh. 3.5M
  • 2018 Model: Ksh. 4.2M
  • 2019 Model: Ksh. 5.5M
  • 2020 Model: Ksh. 6.0M
  • 2021 Model: Ksh. 6.5M

These are average prices from different auto-dealers here in Kenya. The actual price is dependent on factors such as the vehicle’s trim, mileage, seats, among others.

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Mercedes Benz B Class Boot space

If you Import this car with us, you will save up to 20% of the prices quoted in the local showrooms. 

Remember, vehicles used abroad are likely to come with a cleaner mileage and fewer mechanical problems.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Second Generation (W246; 2011-2019)

The second generation was introduced in 2011 and involved petrol and diesel engines mated to either 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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Mercedes Benz B Class Exterior View

The model is the entry-level Mercedes-Benz B-Class version. It is decent-made, comfortable, safe, and a load carrier that is worth every penny.

This vehicle comes equipped with a 1595cc turbocharged in-line four engine producing 120bhp and 148lb-ft of torque. 

The engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and is available in FWD drivetrain mode.

You will get 19.16km with a litre of fuel from the car. It comes with a top speed of 200km/h and an acceleration of 0-99km/h in 10.4 sec.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class 200 Natural Gas Drive

The model is a 5-door hatchback equipped with five seats and a trunk volume of 486 liters with seats up and 1545 liters with folded seats.

It was first introduced in 2014 as the first B-Class, which was an eco-friendly model.

You get to drive for 23.8km with a liter of fuel with this impressive fuel-efficient model. The model engines produce 156hp and can sprint to 100km/h in 9.1 sec.

The vehicle’s 2.0-L engine is linked to either a 7G-DCT dual-clutch or manual gearbox transmission. The model’s top speed is 200km/h.

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Mercedes Benz B Class Interior View

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

The model is an all-electric car with three driving modes, including the Sport offering 179bhp, Economy mode having 132 bhp, and Economy Plus limited to 87bhp.

You can opt for Sport mode when you want to cruise faster at 160km/h, but for slower speeds, Economy Plus will give you a top speed at 112km/h.

Inside, you will find man-made Artico leather with stitching features on the seats and upper part of the dashboard.

An 8-inch touchscreen ensures your driving experience is enjoyable. It comes with 18-inch alloy multi-spoke wheels.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Third Generation (W247; 2018 to Present)

This model was first produced in 2018, and it contained the Intelligent Drive semi-automated driving system adopted from Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class W247 Specs

W247 comes as a compact all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive car with a 1.3-liter engine giving 109-190hp mated to a 7G-DCT box.

The model has a top speed range of 198-250km/h. Note, the maximum speed of your car will depend on the version you decide to buy. 

Standard features in the Database include autopilot, all-around visibility, an emergency braking system, among others.

You can cruise for around 8km with a liter of fuel with this vehicle. It is decent though it is not of the likes of Honda Fit on fuel efficiency. It has a tank capacity of 51-litre.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Edition Model

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Common Asked Questions

Here you can go through some of the frequently asked questions about this model.

1. What Does B-Class Mean in Mercedes?

B-Class stands for a Mercedes-Benz, which is more significant than A-Class. It is a subcompact car executive vehicle larger than A-Class. 

2. Is Mercedes-Benz B-Class Reliable?

Yes, this is a reliable car having reliability ratings as high as 96% in the Multi-Purpose Vehicle category. 

Although, Mercedes-Benz as a brand overall has a lower rating of 26 out of 37, slightly above average.

3. Is the Mercedes-Benz B-Class an SUV?

It is a tall, spacious car that is easy to handle. It might not be an SUV, but it’s an excellent alternative to many modern SUVs. 

4. Is Mercedes-Benz B-Class Better than A-Class?

B-Class is larger than A-Class, translating to a more spaced interior and a larger boot at 488 liters. The models also have better handling.

5. Does Mercedes-Benz B-Class Have Heated Seats?

The standard version does not come with heated seats. You can upgrade to higher models such as Exclusive Edition, which comes with heated leather seats.