The facelifted Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been spied testing on public roads in Germany, giving us our first look at the refreshed model that’s expected to launch locally in 2015.
Caught by CarAdvice’s photographers partly disguised by taped-on camouflage, the updated Mercedes-Benz B-Class is expected to feature squarer headlights with lower LED daytime running light strips, a revised front bumper and tweaked tail-lights.
The biggest changes appear to be the new twin-slat grille and large three-point star badge – following a look spotted on the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan and estate – and a new rear bumper with integrated flush-fit exhaust pipes.
The interior is also likely to receive new trim details and minor revisions, while the current range of turbocharged four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines should also see improvements in performance and efficiency.
Mercedes-Benz Australia is yet to confirm timing for our market, though the model is likely to be unveiled in Europe in late 2014 before arriving in local showrooms in 2015.
With power ranging from 90kW to 155kW and fuel consumption headlined by the B200 CDI’s best of 4.6 litres per 100km, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class starts from $40,900 in Australia.
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