The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive is Mercedes take on a zero-emission family hatchback. They might be a bit late to this fairly new game, but they have come up with a serious contender. The B-Class Electric Drive offers a range of 115 miles, which is pretty average, but then it doesn’t skimp on comfort, convenience and performance.
Learn why the B-Class is a good electric choice in this walkaround video:
The B-Class BD features a 100kW electric motor delivering 134 horsepower and 228 lb-ft of torque, with a 0-60 mph time of less than 10 seconds. It has a 28 kWh lithium-ion battery stored safely and unobtrusively in rear floor “Energy Space” which can be charged to deliver up 60 miles in less than two hours using any regular power outlet. Being a Mercedes Benz, the car comes fully loaded with safety features, including the COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST w/ Adaptive Brake Assist.