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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Plug-in hybrid (2020-) review

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Key features
  • MPV
  • Available new
  • Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)
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Mercedes-Benz’s B-class is focused on practicality, with a bigger MPV body than the A-class hatchback it’s based on. As of 2020, the B-class is also available as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model, the B 250 e. This is claimed to offer much better fuel consumption and very low emissions – but how well does it succeed? Find out in our Mercedes-Benz B-class Plug-In Hybrid review.

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First reviewed by Which?

November 2020

Released

January 2020

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