Mercedes-Benz B-Class (2019–)

What's good

Considerably better looking than the two previous Mercedes-Benz B-Class models.

Five star Euro NCAP safety rating: 96% adult protection, 90% child protection, 78% pedestrian protection and 75% safety assist.

What to watch out for

Hesitant automatic gearbox.

Recalls

30-07-2019: R/2019/217: Software of the transmission control unit might not meet specification. Under certain circumstances it might not be possible to shift into drive or reverse mode. Fix: update the transmission control unit software of the affected vehicles. VINs: WDD2470122J000386 to WDD2470122J016609; WDD2470142J000575 to WDD2470142J002539 . Build dates: 01-07-2018 to 28-02-2019.

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