Mercedes-BenzB-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz has made reviewing the B-Class Electric Drive pretty darn easy. They included the grade the car deserves right in the name: A nice, solid B. For an electric car in today's climate, that's actually pretty high praise. No, this car does not represent the crowning achievement of…

- Reviewed by Michael Zak

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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive First Drive

The Grade Is Right There In The Name

Mercedes-Benz has made reviewing the B-Class Electric Drive pretty darn easy. They included the grade the car deserves right in the name: A nice, solid B.
2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive zips in with $41,450 starting price

BMW may be getting the lion's share of attention these days when it comes to electric or hybrid cars from Germany, but while the i3 and i8 cut a more distinct profile with their uniquely styling, Mercedes has got challengers of its own. Daimler will gladly sell you an E400 Hybrid if you're so inclined, a Smart Electric Drive if that's all you need, or an SLS AMG Electric Drive if you've got half a million to blow. But now Mercedes-Benz USA is bringing over the B-Class Electric Drive as well, and
First Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive rolls off line, coming to US soon

Mercedes-Benz is about to give Americans another choice of battery-powered vehicle. Offering more all-electric range than the Nissan Leaf or BMW i3, and with a smaller price tag than the Tesla Model S, the B-Class Electric Drive is officially set to arrive in the US this summer. Indeed, the first examples have begun rolling off the production line in Rastatt, Germany.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive First Drive
We take Mercedes-Benz's new B-Class Electric Drive out for a first spin around Silicon Valley.