The Mercedes-Benz B-Class with the W246 works designation forms since the IAA 2011, the class of the Sports Tourer, the Stuttgart automotive manufacturer and is thus in competition with the VW Touran, the Ford S-Max or the Renault Scenic. By design, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class car is a sporty compact MPV with five doors. The vehicle is especially appreciated in Germany, therefore it is not surprising that the Mercedes-Benz B-class internally is still the best selling van in front of the A-Class. Like its predecessor, the W245, is to score with a dynamic space concept the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Principle of sandwich construction was allowed to fall, however, so the van now gets implememtiert the engine in a conventional manner. As for the engine variants, Mercedes B-Class petrol and diesel engines to choose from. The top version, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class 200 Turbo with 193 hp, sprints in 7.6 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h and reaches a top speed of 225 km / hr. Alternatively, the B 160 and B 180 are as consumption and emission BlueEFFICIENCY cars available that consume an average of only 6.6 and 7.7 liter gasoline. Also, the two Mercedes-Benz B-Class diesel engines impress with adequate power and excellent speed values for a van. The 140-hp Mercedes-Benz B 200 CDI achieves a top speed of 200 km / h with a combined fuel consumption of just 5.2 liters diesel per 100 kilometers, the B 180 CDI has 109 hp and 190 km / h. The B 180 NGT BlueEFFICIENCY is the favorable natural gas version of the B-Class, which can be operated in the Bi-operation with gasoline or natural gas, and 4.9 kg of natural gas and 7.3 liters of gasoline consumed per 100 kilometers.