Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive gets priced in the U.S. image

Mercedes-Benz has recently announced the official starting price of the new B-Class Electric Drive in the United States, which has been set at 41,450 USD, once the model will go on sale this summer.

Mercedes-Benz’s answer to the BMW i3 is named the B-Class Electric Drive and the model in question will go on sale this summer in the United States, where its future customers will have to pay at least 41,350 USD before getting their hands on the new vehicle. The B-Class ED will come with safety features such as the Collision Prevention Assist with Brake Assist, Active Parking Assist and Attention Assist, amongst others.

The vehicle will be also getting the Becker MAP Pilot navigation system, the cruise control, power front seats, 7-inch COMAND infotainment system with internet connectivity, as an option, the LINGUATRONIC voice control and the GPS navigation system. Power is being provided by a 28 kWh lithium-ion battery which is helping the 177 HP (132 kW) and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft) of torque electric motor. The 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint takes 7.9 seconds and top speed has been electronically limited to 100 mph (161 km/h). The total range of the car stands at 85 miles (137 km) and the battery can be fully recharged in 3.5 hours with a 240V charger, when it’s fully depleted.