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Selected Style 4-Door HB Electric Drive
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Electric Drive N/A N/A $38,549 $41,450
5-Door HB
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive delivers tall-hatchback versatility and impressive performance, with all the finesse and features you might expect from the luxury marque. The 2014 Chevrolet Volt is one of the best plug-in vehicles on the market, and it costs $5,000 less than it did last year.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 35 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 53.73
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 34.10
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 37.80
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3 51.21
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 56.52
Second Head Room (in) 38.8 36.02
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 53.90
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.05
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 90.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 70.40
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.20
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 177.10
Height, Overall (in) 61.3 56.64
Track Width, Rear (in) 61 62.10
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 105.70
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 17.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.50 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.80 x - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 36.00
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Electric Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code STDTR 5GN
Front Tire Size P225/45HR17 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code STDTR 5GN
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45HR17 P215/55R17
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type Electric Gas/Electric I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 251 273
Engine Order Code STDEN LUU
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 177 149
Displacement - 1.4L/85
Fuel System - Electronic Fuel Injection
Transmission
Trans Type 1 1
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Trans Order Code STDTN MKA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz B-Class Chevrolet Volt
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 9.3
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3786
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined - 98
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 35
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - 93 (2013)
Battery Range (mi) - 38
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 37
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - 101 (2013)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 40
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 10
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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