Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class vs 2014 Ford C-Max Energi

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class
2014 Ford C-Max Energi
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4-Door HB Electric Drive
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Electric Drive N/A N/A $38,549 $41,450
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Energi 5-Door HB SEL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Hybrid 5-Door HB SE 42 36 $22,539 $24,170
Hybrid 5-Door HB SEL 42 36 $25,337 $27,170
Energi 5-Door HB SEL 40 36 $29,499 $31,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,549
$29,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,450
$31,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$691 / month
$527 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 40 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.3 72
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 60.5
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 173.6
Height, Overall (in)
61.3 63.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
54.6 42.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.2 19.2
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 38.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
STDTR TDH
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
STDTR TDH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/50VR17
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
251 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
STDEN 99U
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
177 188 @ 6000
Fuel System
- Sequential MPI
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
83 -
Battery Range (mi)
85 20
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
85 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
84 88
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 36
Transmission
Trans Type
1 1
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code
STDTN NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.57
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Ford C-Max Energi
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 14
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3859
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 390
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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