Mercedes-Benz expands its compact car family with two new model variants.

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today announces the availability of two new models in its new generation compact car range, the B 200 Progressive Line and GLA 200 Style.

Mercedes-Benz B 200 Progressive Line

The all-new Mercedes-Benz B 200 Progressive Line is now more dynamic and agile on the road, with greater comfort and space. It is now more practical and chic than ever, making it the perfect car for the whole family. It comes with the 1.3-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces an output of 120 kW (163 hp) and maximum torque of 250 Nm, giving it an acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 8.2 seconds.

With the Progressive Line exterior, the B-Class has a characteristic that combines the best of both worlds – functional meets accomplished sportiness. The design and equipment line substantially enhances the car with radiator grille with silver-painted twin louvre and chrome insert, front apron with chrome insert, side sill panels and the 18-inch 5-twin spoke light-alloy wheels, giving it dynamic proportions. The relatively squat, progressive front end with flowing transition from bonnet to A-pillar and on to the windscreen, along with the muscular shoulder of the body, underlines the sporty overall look.

At the back, the width of the vehicle is accentuated by two-part lamps, reflectors integrated in the bumper and a distinctive black bumper bottom section with diffuser look and chrome trim strip. The large roof spoiler, along with high-gloss black spoilers at the sides of the rear window, makes for improved aerodynamics while ensuring a sporty appearance.

Its interior features a welcoming, wrap-around cabin which sweeps seamlessly from the dashboard, centre console and around into the doors. With the ARTICO leather upholstery in black, Comfort Seats and black

The centre console with touch-based control and input system comes with a black panel look similar to the E-Class. The ambient lighting with 64 colours and ten colour worlds is unique in this segment, allows individual adjustments to suit the mood.

The new B-Class is also the second car model after the A-Class to feature the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) multimedia system. Its other strengths include touch screen control as well as a high-resolution Widescreen cockpit, navigation display with Augmented Reality technology plus intelligent plus voice control with natural speech recognition, which is activated by saying “Hey Mercedes”.

The new B-Class comes with driving assistance systems with cooperative driver support, lending a helping hand while on the road, keeping families out of harm’s way. It comes with the Blind Spot Assist – radar sensors that monitor the areas directly alongside and behind the car. It helps warn the driver when there are objects detected while changing lanes. It also comes with the Active Brake Assist, which can help mitigate the severity of rear-end collisions with slower-moving, stopping or stationary vehicles ahead.

FinanceCare financing for your B-Class

Get the ideal finance and insurance solutions for the B 200 Progressive Line, all from a single source. Designed with the customers lifestyle in mind, Mercedes-Benz Financial tailored packages enables you to have regular fixed monthly instalments over a set period of time and a MobilityPlus replacement car programme. Just choose a financing package that suits your need and we will take care of the rest. Perfectly tailored for the individual who seeks value and unrivalled benefits.

The Mercedes-Benz B 200 Progressive Line at a glance

Model B 200 Progressive Line
Number of cyl./
arrangement
4/in-line, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 1332
Rated output
(kW/hp at rpm)
120/163 at 5,500
Rated torque
(Nm at rpm)
350/1,620 – 4,000
Acceleration
0-100 km/h (s)
8.2
Top speed (km/h) 223
Price (OTR w/o Insurance) RM 239,888.00

Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 Style

The new 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Engine of the GLA 200 Style produces an output of 225kW (156 hp) and torque of 250Nm. It complements with the 7G-DCT transmission that keeps the turbo engine’s power on point and acceleration from 0 -100km/h in 8.1 seconds.

The Style Line exterior of the updated GLA 200 underscored the high-quality SUV look with a host of details. These include expressive 18-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels and additional inserts in high-gloss chrome on the radiator trim in matt iridium silver. The beltline trim strip and the load sill guard also feature an elegant chrome finish.

On the inside, the luxury seats finished in ARTICO man-made leather and Macapá fabric feature an innovative pattern inspired by tyre tracks which lends the interior a special off-road touch

The GLA 200 Style also comes with smartphone integration that links the mobile phone with the media system via Apple® CarPlay® and Android Auto®. It provides convenient access to the most important applications from the smartphone, projected onto the 8.0-inch media display.

Comfortable, sporty, efficient – personalized vehicle settings customised with the DYNAMIC SELECT switch in the upper control panel. With the selected transmission mode, parameters such as the characteristics of the engine, transmission, suspension and steering characteristics are adjusted to suit your chosen mode.

In addition to the safety and assistance package is the ATTENTION ASSIST – protection against drowsiness by preventing the risk of micro sleep increases especially on long journeys and when driving at night. The GLA 200 also comes with the Active Brake PRE-SAFE® system, Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC and LED High Performance headlamps.

Undeniable, the best financing option

 The GLA 200 Style certainly moves beyond boundaries. So does its financing designed with your lifestyle in mind. Enjoy lower monthly instalments, flexible end of agreement options, a guaranteed future value of your car with a wide range of insurance products and a MobilityPlus replacement car programme.

Agility financing starts from RM3,288 and comes with a variety of packages. Just choose a financing package that suits your need and we will take care of the rest. Perfectly tailored for the individual who seeks value, unrivalled benefits and peace of mind at the wheel. Indulge in the advantages of Agility Financing offerings while the performance of your prized investment is well taken care of by Mercedes-Benz certified and trained technicians with genuine spare parts at their disposal.

The Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 Style at a glance:

Model GLA 200 Style
Number of cyl./
arrangement
4/in-line, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 1595
Rated output
(kW/hp at rpm)
115/156 at 5,300
Rated torque
(Nm at rpm)
250/1,250 – 4,000
Acceleration
0-100 km/h (s)
8.1
Top speed (km/h) 215
Price (OTR w/o Insurance) RM 223,888.00