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Compare Mercedes R-Class W251 [R 280] vs Mercedes B-Class W246 [B 160 CDI] vs Hyundai ix20 facelift [1.4d 77]

Reviews

Neo score
70%
24%
6%
Pros
  • Lots of powerful engine options
  • More luxurious than the average minivan
  • Great suspension setup
  • Great suspension setup
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Less ugly than before
  • Small turning circle
Cons
  • Not very spacious
  • Not sliding doors
  • Too much 4MATIC nonsense
  • Twitchy 7G-Tronic
  • Some unreliable engines
  • No powerful engine options
  • Basic suspension setup
  • Poor fit and finish
  • Poor performance
  • Miserably low engine output
  • Only available with small engines
  • No independent rear suspensions

Price

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Variants

R 280
R 280 CDI
R 280 CDI 4MATIC
R 280 CDI Long
R 280 Long
R 300
R 300 CDI
R 300 CDI 4MATIC
R 300 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY
R 300 CDI Long
R 300 Long
R 320 BlueTec Long
R 320 CDI 4MATIC
R 320 CDI Long 4MATIC
R 350
R 350 4MATIC
R 350 4MATIC Long
R 350 CDI 4MATIC
R 350 CDI 4MATIC Long
R 350 Long
R 500 M113 4MATIC
R 500 M113 4MATIC Long
R 500 M273 4MATIC Long
R 63 AMG
R 63 AMG Long
B 160 CDI
B 160 CDI DCT
B 180
B 180 DCT
B 180 CDI (OM651)
B 180 CDI (OM651) DCT
B 180 CDI (OM607)
B 180 CDI (OM607) DCT
B 200
B 200 DCT
B 200 CDI
B 200 CDI DCT
B 220 4MATIC DCT
B 220 CDI DCT
B 250 DCT
1.4d 77
1.4d 90
1.4i 90
1.6d 116
1.6d 128
1.6i 125
1.6i 125 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
550 L / 19.4 cu-ft ~ 1950 L / 68.9 cu-ft
488 L / 17.2 cu-ft ~ 1547 L / 54.6 cu-ft
440 L / 15.5 cu-ft ~ 1486 L / 52.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.1 L / 10.7 qt
6.3 L / 6.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
80.0 L / 21.1 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
660 kg / 1455 lbs
565 kg / 1246 lbs
529 kg / 1166 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Trailing arm
Semi-independent, coil spring
Tire Size
255/55 R18
195/65 R15
195/65 R15, 205/55 R16, 205/50 R17
Turning Circle
11.8 m / 38.7 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft
10.4 m / 34.2 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Hatchback
5-door Minivan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
148 mm / 5.8 in
Size | Height
1674 mm / 65.9 in
1557 mm / 61.3 in
1600 mm / 63.0 in
Size | Length
4922 mm / 193.8 in
4359 mm / 171.6 in
4115 mm / 162.0 in
Size | Width
1922 mm / 75.7 in
1786 mm / 70.3 in
1765 mm / 69.5 in
Track Width | Front
1661.0 mm / 65.4 in
1552.0 mm / 61.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
1549.0 mm / 61.0 in
Weight
2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbs
1435.0 kg / 3163.6 lbs
1270.0 kg / 2799.9 lbs
Wheel Size
18 in
15 in
15 in, 16 in, 17 in
Wheelbase
2980 mm / 117.3 in
2699 mm / 106.3 in
2615 mm / 103.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.6 sec
14.0 sec
15.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.1 sec
13.3 sec
14.4 sec
CO2 Emission
260 g/km
117 ~ 108 g/km
115 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
Fuel Economy
10.9 L/100km / 21.6 MPG (combined)
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (urban) | 4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (highway)
4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (combined) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
222.0 km/h / 137.9 mph
180.0 km/h / 111.8 mph
160.0 km/h / 99.4 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
695 kg / 1532 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
550 kg / 1213 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 5
Euro 6
Engine
M 272.945
OM 607.951
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.3:1
15.5:1
16.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
1.5 L / 89.2 cu-in / 1461.0 cc
1.4 L / 85.2 cu-in / 1396.0 cc
Engine | Power
231.0 hp / 172.3 kW @ 6000 rpm
90.0 hp / 67.1 kW @ 2750-4000 rpm
77.0 hp / 57.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Redline
4500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
77.1 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
61.6 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
55.2 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
73.7 mm / 2.9 in
79.0 mm / 3.1 in
Engine | Torque
300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 2500-5000 rpm
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1700-2500 rpm
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1500-2000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 engine
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic 7G-TRONIC
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2009
2013 ~ 2014
2015 ~ 2018
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