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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score36.78out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.78out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Mercedes-Benz B-Class was introduced in Australia during 2012. This ANCAP rating applies to all variants.

The B-Class scored 15.78 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious leg injury for the passenger. All other injury values were good.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with technical data which showed that petrol variants of the B-Class provide comparable occupant protection.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to all front seats. Several other advanced safety features are available.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.78 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.78 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The clutch pedal moved rearwards by 58mm. and upwards 21mm. The steering wheel hub moved 74mm forward, 7mm downward and 2mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 4mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for a pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

The bumper scored maximum points, providing good protection to pedestrians' legs in all areas tested. However, the front edge of the bonnet provided poor protection and scored no points. In most areas likely to be struck by the head of a child, the bonnet provided good protection but was predominantly poor in those areas where an adult's head might strike.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
6.8 L/100km 158 g/km

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