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Mercedes-Benz Considering Seven-Seater B-Class

The new B-Class from Mercedes-Benz is a lot better than the car it replaced. However, it’s still not good enough to beat all of its rivals, for one simple reason - you can only get it as a five-seater, and that’s it. However, according to autobil.de, Mercedes is working on a seven-seater variant, to take the fight to other large MPVs, like the Opel Zafira, Ford S-Max and even Peugeot’s 5008 and Citroen’s C4 Grand Picasso.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 1 photo
Photo: Mercedes-Benz
The current MFA platform will be stretched, to accommodate the extra row of seats inside, while the engine range of 1.6-liter petrol and 1.8-liter diesel units will be carried over, probably unchanged. However, the manufacturer will leave the regular B-Class to rack up some sales on its own, before introducing the larger variant, which is pegged to make its official debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

They will undoubtedly start teasing it for a while, before finally revealing it. Also, design wise, it can’t be that different, and we say it will just look like a regular B-Class - only slightly larger.
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