A positive without a negative: the Battery Certificate.

A positive without a negative: the Battery Certificate.

The image shows the drive components of the electric B-Class: battery, electric motor and charging socket.

One of the main reservations towards electric vehicles: batteries' restricted service life. All electric Mercedes-Benz vehicles are available with battery certificates so you need not worry about that.

Thanks to battery certificates Mercedes-Benz guarantees faultless functionality of the lithium-ion high-voltage batteries in plug-in hybrids for a period of six years or 100,000 kilometres – whichever condition is met first<p>As per Battery Certificate terms and conditions.</p>.

The image shows a B-Class with electric drive and Electric Art equipment line moving quickly.

For the electric B-Class, Mercedes-Benz guarantees that the maximum battery energy capacity will not fall below 19.6 kWh, subject to compliance with the contractual terms and conditions. This applies for a period of eight years or a mileage of 100,000 km - whichever condition is met first<p>As per Battery Certificate terms and conditions.</p>.

Power consumption of the B-Class Sports Tourer B 250 e in combined test cycle: from 16.6 kWh/100 km<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 595/2009 in the currently applicable version.</p> ; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km<p>More information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars is available in the publication entitled "Leitfaden über den Kraftstoffverbrauch, the CO2-Emissionen and den Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen" ["Guidelines concerning the fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new passenger cars"], available free of charge at all retailers and from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (www.dat.de).</p>.