A subcompact multi-purpose vehicle that was first released in the early 2000s, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class is designed for both a spacious interior and maneuverability through busy, congested city streets. While nice, Mercedes-Benz didn’t stop at thinking about the consumer. The vehicle also boasts environmentally-friendly engineering, with options for natural gas fuel and electric drive.
With a dual focus on both the consumer and the planet, the B-Class boasts features that can please everyone. Still, B-Class drivers have found a few reasons to complain over the years. If you believe your Mercedes-Benz B-Class may have been sold to you with a known defect, reach out to us at 833.4.CARLAW for a free consultation and we will investigate the problem.
Yearly Mercedes-Benz B-Class Complaints, Investigations, and Recalls
If you purchased a new Mercedes-Benz B-Class in recent years, you should know what drivers have reported to the National highway Traffic Safety Administration for each model year:
Drivers submitted complaints about:
The main reason for recalls was:
- Electric powertrain shut down. A vehicle stalling increases the risk of a crash.
The primary reasons for complaints were:
Seek Legal Assistance for Your Mercedes-Benz B-Class
If you’ve experienced one of the problems above, or something similar, you can report it directly to the NHTSA so they can compile your complaint in their database. If they receive enough complaints on the same topic, they may launch an investigation into the matter.Report your problem within the original manufacturer’s warranty period and you will have the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act working in your favor. This federal law was designed to protect consumers from unethical warranty practices. If a dealership failed to fix a warrantable defect within three or more attempts and/or your vehicle has been out of service for 20 or more days, you may have a viable suit against the manufacturer for breach of warranty.
Don’t keep driving your Mercedes-Benz B-Class back to the garage for repairs. Robison Lemon Law Group LLC can help you navigate both the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and state lemon laws to ensure you receive the justice you deserve.