Mercedes-Benz will for the first time with a pickup. The X-Class falls with a length of 5.34 meters in the medium-segment and is based on the Nissan Navara. That hardly see on the outside, because the front wings and rear have been redesigned. Only the doors are the same. The dashboard is completely new and features the famous multimedia system from Mercedes-Benz, including the “control bridge on the center.
Mercedes-Benz is the X-class offering in the Netherlands with a comfortable base. That is, with rear coil springs instead of leaf springs. That makes for more comfort, though they are also suitable according to Mercedes-Benz for carrying a heavy load. Optionally obtain the pickup 2 centimeters extra ground clearance, the car standard 20 centimeter space between the sill and the ground. The X-Class will make it stand out in comfort, but also displays a “workhorse performance” called Pure. Progressive and Power versions are more focused on luxury.
Mercedes-Benz will start in November with the supply of two diesel versions, both based on a 2.3 four-cylinder engine. The power of the X220 and X250 d d are 163 and 190 hp. Later followed by a V6 diesel engine with 258 hp, the X350 d version. Four-wheel drive and a seven-speed automatic transmission is standard on the latter and can be supplied as an option on the four-cylinder engines. By default, the X-class rear-wheel drive.
The starting price of the Mercedes X-Class is already known: 38 480 EUR excluding VAT.