Mercedes X-Class Generations:

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class High Resolution Exterior
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  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-4(Est.)
  • Transmission:
    seven-speed automatic (Est.)
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    208 (Est.)
  • Torque @ RPM:
    258 (Est.)
  • Displacement:
    2.0 L (Est.)
  • 0-60 time:
    9.5 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    125 mph
  • Layout:
    Front Engine; 2WD, 4WD (Est.)
  • Price:
    30000 (Est.)
  • Price:
  • car segment:
  • body style:

Three trims, four engines, and not coming to our 50 states

Mercedes debuted its all-new X-Class pickup truck July 18, 2017 in South Africa in celebration of it being Mercedes’ first international market. The correlation with the X-Class being Mercedes’ first pickup wasn’t breezed over during the short presentation. Corporate self-appreciation aside, the X-Class resides in a completely new segment for the German automaker, and one that’s teaming with established competitors. Mercedes’ sales pitch centers on the X-Class offering three trim levels catering to distinct customer groups, with four available engines, two transmissions, and three RWD/4WD mechanicals.

Of course, Mercedes isn’t venturing into the mid-size, metric-tonne pickup market alone. Renault-Nissan co-developed the X-Class by contributing the Navara NP300, one of the X-Class’ rivals. The Mercedes uses Nissan’s chassis and body structure under the skin, along with a few familiar Nissan buttons and knobs. While the cost-cutting is apparent inside, the proven Navara chassis – including the fully boxed ladder frame – ensures the X-Class starts on the right foot. The X-Class will arrive in European showrooms beginning in November of 2017 with a price of 37,000 euros, roughly $49,500 at current exchange rates. Sales will expand to South Africa and Australia in early 2018, followed by Argentina and Brazil in the beginning of 2019. Sadly, Mercedes has no plans to launch the X-Class in the U.S. However, that could change once the X-Class has proven itself and Ford reestablishes the mid-size Ranger pickup in the U.S. for 2019.

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