Originally announced as a model for the year 2018, the brand new luxury pickup truck 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is finally ready for serial production. After several presentations, last month he had the world premiere in South Africa (2017 Cape Town). The first models will be available in Europe, Oceania, South Africa and parts of South America (Brazil and Argentina). It was made in cooperation with the Nissan-Renault company, with a lot of elements from the Nissan Navara. So far, mentioned are four models: X200, X220d, X250d and X350d. First of all, they compete with the new Toyota Hilux models.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||210 (5340)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||76 (1920)|
|Height – inch (mm)||72 (1819)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||124 (3150)|
|Wheels – inch||22 alloy|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Payload – lbs (kg)||2425 (1100)|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)||7716 (3500)|
Placed will be at the F-Alpha platform with four doors. Two design variants have been announced, but it is not known how much they will have trim levels. Only double cab version is available at the moment.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class engines and fuel consumption
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is likely to have one gasoline turbo engine, as well as two turbo diesel engines.
|Engine||2.5 I-4||2.3 I-4||2.3 I-4|
|Transmission||6-speed MT||6-speed MT||6-speed MT
|Drive||AWD / RWD||AWD / RWD||AWD / RWD|
|Fuel economy (mpg)||no data||no data||no data|
In addition to these three engines, it is likely to get a 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo diesel engine of 261 hp (195 kW) and 457 lb-ft (620 Nm) of torque. This engine will have a 7-speed automatic transmission.
Exterior and interior design
This premium off-road pickup truck features a massive grille with one or two horizontal chrome plates. Noticeable are the company’s large logo in the middle, massive body-color bumpers, as well as high-mounted front LED headlights. The front part has a large ventilation opening in the bumper, while the rear is a vertical LED lights. Depending on the model, it has a grid design or classic fifth door. Extremely comfortable cabin has many elements of oak wood and carbon fiber in combination with aluminum. Of course, noticeable is the luxury design: Nappa leather seats; automatic climate control; multifunctional telescopic leather steering wheel; a large “floating” infotainment touchscreen on the central console.
Release date and price 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class
Although has not yet been confirmed, the price of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class will probably be around € 37,000 (about $ 42,800). We assume it will be available at the beginning of 2018. Also, there is a possibility that the sale on the European market will begin in November of this year.