As able-bodied as bringing the accelerating architecture of the acclaimed Concept X-CLASS abundantly banausic to accepted production, the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class is abnormally able in agreement of its breadth of appliance – it can be acclimated as a rugged, all-terrain auto but additionally as a agent for burghal lifestyles and families. The X-Class pushes the boundaries of the archetypal pickup. It complements the admired strengths of a mid-size auto with the archetypal Mercedes-Benz characteristics of alive dynamics, comfort, design, safety, connectivity and an all-encompassing ambit for individualisation. With this Mercedes-Benz meets the alteration chump requirements and opens up the delivery to new chump groups. There are three architecture and accessories variants to accept from as able-bodied as four or six-cylinder engines, rear-wheel drive and engageable or abiding all-wheel drive, a six-speed chiral chiral and a seven-speed automated transmission. In accession there are six altered bench covers, including two covering variants, three sets of cockpit trim genitalia and a assorted ambit of accessories developed by Mercedes-Benz. These acquiesce the X-Class to be adapted to clothing claimed tastes and requirements like no added pickup, both visually and in agreement of functionality. The bazaar barrage in Europe is appointed for November 2017. At the alpha of 2018 South Africa, Australia and New Zealand will follow, alpha of 2019 Argentina and Brazil.
The Mercedes-Benz X-Class has been developed with the alteration requirements of the all-embracing auto markets in mind. The address for mid-size pickups with archetypal commuter car characteristics and abundance appearance has been steadily on the acceleration for years. At the aforementioned time, the cardinal of pickups for clandestine use is increasing. They are no best beheld absolutely as workhorses. As the aboriginal aberrant manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz is demography these changes into annual – based on its absolute acquaintance and adequacy in developing bartering and off-road vehicles, such as the Unimog and the G-Class for boxy operation, cartage which are appropriately acceptable for assignment or leisure, such as the V-Class and Vito, and commuter cars that abnormally angle for avant-garde affluence and alive amusement about the world.
The X-Class is aimed at actual altered chump groups: acreage owners and farmers in Argentina, business owners and architecture contractors in Australia, families with an affection for aberrant articles in Brazil, trend-conscious individualists in South Africa and Abundant Britain as able-bodied as adventurous adventurers in New Zealand and Germany.
The Mercedes-Benz auto is alluringly priced in the delivery and is accessible in Germany from 37,294 Euro (incl. 19 percent VAT). Added market-specific prices will be fabricated accepted successively.
Tough work, affluence of pleasure: the new X-Class
Like no added pickup, the new X-Class resolves credible contradictions: avant-garde architecture and uncompromising robustness, absorbing off-road adequacy and a aerial akin of alive dynamics, beautiful abundance and abundant functionality. Authoritative the X-Class the Mercedes amid pickups. This boxy achievement auto delivers a driveability and administration that matches abounding demands – both with absorption to alive dynamics and ride comfort. This is accomplished acknowledgment to a abundance abeyance with the accomplished affability accepted of a Mercedes. It consists of a ladder-type frame, rear multi-link solid axle, advanced absolute caster abeyance and braid springs on both axles.
Built on this platform, the appropriate architecture of the X-Class is accessible in three archetypal variants to clothing altered lifestyles and assignment environments:
Robust appearance with activating charisma
With its accelerating design, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class manages the accomplished antithesis amid actuality both boxy and stylish. The auto embodies the added Mercedes-Benz architecture aesthetics of sensual purity. By emphasising the surfaces and featuring stripped-down, acutely absolute elements, the purist architecture draws absorption to the basal virtues of a auto in an emotionally ambrosial way – accumulated with about absolute functionality. The X-Class can booty a burden of up to 1.1 tonnes. That is abundant to carriage 17 abounding 50-litre barrels of beer in the burden area. Able to tow up to 3.5 tonnes, it can additionally cull a bivouac absolute three horses or an eight-metre yacht.
Thanks to its continued 3150-millimetre wheelbase, the abbreviate and cladded advanced overhang, the astern confused commuter alcove and the actual continued rear overhang, the X-Class has an continued agent anatomy which exudes authentic dynamism. The architecture of the ancillary windows with their activating braid forth the beltline and close curve allegory with muscular, sculpted surfaces additionally allude to the longitudinal dynamics. Widely flared caster arches, the advantageous advanced and the purist architecture of the rear all accentuate the consequence of width. Together they accord the auto a able on-road attendance and accomplish advertence to the X-Class’s accomplished crabbed dynamics.
Powerful and advantageous advanced with three altered characters
The advanced has the adept looks of one of the brand’s archetypal SUVs – with the centrally positioned star, twin-louvre radiator grille, aerial and effectively acid beanie and headlamps extending far into the wings. The advanced accessory emphasises amplitude and has its own audible appearance depending on the called architecture and accessories line. On the PURE basal alternative it is unpainted and with the PROGRESSIVE architecture and accessories band it is corrective in the agent colour. The POWER high-end archetypal alternative additionally has a bonanza corrective in the agent colour and additionally comes with a chromed underbody panelling. There are nine adorable exoteric colours and a arrangement of absolute 17, 18 or 19-inch rims to accept from beyond the three architecture and accessories lines.
Purist architecture for the rear with bonanza including footfall as standard
Like the advanced apron, the rear bonanza additionally varies depending on the called architecture and accessories line: it is corrective atramentous for the PURE band and in the agent colour for the PROGRESSIVE line. The POWER band has a chromed bonanza for a decidedly chic look. To calmly admission the burden breadth for loading and unloading, the bonanza has an basic step. If the accepted 90-degree tailgate aperture is not enough, as an advantage the X-Class can be ordered after the rear bumper. Then the tailgate opens to 180 degrees.
In agreement of width, the amount bed is advised in such a way that a Euro-pallet can be loaded beeline amid the caster arches. The X-Class is the alone mid-size auto to be able with lighting in the burden breadth as standard. The third anchor ablaze contains LED lights which brighten the accomplished amount bed. Operation is by a about-face in the centre console. As anon as the agitation is switched on, those lights about-face off automatically. A 12-volt atrium to ability added accessories such as compressors, for example, is additionally allotment of the accepted accessories in the amount bed.
Dimensions of the X-Class
Load bed length
Load bed width
Load bed height
Maximum burden capacity
Braked towing accommodation (depending on agent and equipment)
New criterion in abundance and affection feel
In the interior, the X-Class elevates abundance and affection feel to a new akin aural the delivery for mid-size pickups. The apparatus animate has the biconcave trim aspect archetypal of a Mercedes. It stretches beyond the absolute amplitude of the apparatus animate – a atypical affection in this agent segment. It creates an accessible feel and purist modernity. There are three trim variants to accept from for the X-Class POWER: a pixelated attending in matt black, an aluminium aftereffect with longitudinal atom and a amber matt woodgrain effect. To accompaniment the high-quality feel, the aerial area of the cockpit is accessible with ARTICO counterfeit covering in either atramentous or nut brown. The appropriate annular blast outlets add a adventurous touch. Depending on the architecture and accessories line, these appear in either high-gloss atramentous or argent shadow, creating a high-end air-conditioned blow effect. With the PROGRESSIVE and POWER architecture and accessories lines, the centre animate is additionally acutely affected by a adorning trim in argent shadow. The ample aperture handles are additionally accomplished in argent shadow. The air-conditioned blow aftereffect is able by the freestanding axial display, which is accustomed from the V-Class. In affiliation with the COMAND Online multimedia arrangement it has a awning askew of 8.4 inches, authoritative it the better affectation in the segment. With a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels and the high-contrast IPS technology (In-Plane Switching), it offers a ablaze affectation that clearly increases the angel affection of the 360-Degree Camera and the aeronautics maps.
The ascendancy and affectation abstraction shows the accustomed aerial levels of accessibility and ergonomic comfort. The apparatus arrangement consists of the large, alternation annular dials from the C-Class and V-Class. In the X-Class PROGRESSIVE and POWER they are tubular. A 5.4-inch colour multimedia affectation is nestled amid the annular dials. Acknowledgment to the push-buttons on the standard-fit three-spoke multifunction council wheel, the settings on the colour affectation can be controlled after drivers accepting to booty their easily off the council wheel. The council caster with its 12 buttons in absolute is height-adjustable, thereby convalescent ergonomic aspect and acceptance a airy basement position. In the X-Class PROGRESSIVE and POWER, the council wheel, about-face batten bulge and handbrake batten are additionally covered in leather. In affiliation with the Audio 20 CD and COMAND Online multimedia systems, and in accession to the axial ascendancy unit, the X-Class contains the multifunction touchpad accustomed from the commuter car archetypal alternation – the multifunction touchpad is accession change in this segment. It is amid in an ergonomic position on the centre animate and, like a smartphone, it can be controlled application gestures or by entering belletrist and characters.
Electrically adjustable abundance seats additionally accessible with lumbar support
Plenty of absorption was paid to abundance aback developing the seats, too. Aberrant abstracts and a bench anatomy featuring optimum crabbed support, a aerial bench position and the use of ergonomically formed bendable cream accomplish sitting adequate for both the disciplinarian and advanced passenger, alike on best journeys. With their clear, ergonomic and anatomic design, the abundance seats can be adapted in the longitudinal administration as able-bodied as for acme and backrest tilt. The X-Class POWER has electrically adjustable seats and electric two-way lumbar abutment as standard. The rear bench row for three bodies is positioned at a adequate acme and has able bench ancillary bolsters for optimum abutment in the alien basement positions. These seats are additionally able with adapter credibility for an i-Size/ISOFIX adolescent bench as standard.
Widest alternative of abstracts and colours in the segment
As able-bodied as assorted trim elements, there are six bench covers to accept from, including two covering variants with allegory topstitching, and there are two colours for the roof liner as well. The X-Class appropriately provides the widest best of abstracts and colours in this agent segment. The seats in the X-Class PURE are adapted with atramentous Tunja bolt as standard. Atramentous counterfeit covering is accessible as an option. The abundance seats in the PROGRESSIVE alternative are covered in atramentous posadas fabric. Accustomed from the Mercedes-Benz commuter car archetypal series, ARTICO counterfeit leather/DINAMICA microfibre in atramentous is accessible if desired.
As standard, the X-Class POWER comes with ARTICO counterfeit leather/DINAMICA microfibre in atramentous with added allegory topstitching in alpaca grey. Atramentous covering with alpaca blah topstitching or nut amber covering with atramentous topstitching are optionally available. Topstitching in a allegory colour raises the artful address of the seats alike further. Absolute topstitching additionally appears on the ARTICO counterfeit covering coverings on the aerial area of the apparatus panel, the armrests and the beltlines of the doors. This emphasises the aberrant aftereffect of the autogenous as a whole. For the aboriginal time in this agent delivery there are two variants of roof liner to accept from: macchiato biscuit bolt and atramentous fabric. On the X-Class POWER, the A-pillar is additionally covered in bolt of the aforementioned colour.
Made-to-measure individualisation – Style Packages and an all-encompassing ambit of accessories
Optional accessories as able-bodied as a specific Style Package for anniversary of the PROGRESSIVE and POWER curve accredit added individualisation. For example, ancillary alive boards and an electrically aperture rear window can be added to the X-Class. What’s more, Mercedes-Benz had an centralized aggregation of designers and developers actualize an all-encompassing ambit of accessories. These acquiesce the X-Class to be adapted alike added to clothing claimed tastes and requirements – in annual to design, functionality and off-road capability. For example, there is a best of styling bar, side bar, soft tonneau cover, hard tonneau cover and roll cover, as able-bodied as a awning which makes the auto attending like an SUV. The awning continues the X-Class’s curve perfectly, amalgamation with the agent anatomy to actualize a appropriate silhouette. Added items accessible accommodate a bed liner, a bed divider system, load-securing balustrade in the attic and a abstruse underguard.
High-torque, agreeable achievement with four and six cylinders
Dynamic and adequate alive amusement on a par with Mercedes-Benz commuter cars
The X-Class is the aboriginal auto to bear both accomplished off- and on-road performance. The advanced track, continued wheelbase and adequate bounce and damping affability archetypal of a Mercedes accessible up a new apple of alive amusement and alive dynamics on the alley – after consistent in compromises aback off-road. A appropriate affection in this segment: braid springs are acclimated both at the advanced and the rear, which contributes to a adapted abeyance comfort. The abundance abeyance is advised in such a way that it achieves a aerial akin of alive dynamics and ride abundance on the road, while additionally carrying best off-road adequacy in affiliation with 4MATIC all-wheel drive. The elaborately advised abundance abeyance consists of a bifold wishbone advanced arbor and a rear multi-link solid arbor that is ideal for alteration abundant endless and has acceptable delivery capability. This aggregate ensures that the abeyance is adequate and the administration is safe accustomed any acceptable amount condition.
With 1632 millimetres at the advanced and 1625 millimetres at the rear, the X-Class has a added clue than best competitors. This provides the ideal prerequisites for optimum alive adherence and college cornering speeds. At 3150 millimetres, the wheelbase is additionally best than abounding added mid-size pickups. This reduces accordance during the adventure and makes for bland and reliable straight-running stability. Mercedes-Benz is the alone architect in the delivery to opt for large, internally vented anchor discs on both axles as standard. The advanced arbor has anchor discs with a bore of 32 centimetres and the rear arbor with a bore of 30.8 centimetres. Together they ensure abbreviate braking distances, acceptable acknowledgment times and aerial thermal capacity.
The abundance abeyance is allotment of the accepted accessories in all European markets. Its arena approval is 202 millimetres. A 20-millimetre college abeyance is accessible as an alternative extra. The added arena approval improves off-road adequacy alike further, including a college bench position and bluff off-road look. In all markets alfresco Europe, the X-Class comes with the college abeyance as standard. The safe and adequate administration archetypal of a Mercedes is retained admitting the college suspension.
Engageable or abiding – 4MATIC all-wheel drive for any surface
Engageable 4MATIC all-wheel drive, which is accessible on the X 220 d 4MATIC and X 250 d 4MATIC agent models, masters any terrain. With it, the advanced auto can be affianced or able by electric agency depending on the surface. As from mid-2018, Mercedes-Benz will additionally accomplish its auto accessible with abiding all-wheel drive. This will ensure that the X-Class delivers best achievement and traction, alike at top acceleration on roads. The abiding 4MATIC all-wheel drive arrangement will alone be offered in affiliation with the six-cylinder engine. Off-road, both 4MATIC variants annual from the aforementioned above assertiveness acknowledgment to the low-range gearing and alternative cogwheel lock on the rear axle. All the all-wheel drive models appear with Downhill Acceleration Regulation (DSR) on lath as standard.
Excellent off-road characteristics
Front arbor 202 mm
Rear arbor 221 mm for abeyance with aloft arena clearance
Angle of approach/departure front/rear
30.1°/25.9° for abeyance with aloft arena clearance
49° for abeyance with aloft arena clearance
Ramp breakover angle
22° for abeyance with aloft arena clearance
Comprehensive ambit of assurance equipment
Like all Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the X-Class stands out for its admirable akin of safety. The auto address the ablaze comes with a absolute arrangement of abundance and assurance accessories that is aberrant in this agent segment. The X-Class’s aerial akin of addressee aegis after-effects from its abnormally solid car anatomy with a high-strength commuter corpuscle and a anatomy with a advanced and rear that can blot activity through well-aimed deformation. Furthermore, acquiescent assurance is provided acknowledgment to accepted accessories such as seven airbags and the i-Size adapter arrangement for two adolescent seats. The airbags in the advanced for disciplinarian and advanced commuter appear with a two-stage, deferred triggering mechanism. For alive safety, three disciplinarian abetment systems are at the ready, accompanying accretion assurance and comfort: Alive Anchor Assist, Lane Keeping Assist and Cartage Sign Assist. Additionally, there are Bivouac Adherence Assist, tyre burden ecology system, emergency alarm system, cruise ascendancy and LED headlamps that bear the brightest ablaze achievement in the delivery acknowledgment to six LEDs respectively. If required, a 360-Degree Camera is accessible in accession to a abandoning camera. Accustomed this all-encompassing akin of equipment, the X-Class altogether fulfils the requirements placed on a avant-garde ancestors and affairs vehicle.
The aboriginal intelligently affiliated mid-size pickup
The X-Class is the aboriginal mid-size auto to affection a communications bore with an chip SIM card. This makes it accessible to use the all-encompassing Mercedes me connect casework and to admission the agent by smartphone. Appropriately X-Class drivers in 21 European markets can, for example, alarm up advantageous advice such as ammunition akin and tyre pressure, and acquisition out the X-Class’s area aback it is anchored or actuality apprenticed by accession else. In addition, with the Mercedes me app complete door-to-door aeronautics is possible. Added Mercedes me connect casework accommodate the Mercedes-Benz emergency alarm arrangement and the accepted casework Breakdown Management, Accident Recovery and Maintenance Management as able-bodied as Remote Agent Diagnostics.
In accession to this, ascendancy and affectation systems – that accept already been acclimated auspiciously in the Mercedes-Benz commuter car archetypal alternation – are actuality alien in the mid-size auto delivery for the aboriginal time: these accommodate the multifunction touchpad and absolutely chip COMAND Online multimedia arrangement with hard-disk navigation, LINGUATRONIC articulation ascendancy and internet admission via smartphone. Added than COMAND Online, the accurate Audio 20 USB and Audio 20 CD audio systems are additionally available.
First auto with Live Cartage Information
Transferring cartage advice in absolute time is a added highlight of able connectivity acknowledgment to the communications bore with an chip SIM card. In affiliation with an annual in the Mercedes me portal, and aural Europe, the COMAND Online aeronautics arrangement can appearance the alpha and breadth of a cartage jam on a map to aural 100 metres of the exact position and compute a activating avenue with beneath biking times. The abeyant accident of time is taken into annual automatically in absolute time for the accession time displayed by COMAND Online navigation. The arrangement additionally provides a 3D appearance with three-dimensional burghal models, authoritative acclimatization in alien burghal centres easier. Moreover, appropriate claimed destinations can be adored or alien via SD card, and four alternating routes can be displayed on the aeronautics map, one of them a decidedly economical variation.
In affiliation with the alternative Garmin® MAP PILOT system, in best European countries the Audio 20 CD additionally becomes a fully-fledged aeronautics arrangement with Live Cartage Information. With both systems, X-Class drivers annual from aboriginal advice about disturbances such as cartage jams, added cartage volumes or added accessible delays forth the route, acceptance them to acclimatize their avenue planning in acceptable time. The accordant pre-installation for the Garmin® MAP PILOT is additionally accessible as an option.
Portfolio amplification in accumulation cooperation with Renault-Nissan
With the X-Class, Mercedes-Benz Vans is accretion its portfolio to a fourth archetypal alternation and is closing the gap amid bartering cartage and commuter cars. As such, the auto marks accession anniversary in the advance action “Mercedes-Benz Vans goes global”.
The auto with the ablaze is actuality bogus in a accumulation cooperation with the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Accumulation for the markets in Europe, Australia and South Africa will alpha at the Nissan bulb in Barcelona, Spain, in 2017. The X-Class for the Latin American bazaar will cycle off the accumulation curve at the Renault bulb in Cordoba, Argentina, starting from 2019. With the pickup, Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan Alliance are accretion their cardinal cooperation which began seven years ago. This affords Mercedes-Benz fast and cost-efficient access to the high-growth delivery of mid-size pickups. In addition, both companies annual from optimal utilisation of the accumulation capacity. Nissan is the second-largest architect of mid-size pickups with a burden of one tonne in the world, and can attending aback on added than 80 years of acquaintance in bearing and business these types of vehicles.
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