The popular German carmaker is currently working on the new model 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class. This first model made its debut back in July 2017 in South Africa. The pickup truck segment is completely new for the German carmaker, so we can expect something good that will compete with well-established rivals.
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class offers three trim levels, four engine options, two transmissions and both rear and four-wheel drive setups.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Body Design and Dimensions
The forthcoming 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is a handsome truck that is using Nissan’s chassis and body structure. This partnership is obvious just by looking at the rear bumper, rear window and fuel door.
The front part is, however, inspired by Mercedes’ SUV lineup called the GL-Class. Up front, the twin-bar grille and large company emblem offer a recognizable appearance, instantly. The LED headlights are upscale and at night, X-Class looks very futuristic. This model measure wheelbase of 124 inches, while its length is 210.2. Also, the width of this pickup truck is 75.6 inch and height is 71.6 inch. It weighs around 4950 lb. The newest model will be available in nine colors options White, Yellow, Red, Black, Brown, Blue, Green, Silver and dust White.
Furthermore, X-Class is coming in three trim levels, Pure, Progressive, and Power. These levels will determine the content of the features and of course, the price. On top of that, the exterior styling is tied to those trims. The base trim called Pure offers 17-inch wheels and black plastic bumpers, both front, and rear. n. This trim will also get a latest driver-assistance safety systems.
Headlights are halogen and side mirrors are power-adjustable. Progressive trim comes with painted metal bumpers, 17-inch alloy wheels, and rain-sensing shield wipers. Top-range Power trim includes body-coloured bumpers with chrome accents, 18-inch alloys and LED headlights and taillights.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Interior is same as in the Concept model
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is almost the same as the 2016 concept. HVAC vents, infotainment screen, steering wheel and even the gear shifter are completely the same. Some interior features are taken from Nissan’s models such as orange ambient lighting and HVAC controls. The 5.4-inch driver information screen sits between the analog gauges and infotainment system display in the center of the dashboard.
The Pure and Progressive trim levels are using a switchblade key while Power trim uses push-button start. The seats are coming with six options of materials and are also tied to the trims. Most popular options are leather and cloth materials.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Engine and Transmission
As mentioned, the approaching 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class comes with four drivetrain options. Two four-cylinder turbodiesels, a V6 turbodiesel, and a single four-cylinder gasoline. Two transmissions are available and the customers can choose between a 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic. The base engine is X 200 four-cylinder gasoline that produces 165 HP and 176 lb-ft of torque. The X 220 d engine can create 163 HP and 298 lb-ft of torque.
The 2.3-liter turbodiesel bursts 190 HP and 330 lb-ft of torque, and lastly, V6 turbodiesel is rated at 257 HP and 405 lb-ft of torque. The best possible combination is, of course, a V6 engine with 7-speed transmission and four-wheel drive setup. The fuel economy of this SUV is combined/city/highway: 23/20/28 mpg. There is also info that this new 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class has a towing capacity of 7,000 pounds. However, this info is not official yet.
Modes, Acceleration Time and Top Speed
This engine also includes start/stop system of five drive modes which are Comfort, Eco, Sport, Manual, and Off-Road. With this setup, the newest 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is capable to run from 0 to 60 mph in 10 sec and from 0 to 100 mph in 34 sec. However, as for the top speed, it`s 109 mph.
2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Price and Arrival Date in Markets
The all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250d 4Matic model will cost $41,500, while the much more equipped trim $50,000. This pickup truck will arrive firstly in Europe in November this year, and the sale will expand further to Argentina, Australia, Brazil, New Zealand and South Africa. The U.S. market will have to wait, probably for the second half of 2019.