2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute pricing confirmed

First Mercedes-Benz ute to start just under $46,000

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Mercedes-Benz has just confirmed Australian pricing for the X-Class ute will start at $45,990.

The new ute, which shares many of the same underpinnings of the Nissan Navara, has been confirmed for an April 2018 arrival in Australia.

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There will be thirteen variants offered in Australia with power coming initially from a choice of two four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines, a V6 diesel will come online around the middle of 2018.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Model Range:

  • X 220 d – 120kW and 403Nm/manual/2WD or selectable AWD
  • X 250 d – 120kW and 450Nm/manual or auto/selectable AWD
  • X 350 d – 190kW and 550Nm/auto/permanent AWD

While there are going to be three model grades offered – Pure, Progressive and Power and cab-chassis variants will be offered in the base and mid-spec grades.

Like the Navara, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class will drive on coil springs all round and Mercedes-Benz tell us this ensure a driving enjoyment that is on a par with passenger cars.

For those looking to take their X-Class off-road, the all-wheel drive version of the new offering has low-range gearing and a diff-lock.

All versions boast the same 222mm of ground clearance.

The ute will have seven airbags, and Active Brake Assist and Lane Keeping Assist will come as standard across the range.

A reverse camera is also going to be a standard fitment, though the top-spec model gets a 360-degree camera (optional extra on mid-spec model).

Mercedes-Benz has also confirmed the X-Class will have a 1.1 tonne payload and a 3.5 tonne towing capacity.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pricing:

PURE

  • Cab Chas, X 220 d, RWD, 6-spd man, from $45,450
  • Load Bed, X 220 d, RWD, 6-spd man, from $46,400
  • Load Bed, X 220 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $50,400
  • Cab Chas, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $51,450
  • Cab Chas, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 7-spd auto, from $54,350
  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $52,400
  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 7-spd auto, from $55,300

PROGRESSIVE

  • Cab Chas, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $53,950
  • Cab Chas, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 7-spd auto, from $56,850
  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $54,900
  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 7-spd auto, from $57,800

POWER

  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 6-spd man, from $61,600
  • Load Bed, X 250 d, 4MATIC, 7-spd auto, from $64,500

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