Pickup Meets Lifestyle: UK Pricing And Specification For The New Mercedes-Benz X-Class
October 30, 2017 by Mercedes-Benz Vans
The new Mercedes-Benz X-Class is available to purchase from £27,310 excl. VAT, with first deliveries for vehicles ordered now expected in January 2018*.
All UK vehicles are doublecab, with 4MATIC selectable all-wheel drive and low-range, drive selection mode, with double wishbone front suspension, and multi-link rear suspension, all as standard.
Customers can choose from three distrinct model lines to suit different lifestyles and work environments: the PURE basic variant for classic robust use, PROGRESSIVE for higher requirements in terms of quality feel and comfort, and POWER as the high-end variant for urban lifestyles.
Engines and transmissions
The X-Class is initially offered with a choice of two engines**: the X 220 d 4MATIC 4-cylinder 2.3l diesel with common-rail and turbocharger, offering 163hp (120kW), or the X 250 d 4MATIC 4-cylinder 2.3l diesel with common-rail and twin-stage turbocharger, offering 190hp (140kW).
The X 220 d 4MATIC comes with a six-speed manual transmission in a choice of PURE or PROGRESSIVE model lines.
The X 250 d 4MATIC is available in all three model lines: PURE, PROGRESSIVE and POWER, with a seven-speed automatic gearbox available.
Safety as standard
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•driver and passenger airbags and thorax bags
•window bags on the A-D pillar
•driver knee bag
•Active Brake Assist (radar-based autonomous emergency braking)
•Lane Keeping Assist
•Traffic Sign Assist
•Hill Start Assist
•Anti-theft protection package
•ECO start/stop function
•ESP® (Trailer Stability Assist can be added as an option)
The entry-level X-Class PURE model is only available with the six-speed manual transmission 220 d 4MATIC engine, and offers a rear bumper with integrated step, halogen headlights and a radiator grille with matt black finish.
Inside, the PURE model offers a manually adjustable driver and passenger seat in Tunja black fabric upholstery, with a large storage compartment in the centre console, incorporating an armrest and cupholder. The model also offers semi-automatic air-conditioning with high gloss black details in the air vents.
X-Class PURE models are offered with 17-inch steel wheels as standard.
The mid-level X-Class, which is £1,200 excl. VAT above the PURE model, is offered with a choice of either the 220 d 4MATIC engine, or the uprated 250 d 4MATIC engine.
The PROGRESSIVE model line also offers painted bumpers with a simulated under guard in matt black; aluminium door sills featuring 'Mercedes-Benz' lettering; chrome door handles; load securing rail system; heated exterior mirrors; and a radiator grille with iridium silver matt finish.
Inside, the PROGRESSIVE model comes with black fabric upholstery and an aluminium trim, with automatic dimming interior mirror with integrated compass function, illuminated sun visors, lighting for the front footwell and exit lamps, and chrome air vents.
X-Class PROGRESSIVE models are offered with 17-inch six-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels in vanadium silver as standard.
The high-level X-Class, which is £3,500 excl. VAT above the PROGRESSIVE model, is offered in conjunction with the 250 d 4MATIC engine only, and features painted bumpers with simulated under guard in chrome; a rear bumper in chrome with integrated step; fog lights with chrome surround; shoulder line trim strips in chrome; LED high-performance headlights with cleaning system; LED tail lights; electrically folding exterior mirrors; and KEYLESS GO, all as standard.
Inside, the POWER line comes with eight-way electrically adjustable driver and front passenger seats as standard, with ARTICO leather and DINAMICA microfiber upholstery, with an ARTICO leather dashboard with topstitching, complimented by a black, high-gloss interior trim.
X-Class POWER models are offered with 18-inch six-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels in himalaya grey, as standard.
Inside, the Audio 20 CD infotainment system is offered as standard across all model lines, with seven-inch high definition screen, rotary controller with touchpad, Bluetooth® audio and media interface, with DAB digital radio and pre-installation for Garmin MAP PILOT included. Also standard is Mercedes me Connect standard services, including call automatic emergency response, breakdown and maintenance management.
COMAND Online can be specified from £1,470 excl. VAT, with Garmin MAP PILOT another option, which can be included for £405 excl. VAT.
The PROGRESSIVE and POWER lines offer a multifunction leather steering wheel with chrome highlights and leather gear shift and handbrake level, as well as automatic windscreen wipers with rain sensor.
With seven option packages, the X-Class can be customised to suit the individual requirements of the owner.
Style Package, specifically developed for the POWER model line, includes privacy glass; electric rear windows; running boards; roof rails; and 19-inch six twin-spoke light alloy wheels (£1,345 excl. VAT).
Style Package for the PROGRESSIVE model adds LED high-performance headlights with LED daytime running lights; LED tail lights; privacy glass; running boards; roof rails; and 18-inch six twin-spoke light alloy wheels (£2,190 excl. VAT).
As an interior pack for the PROGRESSIVE model, Comfort Package features eight-way electrically adjustable driver and front passeger seat with lumbar adjustment; THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control; ARTICO leather with DINAMICA microfiber upholstery; and a storage net for the passenger footwell (£1,235 excl. VAT).
Parking Package, which is available on the PROGRESSIVE and POWER models, includes PARKTRONIC parking sensors and 360˚ camera, which features networked cameras in the front grille, wing mirrors and tailgate to capture a complete bird's-eye view of the vehicle's immediate surroundings to assist in avoiding obstacles and pedestrians when parking (£570 excl. VAT).
Plus Package is offered on the PURE model, and features PARKTRONIC parking sensors and load rail securing system (£700 excl. VAT).
Winter Package, available across all three model lines, adds headed seats and heated washer fluid jets (£340 excl. VAT), while Smoker Package adds an ashtray for the cupholder and lighter in the 12V socket (£30 excl. VAT).
A differential lock for the rear axle to enhance off-roading capabilities in mud, sand or snow is available for £495 excl. VAT, while increased ground clearance by 20mm can be added for £220 excl. VAT.
With three standard non-metalic paint choices (danakil red, chisana white and granite green), metallic paint can be added for £510 excl. VAT, with a choice of kabora black, axinit bronze, cavansite blue, bering white, rock grey and diamond silver.
The X-Class is sold exclusively via the Mercedes-Benz Vans nationwide Dealer Network. For more informantion about the Network, or about the X-Class please visit: www.MBVans.co.uk.
Like all Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the X-Class stands out for its exemplary passive and active safety equipment. As standard, the X-Class offers: