The 2020 Mercedes X-Class is a relatively new name in the pickup truck category. So far, the pickup segment is an unexplored area for the German carmaker. However, Mercedes is willing to give it a go and try to dominate the segment in the near future. Known for its reputation, Mercedes will deliver a premium pickup truck with numerous trim levels, engine and transmission choices.
The 2020 Mercedes X-Class will arrive with the rear-wheel-drive configuration as standard. Moreover, this pickup will borrow Nissan Navara’s platform. The mid-size pickup will be closely related to the Renault Alaskan and mentioned Navara models. Exterior looks extremely attractive and the interior will be luxurious.
2020 Mercedes X-Class Is A Perfect Combination Of Rugged Appearance And Modern Design
The forthcoming 2020 Mercedes X-Class comes with great aerodynamics, modern styling, and attractive design. Whatsoever, this pickup looks more upscale than some SUVs and sedans. A perfect combination of rugged appearance and modern design. As we already wrote, this pickup will ride on the same platform that underpins the current Nissan Navara pickup truck.
Moreover, Renault Alaskan and Nissan Navara are closely related to the X-Class model. The exterior looks really unique and premium. The front end sports a twin-bar grille and the standard LED headlights. The base model will arrive with the 17-inch wheels and there will be up to three trim levels.
2020 Mercedes X-Class Interior Offers Comfort And Latest Techs
From the inside, the 2020 Mercedes X-Class will look similar to the concept. Whatsoever, the cabin is more SUV-like when it comes to the level of comfort and design. The interior is offering a new version of the infotainment system and the 5.4-inch driver information screen that is standard. Speaking of concept, gear shifter and the steering wheel is exactly the same as on the concept.
The interior is really premium as it comes with upscale upholstery, ambient lighting, and newest technologies. For an instance, push-button start, switchblade key, and Wi-Fi are all standard. On top of that, this pickup will offer up to six different materials and the leather upholstery will be optional.
2020 Mercedes X-Class Powertrain
This mid-size pickup truck will offer up to four engine choices, along with the two gearbox options. A base engine is a four-cylinder unit that is generating 165 horses and 176 lb-ft of torque. Also, the 2020 Mercedes X-Class will offer two turbodiesel engines. First one is a 2.3-liter that returns 190 HP and 330 lb-ft of torque. Second diesel is a V6 engine that cranks out 260 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque. Fourth engine choice is a regular four-cylinder diesel drivetrain that will deliver 165 HP and 298 lb-ft of twists.
Each engine is offering both a 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmission. On top of that, the rear-wheel-drive setup is standard while the four-wheel-drive is optional. Just like any other carmaker, Mercedes is willing to offer its high-performance variant. It is an X-Class AMG variant that won’t arrive before 2020, but we can expect this version in the near future.
2020 Mercedes X-Class Price and Release Date
There won’t be AMG variant for 2020 but the offer is still more than good. The 2020 Mercedes X-Class comes with four drivetrain options and three trim levels. Unfortunately, the price is not available yet but it won’t be affordable for sure. We can expect the price of over $40,000. Mid-size pickup will hit the dealerships later this year and the U.S. model will arrive in the first half of 2020.