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One-tonne payload not enough for Mercedes X-Class to meet the weight of expectation

Mercedes-Benz logo19 Sep 2018

ARGUABLY one of the most hyped and anticipated new-model launches of 2018, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class suffers from a weight of expectation so great that it would obliterate this ute’s one-tonne payload rating.
 
Costing $64,500 before on-roads, the range-topping – at least until V6 variants arrive – X250d Power variant with automatic transmission tested here is in the ballpark of a C220d wagon or GLC220d SUV, both of which are comfier, quicker, more luxurious and provide ample load-lugging capacity for most families.
 
Then again, we could say the same for the Ford Ranger Wildtrack or Volkswagen Amarok V6 Ultimate that are the big Benz’s real competitors and both incredibly accomplished rigs.
 
Mercedes has accomplished much with the X-Class, but after a week living with one we’d still rather spend $70K on a C-Class, GLC, Ranger or Amarok.
Model release date: 1 April 2018

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