After so many speculations about a discontinue, the second-gen 2021 Mercedes X-Class pickup truck is in the works. According to some news, new generations will bring more changes. The design will be improved, and the new pickup will host more premium materials inside.
Thanks to its bolder grille and high sculptured LED headlights, this model is very recognized on the road. Generally, this is the only pickup truck from this manufacturer. With just 16,700 sales in Europe, Australia, and South Africa last year, the first-generation model didn’t make enough income that the manufacturer expected. So, we can expect that second-generation will lure many buyers.
2021 Mercedes X-Class Exterior Changes and Updates
The upcoming 2021 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is a luxury pickup truck that looks attractive and strong. Like before, the new model will share a ladder frame and many parts with the Nissan Navara model. However, X-class is the world’s most competitive pickup-truck in this segment. It looks more substantial than the Navara model, and it is longer by 2.8 inches.
The X-class is an excellent pickup truck that dominates in every segment. Front of this model has recognized thanks to the massive grille and LED headlights design similar to nowadays Benz’s SUV models. On the back, the X-class is a very different vehicle from the Navara. The new model comes with slim vertical taillights and a great designed bumper. The steering and headling are suitable for a pickup but don’t expect the X-class to reach even SUV standards for handling prowess.
Inside, we can expect that 2021 Mercedes X-Class reflects the same cabin as the newest GLE model. The latest GLE SUV is offering an impressive choice of fabric and leather upholstery, great multimedia touchscreens, and unforgivable comfort. The standard package of the X-Class includes power front seats, a Comand Online telematics package with voice control and hard-disk navigation, Live Traffic info, Audio CD sound systems, and a 360-degree surround-view camera.
Safety remains to be a highlight of this model. X-Class will come with active brake and lane-keeping assist, traffic sign recognition, trailer stability assist, and an emergency call system.
2021 Mercedes X-Class Under The Hood
There is no official information on what engine will power the new Mercedes X-Class. From some speculations, the upcoming model will use a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 motor that would be mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 4WD system will be standard for sure. However, thanks to this powerful engine, the towing rate is speculated that it will be around 7,500 pounds.
2021 Mercedes X-Class AMG
The high-performance Mercedes X-Class AMG could also be introduced. From some speculations, this model will bring a sportier look and we could easily see this version with more than 500 horsepower. If this happens, the 2021 Mercedes X-Class AMG will compete with one of the best pickups nowadays, Ram Rebel TRX.
2021 Mercedes X-Class Release Date and Price
The release date of 2021 Mercedes X-Class is not yet specified. Well, the famous GLE and GLS SUVs are confirmed for the following year and both models will be electrified. However, some rumors indicate that the new Mercedes X-Class will be introduced at the same time as the models above. Price is not clear yet but we can expect further information soon.