If you like pickup trucks, then the upcoming 2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is a model worth considering. After so many rumors that the truck’s production is canceled, coming great news that the Germans manufacturer will continue its production.
The new generation, from information that we got, will bring some significant improvements compared to the previous one. First of all, it will ride on the same platform as the outgoing model, featuring some minor modifications. Reportedly, platform will be larger by a few inches from what we heard, which means more comfort inside. Besides, the interior should also be redesigned, and it will include more upscale materials. The new version could be introduced at the end of this year, while sales might starts soon after that.
2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Design
In terms of design, the forthcoming 2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck will not significantly differ from its predecessor. The new truck will keep the same design language, but it will gain sharper lines. From what we heard, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class will come with a revised front fascia that will include a larger grille and slimmer LED headlights.
Many believe that Germans manufacturers will use the same treatment as on the new GLA model. However, unique styling will remain on the back, and we should expect a stronger bumper and better taillights graphics. Overall, the next-generation Mercedes-Benz X-Class will bring some refreshments, but is this enough to keep up with its rivals?
Inside, the fresh new 2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class will gain a more modern cabin. Like the rest of Mercedes crew, the upcoming one will not differ at all. The interior is spacious, comfortable, and best of all, it`s technology rich. Overall, the interior features attractive dashboard, HVAC controls, and big touch-sensitive COMAND infotainment system.
The new X-class offers many hard plastics in the Pure standard trim, but most of the electronic goodies are aboard on upper trims. The top-of-the-line Power trim gives X-class appearance boost. This trim includes stitched faux leather applied to the dashboard, aluminum and wood trim, and the inner door panels.
2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Powertrain Specs
The latest 2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is a powerful pickup truck that needs a strong engine. Like the first generation, the new one will be available with same powertrains. The X-Class uses 2.3-liter 4-cylinder gasoline and turbodiesel engines. The gasoline one produces 163 horses, while the turbodiesel makes 187 ponies with twin sequential turbos.
The manufacturer also offers a stronger Renault V6 powertrain that also powers Nissan Navara model. This engine is capable of producing 255-horse V6 turbodiesel with 406 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard, while 7G-Tronc Plus automatic is optional.
Release Date, Price
The refreshments of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz X-Class are happening. Recently, we got some information, and we are glad that Mercedes continuous X-Class development.
According to many reports, the redesigned version should be introduced to the public later this year, while sales might start soon after. Pricing is not yet available, but expects slightly higher numbers than before. This truck will continue its battle with rivals such as Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.