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2019 Mercedes-Benz X-Class review: X250d Progressive

Time has passed, competitors have updated, and there’s a new V6 variant at the top of the range, but can Mercedes-Benz’s mainstay X250d ute hold its own in Australia’s huge ute market?

2019 Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic review

The V6-powered Mercedes-Benz X-Class has rolled into town, with the Amarok Ultimate and other primo pickups in its crosshairs.

2018 Mercedes-Benz X220d Pure review

This is the only version of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute that can be had at an RRP below $50,000. Is it the real deal, or just excellent badge engineering?

2018 Mercedes-Benz X350d review

The Mercedes-Benz X350d V6 is a more enticing prospect for cashed-up pickup buyers than the four. Elements still feel compromised, but in some ways it's as premium as 4x4 utes in this segment get.

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Videos

11 Utes, 1 winner: 2019 Dual-cab ute comparison: Best ute of 2019

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6 review: The one true X-Class?

Mike Costello jets to Europe for a first run in the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6, driven by Merc's very own six-cylinder diesel engine. On first impressions then, the X350d feels more like a ‘proper’ Benz than the four-cylinder version, and does more to justify the cost of those three-pointed star badges (two at the front, one at the rear, one in the tub, one on each side step and each wheel, and one each on the steering wheel and gear shifter, in case you forget what you’ve purchased)...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class and the Navara: 5 differences

Scott the difference! What sets these two related utes apart? We've Scott the answers! (Okay, we'll stop there.) We've now got a good assortment of news, reviews, comparisons and videos in the bag for the first-ever Mercedes-Benz X-Class, including a story whose toes this latest video treads on..

Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Mercedes-Benz X-Class

The king of our recent Dual-Cab Ute Mega Test takes on the newcomer, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Watch Trent and Paul put these two big utes through their paces.

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Comparisons

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

Mercedes-Benz X250d Progressive v Nissan Navara ST-X comparison

When Mercedes-Benz chose to enter the dual-cab ute market with the new X-Class, it didn’t go it alone. Working partner Nissan lent a hand – and a variety of components from the Navara – to get the job done. The two aren’t exactly the same. The X-Class is more than just a Navara with a three-pointed star on the nose (despite what you might read in our comments), but it’s not entirely different...

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250d Power v Ford Ranger Wildtrak comparison

Dual-cab utes have taken over the cities and suburbs of Australia. So much so that both the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger sit in the top-five most sold cars each year. That popularity trend continues in other overseas markets, where the HiLux and Ranger also sell in huge numbers. Mercedes-Benz wants a piece of the premium ute mix and has dipped its toe in the dual-cab ute waters with the all-new X-Class...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class News

Mercedes-Benz issues recall for X-Class utes due to steering issue

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall of 6116 examples of its X-Class ute, with Model Years from 2018 to 2019 (MY18-MY19), due to a possible hydraulic fluid leak from the steering system. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says a connection on the hydraulic line could leak, which may result in a failure of the power steering system...

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020 – UPDATE

It's been a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

2018-2020 Mercedes-Benz X-Class recalled for misleading roof loading advice

Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia has issued a recall of 6117 examples of its X-Class ute with Model Years from 2018 to 2020 (MY18-MY20) due to potentially misleading roof loading advice printed in the owner's manual...

Mercedes-Benz recall 5826 X-Class utes for autonomous braking fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on a total of 5826 X-Class dual-cab utes (MY2018 and MY2019), citing an issue with the active braking assistance feature. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the dual-cab ute's brake assist system may “mistakenly detect an obstacle and brake suddenly or unexpectedly...

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