Mercedes-Benz X-Class is pickup truck. Nothing strange about it, because Mercedes does offer vans and trucks. There’s also nothing extraordinary in the fact the X-Class was made in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Sharing components or even entire cars across different brands is nothing new. However whereas Nissan Navara is just a workhorse, I expect more from Mercedes-Benz. Does the X-Class have the X factor?

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Starting price: 37 000 euro
As tested: 53 000 euro

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Comments

    • Xander Villar
      Xander Villar

      if they had this in america i would buy it, im very sad it is not available will it ever be?

      about 5 months ago
    • Arvutimaailm
      Arvutimaailm

      Should try the V6 full auto 4wd MB made X. And the manual locking bed is stupid.

      about 5 months ago
    • rnsf72t2
      rnsf72t2

      Sliding window is a 1980s American pick up truck designed. Specifically made just in case you needed to take piss just slide it open and whip it out. 🤣🤣🤣

      about 5 months ago
    • adiemodo
      adiemodo

      Good video, makes a change to hear a honest review just based on what you think instead of what the adverts or keyboard warriors are all saying

      about 5 months ago
    • Johns Corey
      Johns Corey

      This is a pretty ugly truck as far as exterior. The interior is great but for a pickup pretty damn unnecessary and lack practicality.

      This is a strange looking truck overall.

      about 6 months ago
    • I M
      I M

      Basically, you are buying this only for the badge, and very expensive too.

      about 10 months ago
    • Big Ole357!
      Big Ole357!

      This truck looks almost identical to the older generation of the Nissan Titan.

      about 10 months ago
    • Big Ole357!
      Big Ole357! In reply to Big Ole357!

      @Marek Drives but the Nissan Navarro has the body structure of the older model Nissan Titan.

      about 10 months ago
    • Marek Drives
      Marek Drives In reply to Big Ole357!

      It's pretty much Nissan Navara underneath.

      about 10 months ago
    • Lee Dixon
      Lee Dixon

      Sliding window when you have a dog in the back is my guess. That's what I've bought the truck for.

      about 11 months ago
    • mattbanks1501
      mattbanks1501

      That’s a disappointment. I’d like to see how the fiat pick up compares as it’s basically an L200. Well it is an L200 but looks to have a better more stylish cabin? And ye merc column shift has always been a terrible design! Hilux is the bench mark but I think the navara is next best. Thoughts? I do love to look at a ranger though....

      about 1 year ago
    • Boss
      Boss

      This is essentially a nissan navara. I was hoping that the would make something on the mb unimog dna or something to rival the toyota landcruiser v8 diesel. Id rather buy the hilux than this nissan.

      about 1 year ago
    • WICKEDLEE LOOPY
      WICKEDLEE LOOPY

      For the price Mercedes is asking , I'm to assume the seats has extremely comfortable car like seats............Well.......Does it?

      Please tell me it's luxurious. I mean comfortable . Not like a navara , much much more comfortable than a navara , because that's what I'm expecting!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • jezebel _
      jezebel _

      Love your review! You make cars interesting to me. The lil' window is for THE DOGS, silly. The workers have enough air out there ;).

      about 1 year ago
    • knives4apro
      knives4apro

      the sliding window is to let the farts out

      about 1 year ago
    • TheSkinheadlad
      TheSkinheadlad

      Everybody is looking for something to redeem this car ... so let me say it, its a very bad attempt at a pick up simple as that

      about 1 year ago
    • Dave Whitla
      Dave Whitla

      I suspect the sliding window allows skis to be carried inside when you have a canopy on the rear. Its a guess. Of course unless you are exceptionally tall a pair of skis should really fit in the tray. Maybe they thought it would allow unobstructed use of the centre rearview mirror when the unheated rear window ices over and the reversing camera is covered in mud :)

      about 1 year ago
    • Cody Wild
      Cody Wild

      You sound like a German who has learnt English in England but lived in America.

      about 1 year ago
    • Marek Drives
      Marek Drives In reply to Cody Wild

      You couldn't be further from the truth. I'm Polish, and I learnt English surrounded by Lebanese :)

      about 1 year ago
    • Miguel De Moya
      Miguel De Moya

      This truck must seen very pointless in Europe,but take a look at the markets Mercedes selected at launch and then it makes sense. This truck would be a perfect luxury vehicle and top of the range in South America, Africa and Australia, pickup trucks like this one are used for everything: police cars, work vehicles, camper trucks, towing rig and of course, luxury sedans. Their versatility is why these places are filled to the brim with Toyota Hiluesx, VW Amaroks, Ford Rangers, Nissan Navaras and Mitsubishi L200s.

      about 1 year ago
    • Marek Drives
      Marek Drives In reply to Miguel De Moya

      Totally agree, but I'm reviewing this car in Europe, where (as you said) it makes no sense whatsoever. Especially since it offers little more, than Mercedes badge.

      about 1 year ago
    • Volvo Cub
      Volvo Cub

      ALL THAT $$$ and you have to use a STICK to hold open the hood? No not good at all....

      about 1 year ago
    • Johan Kriek
      Johan Kriek

      THIS IS NOTHING MORE THAN A FANCY, OVER-PRICED DATSUN!!! Any person willing to pay this idiotic price for a Renault / Nissan with a Mercedes badge is a nut case!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Argowal
      Argowal

      Mercedes dropped the ball, they should have made a true luxury pick-up, like one based on the g wagon, something unique to the brand, and not this me too thing.

      about 1 year ago
    • seattlemercedesspotter
      seattlemercedesspotter In reply to Argowal

      Argowal yeah or do what Honda did and base it of the GLS

      about 1 year ago
    • Joe Halsey
      Joe Halsey

      My navara has it in australia its great on the hot days i can leave it open as well with the sun roof and helps with the heat as well its good with my dog

      about 1 year ago
    • Nuno Rosario
      Nuno Rosario

      The sliding window is to have access to stuff inside the rear canopy. About 20 years ago cars in South Africa and Australia had hard canopies as accessories that would be open to the cabin.

      about 1 year ago
    • Bacnow
      Bacnow

      That sliding rear window has served me well! In the US, most truck owners tend to own detached homes. Most of us want to maximize the utility of these vehicles to handle towing, hauling, off-road activities and work! These pass-thru windows come in handy when attempting to transport 2x4s, 2x6s, 2x8s, etc.... That are too long (10'&12'ft) for most short bed trucks! I won't even look at a truck if it lacks this feature!

      about 1 year ago
    • Bacnow
      Bacnow In reply to Bacnow

      I

      about 1 year ago
    • Rahar Gaming
      Rahar Gaming

      The sliding windows is there so you can shoot people who are tailgating you. That way you don't break your window.
      I guess it's something for the US market and rusia, not so for you Europeans :-)

      about 1 year ago
    • Adam Adam
      Adam Adam

      Thanks always I like ur reviews well done I'm own one nissan navara st-x 2015 look same x class.. but I don't about the engine it's good or no

      about 1 year ago
    • Tha Lexus Specialist
      Tha Lexus Specialist

      Still a Nissan 😂😂😂😭💀

      about 1 year ago
    • Ramūnas Gudauskas
      Ramūnas Gudauskas

      The back window is to pass the alcohol for your buddies sitting in the pickup cargo area after a hard day in the farm

      about 1 year ago
    • Brandon Lee Bardsley
      Brandon Lee Bardsley

      Disappointed in the quality of the interior, I expected it to be similar to that of the V-Class..

      about 1 year ago
    • Marek Drives
      Marek Drives In reply to Brandon Lee Bardsley

      Not even close :( More like Vito.

      about 1 year ago
    • Vadym Pyatko
      Vadym Pyatko

      Sliding rear window b'cose Ford T150 have. I think pick ups in Europe only used somewhere in industries- like a port area, may be in mining, definately not im private use///=.....Noticed Mercedes try to expand himselve for pickup and Peugeot Partner\Citroen Berlingo soil, but unsucessful.....

      about 1 year ago
    • just a bagel
      just a bagel In reply to Vadym Pyatko

      the t150 is toyota

      about 1 year ago
    • Huw Williams
      Huw Williams

      Just noticed that the test truck has no mudflaps. These are essential on pickups, they really are. They are also standard fit on many other pickups, such as the Ford Ranger and the whole Nissan Navara range. So Mercedes charge about 30% more than Nissan for the badge and dashboard, yet have the cheek to charge extra again for flaps, the load liner and the fourth and fifth year warranty, again standard on Navara.  Let me think about that for a minute……………. Hmm! Not impressed!
      The interior storage, as you mention, is essential for this class of vehicle. I need a place for my phone, animal medicines and vaccines, syringes and needles for the same, paper records for the above and breeding records, head torches and wiping clothes and gloves for dirty hands. Here there is surprisingly little thought or provision for storage that I expect and get with my Ford Ranger.
      Did you have a look at the chassis and running gear? Did you notice the trailing arms on the rear axle? Made out of paper thin pressed steel.  The chassis rails themselves? Typically Nissan and peppered with big holes around the rear wheel arch area especially in order to let dirt and salty moisture inside the box sections in order to rust them out for a finite and relatively short life. You don't get that with a HiLux, believe me. 
      As you probably know, the previous model Navara is notorious for chassis that break in half just behind the double-cab. They rust terribly and the chassis is not particularly rigid, the combination of which causes total failures at between six and ten years of age. Nissan have been buying failed ones back with quite a generous allowance plus 20% off new ones in the UK, fair play to them. I doubt whether Mercedes would be so fair, but that is just my suspicion having dealt with them previously.

      about 1 year ago