Mercedes’ class of 2018
Mercedes-benz’s first-ever ute will be marketed in three different versions, the workhorse Pure, the more upscale Progressive, and the luxury flagship Power. The New Zealand line-up is yet to be decided, but Mercedes has released details of the European market utes. We outline the three models briefly in this story.
THOUGH NEW ZEALAND specifications are yet to be announced, the European version of the entry-level X-class Pure has a grained black front bumper and a black painted rear bumper.
It rides on 17-inch steel wheels, and has halogen headlights and electricallyadjustable exterior mirrors.
It has a black-finished instrument panel, high-gloss black ventilation outlets, and black Tunja fabric seat upholstery.
The floor covering is plastic, and the
front seats are manually-adjustable.
The infotainment system is an Audio 20 CD system, air-conditioning is standard system, and a reversing camera is fitted.
Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed manual gearbox are standard, and a seven-speed automatic transmission and 4MATIC all-wheel drive are available.
An optional Plus Package includes the Parktronic parking assistance system along with load-securing rails in the cargo tray floor.