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2018-05-08 14:21

Image: Wheels24 / Sean Parker

George - Mercedes-Benz new X-Class has finally arrived in South Africa. We're driving the new premium bakkie in George.

New bakkie for SA 

In March 2018, Wheels24 revealed how much the four-model line up will cost in South Africa , as well as specifications for the Progressive and Power models. The new bakkie will be launched locally in George.

GALLERY: 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Prices for the new bakkie start from R642 103 for the X220d 4x2 (manual) to R818 340 for the X250d (4X4 Power auto); Auto transmissions are available as an option at an additional R27 025. 

Mercedes SA confirms the top-of-the-range V6 X-Class  will arrive locally later in 2018.


What do you think of the new X-Class pricing? Will it be competitive in South Africa? Email us


We’re out in the Western Cape driving the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class.

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Mercedes-Benz has raised the bar in the utility market by creating a unique product – the world’s first "premium bakkie".

It says a lot about South Africa’s love of bakkies that the arrival of the new X-Class has been so highly anticipated. Ever since the concept first made its debut, SA fans have been eager to get to grips with Mercedes’ next-generation pick-up.



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