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2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date Australia

The first-ever Mercedes-Benz ute, the brand new 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class, will certainly provide Australian customers something extremely various from exactly what they have actually ended up being familiar with, the German manufacturer claims. Classified "the Mercedes amongst pick-ups", the brand new X-Class ute-- seen below in idea role, with the white ute being the Elegant Traveler idea as well as the yellow lorry being the Solid Traveler program automobile-- has actually taken responses from 5 client teams aboard, with the business declaring that the brand-new ute will certainly "incorporate the toughness of a pick-up with the worth allure, convenience, owning enjoyable and also safety and security that differentiate the lorries birthing the Mercedes celebrity".

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date Australia

Mercedes-Benz declares the brand-new ute will certainly for that reason attract customers looking "for even more car-like features, efficiency, safety and security, as well as convenience". Because of this, Mercedes-Benz has actually performed study in crucial markets-- consisting of Australia-- to see just what purchasers desire from the Benz ute.

The business is eager to mention that Australians acquire an excessive variety of utes when you take into consideration the whole market-- 14.1 percent of all brand-new automobiles marketed in 2015 were utes, or 160,325 from 1.1 million devices, which is greater than Argentina (11.6 percent: 73,425 devices from about 600,000 sales), Brazil (4.7 percent: 115,497 from 2.5 million sales), Turkey (1.4 percent: 14,001 devices from 1 million), Wonderful Britain (1.3 percent: 40,352 from 3.0 million), Russia (0.8 percent: simply 12,836 of 1.6 million) as well as Germany (0.5 percent: just 17,655 devices from 3.5 million sales).

So, just what are the essential client teams that Benz states the brand-new ute has to interest? Right here's a checklist:
  • Family members with an energetic way of life as well as a fondness to costs items: customers that mostly utilize their ute for travelling, purchasing, taking the youngsters to college as well as sporting activities, and also taking their automobile on holidays.
  • Effective travelers: individuals that stay in the city yet are stylish-- they prefer to snowboarding, jet-ski or watercraft, as well as they desire a comfy costs automobile with enough freight area as well as excellent towing capability. Australia is an essential chauffeur for this emphasis.
2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date Australia

  • Trend-conscious mavericks with a fondness to costs items: these purchasers do not desire a mainstream alternative, instead one that is a daily motorist along with a trendy weekend break trip.
  • Country customers as well as farmers: the kind of customer that picks a lower-spec design for their work/life objectives. "They require a lorry that on the one hand takes them with unpaved surface and also has enough freight and also hauling ability. On the other hand, it should appropriate for owning to client as well as vendor conferences along with for usage as an 'day-to-day lorry' for the household".

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Exterior


2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date Australia

When it comes to exactly what Australia could anticipate, that stays to be seen-- though it is extremely most likely that the brand-new X-Class will certainly be supplied in lower-spec work-focused versions, along with higher-spec, a lot more extravagant variations.

There has actually been broach just what type of valuing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class will certainly bring with it. The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is presently one of the most costly ute for sale (from $59,590 for the guidebook, $61,790 for the vehicle) while the 2016 Volkswagen Amarok Atacama is valued from $53,990 hands-on/$56,990 automobile. VW hasn't already yet verified rates for its brand-new V6 Amarok variety.

It is most likely that the premium offerings of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class will certainly be more than those traditional brand names, going off that the German manufacturer is normally valued greater in its affordable embed in the van section with the Vito and also Sprinter versions.

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date Australia

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Ute Release Date

The brand-new X-Class will certainly be constructed in Spain for the Australian market from late 2017, with neighborhood shipments due in the very first fifty percent of 2018.

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