On an urban and road test, and on an off-road road, Mercedes Benz has officially become the commercialization of its new X-truck, based on Nissan's successful NP 300, but with many improvements that give it the seal of the German brand .
The model Mercedes Benz expects to market between 1500 and 2000 units in the medium-sized truck market in Chile, and already 700 stores will arrive in Barcelona from Barcelona, Spain, as opposed to what is happening in other parts of the Mercosur countries that will receive units from Santa Isabel, Argentina .
The winner of the NP 300 has the same platform engine where the truck is built, but the Mercedes Benz made important changes in terms of its engineering, including structural reinforcements, body panels, safety technology, connectivity, equipment's comfort, insulation and coatings, brakes, axles, suspension, among others .
In Chile, only the top line version will be traded, called the 4Matic X250d with power finish. It has a Nissan-Renault engine unit, optimized by Mercedes-Benz, 2.3 liter, twin turbo, direct injection and Euro V. which has 190 Hp of power and delivers 450 Nm of torque, associated with the traction system with 2H4H-4L electronic switch which has Also differential electronic locking for rear axle, along with 7-speed automatic transmission with manual mode.
In terms of consumption, homologated according to 3CV 12.2 km / l mixed, 10 km / l in the city and 14.2 km / l on the road.In addition, it has a load capacity of 1,067 kg and drains 750 kg, With an angle of attack of 29 degrees, an angle of departure of 24 degrees and a tilt angle of 49 degrees.
Dimensions and equipment
The new X class measures 2,113 mm wide, 1,819 mm in height, 5,340 mm in length and 3,150 mm between the hinges, with a ground clearance of 220 mm, which is 20 mm longer than European models considering the difference The quality of our roads. This is associated with the independent suspension of the front fork and a rigid double axle with multilink brackets and coil springs on the rear wheels.
Among its main equipment are: High Performance LED Spotlights, Parktronic Parking Sensor System, 360 ° High Resolution Camera, Multi-Purpose Steering Wheel with Cruise Control (Tempomat), Seats with Arctic Leather Upholstery and Dynamic Microfiber (Suede) with Electrical and Heating Adjustments for Seats Front seats, matching electric folding mirrors with heating, double thermotronic air conditioning, Keyless Go (keyless access and start), light and rain sensors. Audio 20 CD system with 7 "color screen, USB port, Bluetooth and 8 speakers, 5" color cluster monitoring, foggers, power windows, one touch for front seats, among other features.
In terms of safety, there are 7 airbags, Isofix anchors, 4 wheel disc brakes with ABS and EBD, ASR and ESP traction stability control, drop control, hill helper start, heated washing machine and ejectors.
In its great performance, only to find something to improve can be a more modern infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay or Android auto-blind point sensors.
The new Mercedes-Benz X-Class marketer in Chile with a list price of $ 26,370,000 + VAT.