...you’ll need quite a lot of it.

From GoAuto, here’s the X Class range pricing structure before on road costs in Australia:

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class pricing*

  • X220d Pure Cab Chassis RWD$45,450
  • X220d Pure Pick-up RWD $46,400
  • X220d Pure Pick-up 4Matic $50,400
  • X250d Pure Cab Chassis 4Matic $51,450
  • X250d Pure Cab Chassis 4Matic (a) $54,350
  • X250d Pure Pick-up 4Matic $52,400
  • X250d Pure Pick-up 4Matic (a) $55,300
  • X250d Progressive Cab Chassis 4Matic $53,950
  • X250d Progressive Cab Chassis 4Matic (a) $56,850
  • X250d Progressive Pick-up 4Matic $54,900
  • X250d Progressive Pick-up 4Matic (a) $57,800
  • X250d Power Pick-up 4Matic $61,600
  • X250d Power Pick-up 4Matic (a) $64,500

*Excludes on-road costs

Pricing for the V6 versions hasn’t turned up yet. These are all Nissan engines - 220d is the single turbo, 250d is the dual turbo. Mind you, the X Class isn’t even due on the market until April next year!

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By way of comparison with the top spec X250d Power, “other top-spec pick-up offerings [on the Oz market] include the Toyota HiLux SR5 ($56,440), Ford Ranger Wildtrak ($61,790), Mitsubishi Triton Exceed ($48,000), Holden Colorado Z71 ($57,190) and Nissan Navara ST-X ($54,490).”