Would You Buy a Mercedes-Benz Pickup?

Even if you thought you'd never, maybe this 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class commercial might convince you.

With the 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class set to go on sale before year's end, Mercedes started releasing commercials for its new mid-size pickup. While acting as enticing previews for the markets where this truck will be sold, it only acts as a tease for buyers in North America who won't be able to sample this luxurious truck.

Check out the commercial, titled "Follow," showing this truck in action.


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What do you think? Would you rock a Mercedes-Benz pickup? If so, be sure to let Mercedes know.

It doesn't look like Mercedes-Benz has any plans of offering its mid-size X-Class in the U.S., but with enough demand, that could easily change.

In case you haven't heard about it yet, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class is a restyled version of the Nissan Navara, and it will be offered in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. These markets are popular for work-ready mid-size trucks, while the U.S. shows far more love for full-size trucks.

So far, Mercedes states that it has no plans to offer the X-Class in the U.S., but if enough demand builds up, Mercedes could always change its mind.

The good news is that there is a recent resurgence for mid-size trucks in the U.S. such as the Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma, the upcoming return of the Ford Ranger and a planned mid-size truck from Hyundai.

The obvious advantage that the X-Class would have is its luxury, which should easily surpass high-trim versions of the GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma that currently exist. These trucks do prove that there is a market for high-dollar, mid-size trucks as models like the Canyon Denali, Ridgeline RTE-L and Tacoma Limited are priced well into the $40,000 range.