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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class prior to crash testing

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The Mercedes-Benz X-Class was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in April 2018. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 34.45 out of 38
    Frontal Offset Test 6.27 out of 8
    Full Width Frontal Test 7.63 out of 8
    Side Impact 8 out of 8
    Oblique Pole 7.85 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection 1.70 out of 3
    AEB (City) 3 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 43.04 out of 49
Safety Assist 8.75 out of 12
    Speed Assistance System 1.50 out of 3
    Seatbelt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support Systems 1.70 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 2.55 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 33.99 out of 42

Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest-protecting and side head-protecting airbags (curtains) and a driver knee airbag are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane departure warning (LDW) and a manual speed limiter are fitted as standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 6.27 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 1.42 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.56 pts

The passenger compartment remained stable in the frontal offset test. Dummy readings showed GOOD protection of head, knees and femurs of the driver and passenger and MARGINAL protection for the chest of the driver. An ADEQUATE level of protection is provided for the chest of the front seat passenger.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

In the side impact test, protection of all critical body areas was GOOD for the driver.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Full Width Frontal Test

Full Width Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.8 pts
Chest 2.71 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

Protection of the driver in the full width frontal test was GOOD for all critical body regions. GOOD scores were seen for the head and upper legs of the rear passenger with ADEQUATE protection offered to the chest and neck.

What is full width frontal test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* 7.85 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 3.71 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Protection of the chest for the driver was ADEQUATE in the oblique pole test.

What is pole test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Front: 1.70 points

Rear: 0.00 points

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

In the frontal offset test, protection of the chest of the 6 year dummy was MARGINAL. For all other body regions, protection of the 6 and 10 year dummies was GOOD or ADEQUATE.

In the side impact test, protection of both child dummies was GOOD for all critical body regions.

Pedestrian Summary

The protection provided by the bonnet to the head of a struck pedestrian was predominantly ADEQUATE or MARGINAL. Protection of pedestrians’ legs was GOOD or ADEQUATE. The pedestrian-detecting autonomous emergency braking system performed well, with collisions avoided or mitigated at most test speeds.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

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