Mercedes Benz India has updated the R-Class MPV lineup in India with the addition of a new R350 CDI diesel 4MATIC variant of the R-Class priced at Rs. 58.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Combining sedan like performance, all-wheel-drive SUV confidence and Mercedes-Benz safety in a luxurious package with first class seating for up to seven, the R-Class practically defies categorization while redefining practicality.
The diesel variant of the R-Class, the R350 CDI powered by a 2.9-litre V6 diesel engine now joins the existing R350 4MATIC petrol in the country. The engine comes mated to a 7G-TRONIC with 4WD transmission and returns a mileage of 11.25kmpl.
The vehicle can accommodate seven adults with luggage compartment capable of carrying between 633 and 2385 litres. There is also new sporty aluminum trim that offers electric sunroof, 18-inch alloy-wheels, bit of chrome, LED running lights along with air suspension system in the rear to aid comfort and improve driving dynamics. The luggage compartment of the Mercedes Benz R-Class is capable of holding 633 to 2,385 litters.
Commenting on the introduction of the vehicle Mr.Debashis Mitra, Director- Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said, “The R-350CDI CDI 4MATIC is the latest addition to the successful Mercedes-Benz R-class stable. We are sure that the diesel variant of this crossover model will be an attractive proposition for our valuable customers. The car has 7G-TRONIC with 4WD transmission with a mileage of 11.25 kmpl.”