Popular luxury German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz has finally launched the diesel version of its R Class MPV. The diesel variant of the R Class is powered by a 2,987cc engine. Commenting on the introduction of the vehicle, Mercedes- Benz India Director-Sales & Marketing Debashis Mitra, said: “We are sure that the diesel variant of this crossover model will be an attractive proposition for our valuable customers”. The engine is mated to the 7G-tronic transmission and has a claimed fuel efficiency of 11.25 km per litre. The R Class scores highly on the interiors and comes loaded to the gills. The seven seater car has a luggage compartment of 633 litres that can be maximized to 2385 litres on folding the rear most seats.
Mercedes-Benz R350 CDI is priced at Rs 58.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).