Mercedes-Benz GLC Petrol comes with 208hp does 0-100km/h in 7.3 sec and comes with nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission.
The German carmaker, Mercedes-Benz revealed the GLC worldwide, officially replacing the boxy Mercedes GLK. The GLC will be placed between the GLA and the GLE. Revealed at a special launch event in Stuttgart, Germany, the second generation of the SUV rivals the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Volvo XC60.
The design language of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trails the GLC Coupé concept car which was showcased at an auto show, this design will now be followed to future SUV families as well.
Talking about the technical aspect, the GLC as is carries the standard of safety, which is a code of conduct for the brand, featuring various assistance and efficiency systems. The company introduces AIR BODY CONTROL multi-chamber air suspension, DYNAMIC SELECT dynamic transmission modes and the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive in this segment which improves the ride comfort significantly and also the sportiness than its predecessor. Mercedes-Benz claims that the SUV not only performs well on-road, it is outstanding off the road as well.
“Our new GLC represents a further, systematic step in the implementation of our successful SUV philosophy. It combines the ultimate in driving comfort with a sporty touch, impresses on the road and – more than ever – off it as well, and appeals to the eye with the new design and equipment line,”
Says Thomas Weber, member of the Management Board of Daimler AG and responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development.
The front fascia of the Mercedes-Benz GLC now gets a three-dimensional radiator grille with twin louvre and centrally positioned brand star marking the new design language. The headlamps come with LED High Performance headlamp cluster. To complement the striking looks, the bumper is offered with three different design options, addition to the base, the GLC is offered with an off-road optimized version and a sporty AMG variant. At the rear the SUV boasts broad, muscular shoulders in the body and split LED rear lamps featuring a distinctive night design. As at the front, the different bumper options are available here as well.
Comparison of key comfort dimensions:
|Middle of front wheel to driver SRP||1527||1567||+40|
|SRP distance, driver to rear||808||846||+38|
|Effective legroom in rear||891||948||+57|
|Elbow room in front||1442||1449||+57|
|Elbow room in rear mm||1440||1474||+34|
|Shoulder room in front||1401||1455||+54|
|Shoulder room in rear||1408||1436||+28|
The Interiors of the GLC follows the standards from its elder brother, the GLE. It reflects the brands feel-good atmosphere thinking, featuring nappa leather or open-pore wood trim, scrupulously finished details and an attractive touch and feel throughout the dashboard.
The brand claims the key focus of the new interior design is at the dashboard and the center console. It’s following lines, with a large, one-piece console panel with an elegant sweep around the armrest. The new GLC when compared to its predecessor is more spacious.
The technical specification of the Mercedes-Benz GLC is like this, the GLC 220 d 4MATIC which pumps 168HP accelerating from 0-100 8.3 sec, GLC 250 d 4MATIC churns out 201HP and stings from0- 100km/h in 7.6 sec, and petrol GLC 250 4Matic comes with 208hp does from still to 100km/h in 7.3 sec. All three variants come with nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission as standard.
|GLC 220 d 4MATIC||GLC 250 d4MATIC||GLC 2504MATIC|
|Fuel consumption (l/100 km)||5.0 – 5.5(6.1 – 6.5)||5.0 – 5.5(6.1 – 6.6)||6.5 – 7.1(7.5 – 7.9)|
|∆ Consumption %||-19||-19||-12|
|CO2 g/km||129 – 143(159 – 169)||129 – 143(159 – 169)||152 – 166(173 – 180)|
|∆ CO2 g/km %||-19||-19||-12|