2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC review

June 17, 2015 in Germany was presented compact crossover that builds on the outgoing model GLK. We present to you 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC.

About 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC

With the new model GLC, Mercedes-Benz presents the second generation of mid-range SUVs. GLC reserves outstanding off-road capability of its predecessor with a brand new design. Moreover, GLC raises comfort to a whole new level with innovative technology AIR BODY CONTROL, unique in the segment, then DYNAMIC SELECT technology and permanent all-wheel drive – 4MATIC. New GLC is tailored for driving on the road and off. With modern security systems and improved fuel economy, the new GLC setting standards in its segment. Compared to its predecessor, fuel consumption is reduced by 19% percent. The new model features a modern design and a new platform. GLC will bring several innovations. As can be noted, Mercedes- Benz has chosen a larger model in relation to the GLA. Therefore, the larger cabin is noticeable and great influence C class. There is an arched design, front and rear lights, chrome outlet pipe of the exhaust system and upgraded infotainment system. The line engine will be carried over from the W205 C-class.

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Release date and price for 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC

For the first time this car is presented at the Motor Show in Shanghai. Mercedes-Benz USA has confirmed that this model will be on sale in North America in the middle of November and will be offered as GLC300 and GLC300 4MATIC. As for the price, there are some speculations. The assumption is that in comparison with other models, the GLC will not be below $ 40,000 for the basic model. Models that will eventually represent competitors as Audi Q5, BMW X3, Acura RDX and Lincoln MKX.


2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Exterior

SUV is 183.3 inches long, 64.5 inches in height and a width of 74.4 inches. The front of the mask is adorned with two knives, the hood is a noticeable relief and LED lights with stylish looks. Under the lights on each side, there are big holes for air circulation. The rear lights also have a modern design. Are mounted horizontally. At the top there is a large panoramic sunroof. The wheels are further adorned with redesigned alloy wheels of 20 inches.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior

At first glance, we can see a spacious cabin of modern design. The central part is characterized by the width and pleasant texture. In the middle is placed a touch screen, clear and very functional. The seats are extremely comfortable with high-quality leather, with the possibility of heating and massagers. The control panel represents the harmonious combination of wood and aluminum. Particularly interesting is the way to open the rear doors which have an automatic door opening and closing. Taken as a one, this car has a great set of control in the right place. This ensures the safety of all drivers, comfort and enjoyment while driving.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Engine

Mercedes did not want to present specific data. But the 300 designation suggests that the crossover possess 3.0L four-cylinder engine with a turbocharger that develops 241 hp power and 369 Nm of torque. Rear-wheel drive will be standard, while the all-wheel drive will be optional. Mercedes also pointed out that this model will have a number of new options and added standard equipment that will GLC model move upward in the segment to which it belongs.


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