The new generation and a new class in one will be a new 2016 Mercedes Benz GLC. Mercedes will, in fact, next year introduce a new generation of the GLK, which will bring the class to mark GLC. The new model will have now refined style; it will have elegance silhouette and a new design for interior and exterior. Accordingly, it is anticipated that will new GLC to be polished the most in the cabin. Let’s take a look at the exterior and interior design.
2016 Mercedes Benz GLC – Exterior and Interior
The new model 2016 Mercedes Benz GLC may be based on the current BMW X4-class, but the look that adorns well inherited from smaller GLA copies. Garments which Mercedes can still overcome Off-Road package of visual modifications or AMG version whose arrival Mercedes already confirmed. The new model will have 118 mm longer wheelbase, and there is an automatic and freer space inside the passenger cabin but it was in the GLK copies. There will be also a larger trunk; a folding seat comes up to as much as 1,600 liters of luggage space. The interior will be modernized as well to look more like the bigger brother Mercedes Benz GLE. The materials are upgraded throughout, Benz says, and include Nappa leather and open-pore wood trim. The new dash and center console are more flowing, and there’s now a touchpad in the handrest over the rotary push button – either can be used to control vehicle functions and settings. The new model GLC is much bigger than Mercedes Benz GLK, with 1.3 inches more rear-seat legroom, and cargo capacity grows almost 2 cubic feet to 56.5 cubic feet.
2016 Mercedes Benz GLC – Engine and Performance
The US market will get the GLC 300 and 300 4MATIC, both will use a gasoline 2.0-liter inline four producing 241 hp and 273 lb-ft and both mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Benz says more engine options are coming next year and in 2017. Only the best engines will be offered at launch for the 2016 Mercedes Benz GLC, and there will be 4- and 6-cylinder mills plucked from the C-Class. The most exciting model will be the GLC 450 AMG, which will have a twin-turbo 3-liter V6 engine that will develop 367 hp. Some are still hoping that there will be a Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 powered by the 4-liter monster, but no prototypes have been seen yet.
2016 Mercedes Benz GLC – Price and Release Date
The new model 2016 Mercedes Benz GLC will be released in the middle of 2016. The price for the model with standard equipment will be in range from $39,000 and $42,000. The model with full equipment will be cost around $50,000.