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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
261 hp @ 5000 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,079 lbs
3,931 lbs
3,889 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
4,400 lbs
N/A
3,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
City
23 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr
7.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
17.2 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
425.5 miles
430 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
518 miles
498.8 miles
504.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.3 in
185.9 in
183.3 in
Height
65.5 in
66 in
64.7 in
Max Width
74.5 in
74.4 in
74.4 in
Front Width
63.6 in
63.8 in
63.9 in
Rear Width
63.3 in
64.4 in
63.7 in
Wheelbase
111 in
112.8 in
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.2 in
5.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
40.3 in
40.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.2 in
41.1 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.7 in
57.6 in
57.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.8 in
36.4 in
37.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
39.1 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
56 in
56.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.1 ft³
62.7 ft³
56.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
28.7 ft³
19.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.1 ft³
28.7 ft³
19.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
39.4 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/60HR19
P225/60HR18
P235/60VR18
Rear Tire
P235/60HR19
P225/60HR18
P235/60VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic, Late availability.
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno, Late availability.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Optional
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A