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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300View 2019 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Overview (See Available Styles)

  • New 4-door, GLC 300 Coupe 4MATIC version
  • Standard Turbo V-6 mated to 9-speed automatic
  • Collision prevention system comes standard
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is a compact SUV that seats 5 passengers. It competes with the BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Lexus RX 350. This year, a new 4-door coupe variant is available.

Three trims are available: the GLC 300, GLC 300 4MATIC, and GLC 300 Coupe 4MATIC.

The GLC 300 maintains the sporty, yet premium design language of Mercedes. It features a short front snout with a bold front grille, pillow-shaped headlights, and an aerodynamic lower fascia. The coupe version has a unique profile that elegantly slopes back like a Porsche. Standard features include LED daytime running lights, power side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, a power liftgate, and 19-inch alloy wheels. Available features include AMG body styling, 19-inch AMG wheels, gloss-black accents, LED headlights, a panoramic moonroof, aluminum running boards, a roof spoiler, a trailer hitch receiver, and larger 20-inch alloy wheels.

Under the Hood
The GLC 300 is powered by a 241-hp, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, which produces 273 pounds-feet of torque. All-wheel drive is available as well. At the time of this writing, fuel efficiency ratings for the GLC 300 was not yet rated.

Inside, the GLC 300 has a premium MB-Tex simulated leather with a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat. Maximum cargo room for the GLC 300 is a 56.5 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down. The center stack features a standard multimedia system, which includes a 7-inch display, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a dual USB port. It can be upgraded with an integrated navigation system and a Burmester premium sound system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, Nappa leather upholstery, power front seats, heated/ventilate front seats, a memory seat, heated rear seats, a cabin fragrance system, and a cabin-air purification system are available as well.

Standard safety features include a backup camera and a collision prevention system with autonomous emergency braking at low speeds. Available active safety features include adaptive cruise control, a blindspot monitoring system, rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian detection, and lane keep assist. Adaptive air suspension, a surround view system, and park assist are also available.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 21 - 22 MPG
  • Highway: 27 - 28 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

45 of 51 (88%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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