13 Mar 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class with Biturbo V6 Engine and Advanced Driver-assistance Technologies
Facelifted for a sportier and edgier appeal, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is a premium compact SUV that looks stunningly gorgeous from every angle. Many signature design elements have been retained in the new design update to maintain the modern-day appeal of the vehicle.
The exterior of the vehicle has received some minor tweaks whereas the interior has received updated technologies and latest convenience features to offer an incredible in-cabin experience to the occupants. The SUV is available in the UAE with three engine options and in three trim levels (250 4Matic, 300 4Matic and 43 4Matic). The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class has also been fitted with advanced driver-assistance technologies and latest safety features to validate its position as a modern-day family SUV.
For a comprehensive review of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class available in the UAE with an in-depth look at its design, performance, safety features and more, read on.
Redesigned for an aggressive and edgier appeal, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class looks incredibly commanding from every angle. The exterior of the all-new GLC-Class features new headlight designs and an updated sporty look while the interior has been laced with a wide variety of convenience features and advanced technologies.
The exterior of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is available in 12 exciting colors. These colors are Canvasite Blue, Black, Designo Citrine Brown Magno, Citrine Brown, Designo Diamond White, Diamond Silver, Designo Hyacinth Red, Iridium Silver, Polar White, Obsidian Black, Tenorite Grey and Selenite Grey.
The exterior of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class looks sporty and aggressive, thanks to its muscular look and long wheelbase. From front to back, the SUV has been designed to exult a modern-day appeal that stands out.
The front fascia features the larger and wider signature Mercedes-Benz grille with bold chrome accents that accentuate the sporty appeal of the vehicle. Right below the grille is a large air dam that has large air intakes on either side to improve the engine cooling function and enhance the performance of the vehicle.
The grille is flanked by stylish new LED headlights with an angular design. These LED headlights will illuminate the roads and surroundings for the driver while the newly added LED daytime running lights will enhance the visibility of the vehicle for other commuters.
The athletic stance of the vehicle is much more prominent from the sides, thanks to 17-inch alloy wheels, wide and muscular fenders and high ground clearance. The rear of the SUV features wraparound LED taillights and dual chrome exhaust pipes that add to the sporty appeal of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.
Classy and luxurious, the interior of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class plays host to state-of-the-art technologies and latest convenience features to offer a memorable commuting experience to the occupants. The cabin has the capacity to seat 5 occupants comfortably across two rows of seats with ample legroom and headroom. The cabin has been laced with real wood accents, premium leather upholstery and elegant aluminum trim that not only heighten the in-cabin experience of the occupants, but also augment its luxury appeal.
The front of the cabin has been fitted with a 14-way power adjustable driver seat with memory setting for the convenience of the driver. The front seats have been equipped with heating settings while the rear of the cabin features 40/20/40 split power folding seats that can be folded down to increase the cargo capacity of the cabin to 56.5 cubic feet.
The vehicle has been laced with advanced technologies to offer a memorable driving experience. Some of the standout in-cabin technologies of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class are 7-inch Color Touchscreen, Dual-zone Automatic Climate Control System, Bluetooth, 5.7-inch Driver’s Display, Navigation System, Voice Command System, Premium Audio System, HD Radio and much more.
Performance of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is a front-wheel-drive SUV that is also available with the 4-Matic All-wheel Drive System. The SUV is available with three powerful engine options and all three engines have been paired with an innovative 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. Mercedes-Benz is setting new benchmarks in the segment with this world’s first 9-speed automatic transmission that can be used with longitudinally mounted engines.
The vehicle comes with multiple impressive performance-enhancing features, one of which is the Air Body Control Air Suspension. This advanced suspension enhances the ride comfort of the occupants and improves the handling of the driver, regardless of the road and terrain conditions.
— Mercedes-Benz UK (@MercedesBenzUK) February 28, 2019
The first engine option available with the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is a 2.0-litre L4-Cylinder Turbo engine that can generate 211 horsepower and 350Nm of torque. With this engine, the SUV has a top speed of 222 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 7.3 seconds. The same engine has been sports-tuned to be able to produce 245 horsepower and 370Nm of torque, which enables the SUV to have a top speed of 235 Km/h and go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 6.5 seconds.
The third engine option available is a powerful 3.0-litre Biturbo V6 engine that is only available with the 43 4Matic trim level of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. This engine is capable of producing 367 horsepower and 520Nm of torque, which enables the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.9 seconds and have a top speed of 250 Km/h.
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is a modern-day family SUV that comes with a wide variety of driver-assistance technologies and active safety features as standard. The optional advanced driver-assistance technologies of the all-new GLC-Class ensures that the driver remains in control of the vehicle and gets a confidence boost.
Some of the standout standard safety features of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class include:
- Vehicle Stability Control System
- Traction Control System
- Cruise Control System
- Trailer Stability Assist
- Speed Limiter
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- ISO Fix Child Seat Anchors
- Seatbelt Pretensioners
- Rear Camera
- Rear and Front Parking Sensors
- Crosswind Assist
- Adaptive Brake Control System
- Hill Assist
- Attention Assist
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Active Brake Assist
- Advanced 10 Air Bags System
- Dynamic Stability Control System
- Anti-lock Braking System
The optional advanced driver-assistance technologies of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class are:
- Head-up Display
- Lane Keeping Assist
- PRE-SAFE Occupant Protection System
- Blind Spot Assist
- DISTRONIC PLUS Adaptive Cruise Control System
- Collision Prevention Assist Plus
Price of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class in the UAE
The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is a premium compact SUV that is now available in the UAE in three trim levels, which are 250 4Matic, 300 4Matic and 43 4Matic. The starting price of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is AED 205,000 that can go as high as AED 285,000 with the optional technologies, safety features and trim level selected as per preference.
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