Merc unleashes a cheaper GLC SUV
Mercedes-Benz has added a lower-cost model to the GLC SUV range.
It has a 2.0-litre, turbo-petrol engine (135kW/300Nm), full-time rear-wheel-drive, rides on 19-inch alloy wheels and uses LED headlights.
The Mercedes GLC 200 SUV has a recommended retail price of $61,990.
This new Mercedes GLC 200 SUV replaces the previous GLC 220 d models, which were significantly more expensive at $67,500 for the GLC SUV and $78,500 for the Coupe.
Standard on the new model are Parking Pilot with a 360degree camera, an Audio 20 entertainment system, which includes a seven-inch colour display, touchpad control, satellite navigation, digital radio, and media interface with smartphone integration.
Safety features including nine airbags, a pre-safe crash anticipatory system, collision prevention assist plus, attention assist and blind spot assist.
The first shipment of the Merc GLC 200 SUV will not be here until September but dealers are taking orders now.
RIGHT: Mercedes-Benz’s mid-size GLC SUV is an excellent touring car.