In the new year, the 2017 Mercedes GLK class is getting a redesign and it is more amazing than you can think. The GLK will no longer be smallest sport-ute of Mercedes. Due to the launch of Mercedes-Benz GLA-class, the GLK lost its status. However, the car struggles to maintain among luxurious small crossovers. You will see new and better light elements and fresh interior with some new experimental materials. Apart from this, there’s much more but first, let’s talk about its interior and exterior design.
2017 Mercedes GLK – Outstanding Exterior and Interior:
The design of this 2017 Mercedes GLK seems to appear like it’s always to handle the dirt. The exterior looks stronger than other normal urban wagons. The SUV features some modern industrial design cues that can be found in Mercedes ML class too. The car is more of an off-roader. The interior of the car is made mainly with dark plastic just to keep it somber. However, the plastic used is soft and you can see the wide trim band to break up things. You can see metallic plastic in some models, while wood in others. Furthermore, the controls and gauges made for this upcoming series are extremely straightforward. The overall interior is more contemporary. Seating is covered with real leather. The steering and front seats are heated.
The headroom is truly remarkable. Other than that, there’s an automatic climate controller, stereo with six speakers, 5.8-inch display, and infotainment system. You also get the panoramic sunroof, camera system, blind spot monitor and parking assistant for parallel parking. Moreover, there’s a spacious cargo capacity upgraded to 16.5 cubic feet in this car. You can increase it to as much as 54.7 cubic feet. So, putting a lot of cargo won’t be a problem anymore. Plus, the front seats are amazingly spacious too. The car is said to be perfect for longer traveling because of the comfortable interior.
2017 Mercedes GLK – Engine and Performance:
The 2017 Mercedes GLK will be launched with two options for engines. There will be an l4 engine that’s able to produce 201 horsepower and additionally the car will have a V6 engine capable of producing 302 horsepower. You will encounter an ECO start-stop option as well. Also, the 7-speed automatic transmission system might be experienced. That will be a particular four-wheel SUV. The car will offer amazing fuel economy recording 33 mpg while on highways, and 24 mpg on city roads.
The 2017 Mercedes GLK is expected to be more powerful than its predecessors. The car will also have responsive steering and composed handling; however, experts say that the ride might turn out to be a little jarring. It will come with the rear-wheel drive.
2017 Mercedes GLK – MSRP and Release Date:
The SUV is expected to have manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $43,000. There is a chance that Mercedes will also launch some premium models in the series which will be sold at high prices. This exceptional car is expected to be released in the first quartal of 2017. So, buckle up your seats and tighten your seatbelts, the roads are going to get smaller with the upcoming Mercedes GLK.