Mercedes Benz GLC
Mercedes Benz GLC

Everything You Need To Know about 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC

Recently in March 2019, at Geneva International motor show, Mercedes-Benz revealed the design of refreshed 2020 GLC 300 SUV. Right after the one month of the announcement, Mercedes at the New York show in April launched its updated GLC 300 Coupe.

GLC launched the first ever GLC model in 2016, and it replaced the outgoing GLK luxury compact SUV. However, since its release, Mercedes has done slight updates with GLC. However, finally, in 2020, Mercedes Benz GLC provides a new and expanded safety suite. As compared to the previous models, the safety suit will be much more powerful and fuel efficient. Along with this, it will get the latest generation multimedia system of Mercedes with a larger display. Besides, there are several new additions to the upcoming version of 2020 Mercedes-Benz SUV like Exterior design, interior design, interior technology, fuel economy, engine power, safety features, availability and price. Let’s find out about them one by one in detail-

Mercedes Benz GLC
Mercedes Benz GLC

Interior Design

Now, when it comes to updates, there are several changes in Interior design of 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC. Moreover, when you get the first view of the car from the inside, you will notice that most of the interior design changes are related to the car’s technology suite. There are no significant changes in the Interior styling and dashboard layout of the updated Mercedes-Benz GLC as compared to the outgoing model. However, the updates also include several new additions of features like a new steering wheel with touch controls and wood trim choices.

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Exterior Design

In terms of exterior looks and design, you won’t see that much changes in Mercedes Benz GLC as compared to the outgoing model. Besides, you may notice that the 2020 edition has a sportier look enhancement in chrome body and change in the shapes of LED taillights and headlights.

Interior Technology

Interior Technology includes MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system with a touch screen display of 10.25 inch. In addition to this, you will get five different options for interaction, and these options are using the steering wheel controls, touching the screen, using gesture, talking to car’s voice control system and interacting with the new centre console touchpad. To start communication with the voice system, you have to say only two words “Hey Mercedes”. Now, you can use it to ask as many as requests you want. Besides, you can also use several other features like AR for Navigation on the Map, Mercedes calls to make sure that you are getting the best user experience.

Safety Features

Before purchasing a car, everyone has one primary preference, and that is safety. I don’t know about you, but it does matter to me. So, in 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC, you will have standard safety features. The list includes- automatic emergency braking system and monitoring of blind spot. However, if you want to enjoy some advanced features like lane change assist, lane keeps assist, active parking assistance, adaptive cruise control, exit warning with help for the blind spot, traffic sign help, route-based speed adaption and many more then you can choose any other available package.

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Engine Power and Fuel Economy

The 2020 GLC offers 15 horsepower improvement over the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC.  Moreover, the 2020 edition has up to nine-speed automatic transmission, and it is possible because of its four-2.0 litre cylinder engine. So, because of its next-generation engine, Mercedes-Benz can produce 255 horsepower along with 273 pound-feet of torque. You can purchase this car in two configurations- all-wheel drive and in front-wheel-drive.

Moreover, the automakers have claimed that the powertrain can significantly boost the efficiency of the car. However, you have to wait for this, as EPA estimates are still not available, and it is because of no fuel economy figures.

Safety Features

Before purchasing a car, everyone has one first preference, and that is safety. I don’t about you, but it matters to me. So, in 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC, you will have standard safety features. The list includes- automatic emergency braking system and monitoring of blind spot. However, if you want to enjoy some advanced features like lane change assist, lane keep assist, active parking assistance, adaptive cruise control, exit warning with assist for the blind spot, traffic sign assist, route-based speed adaption and many more then you can choose any other available package.

Competition

BMW X3 and Audi Q5, are the two-primary competition of Mercedes-Benz. The BMW X3 has features and price similar to the GLC. However, if you give more preference to power, then I recommend you go BMW X3. Moreover, if you want to get cushioned ride then go for GLC as it has powerful engines. Although Audi will cost you more dollars than any other car mentioned above, it will give you a much more beautiful cabin along with some additional features.

Final Words

I know that you are eager to purchase the 2020 Mercedes Benz GLC bot you have to wait for some time. As it will be available for everyone in the United States at the end of 2019. However, Mercedes-Benz has not revealed the price information of the car. However, the recent releases like 2019 GLC 300 SUV and GLC 300 Coupe start from $40,700, and $47,300. Moreover, the price of the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC is $2000 more than the 2018 edition.

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