Mercedes-Benz shares 4 reasons why you should consider the GLC SUV

Updated Nov 23, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

One includes the addition of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX).

In today’s time, crossover SUVs have become one of the top choices among car buyers considering the cabin space, improved ride comfort, and off-road capabilities. Mercedes-Benz Philippines has an entry for the said market with the GLC, the brand’s compact luxury crossover SUV.

Mercedes-Benz GLC front view

Mercedes-Benz GLC

The Mercedes-Benz GLC recently got a mid-cycle refresh that made it even more innovative and more competitive against its ever-growing rivals. With that in mind, Mercedes-Benz Philippines decided to share four reasons as to why the GLC should be considered by Filipino car buyers.

1. Luxury SUV characteristics

From the exterior to the interior, the Mercedes-Benz GLC is undoubtedly a premium model on the go. The recent redesign gave a subtle yet noteworthy improvement on the design to make it look more luxurious. Meanwhile, the interior comes with a smooth flowing cabin layout that offers a plush driving experience.

2. Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)

New to the compact luxury crossover SUV is the addition of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX). It is designed to provide convenience to occupants, offering Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and ‘Hey Mercedes’ Voice Control. One can say that the MBUX is a class-leading infotainment system in the global market.

Mercedes-Benz GLC interior view

It is updated to offer MBUX

3. Rugged aesthetics

Despite the model’s luxurious appeal, the German automaker still managed to integrate rugged SUV elements to the finish. Some of which include 18-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels, distinct radiator grille, and revamped multibeam LED headlights. This makes the vehicle look like it is ready for any challenge on the road.

4. Dynamic GLC driving experience

Under the hood, the Mercedes-Benz GLC is powered by a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline engine that makes 197 hp and 320 Nm of torque. It is paired with a 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission to provide power and efficiency. The brand claims that the compact luxury crossover SUV is capable of delivering a 14.5 to 15.2 km/l combined fuel efficiency rating.

Mercedes-Benz GLC front view

A luxurious crossover SUV with loads of features

Mercedes-Benz Philippines is offering the GLC 200 at a price point of Php 4,550,000. It is available in nine exterior colors: Selenite Grey, Polar White, Obsidian Black, Mojave Silver, Iridium Silver, Hyacinth Red (with additional cost), Graphite Grey, and Brilliant Blue.

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Know more about Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2023

Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2023 is a 5-seater compact luxury crossover that sits on a similar platform as the brand's flagship model, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. It is available in the Philippines in one variant which is priced at Php 4,390,000. Powering the vehicle is a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline engine that makes 197 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque, with a 9G-TRONIC (9-speed automatic transmission) as the sole gearbox option.

In terms of dimensions, the GLC-Class measures 4,658 mm in length, 2,096 mm in width, and 1,644 mm in height, with a wheelbase rated at 2,873 mm. Locally, the German compact luxury crossover competes against the likes of the BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Volvo XC60. 

₱ 4,390,000

Rex Sanchez

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Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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