Mercedes Benz GLC Cars For Sale
The Mercedes Benz GLC car is the luxury German manufacturer's compact
luxury SUV that was first introduced in 2015 as the successor of the GLK
class. The “G” represents ‘Geländewagen’ or off-road vehicle and the C
indicating that this is the off-road equal to the C class Benz.
Understanding the naming convention helps to understand the offering. And
in this case, full out luxury as expected, no surprise that shortly after
it's release it was shortlisted as one of the Cars Awards finalists in 2017
Only one generation has been manufactured, although it underwent a slight
face-lift earlier this year in 2020. The second-hand GLC’s are a well-known
addition on the South African roads, where there are plenty of fans of the
The external design is all smooth curves and understated elegance. The pre
owned GLC is available in a five-door hatchback or four-door sedan
With all the luxury trimmings befitting this luxury vehicle, the front
seats are plush and slightly raised offering above-average visibility.
Controls are understated elegance and finishes are leather, luxury fabric,
and quality hard plastics. The cabin is luxurious, safe, and elegant. Space
is ample. The hatchback is fitted with a back row seats that can fold down,
maximizing loading space to 1600 liters, all done with the press of a
button. The sedan’s cargo space is around 580litres.
Engine configuration varies between 2litre turbocharged petrol and 2.2litre
turbo diesel, both with 9-speed G-Tronic automatic transmission as well as
Mercedes Benz's 4Matic all-wheel-drive.
Handling is superb. Even with a slighter higher body and ground clearance,
the driving is direct and smooth. Quick out of the blocks for such a big
vehicle, 0-100km in just 6,4 seconds, and a nippy 3,8seconds for the AMG.
Though not many GLC car owners will take this luxury vehicle off-road,
off-road performance is quite good, meaning that on flat gravel or wet tar
your handling and performance will also be above average. Fuel consumption
for city driving is around 8 litres per 100km and highway 5,6 litres per