The new 2020 Mercedes GLK – quality crossover

Mercedes GLK is one of the few creations titled German manufacturer, which differ from the start of series production is clearly a brutal appearance, even in comparison with similar models of competitors. That appearance was the main advantage of a powerful crossover, allowing Mercedes GLK won fame as one of the most popular cars in its niche in the world.


The debut of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK held in the spring of 2008., And after only four years at the peak of popularity of cars, the German manufacturer has released a restyling version, making worldwide sales of this model increased by almost 10%. Note that in Russia Mercedes GLK model year, has become the most sold model on the results of 2011 Today’s review is intended to reveal all the benefits of restyling SUV with off-road character, for this we have prepared a video and photo reports.

The new Mercedes GLK Class photos


In front of the restyled crossover stand out: a new bumper with aerodynamic side elements and ribbons daytime lights; powerful air intake; abundance of large chrome elements, effectively highlighting the aggressive appearance.

Mercedes GLK photo

Feed the updated 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK differs from its predecessor by the presence of new lampshades lighting, stylish bumper with the original metal plate, flanked by chrome exhaust pipes.

Mercedes GLK photo

  • Dimensions of the updated Mercedes GLK are as follows: width – 1840 mm, length – 4536 mm, height – 1669 mm, wheelbase 2755 mm figures, ground clearance – 210 mm.
  • Also, Mercedes GLK boasts quite good (for SUV) off-road performance: car overcomes a water barrier in 30 mm, its angles of entry and exit make up 23 and 25 degrees, respectively, with the indicator body patency at 19 degrees.
  • Worthy of respect for a huge selection of alloy wheels: a total of more than 15 options, from 17-inch to 20-inch, with a variety of design options. Tread width front and rear ruts different: 235/60 R17, 235/50 R19, 235/45 R20.

Designers have provided as much as 12 mb body color options GLK, wide range of colors ranging from Arctic White to black obsidian.

Externally, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK looks much more compact and harmonious predecessor, his exterior thought out to the smallest detail. This allows the German crossover look much more attractive as compared to its predecessor, as well as on the background of the main competitors.

Photo salon

Significant changes were made and interior restyling 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK. The main innovation was the change in location and form controls: manual handle (made in the form of a small joystick) located on the steering column, three-spoke steering wheel has become (one of the spokes is wider with a distinctive metallic sheen); large appliances, located in the beautiful wells, read perfectly; duct cover elegant four-pointed star, in the cabin there was a set of wooden inserts. Unchanged remains the location of affordable optional 5.8 inch. display and climate control management blochok. When you finish the crossover interior use only premium materials that affect the improvement of sound and noise isolation.

Front row seats

Seats front row are much more comfortable, they have a heated, electrically, as well as setting memory function. Thanks to modern curved profile and enhanced lateral support they may well be mistaken for sports.

On the back seat 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK three passengers are accommodated without problems, space in all directions is enough, and comfortable seating arrangement ensures comfort even on long journeys.

Luggage compartment 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK is not the most spacious in the class – depending on the provisions of Cresse it is able to accommodate 450-1550 liters. payload.

Packaging and price

Even the basic version of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK (which is typical for the German manufacturer), fitted at the highest level. Thus, the initial version of the SUV is equipped with dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, a trip computer, a high-quality audio system, a color 5-inch monitor, heated electric mirrors, alloy wheels with 235/60 R17 protectors, adaptive braking system, traction control, stability control , instant braking, parking sensors. It seems to this impressive list of available systems and options there is little to add. But here, the flagship of the German automotive industry has remained true to himself – to transfer the full list of options restyling 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK, will take several pages.

Engine Price, TR Fuel Drive unit The expense, l. Max. speed
GLK 250 4MATIC AMT 2.0 (211 hp) 2150 petrol full 9.1 / 6.8 215
GLK 250 4MATIC «Special Series” AMT 2.0 (211 hp) 2450 petrol full 9.1 / 6.8 215
GLK 220 CDI 4MATIC «Special Series” 2.1 AT (170 hp) 2550 diesel full 7.4 / 5.9 205
GLK 300 4MATIC «Special Series” 3.5 AT (250 hp) 2890 petrol full – / – 238

  • Middle engine is the GLK 250 (204 hp) accelerates SUV to 100 km / h in 8.0 seconds.
  • The most powerful engine will drive the crossover to “hundreds” of 6.8 seconds, providing a top speed of 210 km / h. The average fuel consumption figure for the diesel units of 8,6-9,0 l.
  • Petrol engines
    • Junior GLK 300 petrol engine (250 hp) will drive cars before the first 100 km / h in 7.5 sec. By consuming in komborezhime 8,2-8,6 l.
    • Senior GLK 350 (306 hp) will reach 100 km / h in 6.5 sec., At a maximum speed of 238 km / h.

 

All engines, both gasoline and diesel, are aggregated with a 7-speed automatic transmission .

Picture engine

In virtually identical to the movement restyled 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK from passenger cars, which explains the main characteristics of the platform. Of course, riding a crossover on the roads virtually any quality of pleasure, cars confidently overcomes any turns, and the steering has an excellent response (at least the rate of increase), but from the looks of aggressive crossover expect more. Crossover copes with bad roads – makes itself felt all-wheel drive system, but it concerns only a light off-road – for good is better not to risk it.

In summary, we note that the redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLK model year to a greater extent has advantages than disadvantages. Thus, the undoubted advantages of cars are modern, rapid and aggressive appearance, comfortable interior, the presence of powerful and economical engines simultaneously. Also to the pluses include the presence of a large number of advanced features and systems that help the driver to manage SUV. However, with one caveat: systems so much that they limit the ability of the driver to go to the aggressive driving.

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