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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

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2023 GLC 300 Base 4dr 4x2
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Price:   -  From $48,250
2023 GLC 300 Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $50,250
2023 GLC 300 Base Coupe 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $55,850
2023 AMG GLC 43 Base Coupe 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $69,350


Redesign Info

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is entering the new model year as a fully redesigned vehicle. At the moment, Mercedes has only previewed the changes for the regular SUV body style. We expect the automaker to introduce coupe and sporty AMG models in the future.

On the outside, the new GLC features an evolutionary design instead of a ground-up overhaul. Unsurprisingly, the SUV shares a lot of the same exterior design elements as the redesigned C-Class. The SUV has a wide oval grille, a smooth front fascia, and a tidy front air intake. The GLC now features a more pronounced body line that runs from the hood to the taillight. At the back, the GLC has triangular taillights and two distinct exhaust outlets.

The interior of the 2023 GLC is far more luxurious and tech-forward than before. The interior shares the same design elements as the new C-Class, with a sweeping dashboard that has oval air vents, a massive touchscreen that takes up most of the space on the center console, and a second large screen that acts as the instrument cluster. The GLC has minimal physical controls, for an even more high-tech look. Thanks to the longer wheelbase, the new 2023 GLC has more interior space than the outgoing model.

Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Mercedes hasn’t announced all of the GLC’s features yet, but the SUV should be available with an 11.9-inch touchscreen, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, the automaker’s MBUX infotainment system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hot spot, Bluetooth, “Hey, Mercedes” voice recognition, and biometric authentication. We expect a wireless charging pad, a head-up display, a Burmester audio system, augmented reality for the navigation system, and online music streaming to be available.

Initially, the 2023 GLC will come with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. Output is rated at 258 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission is standard. Mercedes has confirmed that a plug-in hybrid powertrain will be available in the future.

When it comes to safety features, the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC is expected to come with standard automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, safe exit warning, a driver attention monitor, and automatic high-beam assist. Available features should include Car-to-X communication, a surround-view parking camera, adaptive cruise control, park assist, traffic sign recognition, lane-keeping assist, lane departure warning, evasive steering assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and a dashcam.

Pricing & Release Date

Based on when the C-Class came out, we expect the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC to arrive at the beginning of 2023. Pricing hasn’t been announced yet, but the 2023 model year should be more expensive than the current model that’s on sale. The current GLC starts at $44,900 (with destination).

The 2023 GLC will compete against the Genesis GV70, BMW X3, Audi Q5, Lexus NX, Volvo XC60, and Porsche Macan.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 255 HP / 295 ft.lbs.
9-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
25 / 32 / 28 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 255 HP / 295 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
25 / 32 / 28 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Aluminum
Fuel Tank
17.4 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
56.3 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
185.7 "
Exterior Width
75.6 "
Exterior Height
64.6 "
Front Headroom
41.3 "
Rear Headroom
39.6 "
Front Legroom
Rear Legroom
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.6 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,167 Lbs.
Wheel Base
113 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
18.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum / 18.0 " / 19.0 " / 20.0 " / 19.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Amg Aluminum / 20.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Amg Aluminum / 20.0 " Black Amg Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Heated, Power Remote Driver, Power Remote W/tilt Down Passenger
Body-colored / Front Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome / Black W/chrome Accents
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel / Stainless Steel With Dark Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Mb-tex Leatherette / Leather / Nappa Leather
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Armrests
(10-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
40-20-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm/hd, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
6 / 15 Burmester 3d Surround Sound
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Power Telescopic Tilt / Power Telescopic Tilt Style
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
1 / 2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front And Rear
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Active Brake Assist With Autonomous Emergency Braking Forward Collision Mitigation / Pre-safe Plus Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Assist Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Active Lane Keeping Assist Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Active Lane Change Assist Hands-on (with Lane Change) Steering Assist
Pedestrian Detection
Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Highbeam Assist (aha) Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Directionally Adaptive
Parking Sensors
Parktronic W/active Parking Assist Automated
Security Systems
Security System / Guard 360
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Accessories Months
24 Months / Unlimited Miles