2016 Mercedes GLK specs, review, price – This model is definitely one of the key players in the class of the compact luxury crossover vehicles. It was presented for the first time to North American market in 2010, and it looks like, soon, we are going to see a face-lifted version which will, beside the visible changes, come with a great deal of other features. The all new Mercedes Benz GLK 2016 will come with a refreshed exterior, new system, redesigned interior and lots of other new functions.
2016 Mercedes GLK redesign
The outside appearance of the 2016 Mercedes GLK, won’t be that much different from the current model. As already mentioned, the new GLK will come as a refreshed model, so the main upgrades will be applied to the front fascia and back end of the vehicle. The car will have big front lights as well as a massive grille that should give it quite an attitude, while the huge 18 inch wheels will make it more impressive. The headlights, as well as the backlights, will feature LED technology as standard, while the higher end models will come with Xenon as standard.
As far as the interior goes, having in mind that the 2016 Mercedes GLK competes with cars such as the Q5 and the X3, the interior is going to be impressive and you should expect nothing less than high quality. Leather upholstery will come as standard, as well as, satellite navigation and climate control. The optional features will include commodities like an infotainment system, electric rear seats with a reclining system, dual zone climate control, and a beautiful massive moon-roof.
2016 Mercedes GLK diesel specs
Under the hood the new Mercedes GLK 2016 will come with a lineup of turbocharged 4- and 6-cylinder engines, which will be either RWD or AWD. The first one in the lineup is the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine capable of delivering 329 horsepower, similar to the one used in the CLA250, although transformed into RWD, the next in the lineup is the 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6. The 2.1-liter turbo-diesel, found in the GLK250 BlueTec will also be available in the new GLK. Mercedes Company is also considering a hybrid variant and a V-8 powered AMG to be added to the engine lineup. As far as the transmission goes, Mercedes’ 7-speed automatic will come at the beginning, but later, the 2016 Mercedes GLK will be equipped with the upcoming 9-speed automatic transmission.
Mercedes GLK 2016 price and release date
The price for the new Mercedes GLK 2016 is expected to be around $39,000 for base trim level, while the top of the range model shouldn’t go over $70,000. The new 2016 Mercedes GLK will be available for sale at the end of this year or the beginning of 2016.