Design

Visionary design
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In great shape: A midsize SUV that's all lean muscle.

Has your SUV been working out? People can't help but notice the muscular new look of the GLC. Honed in the wind tunnel and tuned on the track, its long wheelbase, big wheels and wide track add up to more space, stability and sportiness. And from its crisp proportions to its chrome details, it attracts admiring eyes like it's drawn to the road.

Fashionable function
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In the mix: A roomy new cabin that's all style and all substance.

Go ahead, touch it. Take in the materials, stitching and shapes. Feel the precision of its controls, from the touchpad on its sweeping console to its aircraft-style vents. Venture through widened rear doors and check out the spacious, 40/20/40-split rear seats. Even your luggage rides in luxury, with a standard power liftgate to ease loading.

Stylish packages
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In your own way: Distinctive looks inside and out.

Take it to the next level. The Sport Package adds AMG body styling and 19-inch wheels to your GLC, along with a topstitched dash and doors. The Night Package adds dramatic black styling elements plus 19-inch or 20-inch AMG wheels. And the Interior Package adds rich leather, ventilated front seats, multicolor ambient lighting, and more.

First-class upgrades
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In good hands: Exceptional luxuries, exquisitely tailored.

There's something new for all your senses in the GLC's menu of innovative options, from handcrafted designo Nappa leather to heated front and rear seats. Rear-door sunshades add cool privacy, while a giant Panorama roof welcomes in the sun and stars. You can even enjoy ionizer-purified cabin air, and infuse it with subtle aromatheraphy.


Performance

Confident, sporty 4MATIC
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Take it on: Advanced 4MATIC is all-wheel drive for all kinds of drivers.

Available 4MATIC® all-wheel drive continually sends the engine's torque to the wheels that can put it to the best use. On slippery roads, 4MATIC elevates control and confidence. It's nimble and quick to respond, to enhance handling and fun in dry corners. And it's lightweight and fuel-efficient, so you can enjoy its benefits year-round.

No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome the laws of physics or correct careless driving. Please always wear your seat belt. Performance is limited by available traction, which snow, ice and other conditions can affect. Always drive carefully, consistent with conditions. Best performance in snow is obtained with winter tires.

Efficient turbo power
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Pump it up: Turbo-4 sips fuel, pours on the power and torque.

The GLC300 takes to the street, or the hills, with the responsive power of a state-of-the-art 241-hp turbo-4. With Direct Injection, multispark ignition and a fuel-saving ECO Start/Stop system, it outputs 273 lb-ft of torque over a wide rpm range. And while it's quick to launch and eager to merge, it also goes easy on the fuel and the planet.

Agility and air ride
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Turn it up: Standard selective damping or class-exclusive air suspension

The precise 4-wheel multilink suspension features AGILITY CONTROL®, an innovative selective damping system that instantly firms up in corners while keeping the ride silky. Optional AIR BODY CONTROL rides and corners on air. It self-levels at all four wheels, offers adjustable ride height, and can even lower to ease cargo loading.

AIR BODY CONTROL available starting Fall 2015. Please see your dealer.

9 speeds, DYNAMIC SELECT
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Dial it in: Nine speeds and five modes to suit your mood, or raise it.

A new 9-speed automatic transmission is quicker, smoother, lighter and more efficient. Shift paddles put control at your fingertips. DYNAMIC SELECT lets you fine-tune the GLC's driving systems on demand: ECO, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual modes vary the shift points, throttle, steering, ECO Start/Stop and available AIR BODY CONTROL.

AIR BODY CONTROL available starting Fall 2015. Please see your dealer.


Technology

Mercedes-Benz mbrace
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In your pocket: A world of connections, from your car or your smartphone.

From your GLC, your computer or your phone, mbrace connects you to your world. You can remote-start the car from your smartphone. Enjoy an ever-fresh array of in-car apps. WiFi and streaming audio are available. And mbrace even looks after your car with new remote diagnostics. Five years of mbrace® Connect features and services are standard.

All Mercedes-Benz mbrace® services operate only where cellular and Global Positioning System satellite signals are available, which are provided by third parties and not within the control of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. Five years of the mbrace Connect package are included with new-vehicle sales and leases at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer. Subscriber Agreement is required for service to be active. Some services are only available on select vehicles. Your PIN is required in order to use certain services. Some services may be limited or restricted in some areas. Driver is responsible for complying with traffic and other laws. See your dealer or MBUSA.com/mbrace for details. WiFi and streaming audio require subscription to mbrace Entertain Package. WiFi also requires Multimedia Package.
The mbrace Mobile App is compatible with Apple iPhone® models running iOS 7.0 or later, and Android-based phones running OS 2.3 or later.

Visionary safety systems
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On your guard: Virtual eyes on the driver ahead, and the one at the wheel.

For decades, Mercedes-Benz has predicted the safety standards of the future. Your GLC can literally look ahead, and 360 degrees around, to spot hazards in your path. A team of standard and optional systems can alert the driver, assist in braking, and even respond autonomously to help avoid collisions with other vehicles and pedestrians.

COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST may not be sufficient to avoid an accident. It does not react to certain stationary objects, nor recognize or predict the curvature and/or lane layout of the road or every movement of vehicles ahead. It is the driver's responsibility at all times to be attentive to traffic and road conditions, and to provide the steering, braking and other driving inputs necessary to retain control of the vehicle. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the system's alerts before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely.
Driving while drowsy or distracted is dangerous and must be avoided. ATTENTION ASSIST may be insufficient to alert a fatigued or distracted driver of lane drift and cannot be relied on to avoid an accident or serious injury.

Intuitive interaction
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At your fingertips: Ergonomic controls team innovation with intuition.

An easy-to-use, console-mounted touchpad and a big, vivid screen with animated displays deliver numerous options in entertainment, navigation and vehicle personalization. An optional Head-Up Display puts key info close to your line of sight. And clever FrontBass® technology teams with available Burmester® surround sound to thrill your ears.

Innovative driving assists
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At your side: Advanced options ease your journey, from cruising to parking.

The options of Intelligent Drive use advanced technology to make driving less stressful. DISTRONIC PLUS® pairs adaptive cruise control with innovative steering assist. Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assists watch to your sides on multilane roads. The GLC can even offer a 360-degree view of what's around you, and park itself like a virtual valet.