The Mercedes-Benz GLC is a compact luxury crossover that was first introduced for the 2016 model year. Only a few years old, it remains in its first generation for the 2021 model year and is available as either a traditional SUV or the 5-door coupe SUV body style Mercedes-Benz has perfected. The newest version of the SUV is currently available right here at Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head, near Savannah GA.
Just last year, the GLC went through its first mid-generation facelift, which included the enhanced MBUX operating system for the new 12.3” digital cockpit, a redesigned steering wheel and new engine options.
The traditional SUV version of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC is available in five different trim levels. They include the GLC 300 SUV, GLC 300 4MATIC® SUV, GLC 350e 4MATIC® SUV, AMG® GLC 43 SUV and the AMG® GLC 63 SUV. The 5-door coupe version of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC is available in four addition trim levels, which include the GLC 300 4MATIC® Coupe, AMG® GLC 43 Coupe, AMG® GLC 63 Coupe and the AMG® GLC 63 S Coupe.
Spread amongst all of those trim levels are five different powertrain options. The GLC 300 4MATIC® trim levels are equipped with a 2.0L inline-4 turbocharged engine capable of generating 255 horsepower alongside 273 pound-feet of torque. The GLC 350e 4MATIC® is powered by a hybrid powertrain combining a 90kW electric motor with a 2.0L inline-4 turbocharged engine for a net of 315 hp alongside 516 lb-ft. of torque.
For the AMG® trim levels, the GLC 43 models are powered by an AMG-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine that can generate 385 hp and 384 lb-ft. of torque. The GLC 63 models are powered by a larger handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo that can generate 469 hp and 479 lb-ft. of torque. Finally, the AMG® GLC 63 S Coupe is powered by a further enhanced handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo that can generate 503 hp, 516 lb-ft. of torque and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds.
If you’re interested in a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC of your own, regardless of body style or trim level, feel free to give us a call right here at Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head.