Mercedes-Benz Unveils Updated GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé

Jacob Brooke
November 21, 2023
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Mercedes-Benz has announced the release of the new GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé, expanding the GLC range. This model includes updates such as electric drive technology, larger dimensions, and increased standard equipment. It represents the latest addition to the company's coupe SUV lineup.

The new GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé features changes in its design, with a slight increase in length and height. These modifications have resulted in an increase in cargo space. The vehicle also reports a lower drag coefficient, suggesting improved aerodynamics.

Powered by a mild hybrid system with 48-volt technology, the GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé integrates an electric starter-generator with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. This setup is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle also includes an overboost function for temporary increased power output.

The GLC 300 Coupé now comes with additional standard equipment, which includes items that were optional in previous models, such as a Head-Up Display and a panoramic sunroof. Externally, the vehicle features 20-inch AMG alloy wheels and a Night Package exterior trim.

Safety features in the GLC 300 Coupé include nine airbags and various driver-assist technologies. The vehicle also offers an Off-Road mode and a Transparent Bonnet feature for enhanced off-road capability.

Inside, the GLC Coupé has a center touchscreen with the MBUX infotainment system and a revised dashboard layout. The starting price for the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé is $113,900 (MRLP), which does not include on-road costs and dealer delivery.

Key Changes

  • Increased dimensions: Additional 31 mm in length, 5 mm in height.
  • Enhanced cargo capacity: 545 liters with seats up, 1490 liters with seats folded.
  • Improved aerodynamics: Drag coefficient lowered from 0.30 to 0.27.
  • Acoustic improvements: Better sound insulation, quieter interior.
  • Mild hybrid system: 48-volt technology with integrated starter-generator.
  • Standard equipment expansion: Previously optional features now standard.

Specifications

  • Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol.
  • Power: 190 kW, Torque: 400 Nm.
  • Overboost function: Extra 17 kW and 200 Nm temporarily.
  • Transmission: Nine-speed automatic.
  • All-wheel drive: 4MATIC system.
  • Luggage Capacity: 545 - 1490 liters.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Enhanced by electric drive technology and energy recuperation.

Standard Features

  • Head-Up Display.
  • Electric front seats with memory and seat heating.
  • Metallic paint.
  • Panoramic sunroof.
  • 20-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels.
  • Night Package exterior trim.
  • Sport suspension.
  • Multifunction sports steering wheel in Nappa leather.
  • Front sports seats in Artico upholstery.
  • Smartphone integration: Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto.
  • Wireless charging for compatible devices.
  • Keyless entry and start.
  • Safety: Nine airbags, active lane-keeping assist, blindspot assist, traffic sign assist, active distance assist, 360° camera, LED high-performance headlights.

Pricing

  • GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé: $113,900 MRLP (excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery).

Jacob Brooke
Jacob Brooke, a respected voice in the world of automotive journalism, brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to his reviews at CarSauce. His keen eye for detail and passion for all things cars shine through in his in-depth analysis and honest evaluations of the latest models of cars. Join him as he guides readers through the car-buying process and explores the exciting world of motoring.

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