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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Sport Utility Crossover

MSRP Range: $37,090 - $39,090 | 19 MPG City - 24 MPG Highway

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Sport Utility Crossover

Benefits of Driving a 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Sport Utility Crossover

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class borrows the appearance of the automaker's larger sport-utility vehicles but is actually a very manageable size for city-dwellers. The GLK-Class has a powerful 302-horsepower V6, car-like independent suspension and upright 8-way power-adjustable seating, featuring a decidedly car-like experience. 23 cubic-feet of cargo space in back means the GLK-Class is practical as well. Fold the rear seat down and that space more than doubles, to 54 cubic feet. Available 4MATIC 4-wheel drive provides all-weather sure-footedness. Starting price on the GLK-Class is under $38,000.

What's new for 2013?

For 2013, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class sees a few changes. For starters, the small SUV receives an updated headlight treatment, now with LED running lights. The taillights are now LED-based and the 19-inch alloy wheels have been redesigned. Under the hood, the 3.5L V6 has been updated, with direct-injected output now rated at 302 hp and 273 ft-lb of torque, up from the previous 268 hp and 258 ft-lb. Steering is now electromechanically assisted rather than hydraulically assisted. Inside, the shifter has moved from the console to the steering column, the air vents have been restyled, and burled wood now spans the dashboard. New exterior paint, upholstery and leather colors complete the 2013 updates.

Model Strengths

  • Manageable size and maneuverability
  • interior space
  • strong acceleration
  • available 4-wheel drive

Model Review

GLK-Class models come in 2-wheel and 4MATIC 4-wheel drive, and both include a 302-horsepower, direct-injection 3.5L V6 and 7-speed automatic transmission. According to Mercedes, 0-to-60 mph comes in 6.5 seconds, and the powertrain delivers 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway--24 mpg on 4MATIC models.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Opt
Daytime Running Lights Opt
Fog Lamps Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Opt
Intermittent Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Rear Parking Aid Opt
Back-Up Camera Opt
Handsfree Wireless Std

Security

Alarm Std
Anti-theft System Opt
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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Sport Utility Crossover

RWD 4dr GLK350

Engine

Engine Type 3.5L Gas V6
Horsepower 302 @ 6500 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 273 @ 3500-5250 RPM

Fuel

Fuel Capacity 17.4 gal
Fuel Economy 19 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 435 miles

Drivetrain

Driven Wheels RWD

Wheels

Rims 19 x 7.5 in.
Tires P235/50R19

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom 39.02 in. / 41.4 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 39.7 in. / 35.1 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 108.5 in.
Curb Weight 4012 lb.
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2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Sport Utility Crossover

RWD 4dr GLK350

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Climate Control Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Leather Seats Optional

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Seat Position Memory Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Keyless Start Optional
Navigation System Optional
Parking assist Optional
Running Boards Optional
Seat Position Memory Optional
Trailer Hitch Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Satellite Radio Optional