Used 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV


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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2016 Highlights

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class joins Mercedes' lineup as a completely redesigned successor to the GLK compact crossover SUV.


Pros

  • Elegant interior and exterior design
  • excellent balance of performance and comfort
  • abundant safety equipment even for this segment
  • generous, family-friendly backseat space
  • fuel-efficient turbocharged engine.

Cons

  • Infotainment controls can be confusing to use
  • only one engine available.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2016 GLC 300 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) Selenite Grey Metallic 9,644 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300
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Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2016 GLC 300 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) Selenite Grey Metallic Black leather26,887 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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This outstanding example of a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300 is offered by Brown's Arlington Honda. Drive home in your new pre-owned vehicle with the knowledge you're fully backed by the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee. On almost any road condition, this Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300 offers solid performance, reliability, and comfort. Is it possible to fall in love with a vehicle? It is when your vehicle is as prestige as the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Few vehicles can match the safety and comfort of this AWD Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300. With enhanced performance, refined interior and exceptional fuel efficiency, this AWD Mercedes-Benz is in a class of its own. More information about the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC: The new GLC-Class Mercedes builds upon the success of the previous GLK, with softer lines and a better overall road presence. It is an excellent around-town option and easy to maneuver in tight spaces, but it is also quite capable when conditions demand extra performance from a GLC equipped with 4MATIC. It goes head to head with models like BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Volvo XC60. The GLC is priced competitively -- beneath the Q5, equally to the X3, and slightly more than the XC60 -- yet it outshines the X3 in its interior amenities, and its typical Mercedes build quality truly sets it apart. Interesting features of this model are driving comfort and adaptability to conditions, luxurious interior, Smooth, efficient turbocharged powertrain, and standard and available safety features

37,907 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
List:$35,996
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Lunar Blue Metallic Espresso Brown leatherette41,415 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Dakota Brown Metallic Black leather19,332 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
List:$37,000
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: *Certified Pre-Owned* *Free Delivery, 5-Day Returns, & 1-Year Powertrain Coverage* CARFAX 1-Owner. Heated Seats, Moonroof, Nav System, Aluminum Wheels, Onboard Communications System, Power Liftgate, Back-Up Camera, Full-Time 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive, Turbo Charged Engine, PANORAMA SUNROOF, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE, BLIND SPOT ASSIST, HEATED STEERING WHEEL, PREMIUM PACKAGE, HEATED FRONT SEATS, BURMESTER SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM. CLICK NOW! THE CARBIZ DIFFERENCE: Simplify your experience with No Haggle Fair Market Pricing, Non-Commissioned Salespeople, 5 Day No Questions Return Policy, 1 Year Powertrain Coverage, and a buying process that fits your lifestyle; either In-Person at one of our innovative showrooms or at your convenience Online with Free Delivery to your door. We specialize in fairness and flexibility. Google Carbiz to see what others have to say. Visit Carbiz.com to get to know us more. OPTION PACKAGES: MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE Radio: COMAND System w/Navigation, 8 high resolution LCD screen w/3D map views, enhanced voice control system, 10GB music register, single disc CD/DVD player, Gracenote album information including cover art, SD card slot, SiriusXM traffic and SiriusXM weather w/, COMAND Single CD/DVD, Navigation Map Updates For 3 Years, DVD Coding, BURMESTER SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM, PREMIUM PACKAGE 115V AC Power Outlet, KEYLESS-GO, Entrance Lamps In Doors, SiriusXM Satellite Radio Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 with Black exterior and Black interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 241 HP at 5550 RPM*. Because our vehicles are priced below market value and with no hidden charges, there's absolutely no price haggling or typical dealer 'scare tactics.' The only additional cost to our Price is your State Tax, Tags, License, and $299 Dealer Processing Fee.

Iridium Silver Metallic Silk Beige leatherette39,704 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Certified. CARFAX One-Owner. 28/21 Highway/City MPG Push Button Start, Bluetooth, Exterior Parking Camera, 4D Sport Utility, 2.0L Turbocharged, 3-Position Memory Seat System, Heated Front Seats, KEYLESS GO�, Multimedia Package, Navigation Map Updates For 3 Years, Panorama Sunroof, Power Liftgate, Premium Package, Radio: COMAND� System w/Navigation, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Warranty Deductible: $0 * Limited Warranty: 12 Month/Unlimited Mile beginning after new car warranty expires or from certified purchase date * Includes Trip Interruption Reimbursement and 7 days/500 miles Exchange Privilege * Roadside Assistance * 164 Point Inspection * Transferable Warranty * Vehicle History Awards: * JD Power Vehicle Dependability Study We welcome any pre-buy inspections before purchase and can help facilitate door to door shipping to anywhere in the world at an affordable price. If you prefer to visit our showroom for a viewing, we are pleased to offer free airport pick-up from Reagan International Airport (DCA) or Richmond International Airport (RIC). Mercedes-Benz of Fredericksburg offers an extensive range of superb, low mile, exotic and luxury automobiles. If we don't have the car you are looking for please let us know and we will be happy to help find it. Just minutes off of I-95, Exit 130-B in Fredericksburg, VA. Call us now before it's gone and we will be glad to assist you! 888-693-4572.

Obsidian Black Metallic 28,413 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
List:$33,891
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Lunar Blue Metallic Silk Beige leatherette25,784 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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PANORAMA SUNROOF,BURMESTER SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM,LUNAR BLUE METALLIC,PREMIUM PACKAGE,HEATED FRONT SEATS,BLIND SPOT ASSIST,Sun/Moonroof,HEATED STEERING WHEEL,Keyless Start,Bluetooth Connection,Rear Spoiler,All Wheel Drive,LINDEN WOOD TRIM,SILK BEIGE/BLACK; MB-TEX UPHOLSTERY,WHEELS: 18 5-SPOKE ALLOY This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. Contact Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley today for information on dozens of vehicles like this 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300. This Mercedes-Benz includes: BURMESTER SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM SIRIUSXM SATELLITE RADIO Satellite Radio PANORAMA SUNROOF Generic Sun/Moonroof Sun/Moonroof Dual Moonroof LUNAR BLUE METALLIC BLIND SPOT ASSIST Blind Spot Monitor PREMIUM PACKAGE Satellite Radio Power Door Locks Keyless Entry SILK BEIGE/BLACK, MB-TEX UPHOLSTERY Premium Synthetic Seats HEATED STEERING WHEEL Heated Steering Wheel *Note - For third party subscriptions or services, please contact the dealer for more information.* CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee is reassurance that any major issues with this vehicle will show on CARFAX report. With this exceptional SUV, you'll get sport, utility, and comfort. You deserve a vehicle designed for higher expectations. This Mercedes-Benz GLC delivers with a luxurious, well-appointed interior and world-class engineering. Few vehicles can match the safety and comfort of this AWD Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300. With enhanced performance, refined interior and exceptional fuel efficiency, this AWD Mercedes-Benz is in a class of its own. Low, low mileage coupled with an exacting maintenance program make this vehicle a rare find. More information about the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC: The new GLC-Class Mercedes builds upon the success of the previous GLK, with softer lines and a better overall road presence. It is an excellent around-town option and easy to maneuver in tight spaces, but it is also quite capable when conditions demand extra performance from a GLC equipped with 4MATIC. It goes head to head with models like BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Volvo XC60. The GLC is priced competitively -- beneath the Q5, equally to the X3, and slightly more than the XC60 -- yet it outshines the X3 in its interior amenities, and its typical Mercedes build quality truly sets it apart. This model sets itself apart with driving comfort and adaptability to conditions, luxurious interior, Smooth, efficient turbocharged powertrain, and standard and available safety features *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

Cardinal Red Metallic 34,900 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
List:$39,991
Est.Loan: $728/mo
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Lunar Blue Metallic Espresso Brown leatherette48,225 miles
Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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One Owner, CERTIFIED LIKE NEW!!, NEW TIRES ALL NEW REAR BRAKES!!, CERTIFIED!! NEW TUNEUP FULLY SERVICED!!, 49775 MSRP!!, 115V AC Power Outlet, 18 5-Spoke Alloy Wheels, Blind Spot Assist, Brushed Aluminum Running Boards, Burmester Surround Sound System, COMAND Single CD/DVD, DVD Coding, Entrance Lamps In Doors, Heated Front Seats, KEYLESS GO�, Multimedia Package, Navigation Map Updates For 3 Years, Panorama Sunroof, Premium Package, Radio: COMAND� System w/Navigation, SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Certified. Lunar Blue Metallic 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC 300 4MATIC� 4MATIC� 9-Speed Automatic 2.0L Turbocharged 28/21 Highway/City MPG Awards: * JD Power Vehicle Dependability Study Reviews: * Elegant interior and exterior design; excellent balance of performance and comfort; abundant safety equipment even for this segment; generous, family-friendly backseat space; fuel-efficient turbocharged engine. Source: Edmunds * Broad range of engine choices; quiet, upscale and well-built interior with a roomy backseat; long list of standard safety and technology features. Source: Edmunds Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Warranty Deductible: $0 * 164 Point Inspection * Vehicle History * Roadside Assistance * Limited Warranty: 12 Month/Unlimited Mile beginning after new car warranty expires or from certified purchase date * Includes Trip Interruption Reimbursement and 7 days/500 miles Exchange Privilege * Transferable Warranty

Obsidian Black Metallic Espresso Brown leatherette41,648 miles
Cpo 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
List:$37,960
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CERTIFIED PREOWNED GLC300! Black Obsidian Metallic with Expresso Brown Leather! Premium 1 Package, Sport Package, Interior Package, Night Package, Blind Spot Assist, Panoramic Roof, Spoiler, Burmester Surround Sound, and more! UNLIMITED MILEAGE CERTIFIED WARRANTY! CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE A TEST DRIVE!

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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Used 2016Mercedes-Benz GLC-ClassGLC 300 4MATIC
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Features & Specs

GLC 300 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)GLC 300 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
MPG2424
Seating55
Transmission9-speed shiftable automatic9-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower241 hp @ 5500 rpm241 hp @ 5500 rpm

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Great luxury SUV with some minor refinement issues
Overall it's a great vehicle. The price can quickly go up depending on options selected. And in order to get certain options, you must select another package which increases the price further. Plenty of features, but surprised that a few aren't even standard considering it's 2016. Features such as keyless entry (MB calls it keyless go) and any color other than white or black is still an added cost option. Most models in dealership comes with the high end stereo system, panoramic sunroof, heated seat, which add to the cost but not providing a lot of value for certain region. You must special order in order to get close to what you want. The quality is good and design is nice. A few trim pieces felt cheap because of plastic feel. The ergonomic is poor, but that's typical German where common logic isn't a high priority on their design. The center console with the touch pad and wheel is over complicated and difficult to use, a lesson they need to learn from the Japanese, or take a page from Apple in design. The gear shift located on the column is awkward to use. And then the turn signal, lights, front & rear wiper, and washer are all located on one stalk on the left hand side along with another two stalks for cruise control and steering wheel adjustment as well as the paddle shift. The steering wheel already have many buttons. I think it's overly complex and not very user friendly. So far during the first month of ownership, a couple issues creep up already. One is the rear camera for parking which is unreliable because the image could freeze or goes black completely. Also some squeaking sound from the dash which is a reflection of NHV control. But this is typical for a first year model of a new design, but it's a Mercedes and these should have been ironed out during quality control testing.
So far so great!
Have had the GLC about 3 months and have about 2000 miles on it. It does everything it is designed to do. It is a pleasant place to sit in in traffic and move about town, but can quickly change character if you wish. Just downshift with the paddles or change the driving mode. Mileage has been decent considering my mostly city/traffic driving (about 23.5 mpg). Like BMW, the GLC shuts off the engine if you are stopped for a few seconds. Since the car is so quiet I do not notice this, and so I think it helps with some of that city mpg. My friend who just got a BMW X1 turns off the auto shut off because he says it's annoying. Possibly because BMW wants you to hear the engine - so I can see what he means. My only quibbles are things I knew about the car before I got it - getting in and out takes a little bit of effort, unlike my old RAV 4 which was so easy. However, the GLC seat is incredibly comfortable. Rearview from the side mirrors are only so-so, but the Blind Spot Monitor takes care of that. The Burmester stereo is great, but I would recommend using .wav files which are uncompressed. The 2 USB ports, the SD card, and the 10.8 GB harddrive mean that there is about 200 GB of storage (64 GB max for USBs and SD) - so that's approx. the equivalent of 20 GB of compressed music. The difference in sound is worth it to me (e.g., Lexus does not play .wav files through the USB; BMW does, though). The active safety feature of warning/stopping the car if you get too close really works. It does, however, beep at me when the car in front of me is almost finished making a right turn and I have not braked. Better safe than sorry, I suppose. As far as all the buttons, etc., I found that after a few days I easily got used to it. Still finding some neat little tricks here and there. Another thing I really like about this car is how MB packaged the options. I got everything I wanted and did not have to pay for the things I did not want (e.g., sunroof), compared to BMW, say. Also, I got a pretty good deal, about 9% off MSRP at the end of January.
I finally found THE PERFECT CAR
I am a Honda and Subaru owner who usually keeps her cars for 15 years. Those brands are not known for having impressive interiors, but the cars ran great, were reliable and had good resale. When it was time for a new car I spent 3 years looking for a car that was a little higher than a sedan and had some cargo room, but was also not too big, was super comfy and handled great. I could not find that car at Honda or Subaru. I did however find it at Mercedes Benz. The GLC300 embodies all of those qualities and then some. If you want a car that feels like it was made for you, that makes you look forward to driving, then you have found it in the GLC300. The cabin is quiet, the seats are great, the multimedia is second to none (get the larger 8.4 inch screen), the Burmester is the best sounding factory audio in this price point, the handling of this car is dreamy, it has great acceleration. I guess the only negative about this car is that it's not a Honda or a Subaru with proven reliability or resale value. But since Honda and Subaru refuse to make comfortable, luxurious vehicles with great tech, audio and handling, it's MB for me for the next 15 years.
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Quick Summary
Those searching for a compact luxury SUV should put the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class on their test-drive list. This impressively engineered, ultra-refined and stylishly rendered compact luxury SUV looks and feels like a step above the pack. It puts literal meaning to the words "luxury sport-utility" and earns a resounding "A" rating from our editors.

What Is It?
The Mercedes-Benz GLC is the brand's entry in the compact luxury SUV segment that also features the Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus NX and Volvo XC60. The GLC replaces the previous GLK and is larger, 176 pounds lighter, more elegant and more capable than the outgoing GLK it replaces.

The new GLC name serves a dual purpose: to provide separation between the all-new SUV and its predecessor, while aligning it with the latest Mercedes-Benz naming convention. To put it simply, the "GL" part of the name indicates that it's an SUV. The "C" indicates that it's based off the C-Class sedan: hence GLC.

Presently, there is only a GLC300 model available, but a GLC350e plug-in hybrid and GLC 450 AMG sport-tuned model are expected in future model years. A diesel model is also likely. The MSRP of a GLC300 4Matic (all-wheel drive) begins at $40,950, with the rear-drive GLC300 starting at $38,950. Most examples that we've seen at Mercedes dealerships have been in the mid-to-upper $40Ks, while our well-equipped GLC300 test car hit the register at $54,255.

How Does It Feel Behind the Wheel?
During our initial drive on straight and silky thick asphalt in Europe, the GLC felt like a bullet train at high speeds: smooth, stable, vaultlike. This was reinforced back home on a windy stretch of anything-but-silky highway in Southern California. Not only does the GLC feel resolutely planted, but the ultra-quiet cabin means easier conversation or better enjoyment of the premium Burmester surround-sound system ($850) for non-chatty types.

The ride quality is especially impressive. Though our test car's optional 20-inch wheels added some impact harshness, it was rarely objectionable, and the damping and control exhibited by the suspension resulted in a ride well within the realm of what we'd deem comfortable. With smaller wheels, it would be even better.

Yet, it can get better still. This is the first SUV in the segment to be offered with an adjustable suspension, or what Mercedes-Benz calls Air Body Control. The GLC literally rides on cushions of air in place of the standard steel springs. It's paired with a selective damper system that's constantly softening and firming up the ride and handling to best suit driving conditions. It can also raise the ride height for a little bit of extra ground clearance.

As with so many luxury cars, exactly how the GLC drives depends on you. Dynamic Select, which comes standard, allows for five different driving programs tailoring engine, transmission, steering and suspension (if equipped with Air Body Control) responses to each specific mode. Eco and Comfort provide more relaxed settings, with light steering effort and throttle response tuned for maximum fuel efficiency. Sport and Sport+ modes create a more heightened sense of feel and, if equipped with Air Body Control, stiffen the suspension for better response to quick inputs and even lower the ride height. This makes the GLC surprisingly effective at attacking corners. The fifth setting called Individual allows you to mix and match your preferences like a kid at a soda fountain. For instance, if you prefer light Comfort steering effort with Sport+ everything else, you can have it.

However, be it in Comfort or Sport, there isn't a wealth of feedback from the steering wheel. The electric power assist preserves enough road sensation to avoid that detached video game feel, and Sport's extra dollop of weighting makes a noteworthy difference. Still, you'll find even more feedback and engagement at the helm of a BMW X3 or Porsche Macan.

The GLC's brakes deliver fantastic stopping power (with the Sport package's summer tires and bigger brakes, our test car stopped from 60 mph in 116 feet). Our rear-wheel-drive GLC300 test car definitely had the more lithe feeling of a car whose front wheels were unencumbered with the task of propulsion. It added to the general driving sensation of the GLC feeling more like a slightly tall sport wagon than a bulky SUV. Nevertheless, the permanent 4Matic all-wheel-drive system that represents a $2,000 upgrade still sends slightly more power to the rear (55 percent) for a sportier feel.

What Level of Autonomous Driving Does It Offer?
An increasing number of cars are available with adaptive cruise control systems that automatically slow the car to match the speed of a vehicle ahead. The Mercedes system is called Distronic Plus, and it's one of the better systems available today. Distronic Plus will automatically and smoothly bring the car to a complete stop and start up again as needed to keep up with traffic. This can be done at full highway speeds or when stuck in traffic, meaning you don't really need to touch the pedals. This, too, is becoming more common, but Distronic's rare addition of Steering Assist means the car can also do the steering for you. It just asks that you keep a hand on the wheel.

Distronic Plus certainly makes a case for autonomous driving, as we found that it reduces fatigue on long highway journeys and slogs through gridlock. In the GLC, it is included in the $2,800 Driver Assistance package that also includes enhanced blind-spot and forward-collision warning systems, as well as lane-keeping assist.

What Is Under the Hood?
Though additional options are on the horizon, for now, there is only one engine option. Luckily, it's a good one. The GLC300's 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine produces 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, which amounts to suitably authoritative passing power. Also, unlike those of some rivals, Benz's turbo-4 doesn't sound any less refined than the more common six-cylinder engines typically found in luxury SUVs.

At our test track, the GLC300 went from zero to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds, which is about average for the segment. Quicker exceptions include the Acura RDX and BMW X3 xDrive28i (a few tenths quicker) and the far more powerful Porsche Macan S (a full second swifter).

Sending its power to either the rear wheels or all four is a nine-speed automatic, which manages to avoid the infernal gear hunting and pokey responses we've experienced with transmissions with this many gears. It just feels normal. Should your pace quicken, we didn't find the gearchanges in Sport+ mode to be as intelligent as those in sportier Benz models, but this is still a compact SUV we're talking about, and at the same time, there are manual-shift paddles if you ever feel the need to choose gears yourself.

The EPA estimates the GLC300 will return 24 mpg combined regardless of whether it has front- or all-wheel drive. We achieved 24.1 mpg on our 116-mile evaluation route, which is 4 mpg better than we managed with the BMW X3 xDrive28i.

What Kind of Utility Does This SUV Offer?
Compared to the previous GLK, the GLC is bigger in nearly every dimension. The interior has gone from one of the most cramped in the segment to one of the most usefully spacious. The GLK wasn't a good choice for families, but the GLC can accommodate them just fine. The most dramatic increases appear in rear legroom (plus 2.2 inches), rear elbow/shoulder room (plus 1.3/1.1 inches) and front elbow/shoulder room (plus 2.2/2.1 inches). Headroom is also ample. A 6-footer can now easily sit behind another 6-footer, and indeed, we found that there was effectively just as much legroom in back as in the larger GLE-Class.

Mercedes-Benz lists total cargo capacity as 56.5 cubic feet, which is unremarkable compared to other SUVs in the class, but cargo capacity measurement standards differ from brand to brand, making comparisons difficult. Regardless of numbers, we can report that the GLC has one of the more useful cargo areas in the segment. Depth is typical, but it's wider than many, allowing a full set of golf clubs to fit widthwise (many other compact SUVs require diagonal placement). The roof line also isn't radically raked as in such competitors like the Lexus NX 200t, making it more likely that you can carry a large box without folding the rear seat.

Should you need to do that, though, it can be accomplished by pressing buttons in either the trunk or on the seats themselves. A nice touch is that the front seats will automatically motor forward should they get in the way of the folding rear head restraints.

How Does the Cabin Look and Function?
If there's a more elegant-looking cabin in the compact SUV segment, we haven't seen it. The large piece of wood trim in the center console makes a strong statement, accented by lovely metal air vents and switchgear that looks as if they came from a pricier car.

Really, this level of design and quality is present regardless of what options boxes you select (an exception is the MBTex simulated leather dash covering, available separately or within the Interior package). Even the MBTex seat upholstery that you'll find on the vast majority of GLCs at dealer lots is as close a simulation to the real cow-sourced stuff as you'll find. It'll also breathe better and wear less over time.

The seats it adorns are of the typical firm variety Mercedes is known for, boasting a degree of long-distance comfort that had us free of aches and fatigue despite three consecutive days of five or more hours in the saddle. This, along with the ride, the hushed cabin and Distronic Plus, makes the GLC a supreme highway cruiser. We would recommend opting for the available "14-way" power seats that in particular add a welcome power thigh adjustment feature.

Another prominent cabin element is the COMAND electronics interface, with its large central display screen and unique knob/touchpad control combo. Frankly, we've found this revised system to be more confusing than the one found in the GLK and other, older Benzes. A user of that system will find similarities, but the removal of physical preset buttons and the change of certain menu functions to accommodate the largely redundant touchpad have made the system a bit confusing.

What Optional Features Should You Consider?
Aside from the aforementioned Interior ($2,500) and Driver Assistance ($2,800) packages, the Advanced Parking Assistance package ($1,540) adds highly useful 360-degree cameras as well as hands-free liftgate operation, initiated with a foot swipe under the rear bumper. An automatic parking function is also included, though we've yet to find a system that does a better job than a well-practiced driver.

For those desiring a more aggressive-looking GLC, à la the beautiful Cardinal Red example you see in the attached pictures, the Night package adds gloss-black exterior trim instead of the standard silver alloy, while the Sport package ($2,950) adds AMG body styling front and rear, and bumps you up to 19-inch AMG-specific dual five-spoke wheels. The as-equipped 20-inch wheels are also available for an additional $1,050.

Full LED headlamps are also offered with Active Curve Illumination and High-Beam Assist ($1,390), and a COMAND navigation system is the primary component of the Multimedia package ($2,330).

What Competing Models Should You Also Consider?
The Audi Q5 is getting on in years and is starting to feel it. Yet this wonderfully constructed, well-rounded small SUV still offers plenty of appeal. It no longer stands out as it once did, but it's relatively vice-free.

The BMW X3 is perhaps the GLC's closest competitor in terms of price, interior space and driving experience. It's not quite as elegant in appearance (especially inside) as the GLC, but it does offer more efficient and more powerful engine options.

The Lexus NX 200t is another new kid on the block, with a well-balanced driving experience and an interior built to a standard that challenges the lovely GLC. It offers less in the way of cargo capacity, however.

And should price be less of a concern, there's the Porsche Macan. It, too, doesn't provide much in the way of utility, but its interior is lovely in its own right, and nothing drives better.

Why Should You Consider This Car?
It leads the segment in terms of interior elegance, while also being one of the more functional examples. There's an impressive balance between comfort and driver engagement that gives it a refined feel that few other vehicles in the segment can match.

Why Should You Think Twice About This Car?
Apart from the Porsche Macan, the GLC is one of the more expensive vehicles in the compact luxury segment. If you're looking for more features for less money, this is probably not the best way to go.

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Used 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV Overview

The Used 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV is offered in the following styles: GLC 300 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), and GLC 300 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A).

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