Used 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Diesel

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class

Pros

  • Solid feel
  • sophisticated ride and handling
  • powerful V6 engine
  • efficient diesel model
  • luxurious, impeccably crafted cabin
  • abundant safety features.

Cons

  • Small backseat and rear doors
  • less cargo capacity than rivals
  • intrusive wind noise at higher speeds.

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Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2015 GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.1L 4cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
26,762 miles
Used 2015
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC
(31)
Mercedes-Benz of Arlington
23 mi away
List$31,991
Est.Loan: $582/mo
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Take command of the road in the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class! Settle in and experience the rush! A turbocharger further enhances performance, while also preserving fuel economy. This vehicle has achieved Certified Pre-Owned status, by passing Mercedes-Benz's comprehensive certification process. All of the premium features expected of a Mercedes-Benz are offered, including: adjustable headrests in all seating positions, rain sensing wipers, and seat memory. Under the hood you'll find a 4 cylinder engine with more than 200 horsepower, and for added security, dynamic Stability Control supplements the drivetrain. Our sales staff will help you find the vehicle that you've been searching for. We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have. Come on in and take a test drive!
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2015 GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.1L 4cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
39,730 miles
Used 2015
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC
(2)
Volvo Cars Silver Spring
29 mi away
List$26,551
Est.Loan: $484/mo
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Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2015 GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.1L 4cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
68,177 miles
Used 2015
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC
(1)
Lucky Line Motors
52.5 mi away
List$24,450
Est.Loan: $445/mo
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After business hours please contact Tamim at (540) 287-5112Just added to our inventory, we have a GORGEOUS, 2015 Mercedes Benz GLK 250! This GLK is white, sitting on alloy wheels with great tread left on the tires, and is matched inside with a CLEAN tan leather interior! Powered by a 2.1L diesel Bi-Turbo motor, paired with a SMOOTH automatic transmission, and is equipped with a excellent All Wheel Drive system! LOADED with tons of great features, like the power windows, power locks, power mirrors, power seats, heated seats, dual climate controls, cruise control, and that's only listing a few! Premium surround sound speaker system, with AM/FM radio, CD player, CD changer, MP3 playback capable, blue-tooth capable, and even has a built in auxiliary cord hook up! With so many great features, and so many more to see, you DO NOT want to miss out on a deal this fantastic! So hurry and call, or stop by TODAY to schedule your test drive before you miss your chance to own this IMMACULATE, 2015 Mercedes Benz GLK 250 BlueTec!
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2015 GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (2.1L 4cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
46,753 miles
Used 2015
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC
(1)
Faulkner BMW
94.7 mi away
List$24,999
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX 1-Owner, ONLY 46,759 Miles! REDUCED FROM $27,991! NAV, Sunroof, Heated Seats, Turbo, Full-Time 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive, Dual Zone AC, Onboard Communications System, Diesel, HEATED FRONT SEATS, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE CLICK ME!PURCHASE WITH CONFIDENCECARFAX 1-OwnerAFFORDABLEWas $27,991.KEY FEATURES INCLUDEDiesel, Onboard Communications System, Dual Zone AC. Privacy Glass, Steering Wheel Controls, Child Safety Locks, Heated Mirrors, Electronic Stability Control.OPTION PACKAGESPREMIUM 1 PACKAGE 115V AC Power Outlet In cargo area, Power Liftgate, Garage Door Opener, Digital Compass Display, iPodMP3 Media Interface Package, iPodMP3 Media Interface Cable, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, Auto-Dimming Mirrors, driver side and rear view mirrrors, Power TiltSliding Panorama Sunroof, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE Rearview Camera, Navigation Map Updates Included For 3-years, Radio: COMAND System wHard-Drive Navigation, 40 GB COMAND system wHD navigation, 7 color display, SIRIUS real time traffic service, in-dash PCMCIA memory card reader, Gracenote media database and 6 GB HD wmusic register, HEATED FRONT SEATS, KEYLESS-GO, WHEELS: 19 X 7.5 TRIPLE 5-SPOKE ALUMINUM (STD). Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC with Black exterior and Sahara BeigeMocha interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 200 HP at 3800 RPM*.EXPERTS RAVEEdmunds.com's review says The GLK is utterly composed at high cruising speeds, and it rides and handles as well as most luxury sedans.. Great Gas Mileage: 33 MPG Hwy.BUY FROM AN AWARD WINNING DEALERFaulkner BMW in Lancaster is proud to be the automotive leader throughout Central Pennsylvania. 2018 recipient of BMW's prestigious Center of Excellence AwardHorsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Fuel economy calculations based on original manufacturer data for trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

It's neither the roomiest nor the cheapest, but the 2015 Mercedes GLK is nonetheless a sophisticated and impressively well-built small crossover SUV that should satisfy discerning luxury buyers.

vehicle overview

Much as with a cut of filet mignon, the compact size of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class doesn't necessarily translate into your getting less. Not only does this junior crossover boast impeccable build quality and a cabin trimmed in top-shelf materials, but its demeanor while on the move is also suitably refined. The GLK is utterly composed at high cruising speeds, and it rides and handles as well as most luxury sedans. And being a Mercedes-Benz, the sharply chiseled GLK feels like it's built out of a single block of granite.

There are two versions of the 2015 GLK-Class from which to choose: one for those who want to prioritize performance over fuel economy and another that does the inverse. The GLK350 packs a muscular, 302-horsepower V6 that moves the compact crossover with gusto, while the GLK250 Bluetec, though obviously not as speedy, uses a 2.1-liter four-cylinder diesel to achieve an impressive combined fuel economy estimate of 28 mpg.

Many of the same high-tech features seen in Mercedes' big-money models are available in the GLK, though mostly as options to keep the base price of the GLK attractive to a wider swath of luxury brand intenders. That said, checking off a few option packages can very quickly boost the bottom line by 8-10 grand. The other demerits levied against the Benz include its rather small backseat and cargo areas, and small rear doors that make it difficult for taller adults to get in and out of that rear seat. This lack of practicality is the main reason the GLK fell short of our top marks and received a pair of "B" ratings.

As such, if you're looking for a more family-friendly crossover with ample space for people and things, then you may want to consider roomier rivals like the 2015 Acura RDX, 2015 Audi Q5, 2015 BMW X3 or 2015 Volvo XC60. But if the various charms of the GLK have you loving the idea of putting one in your driveway, then you certainly have our approval.

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class configurations

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is a compact, five-passenger crossover available in two trim levels defined by engine: the gas-powered GLK350 and the diesel-powered GLK250 Bluetec.

Standard equipment on both models includes 19-inch wheels, automatic headlights, automatic wipers, LED running lights, foglamps, rear privacy glass, roof rails, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, power front seats (10-way driver and eight-way passenger), driver memory settings, power lumbar adjustment for the driver seat, MB-Tex premium vinyl upholstery, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a cargo cover. Standard electronics features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the COMAND electronics interface (with a 5.8-inch display), the mbrace2 emergency communications system and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio and an auxiliary audio jack.

The Premium 1 package adds a power liftgate, auto-dimming rearview and driver-side mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, satellite radio and an iPod/USB audio interface. The Leather package adds leather upholstery, memory functions and four-way lumbar adjustment for the front passenger seat and upgraded head restraints. Adding the Multimedia package gets you a navigation system, real-time traffic and weather, a 7-inch display, a rearview camera, 10GB of music storage and voice controls.

There are two lighting option groups. The Lighting package adds adaptive bi-xenon headlights with washers and automatic high-beam control. The Ambient Lighting package brings just that for the interior. The Appearance package includes 20-inch wheels (19s on the GLK250) and aluminum roof rails. Rounding out the extensive list of option packages is the Sport package, which adds 20-inch AMG-styled wheels (19s on the GLK250), aluminum roof rails, unique LED running lamps and AMG-designed styling elements.

There are also a variety of safety-related options highlighted in the below Safety section.

Stand-alone options include running boards, a trailer hitch, an automated parking system, keyless ignition and entry, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a dual-screen rear seat entertainment system, satellite radio, the iPod/USB audio interface and a premium Harman Kardon sound system. Also available is a less sophisticated and less expensive navigation system that doesn't require the full Multimedia package.

2015 Highlights

For 2015, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is unchanged apart from a few minor equipment changes.

Performance & mpg

The GLK350 has standard rear-wheel drive, with 4Matic all-wheel drive as an option. All-wheel drive is standard on the GLK250 Bluetec. All 2015 GLK models come standard with a seven-speed automatic transmission with manual gear selection capability via steering wheel paddles.

The GLK350's 3.5-liter V6 develops 302 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque. An automatic stop-start system shuts down the engine to save fuel when the car comes to a stop. In Edmunds testing, a GLK350 4Matic sped from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, making it just as quick as the six-cylinder versions of the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 21 mpg combined (19 city/25 highway) for rear-wheel-drive models and 21 combined (18 city/25 highway) for 4Matic AWD models. (Note that SULEV versions sold in select states have slightly higher mpg ratings.)

The GLK250 Bluetec gets a turbocharged 2.1-liter four-cylinder diesel engine good for 200 hp and a V8-like 369 lb-ft of torque. At our test track, the GLK250 posted a 0-60 time of 8.2 seconds -- not exactly slow but certainly off the rapid pace set by this segment's jocks. On the upside, the GLK250 Bluetec is one of the most fuel-efficient luxury crossovers out there, with EPA ratings of 28 mpg combined (24 city/33 highway). These figures are certainly thrifty, but are essentially equal to the more powerful Q5 TDI and lower than the Lexus NX 300h hybrid.

Properly equipped, any GLK can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

Safety

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, active front head restraints, front side airbags, front pelvic airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag and a driver inattention monitor. The mbrace2 communications system provides automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance and a system that alerts the owner when a selected speed or boundary is exceeded by another driver (say, a teen or valet).

The Lane Tracking package adds blind-spot and lane-departure warning systems. The Driver Assistance package adds adaptive cruise control and active blind-spot and lane departure warning systems that will also steer the car in the event of driver inaction. It also includes active braking, which automatically applies the brakes if a crash seems imminent and the driver hasn't reacted. Also optional is a Parking Assistance package that includes front and rear parking sensors, a surround-view camera and an automated parallel parking system.

In crash testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the GLK received the highest possible rating of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength tests. The GLK's seat/head restraint design was also rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts. The IIHS also rated the GLK's optional frontal collision warning and mitigation systems collectively as "Superior."

In Edmunds brake testing, the GLK350 4Matic came to a stop from 60 mph in 117 feet, while a GLK250 performed the same feat in 124 feet. For this class, the former is a short distance, while the latter is average.

Driving

While the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350's V6 delivers brisk acceleration that borders on exciting, the diesel engine is truly impressive for its combination of stout pulling power and fuel economy indicative of a compact car. Although the diesel can feel a bit flat-footed when you're pulling away from a stop, it soon hits its stride and is notably refined and silent.

Drive 100 yards down the road and you can't help but marvel at the feeling of solidity the GLK exhibits. The ride is mostly supple; although more severe bumps and ruts can be felt, the sharpness of the jolt is ably absorbed. Some consumers might find the ride quality too firm, but we think the GLK's crisp, controlled handling more than compensates. That said, the Acura RDX and Volvo XC60 are reasonable alternatives if you want a softer ride.

For the most part, this Benz's cabin is serene, with little in the way of engine, road or wind noise. At faster highway speeds (over 70 mph), however, wind noise rises in a big way. The latter is likely an unfortunate side effect of this crossover's blocky design and relatively upright windshield.

Interior

From the pleasing finish of the standard MB-Tex upholstery to the wood and metallic accents seen throughout the cabin, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class looks and feels like a true luxury vehicle on the inside. Indeed, if there is any inexpensive plastic used in the GLK's interior, it's certainly not evident -- not something we can say for every vehicle in this class.

The use of a steering-column-mounted gearshift lever frees up center console space, allowing for a spacious storage bin under a sliding panel. This is not only handy but also makes the front seat area feel less crowded.

Cabin controls are a little complicated at first, but the combination of dashboard buttons, steering wheel controls and the multifunction COMAND knob provide a reasonable solution for the operation of the complicated stereo, navigation and phone functions. The climate controls are simple to use, but are mounted a little low.

Maximum cargo capacity is a rather skimpy 54.7 cubic feet, highlighting one of the few drawbacks of the 2015 GLK's packaging. That's significantly less cargo capacity than in most other small crossover SUVs. It's a similar story in the backseat. Legroom is tight for adults, and small rear doors make it difficult to exit the vehicle gracefully. Headroom is ample for all, however.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Solid little trucklette
633ca,03/27/2015
I wanted a vehicle that was small enough to fit in my garage, has strong towing capability for its size, can handle snow and some dirt roads. The GLK250 was at the high end of the price range I was considering, but the build quality reflects the price. Great seats, great engine, great transmission. Minus points: Small cargo area (but if the vehicle was longer it wouldn't fit in my garage). Upright windshield results in a bit of wind noise. Handling feels "heavy" at first but you get used to it and at German-type highway speeds (above 80 mph) it seems tuned just right.
My little run around SUV
Donna Brazill,10/17/2015
I love the size of this vehicle! I spend thousands of miles on the road in my car each year and I feel safe and comfy in this car like SUV. My husband loves to drive it! Its diesel and I have (after 16k) miles been averaging 37-45 miles per gallon. The seats are still pretty firm and hard, and after 26k miles still not as comfy as I had hoped. The navigation system is not very intuitive and a bit cumbersome to operate...time consuming actually. I do not live in the city so once I go off a paved road its essentially useless to me. This is a huge problem in rural areas. Had I known this prior to purchase I would not have bought this car. You must be stopped to enter data which can be a problem if you're already lost in a dicey area! In rural areas where I frequently travel, the turn by turn directions are non-existent. Diesel engine is quite a bit noisier than Toureg Diesel I previously owned. I have not been able to get the voice command training working so I can accept calls or enter directions verbally. Overall, this is a nice car and perfect for my needs, very responsive on curvy roads and mountains. Not terribly sure footed in heavy snow. Lots of light, large windshield and sunroof. The rear seats lay down nicely for larger cargo area and perfect for taking dogs along. Nice visibility overall. I am kind of surprised that I need new brakes already as my other cars went many more miles before needing any attention.
Alive after getting hit head on
Peter,08/21/2018
I am very picky. I chose this smallish suv after a ton of research. I'm here today because of the safety built into these machines. They are very well built. I got the cheaper navigation (which I never use anyways) and would have spent the money had I known that it was not that great. The performance and handling are great. I have owned an ML as well and believe this is a far better unit. Anyone interested should drive it of course. I am a hard critic and demand a solid ride, smooth acceleration etc... This GLK-diesel is it!
Baby Benz SUV
Robert Socha,10/06/2017
Looked at this as needed something good on gas as switched from Telecommuter to having to go into an Office. The estimated mpg of 24-33 with combine 29mpg very attractive. Also, wanted AWD and the higher sitting position. Unfortunately, vehicle is not made for a taller person (I'm 6'3"). I Could not find a comfortable driving position even with all the adjustments. Barely could get in/out of backseats as the rear doors are small and do not open that far. The dashboard/instrument cluster color combination of Silver/Gold/White made it extremely difficult to see the numbers on the gauges. Overall, the vehicle was just too small for me and my family of 5.
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Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 33 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
200 hp @ 3800 rpm
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Safety

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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