The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is the excessive-driving, crossover-formed cousin of the favored C-Class sedan. So it solely is smart that, following the C-Class’ midcycle refresh for 2019, the is getting an analogous suite of updates as we head into the 2020 model year.
Debuting on the Geneva Motor Show following week, the 2020 GLC-Class will proceed to be provided in GLC300 guise within the US, with an alternative of rear- or all-wheel drive. (AMG variants will little doubt be on the docket, and we count on to see these quickly.) You can spot the 2020 GLC300, due to its restyled headlights and taillights, along with new exterior colors and wheel choices.
The place the GLC differentiates itself from the C-Class is within the infotainment tech division. The 2020 GLC300 will get Mercedes’ new MBUX software program, housed on a 10.2-inch touchscreen atop the middle stack. A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster sits to the left, controllable through thumbpads on the steering wheel. This is an identical model of MBUX we have seen in different new Mercedes merchandise, with excellent, excessive-res shows, and voice management.
Extra tech arrives using new driver-help options, together with Mercedes’ lane-change help and route-primarily based velocity adaptation, which is constructed into the Distronic adaptive cruise management, and might robotically sluggish the automobile down because it approaches curves, junctions, and so on.
Following its debut in Geneva, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 will hit US dealerships in late 2019. Pricing remains to be unavailable. However, the 2019 GLC300 begins at $40,700, so count on the 2020 mannequin to come back in a little bit more significant than that.