The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is a 5-passenger compact luxury SUV offered as GLK250 BlueTec engine turbo-diesel or GLK 350 with a V-6 gasoline engine. The both models are equipped with a standard 4 wheel drive 4Matic system (4WD). The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class standard equipment includes aluminum wheels 19 inch 235/50 tires, roof rack, tinted rear privacy glass, automatic headlights, and LED lights up.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Interior
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class offers 23.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 54.7 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Dual-zone automatic climate control, power front seats, 8-way and leatherette upholstery MB-Tex are standard on the 2013 GLK. Additional elements include color information screens instrumentation, Bluetooth connectivity, tilt/telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel with shift paddles, wood interior trim and a stereo with CD / MP3 player, auxiliary input jack, radio and band weather.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Optional Features
Mercedes offers several packages of options for 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class models. The Premium 1 package includes a panoramic glass sunroof, power tailgate, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, memory settings for driver, interior and exterior mirrors, compass, universal garage door, making 115 volt, radio auto-dimming satellite, and a connection for iPod.
In the leather seats, buyers should choose the package full leather seats, it also comes with interior ambient lighting, comfort headrest design, and memory settings for the front passenger. A multimedia package adds navigation and infotainment voice-controlled system for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, along with a reversing camera. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class security related updates include light package Lane Tracking package, and driver assistance package, everything is discussed in more detail below.
An optional Appearance Package adds alloy wheels 20-inch aluminum roof rails, while AMG Styling package includes an AMG body kit, AMG-design 20-inch wheels, AMG LED running lights, and roof rails aluminum. Other improvements include a sound system premium, parking sensors Parktronic with Active Parking Assist, heated front seats, keyless entry and push button start, trailer hitch, and metallic paint.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Engine
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK250) BlueTec has a new 2.1-liter turbo-diesel engine 4-cylinder engine that generates 190 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque between 1,600 rpm and 1,800 rpm. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 350 has a new 3.5L direct injection V-6 engine of 302 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and delivers 273 lb-ft torque from 3,500 to 5,250 rpm. This engine is equipped with standard Eco Start / Stop technology to help conserve fuel.
Both engines are paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission with a new direct selection shifter. The standard part 4Matic permanent 4WD power 45/55 front to rear. According to Mercedes, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 350 accelerates to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, while the GLK250 BlueTec reaches the same speed just in 7.9 seconds.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Safety
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is equipped with nine airbags, trailer sway control, traction control, stability control and 4-wheel ventilated disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, brake pre-loading, dry brakes, HOLD function and Hill-start assist. Furthermore, the GLK is equipped with ATTENTION ASSIST, which can detect a drowsy driver and recommend a rest break and mbrace telematics service in February with a subscription to limited service.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class safety-related options include lighting package containing the bi-xenon headlamps with Active Curve aid and headlight washers. A Lane Tracking package is also available, and installed Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assist technologies. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class driver assistance package includes active versions of Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist, Distronic Plus and adaptive cruise control with braking technology Pre-Safe.