Daimler has officially unveiled the facelifted Mercedes GLK today, a model which comes with relatively modest design changes, higher quality materials, fully revised trims and new infotainment systems.
The most notable changes on the outside include a new front bumper, headlights that incorporate LEDs, redesigned alloys (available in 17, 19 and 20 inch sizes), slightly different taillights and a new rear skirt that integrates the dual exhaust pipes.
For a sportier appearance the GLK is available with an AMG Sports Package containing AMG styled front and rear aprons, a specific radiator grille with chrome slats, AMG daytime running lights, 5-spoke design alloy wheels and a stiffer suspension.
On the inside the 2013 Mercedes GLK received a redesigned dashboard which makes extensive use of aluminium (or optionally wood), a high-end colour display, new upholstery colours and seat designs and a 3-spoke steering wheel.
The Interior Sports package which was available on the outgoing version is also offered on the facelift model, but this time the automaker has upgraded it with sports seats while the rest of the features include a 3-spoke
multifunction steering wheel in nappa leather, ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre with stitching in alpaca
grey for the seats, door center panels in ARTICO man-made leather with diagonal stitching and brushed stainless steel pedals.
As we already mentioned, the 2013 Mercedes GLK has also received a new infotainment system which includes a 5.8 inch TFT display and has the following functions : twin tuner, mp3/wma/aac-compatible CD player, telephone keypad, and with USB, AUX-IN and Bluetooth connectivity.
The engine range for the new GLK comprises from the units displayed in the chart below, with pricing for each version starting at :
GLK 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY: 36.235,50 Euros
GLK 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY: 38.377,50 Euros
GLK 220 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY: 42.721,00 Euros
GLK 220 BlueTEC 4MATIC: 44.149,00 Euros
GLK 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC: 46.142,25 Euros
GLK 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY: 49.742,00 Euros
GLK 350 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY: 50.099,00 Euros
|Model||Cyl.||cc||kW/hp at rpm||Nm from rpm||0-100 km/h (s)||Vmax km/h||l/100 km NEDC combined||CO2 g/km|
|GLK 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||4||2143||105/143 3200-4600||350 1200-2800||10.8 (10.3)||190 (195)||5.6-6.0 (5.5-5.6)||145-156 (143-147)|
|GLK 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||4||2143||125/170 3200-4200||400 1400-2800||8.7 (8.5)||205 (205)||5.6-6.0 (5.5-5.6)||145-156 (143-147)|
|GLK 220 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY||4||2143||125/170 3200-4200||400 1400-2800||8.8||205||6.1-6.5||159-168|
|4||2143||125/170 3200-4200||400 1400-2800||8.8||205||6.1-6.5||159-169|
|4||2143||150/204 4200||500 1600-2800||8.0||210||6.1-6.5||159-169|
|GLK 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY||V6||2987||195/265 3800||620 1600-2400||6.4||232||6.9-7.0||179-183|
|GLK 350 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY||V6||3498||225/306 6500||370 3500-5250||65||238||8.1-8.6||189-199|