2016 Mercedes Benz GLK Engine, Price

One of the most popular and luxurious small SUV, the 2016 Mercedes Benz GLK. Has reached the final phase and you can expect some great looks and power from this one. As per some of the leaked pictures, this model will not be the same size of the previous one so that it can make some room for the upcoming 2015 Mercedes Benz GLA class. By the pictures it is clear that the front of the car (i.e. the hood) has been slightly stretched and also the front axle has been pushed forward to fit it’s longer wheelbase as the new one will comprise longer kind of wheelbase in market. So the benefit observed will be the improved dynamics of the car plus ample amount of interior space. There’s good news for the customer’s in U.K., Japan, Australia and many others as the new model will also get a right hand drive configuration.

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK front

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK Engine

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK talking about the engine, the new one has a four cylinder turbo almost the 2.0 liter which will deliver a good 241 horsepower and 273 pound feet of torque. The mid models however will be powered by the new 3 liter twin turbo which will make sit the power to be around 400hp area. People still have to wait for the AMG variant, as it is not clear that Mercedes will launch its AMG variant or not. Rumors are that the crossover will ditch the current model’s boxy sheet metal for a more rounded look in mold same as that of the Range Rover Evoque. There is also a possibility of a new two door variant to offer the customers a more sport focused model.

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK side

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK Review

If you were waiting for the MRA ( the Mercedes Rear Drive Architecture ) for a quite bit, then be surprised that the GLK will utilize MRA featuring a flowing center stack which will be adorned with a trio circular air vents and also a freestanding infotainment screen. It will also have a Mercedes familiar COMMAND control knob as it comes in the package itself for the car. It has a new touch pad that will allow all the users to see the infotainment system with the same smart phone style click having all kinds of swipe and zoom gestures. It is so advanced that the system will recognize all kinds of finger written letters, numbers and special characters if you try to enter for a navigation entry or if you try to save a contact.

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK interior

2016 Mercedes Benz GLK Price

It is also rumored that Mercedes is all set to rename all the big cars (SUV’s) including the new GLK with a popular GLC name which will reflect its position in the ‘C’ class of Mercedes. The 2016 Mercedes Benz GLK class should be revealed in the spring of 2015 expected to be in September with a basic sticker price of around $40,000 mark.

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