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The 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 4Matic Crossover SUV

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What is a GLC 300? The GLC 300 is a premium midsize crossover SUV built in the Bremen, Germany assembly plant, and sold worldwide by Mercedes Benz. The GLC is built on the Mercedes Benz C Class chassis, and when properly equipped the towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 7,700 pounds. This AWD all wheel drive, turbo hybrid boosted GLC 300 blends the spirit of an SUV, with the soul of a sports car.

Pricing starts at around $47,000 for the 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 Pinnacle edition, and goes up to $52,000 for the GLC 300 Pinnacle 4MATIC model, and then it tops out at $57,000 for the 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 4MATIC SUV, plus options of course.

This week Mercedes Benz sent me a 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 4Matic SUV to test drive and review. The base window sticker price for this AWD model is: $57,000. The options on the test SUV are: the metallic paint for $750, the active distance crash avoidance system for $600, the night package for $200, and the AMG Line body styling package for $2,850. The manufactures suggested retail price, MSRP, including the destination and delivery charge, is: $61,400.

After adding in the state and local sales tax, plus the DMV and dealers fees, the out the door and in your garage total purchase price came to: $69,075. If your budget is capped at $70 Grand then this is the SUV you have been looking for. Not only it is priced at just $69K and change, you get the prestige and luxury driving status of a Mercedes Benz.

The 2024 GLC 300 is powered by a 2.0L Liter 4 cylinder turbocharged mild hybrid gas engine, with an impressive 255 HP horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque, bolted to a G-Tronic 9 speed automatic transmission, and then routed into a 4Matic all wheel drive AWD traction control system, with dynamic terrain select. This drive line has the ability to supply superior traction and driving control in all weather and road conditions.

The 5 passenger interior is covered in AMG MB-Tex with silver diamond pattern trim and the front seats are powered, heated and have lumbar support. The memory system for the driver controls the seat, steering column and exterior mirrors positions. The comfort and convenience list includes: a dual zone automatic climate controlled air filtration system, keyless entry, keyless start, keyless go, power folding side mirrors, split folding rear seats, a panorama sunroof, rain sensing windshield wipers, ambient lighting, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM radio, and a Burmester surround sound audio system.

Your safety and security starts with: Mercedes Benz connected services, a 11.9″ center stack digital touch screen, a 12.3″ digital instrument cluster, Bluetooth connectivity, an advanced air bag system, a anti-theft alarm system, anti-lock automatic braking, an electronic stability program system, active emergency braking assist, blind spot assist, automatic light sensing headlamps, LED daytime running lamps, LED headlights, LED tail lamps, adaptive high beam assist, rear door child safety locks, a rear view camera, and a 24 hour / 7 days a week roadside assistance program.

The AMG body line styling upgrade package comes with brushed aluminum sport pedals with rubber studs, a MB Tex covered instrument panel and beltlines covered in black Nappa look leather, a flat bottom AMG sport multi-function steering wheel, AMG floor mats, perforated front disc brake rotors with MB logo painted brake calipers, and it’s all blended together with AMG wheel arch trim that’s painted to match the body color.

The Night package adds high gloss black painted trim elements starting with: a black front air flow splitter, black front grille trim, a black rear air diffuser, black side mirror caps, black side window trim, a black headliner, and a set of gloss black roof rails. This Night package adds just enough black accents to set your GLC 300 apart from the crowd.

The GLC is one of my favorite midsize premium luxury crossover SUVs. It offers smooth and efficient power, a classy interior, and plenty of helpful technology features. This newest 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 is intelligent, sporty, luxurious, and practical, plus it get 24 MPG city, 30 MPG highway, and a nice 26 MPG in combined driving.

So, call, click or visit your local Mercedes Benz dealer for a test drive, and a Bottom Line price review, on the new 2024 Mercedes Benz GLC 300 4Matic SUV. And remember that the base price for a new GLC 300 starts at only $47,450. Mercedes Benz – The Best or Nothing.

Be smart, stay safe, and just breathe. Remember, You Are What You Drive, and maybe, just for those reasons alone, you should Drive one, Buy one, Today. Have a great day, drive safely, and enjoy the ride, as the future looks nice and bright – Tony the Car Guy.

This Bottom Line new vehicle review is a Nut & Bolt and Dollars & Sense editorial  provided by Tony Leopardo. Tony the Car Guy is an automotive writer, editor and publisher in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you have a question, or comment for Tony, send it to [email protected] and visit AutoWire.Net at www.autowire.net 

 

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