2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is a small, five passenger crossover. The line consists of 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK350) and diesel-powered GLK250 Bluetec. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class standard equipment on both models includes 19-inch wheels, automatic lights, LED running lights, foglamps, rear privacy glass, roof Rails, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight way power front seats, memory and four-way lumbar adjustment for the driver seat, MB-Tex premium vinyl upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped wheel steering and a cargo cover. Standard features include electronic Bluetooth phone connectivity, COMAND electronics interface (a 5.8 inches display), the mbrace2 emergency communications system and a six-speaker system sound of the CD player and auxiliary audio jack.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Premium 1 package adds a power liftgate, auto-dimming mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, a 115-volt power outlet, satellite radio and iPod / USB audio interface. A Leather package adds leather upholstery, memory functions and four-way lumbar adjustment for the front passenger seat and head restraints are multiplied.
There are two lighting option. Lighting package adds adaptive bi-Xenon headlights with washers and automatic high-beam control. The Ambient Lighting package brings just that internal. 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Adding Multimedia package you get a 7-inch display, camera rearview, CD player / DVD, 10GB of music storage, navigation system and voice control. Lane Tracking package adds blind-spot warning and lane-departure / lane-keeping systems.
Appearance package brings 20-inch wheels (19s on the GLK250), aluminum roof Rails and Chrome tailgate strip. Rounding out the list of 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class extensive option packages Sport package, which adds 20-inch wheels AMG-styled (19-inch wheels for the GLK250), aluminum roof Rails and unique LED lights running and styling AMG-designed elements. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-ClassStand-alone options include running boards, hitch trailer, an automated parking system, keyless ignition / entry, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, a dual-screen rear seat entertainment system, satellite radio, an iPod / USB audio interface and a premium Harman Kardon sound system.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Interior
From the end of the comfort of the standard MB-Tex upholstery to the wood and metallic accents seen throughout the cabin, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class looking like a true luxury car. Indeed, if there is any inexpensive plastic used inside theGLK’s, it’s certainly not clear – not something that we can all car in the class. The use of a steering-column-mounted gearshift lever frees up the center console space, allowing for open storage bin under a sliding panel. This is not just clips but it makes the front seat in a crowded feel.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class’s cabin controls a bit complicated at first, but the combination of the dashboard buttons, steering wheel controls and the works of many of the COMAND knob to provide a reasonable solution to the complex stereo, navigation and phone functions. The climate controls are simple to use, but for the low bitGLK.
Maximum cargo capacity a rather skimpy 54.7 cubic feet, highlighting one of the few drawbacks pockets of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. That is significantly less cargo capacity than in most other small SUV crossover. It is the same story in the back seat: Legroom is tight for adults and the small building it difficult to get out of the car well. Headroom insufficient.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Engine
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK350) petrol V6-motivated has standard rear-wheel drive, and 4Matic all-wheel drive as an option. All-wheel drive standard on the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK250) Bluetec. All 2014 model come standard with GLK seven-speed automatic transmission with manual gear selection via steering-wheel paddles.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK350)’s 3.5 liter V6 develops 302 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque. An automatic stop-start system shuts down the engine to save fuel when the car comes to a stop. In the test, a GLK350 4Matic to 60 mph from zero in 5.9 seconds, making it as quick as six-cylinder versions of the Q5 Audi and BMW X3. EPA-estimated fuel economy of 21 mpg combined (18 mpg city / 25 mpg highway) for rear-wheel drive model and 21 combined (city 19/25 highway) for 4Matic awd model. (Note that SULEV versions sold in select states have higher mpg ratings.)
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK250) Bluetec gets a turbocharged 2.1-liter cylinder diesel engine good for 200 hp and V8-like 369 lb-ft of torque. At our test track, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK250) had 0-60 time of 8.2 seconds, which is not exactly slow, but certainly off the speed set by the Jocks his part. On the upside, the GLK250 Bluetec is one of the most fuel-efficient luxury crossovers out there, and EPA ratings of 28 mpg combined (24 city / 33 highway). These figures surpass more expensive Q5 hybrid Audi and are not much lower than the Lexus Rx 450h hybrid.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Safety
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class out with antilock brakes, stability control and fire control, active front head restraints, front side airbags, front airbags, waist, Length full side curtain airbag, a driver knee airbags, and driver drowsiness monitor. The new-for-2014 system emergency communications mbrace2 provides automatic crash notification, kudinga roadside assistance and system alerts the owner when the selected speed or border reached the other driver (say, a teen or Valet). A camera rearview and blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure warning systems are available as options package, and an automated parking system (with front / rear parking sensors) is a stand-alone.
In crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class received the highest possible rating of “Good” in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof inspections. In brake testing, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK350) 4Matic stood at 60 mph in 117 feet, while the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class (GLK250) performed the same feat in 124 feet.