Model: Mercedes-Benz GLK / Mercedes-Benz GLK 220 CDI 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC
Production: 2008 – (facelifted in 2012)
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 46,834 Euro
Engine: 2.2-litre (2,143 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, four valves per cylinder, direct diesel injection. The maximum output is 125 kW / 170 PS/hp at 3,000 – 4,200 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (approx. 295 ft-lbs), available between 1,400 and 2,800 rpm.
Gearbox: 7-speed automatic (7G-TRONIC)
Tyres: Pirelli P ZERO 255/45 R19 100W
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 8.8 seconds
Top speed: 205 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 6.1-6.2 liters of diesel per 100 km (depending on tyre format)
Emissions: EU5, 159-161 g CO2/km (depending on tyre format)
Fuel tank (l): 66 (as an option for 40 Euro, 59 l standard)
Dimensions (mm): L 4,536 / w 1,840 / h 1,669
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 450 – 1,550
Wheelbase (mm): 2,755
Weight: 1,880 kg
Front suspension: McPherson struts, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar.
Rear suspension: Independent multi-link, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, knee airbag for driver; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, ESP/ESC, dual zone automatic air conditioning THERMATIC, leather steering wheel, multifunction steering wheel, DIRECT STEER steering system, four electric windows, anti-dazzle mirrors, rain sensor, auto Start/Stop, 7-speed automatic transmission (7G-TRONIC), cruise control (SPEEDTRONIC), AGILITY CONTROL system.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Black ARTICO leather for the interior (362); front heated seats (262); 19 inch alloy wheels (806); rear video camera for parking with dynamic guides (322); parking sensors and PARKTRONIC system (588); rain sensor (36); panoramic sunroof with electrical opening – slide and tilt – (1,145); COMMAND Online multimedia system (1,975); bi-xenon headlights (1,125); chromed elements pack (483); interior lights pack (177); mirrors pack (362) consisting anti-dazzle mirrors and electricaly foldable.
- + good soundproofing
- + very good rigidity and no torsion
- + good handling
- + good engine performance
- + good transmission
- – no touchscreen for COMAND online multimedia system and confusing controls
Driven by Adrian M. for 354 km, 7.4 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 4,172 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni