Mercedes-Benz GLC Discontinued Ahead Of New Gen Model Launch | V3Cars

Mercedes-Benz recently removed the GLC SUV from their India website. The carmaker plans to launch the next-gen Mercedes-Benz GLC in 2023. The next-gen GLC will come with a refreshed exterior and interior along with mild-hybrid powertrains.

Mercedes-Benz GLC

Mercedes-Benz GLC Discontinued

Mercedes-Benz launched the GLC facelift in India back in 2019 and later brought in its coupe counterpart. While the GLC coupe is currently listed on the brand's India website, the GLC SUV has been removed ahead of the new-gen model’s launch.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC Exterior Details

The new-gen GLC comes with an updated design along with larger dimensions over the outgoing model.  Up front, the new GLC gets an updated chrome grille with a thick chrome surround. The bigger change is that the new all-LED headlights now merge with the grille. The GLC AMG Line, on the other hand, gets a chrome grille with tri-star inlets. The new-gen GLC also gets flush-fitting door handles while the AMG Line models add sportier bumpers and 20-inch alloy wheels.

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior And Features 

On the inside, the new GLC takes design inspiration from the new S-Class. It gets a flowing centre console that houses the 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also gets a 12.3-inch display for the driver with multiple visual themes. Other features include powered and heated front seats, wireless charging, smartphone integration and a panoramic sunroof.

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC Powertrain Details

With the new-gen model, the GLC now gets mild-hybrid support with all powertrain options. Currently, the C-Class is the only Mercedes-Benz to offer a mild-hybrid diesel powertrain in India. The mild-hybrid engine options come with an integrated starter generator that boosts power and torque by 23PS and 200Nm as and when needed. The plug-in-hybrid models come with a 138PS electric motor and an all-electric driving range of 100km. Mercedes-Benz are likely to reveal the powertrain details of the India-bound GLC closer to its India launch.

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC India Launch Details

Mercedes-Benz will bring the new GLC to our shores in the 3rd quarter of 2023. It will rival other premium mid-size SUVs like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, Jaguar F-Pace and Range Rover Evoque.

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Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.


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