Mercedes-Benz To Launch Next-Gen GLC In Q3 Of 2023 | V3Cars

At their annual press conference, Mercedes Benz India announced plans to launch 10 products in 2023. While all the upcoming cars are under the wraps, the German carmaker have confirmed the next-gen GLC that will head to India in Q3 of 2023.

Next-Gen Mercedes GLC

Next-Gen GLC India Launch In Q3 Of 2023

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 into the grille. The GLC AMG Line, on the other hand, gets tri-star inlets with the chrome grille. The new-gen GLC also gets flush-fitting door handles whereas the AMG Line models add sportier bumpers and 20-inch alloy wheels.

next gen mercedes

Note: Check out the list of Electric Cars in India

Next-Gen 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 also houses the 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with the functionality of 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.

 Mercedes-Benz GLC interior

Next-Gen 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. 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

 Mercedes-Benz glc rear exterior

Note: Check your car’s fuel cost with Fuel Cost Calculator India

Next-Gen GLC Rivals And Launch Details

As we stated earlier, 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 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.

Also Read: Mercedes-AMG E 53 4Matic Plus Cabriolet 2023 Launched In India - Prices, Specs, Top Features


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.


Leave a Reply