When you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made lately, but the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK provides ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK’s journey and driving experience begin to fall in keeping with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate checking out the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale car.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK also provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLK into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.