Mercedes-Benz GLB, a new machine and the latest architecture car joining the new A- class, new B-class as well as new CLA and is considered as a more functional interpretation of a family SUV. The car comes with a range of diesel and petrol engines, AWD along with an optional off-road pack and has a slightly boxy look and more off-road-friendly tech.
Also, Mercedes-Benz GLBs USP is the option to be specified with seven seats. Overall it will position amid GLA and GLC in the Mercedes SUV line. This Mercedes –Benz GLB will be offered in both five as well as seven-seat layouts and is designed to present class-leading versatility to request more to family car buyers in comparison to smaller GLA.
Features of Mercedes-Benz GLB
Mercedes-Benz GLB is based on Mercedes MFA podium and thus features a McPherson strut front and multi-link rear suspension along with optional adaptive damping. The main features are
- It is about 4634mm length, 1834mm width and 1658mm in height and it makes this amazing new car 21mm longer, about 56mm narrower as well as 20mm taller in comparison to the GLC.
- The new Mercedes-Benz GLB has a wheelbase of 2829mm and claims as to the best in class front seat headroom of approximately 1035mm and 967mm of rear legroom when in the five seats.
- You will get an exclusively designed styled dashboard with an aluminum look. It also has widescreen socpit comprising of a single digital panel and housing the instrument cluster as well as infotainment functions.
The latest car is controlled by the latest version of MBUX interface and when in the seven-seater form the two extra seats at the back of the GLB can be folded into the boot floor plus an easy entry function.
New Mercedes-Benz GLB is the first compact offering from Mercedes to offer the choice for three-row, seven-passenger seating. The optional third row presents accommodations for two along with cup holders in the midst of seats and USB power ports for phones and other devices too. The side airbags of Mercedes-Benz GLB are designed so that it can protect third-row passengers.
As a five-seater Mercedes-Benz GLB is more adult friendly as with the rearmost seats folded the passengers move the seats back and front for better accommodation. It also has 38 inches of legroom available with the seat pushed back. However, the GLB class takes on a more traditional SUV look. It also has A-Class bones and in its base form, GLB will turn the front wheels.
In terms of power, GLB is made a modest 221 horsepower i.e. 164 kilowatts along with 250 pound-feet i.e. 350 Newton metres of torque which the company clarifies that is sufficient to end small SUV to 60 mph. however, pricing of this new lineup will be revealed nearby the GLB’s on sale date which in the US will approach by the end of 2019. It is expected with a price tag of 38000 dollars, however full price of Mercedes-Benz GLB will be announced closer to its on-sale date.