The 2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is a compact luxury crossover powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 268 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, for a 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds. Paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission the GLK-Class achieves an EPA estimated 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. The optional 4MATIC all-wheel-drive integrates with the standard electronic stability program for maximum effectiveness when cornering. Other features include agility control suspension, trailer stability assist, 20-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlamps with active curve illumination, panorama roof, keyless start, premium sound system, navigation system, 6-disc CD/DVD changer, rearview camera, rear seat entertainment system, and enhanced voice control. Safety is comprised of park assist, night security illumination, advanced tire pressure monitoring system, anti-lock braking system, and 11-way airbag protection. The GLK-Class is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The GLK-Class doesn't see many changes from the 2011 model.
Manageable size and maneuverability; interior space; strong acceleration; available 4-wheel drive
The GLK-Class borrows the appearance of Mercedes-Benz' larger sport-utility vehicles but is actually a very manageable size for city-dwellers. The utility has a powerful 268-horsepower V6, car-like independent suspension and upright 8-way power-adjustable seating, featuring a decidedly car-like experience. 23 cubic feet of cargo space in back means it's practical as well. Fold the rear seat down and that space more than doubles to 54 cubic feet. Available 4MATIC 4-wheel drive provides all-weather sure-footedness. Starting price on the GLK-Class is under $38,000.