2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC in Charlottesville VA

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville

The all-new 2021 GLC SUV is the definition of luxury in an SUV that doesn’t compromise on power and handling. The engine is a 255-hp turbo GLC 300, and has the amazing ability to go from 0-60mph in just 6.1 seconds. Not only does this engine boast speed, but innovation too, being a Direct Injection and multi-spark system that work in tandem to self-tune in milliseconds while on the move. This innovative engine is mated with a 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission, with the DYNAMIC SELECT that lets you go from sport to eco, and even personalize your preferred driving mode. Curious to hear more about this majestic SUV? Keep reading for the full review on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC.

The Cutting Edge of Tailoring

Driving in High Definition

A 10.25-inch central touchscreen responds to your touch on the console, the steering wheel or itself. A reconfigurable 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster is available, too.

A Firm Belief in Flexibility

Fashionable is also functional in a GLC. The roomy, 40/20/40-split rear seat power-folds down. The power liftgate opens to reveal a spacious cargo area with underfloor storage standard.


Redefine Ride. Confident in Corners

The 4-wheel multilink suspension clings to curves yet glides over bumps and is rugged in the rough. Selective damping offers refined comfort, yet firms up instantly in sharp turns.

Eager Power. Enthusiastic Response.

The 255-hp turbo GLC 300 can rush to 60 in just 6.1 seconds. Direct Injection and multispark ignition can self-tune in milliseconds, on the fly.


It Responds to Your Touch

 Clarity comes from a 10.25-inch touchscreen, standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto, and available Burmester® surround sound. A console touchpad and steering-wheel Touch Control Buttons put features at your fingertips.

Looks Out for Your Future. In Milliseconds

Standard Blind Spot Assist helps make driving or even exiting the car safer. Available assists let you change lanes with a tap of your finger. Slow your cruising speed for an offramp. And look out for danger ahead, even if it’s coming from behind.

Brings you New Ambience. Over and Over


Spacious and sensuous, the acclaimed GLC cabin rewards your touch on every surface. Enjoy a choice of natural-grain woods, genuine aluminum switches, and a spectrum of hand-fitted upholstery.

LED Lighting

 Available 64-color LED ambient lighting lets you customize the cabin any time the mood strikes. There are also multicolor motifs, and you can even say “Hey, Mercedes” to change the color.

Trim Levels of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

GLC 300

  • Dynamic Select
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Keyless Go


  • Sport interior appointments
  • Heated Front Seats

GLC 350e 4MATIC®

  • 2.0-liter 4-inline engine
  • Seriously Sensual Design
  • 3-zone climate control

Can you tell me about the interior of the GLC?

The interior of the GLC combines refined luxury with spacious comfort and gives you plenty of options to make your GLC meet your needs and exceed all standard expectations.  You’ll have a choice of natural-grain wood paneling for the cockpit and accents on your interior, genuine aluminum switches, and various luxurious upholstery options such as leather in a multitude of colors.  The 40/20/40-split rear seat power-folds down so you can enjoy a great many options when it comes to fitting cargo, and occupants, paired with a power liftgate and underfloor storage for your convenience. You can also choose from any one of the available 64-color LED ambient lighting options to allow you full control over customization for any mood.

Can you tell me about the technology?

Mercedez-Benz GLC SUV is equipped with the latest and greatest technology to help you control your GLC without touching a single button. Simply tell the GLC what you want with the Artificial Intelligence MBUX technology that makes your words the GLC’s commands.  Not only can you control the climate using this great system, but as the GLC learns your needs, it can point you in the direction of your favorite coffee shops or restaurants with the simple request of “I need coffee” or “I’m hungry.”  The navigation system will display your directions on the 10.25-inch touchscreen in the cockpit, and is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and gives you the option of experiencing premium sound with the available Burmester surround sound.  To give you ultimate control right at your fingertips, the GLC SUV uses a console pad and steering-wheel Touch Control Buttons.

Can you tell me about the powertrain on the GLC SUV?

Of course. The GLC SUV is powered by a turbo GLC 300 direct injection engine that is mated with a multi-spark ignition which is so technologically advanced it can self-tune in milliseconds, even on the go.  The engine boasts an amazing 255-horsepower and can go from 0-60 miles per hour in just 6.1 seconds.  The engine is matched with a 9-speed automatic transmission.  To allow for unmatched handling and control, the GLC is equipped with 4-wheel multilink suspension, and available 4MATIC® to give your GLC a torque boost.  The selective dampening lets you hug curves and stay comfortable, moving with the GLC, and the DYNAMIC SELECT allows you to move from Sport to ECO as you anticipate the driving character of your GLC.

Get your GLC SUV from Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville

Come take a test drive of this amazing SUV that redefines luxury in its class.  Experience the hand-crafted upholstery, smooth ride, and latest technology as your glide over roads in this beautiful masterpiece.  Our amazing staff here at Mercedes-Benz of Charlotteville will answer all questions you have and take you around our lot to show you each and every GLC we have available for your viewing. We can’t wait to see you drive off the lot in a new 2021 GLC SUV, but if you can’t make it in be sure to check out our full inventory right here on our website, and call to schedule an appointment or make one online.