The new engine generation is of great importance for reducing CO2 emissions and is a systematic advancement with regard to lowering consumption. The main technology components are CAMTRONIC variable valve control, which heats up the exhaust system without driving up consumption, the twin scroll turbocharger.

9G Tronic Gears.

Let your vehicle take care of changing gears: you will barely notice the gear changes made by the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. Nine gears enable low engine speeds, which reduces your fuel consumption and ensures a more pleasant noise level.


DYNAMIC SELECT lets you alter the performance character of your GLC just by tapping a console switch. Driving modes from ECO to Sport to Comfort to Individual vary the throttle feel, shifting, suspension options and more to suit the conditions.

Action from all the wheels.

Lightweight, efficient 4MATIC® adds all-wheel driving confidence on slippery roads and in dry corners. Continually sending torque to the wheels that can use it best, the GLC SUV can further vary the torque from 0 to 100% front-to-rear.

Energy needs change. And somebody to change it.

Four different drive variants, three different fuels, one common goal: to retain the uniquely high ride comfort of a Mercedes-Benz and at the same time to achieve astonishingly low consumption and emission values. This is taken care of by a complete package of innovation, at the technological helm of which is a new transmission drive system: 9G-TRONIC and 4MATIC.

Comfort in the air. AIR BODY CONTROL.

The GLC cushions the occupants so that they almost feel as though they are travelling on air. Via AIR BODY CONTROL air suspension. It ensures outstanding ride comfort even when the vehicle is fully laden. Through the automatic height regulations, depending on the current speed, the fuel consumption can be reduced and handling safety improved.

9G-TRONIC automatic transmission.

Gear changing in the GLC is handled by the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission developed by Mercedes-Benz. It is the world's first 9-speed automatic transmission in the premium segment that can be used with longitudinally mounted engines.