Peppy V6 engine offers the fastest acceleration in the compact luxury crossover segment.
Fuel economy is not fantastic, but it is better than other SUVs.
Abundance of safety features.
Rated “Good” in side, roof and frontal-offset crash tests.
Revised power steering is nicely weighted and responsive.
Small turning circle makes it easy to maneuver and park.
Eco Start/Stop System conserves gas and eliminates idling noise.
Updated exterior styling is elegant yet sporty.
Many consumers will appreciate the use of MB-Tex upholstery.
Well-damped ride mutes potholes and bumps.
Corners with confidence.
Innovative seven-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
Some consumers simply prefer a V8 engine in a sport utility vehicle.
In Default setting, the transmission can be a bit slow on the downshift.
Climate controls are a little too low.
Standard audio system is nothing worth getting excited about.
Many consumers won’t be happy that leather is not standard.
Well-damped ride may be a little too firm for some.
COMAND interface is dated and challenging to get used to.
Many features standard on other vehicles are optional on theGLK350.
Adding options and packages puts this almost affordable vehicle out of the price range of most consumers.