Mercedes-Benz GLK Class News

Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected
Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so again, affecting cars and SUVs from luxury marques produced by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. As with many...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 2014-2015 BlueTec Diesel Vehicles To Fix Oil Leak

Mercedes-Benz is recalling four high-tech diesel models from the company's 2014 and 2015 lineups. The recall is meant to repair a potential oil leak that could start a fire in the vehicles' engine compartment and make roads hazardous for other drivers. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class: First Drive

It's an unusual day--or maybe a coming of age--when our editors look forward so eagerly to a new diesel-powered vehicle. Don't judge. In this case, it's not just any diesel, and it doesn't just go into any vehicle. It's a Mercedes turbodiesel, and it slips neatly into a sport-ute that not only...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Preview

Ahead of the 2012 New York Auto Show, consumers get a good look at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class compact luxury SUV as the German automaker released details early. As the images here show, the refreshed GLK Class sports a revised exterior design, certainly eye-catching and appropriate for this...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand

Ford has taken a significant tumble in reliability due to some of its latest vehicle technologies, while Jeep is now the most reliable domestic brand, according to the latest annual-survey data from Consumer Reports. Both of those pieces of news might come as a bit of a surprise. Consumers have...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Honda And Subaru Lead Consumer Reports' Honor Roll For 2010

Subaru (TSE: 7270) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) are tied for the number one spot from Consumer Reports this year, based on the average of its vehicles' overall road-test scores and predicted reliability ratings. Subaru's overall score was aided by the excellent evaluations given to the new 2010 Subaru...Read More»

2009 Audi Q5
Driven: 2009 Audi Q5

Why's the 2009 Audi Q5 the highest-rated compact luxury SUV here at TheCarConnection.com--and even so, why does it get different scores from its 2009 Audi A4 stablemate, when the two share a drivetrain combination, all-wheel drive and lots of other under-the-skin pieces? Answers to those questions...Read More»

2009 Audi Q5
Compared: Audi Q5 Vs. BMW X3 Vs. Mercedes-Benz GLK

For your shopping pleasure, three German SUVs--each one spun from the parts bin at their respective automakers to satisfy an emerging demand. What do buyers like you want? Sport-utility convenience, without the sheer bulk of the full-size utes falling out of favor with every rise in gas prices. A...Read More»

2010 Volvo XC60
Pricing: 2010 Volvo XC60 Just Announced

I liked the 2010 Volvo XC60 from the moment I laid eyes on it earlier this year. The XC60 is the Swedish car company's first foray into the compact crossover segment—the same niche that includes a number of new entries this year; the 2010 Lexus RX350, the 2010 Cadillac SRX, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK
Driven: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK

You probably saw it first in the "Sex and the City" movie. And if that appearance didn't telegraph Mercedes' intended targets with the 2010 GLK sport-ute, maybe this tidbit of information will drive it home--the GLK won't be coming Stateside with its excellent Off-Road Engineering package. No...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK
Off-Road with the 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK

Yesterday, TheCarConnection.com had its first short stint behind the wheel of the new 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK. This morning, after a brief autobahn run southeast from Dusseldorf, I drove the new GLK on a special off-road course set up by Mercedes at the Schloss Ehrenhoven, in the Bergisch Gladbach...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK
First Drive: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK

Earlier this year at the Detroit auto show, Mercedes-Benz showed us its new GLK, a compact SUV with a crisp shape and the promise of city-sized utility. This week, I'm over in Germany getting a first look and a first drive of the GLK, which promises to give BMW's X3--and Audi's new Q5--a run for...Read More»

2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK Freeside Concept
2008 Mercedes-Benz Vision GLK FREESIDE Concept

After months of spy photos and speculation, Mercedes-Benz will unveil its new compact SUV at the Detroit auto show. Dubbed the GLK, the new ute will get its world debut as a thinly disguised concept wearing the “Freeside” badge. The GLK slots beneath the classic G-Class Benz ute, the large...Read More»

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