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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class
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4MATIC 4-Door GLK 250 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLK-Class 4MATIC 4-Door GLK 250 BlueTEC 24 33 $36,642 $39,400
GLK-Class 4MATIC 4-Door GLK 350 18 25 $37,107 $39,900
GLK-Class RWD 4-Door GLK 350 19 25 $35,247 $37,900
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2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 18 25 $35,626 $37,900
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 Platinum 18 25 $42,676 $45,400
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 Premier 18 25 $38,681 $41,150
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 17 24 $40,091 $42,650
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 Platinum 17 24 $44,227 $47,050
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design 17 24 $44,133 $46,950
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Platinum 17 24 $47,987 $51,050
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E 24 31 $34,216 $36,400
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $41,266 $43,900
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $37,271 $39,650
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E 22 30 $38,681 $41,150
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Platinum 22 30 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 25 $35,015 $37,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,689 $44,350
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,929 $40,350
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $39,245 $41,750
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 17 24 $39,057 $41,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 Platinum 17 24 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 Premier Plus 17 24 $40,373 $42,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design 17 24 $43,052 $45,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Platinum 17 24 $46,812 $49,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Premier Plus 17 24 $44,368 $47,200
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E 24 31 $33,605 $35,750
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $40,279 $42,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $36,519 $38,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier Plus 24 31 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E 22 30 $37,647 $40,050
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Platinum 22 30 $41,407 $44,050
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Premier Plus 22 30 $38,963 $41,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,642
$35,626
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,400
$37,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$657 / month
$632 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK offers two great engine options in a baby-SUV shell, but with the comfort and dynamics of a crossover. The 2015 Volvo XC60 crossover stays stylish--and now it gets much better gas mileage from a new four-cylinder engine.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39
Second Hip Room (in)
52.5 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 98.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.5 109.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.1 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 182.8
Height, Overall (in)
66.9 67.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.1 31.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
16.5 30.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
65.9 70.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.4 44.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.7 67.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.5 30.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50HR19 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50HR19 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4246 4251
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.1 L/131 2.5 L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 3800 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Diesel I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-5
Fuel System
Diesel Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1600 266 @ 1800
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.56
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.15
Summary
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Volvo XC60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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