The new Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class - PART II


Stuttgart, Germany, Jul 15, 2008

High-class specification: Full range of standard equipment, attractive equipment packages*

All models in the GLK-Class range feature a high level of standard equipment, including:
  • 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive
  • 7G-TRONIC seven-speed automatic transmission with Comfort and Sport modes
  • Adaptive airbags for driver and front passenger
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Aerial integrated in roof spoiler (additional roof aerial if COMAND is specified)
  • AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping system
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Brake Assist (BAS) and hill-start assist
  • Armrest between driver and front passenger, sideways folding, with compartment
  • ASSYST maintenance interval indicator
  • Audio 20 sound system, radio/CD with integrated Bluetooth interface and microphone, central 5-inch colour display
  • Bag hooks (2) in the load compartment
  • Belt height adjuster for driver and front passenger
  • Belt status indicator for rear passengers in instrument cluster
  • Belt tensioners and adaptive belt-force limiters for the front seats, plus belt tensioners and belt-force limiters for the outer rear seats
  • Body-coloured bumpers, exterior mirror housings and door handles
  • B-pillars in high-gloss black
  • Brake pad wear indicator
  • Coat hooks on the tailgate inner door pulls
  • Crash boxes, bolted for easy repair, front and rear
  • Cruise control
  • Diesel particulate filter (for CDI models)
  • Dynamic handling control systems – ESP®, ASR, 4ETS, ABS, BAS
  • ELCODE locking system with infrared/radio remote control, integral immobiliser, automatic locking whilst driving, unlocking in the event of an accident (crash sensor), extended central locking function
  • Front fog lamps with chrome rings/rear fog lamp
  • Glove compartment air-conditioned
  • Headlamp Assist
  • Heated and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors
  • Heated rear windscreen
  • Heated windscreen washer nozzles
  • Indicators in the exterior mirrors
  • Instrument cluster with three analogue dials (speedometer, rev counter, temperature display/fuel gauge) and central display
  • ISOFIX child seat attachment points in the rear
  • Kneebag on the driver's side (Europe)
  • Light-alloy wheels, 17-inch, with size 235/60 R 17 tyres
  • Load compartment cover (no-cost option)
  • Load sill guard cover, inside and outside, made from black plastic
  • Load-securing rings in the load compartment
  • Lumbar support with manual 2-way adjustment for driver's seat
  • Map pockets on the front seat backs
  • Multifunction steering wheel with four buttons
  • NECK-PRO crash-responsive head restraints for driver and front passenger
  • Outside temperature display
  • Paintwork with increased scratch resistance
  • Power outlets, 12 volt, at front and rear of centre console, in the glove compartment and in the load compartment
  • Power steering, electrohydraulic, with safety steering column
  • Power windows (4)
  • Rear windscreen wiper with automatic activation when reverse gear is engaged
  • Rear-seat backrest with 1/3 : 2/3 split, forwards folding with integral folding rear armrest including double cup holder and stowage compartment
  • Rev counter
  • Seat occupancy sensor on front passenger side
  • Seats for driver and front passenger with electrical height and backrest adjustment, as well as adjustment of the seat cushion angle
  • Side skirts in black, grained
  • Sidebags for driver and front passenger
  • Speed-sensitive power steering (GLK 280 4MATIC, GLK 350 4MATIC,
    GLK 320 CDI 4MATIC)
  • Steering column, adjustable for height and reach
  • Stowage compartment under the load compartment floor
  • Stowage net in load compartment, left
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • THERMATIC 2-zone automatic climate control
  • Three head restraints in the rearTinted glass all round
  • TIREFIT (or compact spare wheel as a no-cost option)
  • Trim elements for interior in fabric
  • Tyre pressure loss warning system
  • Warning and ambient lights in the tailgate
  • Windowbags
Exterior sports package or off-road styling package to complement the range of standard equipment

Two equipment packages are available, allowing customers to personalise their GLK.

The exterior sports package includes:
  • 19-inch 7-spoke light-alloy wheels with size 235/50 R 19 tyres at the front and size 255/45 R 19 tyres at the rear
  • Chrome package with roof rails in aluminium, chromed rectangular exhaust tailpipes, inner and outer load sill guards with stainless-steel inserts, front fog lamps with chrome surrounds and shoulderline trim strip in chrome
  • Radiator grille with three chrome fins
  • Rear apron with chrome trim strips
  • Rub strip in chrome
  • Side skirts painted in body colour
  • Sports suspension, lowered by 20 mm
The off-road styling package includes:
  • 17-inch light-alloy wheels with size 235/60 R 17 tyres at the front and size 255/55 R 17 tyres at the rear
  • Chrome package with chromed rectangular exhaust tailpipes, inner and outer load sill guards with stainless-steel inserts, front fog lamps with chrome surround and shoulderline trim strip in chrome
  • Front and rear apron with off-road pads in black, grained
  • Radiator grille with two chrome fins
  • Roof rails in matt black
  • Simulated underguards front and rear in black, grained
Exclusive additional equipment features from higher-segment models

GLK customers can upgrade their vehicles by specifying further equipment features and packages:

Off-road engineering package
  • "G" switch for activating a special off-road driving program: modified accelerator pedal characteristics, adapted 7G-TRONIC shift points, manual shift mode for 7G-TRONIC, off-road ABS, specially tuned ESP®/4ETS
  • 3-spoke leather steering wheel with shift paddles
  • Additional underguard made of GMTex
  • DSR switch (Downhill Speed Regulation)
  • Off-road monitor with compass indicator, altimeter, GPS coordinates and tracking system to record routes in areas not covered by digitised maps (if COMAND APS is specified)
Interior sports package
  • 3-spoke leather steering wheel with shift paddles
  • Aluminium trim elements in the dashboard and in the front and rear door panels
  • Combined fabric/ARTICO man-made leather upholstery
  • Instrument cluster in matt silver with tube-style design
  • Interior lighting package
  • Selector lever in leather with chrome inlay
  • Sports pedals with stainless-steel look
  • Stainless-steel door sills in the doors
Additional optional extras available for all models:
  • 20-inch 7-spoke or 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels with size 235/45 R 20 tyres at the front and size 255/40 R 20 tyres at the rear
  • Automatic child seat recognition on the front-passenger side
  • Automatically dimming interior mirror and exterior mirrors
  • COMAND APS with 7.5-inch monitor positioned in centre of dashboard, integral radio, CD/DVD player, hard-disc navigation with tracking system for recording routes outside areas covered by digitised maps, telephone operation and off-road menu, can be combined with TV tuner and reversing camera
  • Fine wood interior trim elements in pine brown or burr walnut
  • Genuine leather interior appointments
  • Heated front seats
  • Intelligent Light System with five light functions that are activated in specific driving situations (cornering light function, country mode, motorway mode, active light function and enhanced fog lamps)
  • LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system for navigation, radio, telephone and CD/DVD player or changer
  • Media interface
  • Panoramic glass sliding sunroof, electrically operated
  • Privacy glazing
  • Rear seat entertainment system with 2 screens, radio remote control, 2 sets of
    IR headphones, aux-in socket for multimedia devices such as games consoles, DVD player
  • Remote controlled, electrohydraulically operated EASY-PACK tailgate
  • Seat adjustment, 10-way, fully electrical with memory package
  • Sidebags in rear
  • THERMOTRONIC 3-zone luxury automatic climate control
*Selection only, equipment and appointments may vary from country to country; in alphabetical order

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