Is 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 A Better Performance SUV You Should Buy?

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2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 – As crossovers have taken over the market, people began to want ones that stand out in the design from the rest of the pack, and that’s where this Mercedes GLC coupe fits into the equation for all the people that want something a little bit more special than the mainstream GLC.

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43

What You Have to Get From 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43

The GLC coupe so it does share most of the same styling with the regular GLC, and for 2020, it gets the same refresh with subtly changes you know the fascia just to kind of look a little bit softer of a little bit of a different shape. What the significant change is though for this GLC43 is that you now get the full AMG fascia. So previously the 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 had the diamond fascia, now it’s got almost the same face as the 63 AMG. This specific example has the AMG Knight package. Turning over here to your headlights, we do, of course, have entirely LED lights as standard equipment.

There are two different arrangements, for the 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 coupe Mercedes does keep things pretty simple, and you’ve got four different wheel options. So, you have a standard 19-inch alloy, also have an optional 20-inch alloy again with and without contrast. Coming up to mirrors, they are fully loaded across all the models. So, you have power-folding auto-dimming heating, as well as blind-spot monitoring.

Then with the AMG Knight package, this top part is blacked out. Maybe some people saying that the front doesn’t look too different for this GLC coupe model. But you can’t say that about the side and the rear because this looks nothing like the regular 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43  model. By coupe what they Mercedes means by that is they’re going to make this roof sloped back a lot more than it did previously and kind of give it a trunk-like look with a big spoiler up top.

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As far as the taillights, these have also been modified. These are a lot larger than on the regular GLC. They still are entirely LED. And they do have a chrome ax top and then down below that we do have a fully blacked-out rear diffuser. Like a lot of Mercedes models, you’re only going to get a few safety systems as standard equipment since this model will only come standard with Ford emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

If you need some of the more difficult safety systems, that’s going to be the driver’s assistance package, and we’ll throw in active Lane Keeping Assist evasive steering assist, proactive blind-spot monitoring, and an advanced adaptive cruise control system.  A first look inside of this cabin just like with the irregular 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43. You’ll notice not a ground-up redesign of the interior but more of modernization as far as the different interior material and color options, of course, you do have a lot to choose from now standard.

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Interior

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Interior

This model is going to be MB-tex leatherette in black only, but our model and most models are going to come with real leather seating in your choice of black silk saddle brown or two new color options, which are magma grey, and cranberry red. There is also some desi Neo Nappa leather options available for a unique platinum white pearl. Then as far as our different trends, there are several, we have the optional carbon fiber now turning over here to your door trim.

It is beautifully appointed, so you have leather that runs across the armrest, you also have more above it with a red color contrast stitching detail. It is a soft touch across the top all through here. This is a real aluminum panel with an aluminum speaker grille inside. Then checking out the seats here, we do have the standard 14 wave power adjusting seats, including a power thigh extension.

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You also have three-person memory seating, and then here on the 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 heating is going to be standard, but ventilation is optional. Coming down from there, You have four fully automatic windows now as far as the seat itself like we already mentioned. This is the optional real leather, and this is a wonderful seat like the Reds color contrast stitching detail. We also have an Alcantara insert as an aggressive bolster like I already mentioned a lot of this cabin does stay the same after this 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 refresh, but that’s a good thing.

Talk about the anterior storage; in typical Mercedes fashion, you must push the button, then it does open up in two parts, and once inside, you have a pretty nicely sized bin there with a beautiful felt line at the bottom as well as two charging USB ports.

In front of that here, we have the two cupholders we have another little area right there that we might be able to stick cell phone. And we also have a 12-volt outlet now back behind that you’ll notice your updated MBU ex controller right there. And you also have your drive mode controllers as well as your manual mode settings on the other side. That is where you have your audio system now. In this example, we have the optional 590-watt 13 speakers Burmester surrounds sound system.

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Specification

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Specification

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Specification

As far as the numbers on 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43  is a three-liter twin-turbo v6, I’m going to be making 385 horsepower 384 pound-feet of torque. So high numbers, yeah certainly a very quick. You know zero to sixty is going to be 4.7 seconds. If you’re looking at, you see a vehicle that is an SUV that has in under 5 seconds (0 to 60), almost 400 horsepower? This is undoubtedly like you drew mentioning.

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This is undoubtedly a performance machine. It sounds perfect – yeah, like it’s not just the speed like it’s got a lot of just a visceral sound. You know just getting up to speed here we’re going around 45 miles per hour once again kind of showcases the beauty of this vehicle. We only know how hard accelerated had a lot of fun laughed a lot, but once you get up to speed, you see this ride the same as a regular GLC.

We do want to talk about here is going to be the fuel economy, so for this 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 model, you’re going to get pretty decent fuel economy. We pretty impressed by this. It’s going to come in at 18 cities, 24 Highway, 21 combined. And keep in mind that that does come standard with all-wheel-drive. So really not that about a fuel economy for something with almost 400 horsepower. Impressive, so to conclude, we just want to reiterate what we already said, which is just how enjoyable this crossover is this whole segment of crossovers.

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Price

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Price

2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Price

For this 2020 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 model now, if you want to go for the base 300 models, that’s going to start at $50.000 even, and then if you’re going to go for this, which is the high-performance AMG that’s going up to $13,000.