2019 Mercedes GLC L is Longer wheelbase Version Only For China, India Next?

Mercedes Benz has unveiled a new variant of GLC SUV. Its a 2019 Mercedes GLC L is a longer wheelbase version so far only for China. The German premium SUV is officially out and its a tough competition to Audi Q5 L. The 2019 Mercedes GLC L for China is 100mm longer than ongoing standard GLC for more leg room for rear passengers. The elongated version for China will be a little heavier than 1800 kgs with added 100mm metal.

Different between Mercedes GLC L and GLC?

Both the SUVs are absolutely identical except the rear doors of 2019 Mercedes GLC L. This longer doors make the longer version of SUV in a bit out of proportion. Rest everything is standard in GLC L from features and engines. The GLC in China gets 2.0 turbo petrol engine with GLC 200L 4Matic (184PS), GLC250L 4Matic (211 PS), and GLC 300L 4Matic (245). The same 9-speed gearbox does the duty to propel the wheels.

2019 Mercedes GLC L

2019 Mercedes GLC L

2019 Mercedes GLC L in China will be around USD 1450 more than standard GLC. The longer wheelbase variant will be produced at China factory of Mercedes-Benz and BAIC collaboration. The SUV will be officially available to all from next month after Guangzhou International Auto Show.

2019 Mercedes GLC L interior

2019 Mercedes GLC L interior

The GLC is positioned between GLA and GLE and it’s more like a C-Class on steroids. The MFA platform made possible to make this SUV as soon as the new C-Class was ready for market. Similarly, Mercedes will launch GLB SUV by completing GLA, GLB, GLC series.

2019 Mercedes GLC L legroom

2019 Mercedes GLC L legroom

Considering the Indian market there is a high possibility of Mercedes will launch GLC L in India as well. The Indian market is similar to China when it comes to rear seat legroom. As most of the luxury cars are chauffeur driven, GLC L has good potential in India as well. The success of E-Class longer wheelbase in India is enough reason to consider 2019 Mercedes GLC L for India as well.

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