2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC starts at $48,250

New for 2023, the GLC packs a 48-volt hybrid system into the larger body.


Mercedes has revealed the prices of the upcoming 2023 GLC-class SUV, which ranges from $48,250 to $54,600.

Although it looks like an old model, the 2023 GLC is all-new underneath. A 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four with a 48-volt hybrid system will be the only powertrain option in the US at launch, and Mercedes plans to offer plug-in hybrid models later.

The arrival of spring brings a new generation to the GLC class. Mercedes released pricing ahead of the crossover’s imminent arrival. The base GLC300 now starts at $48,200 in rear-wheel-drive form, and an upgrade to Merc’s 4Matic automatic transmission adds $2,000 to the price.

Following in the footsteps of the C-class, the GLC adds two new trim levels to the new generation. Special models start at $50,500 and add amenities like a Burmester sound system, keyless entry, a 360-degree camera, and heated door sills.

Upgrading to the Pinnacle model brings all the standard features plus Exclusive model features, such as integrated video for navigation and a head-up display.

Along with its high price, the GLC-class has grown materially for its new generation. From nose to tail, the new GLC is 2.4 inches longer than its predecessor. The wheelbase has also increased by 0.6 in., creating 0.1 in.

more rear legroom. What’s clear is the growth in cargo capacity, as the new car’s 22 cubic feet is three more cubic feet than the old model.

When the GLC hits showroom floors for the first time, it will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a 48-volt hybrid system from its partner manufacturer.

Similar to the C300 sedan, this engine delivers up to 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, mated to a nine-pot automatic transmission. Buyers will have the option of a standard rear-wheel-drive setup or Mercedes’ 4Matic all-wheel drive system.

Hybrid and AMG models will follow shortly after the launch of the standard GLC.