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[Interview with the owner of YesAuto] Before the 2.0T engine, Mercedes-Benz GLK has always used the V6 naturally aspirated engine, which is rare in the mid-size SUV market. The smooth power output coupled with the attractiveness of the Mercedes-Benz brand also allows GLK to achieve good market sales. Today we invited three Mercedes-Benz GLK owners to talk about their experiences in car selection and use.

Owner: Mr. Han
Forum ID: Greenday056

Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2013 GLK 300 4MATIC dynamic type

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Manufacturer's guide price

41.80 million

Mr. Han is 28 years old this year and he is engaged in the transportation industry. His GLK 300 4MATIC was purchased in July 2013 and has already traveled more than 20,000 kilometers. This is Mr. Han's third car. Previously, he drove Dongfeng Honda Civic and Audi A6L.

Car selection process

Mr. Han saw a lot of cars when he was choosing the car. The Audi Q5, which has a large market share, was excluded because it had a 2.0T engine, while Ford Edge was because Mr. Han felt that the interior was not good, so he only looked at two. I don't think about it. In addition, Mr. Han also has a soft spot for the BMW 328i, but since the family already has a car, he had to give up. In the end, Mr. Han chose the Mercedes-Benz GLK. The 3.0L V6 engine and the square shape are what attracts him, and there is a discount of 30,000 yuan when buying the car.

satisfied place

First of all, Mr. Han himself likes the Mercedes-Benz brand very much. Secondly, he thinks that SUVs should have a tough appearance. He doesn't like the sleek ones. The Mercedes-Benz GLK can meet his preferences. In daily-used cars, the armrest provides a lot of convenience to Mr. Han. The operation can be completed without leaving the steering wheel. It is especially convenient when turning around or parking. The original position of the bar has become a storage compartment. All odds and ends can be placed here. The engine is also what Mr. Han values. Compared with the small-displacement turbocharged engine, this 3.0L V6 naturally aspirated engine has linear power output and strong mid- and rear-end power.

Unsatisfactory place

What Mr. Han is not satisfied with about his car is that he feels that the GLK has a general front design, not as good-looking as the rear. The foot brake pedal is too small, and the position is still too far. It is often inaccurate when you first get started. It would be nice if it could be replaced with an electronic hand brake. In addition, the lowest configuration of this GLK is relatively low, such as xenon headlights, sunroofs, and electric trunks.

About fuel consumption

Mr. Han's car is basically urban commuting. The average fuel consumption of more than 20,000 kilometers is about 13L/100 kilometers. If the road conditions are good, it can be reduced to more than 11L. For such fuel consumption, Mr. Han is basically satisfied.

Owner's Summary

Mr. Han gave his car a high score of 90 points, and these 10 points were deducted from the configuration. After all, this is a luxury brand mid-size SUV, and the lack of some necessary configuration makes him feel a little regretful.

Owner: Mr. Zhao

Mercedes-Benz GLK-class 2013 facelift GLK 300 4MATIC fashion model

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Manufacturer's guide price

48.50 million

Mr. Zhao, who is engaged in sales, is 28 years old this year. His GLK 300 4MATIC fashion model was purchased in October 2013 and currently has driven more than 14,000 kilometers.

Car selection process

Because he likes SUVs, Mr. Zhao did not consider cars when he chose cars, and he usually likes to go out to play, so the four-wheel drive system is also a must. Mr. Zhao went to see the BMW X3 and Audi Q5 successively. He did not choose the BMW X3 because the price was too high, while the Audi Q5 was too sleek and had too much inventory. Finally, I went to see the Mercedes-Benz GLK on the recommendation of a friend. The appearance of the founder, the existing car, and the discount of 25,000 yuan, Mr. Zhao directly decided.

satisfied place

Like Mr. Han just now, Mr. Zhao also thinks that the GLK after the change is better than before. The 19-inch wheels are the right size, and the color and style are extraordinarily handsome with the white body. When going out to play, the panoramic sunroof allows all passengers in the car to enjoy the sun, and although the roof rack is not used much, it is also good as a decoration. Mr. Zhao is very satisfied with the driving experience of GLK. The output of the V6 engine is smooth and linear, and the overall feeling is relaxed and comfortable. In terms of space, Mr. Zhao usually uses a car with two people, so the requirements for rear space are not high. Although the bulge in the middle of the floor is relatively large, it usually has no effect.

Unsatisfactory place

Mr. Zhao felt that the size of the GLK central control screen was too small. Compared with the BMW X3 and Audi Q5, it was a bit stingy, and the navigation was not very useful, and it was not searchable in many places. In addition, the sensitivity of the reversing radar is relatively low, and there will be voice prompts only when it is very close to an obstacle, and special attention must be paid when reversing. There is no problem in the trunk for home use, but I can’t fit my golf bag.

About fuel consumption

Mr. Zhao usually uses a car in a very congested environment. The average speed is only 25km/h, and the fuel consumption has been around 14L/100km. He thinks this figure is acceptable. After all, this is a 3.0L engine.

Owner's Summary

Mr. Zhao gave his car a score of 85. He believes that the navigation is not easy to use and the reversing radar is not very sensitive, which still has a certain impact on daily driving. But there is no perfect thing in the world. Now that you have chosen, you can adapt slowly.

Owner: Mr. Joe

Mercedes-Benz GLK-class 2013 facelift GLK 300 4MATIC fashion model

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Manufacturer's guide price

48.50 million

Today’s last car owner, Mr. Qiao, also chose the GLK 300 4MATIC fashion model. He was engaged in the financial industry and bought his car in December 2012. He has now driven more than 29,000 kilometers.

Car selection process

Mr. Qiao previously drove an Audi A5, so he considered changing to an SUV when changing cars. I went to see the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque at that time, but I felt that the overall shape of the car was relatively low, and the Audi Q5 was also too round, so I gave up. During this period, I also watched the BMW X3, but Mr. Joe was unacceptable to its interior, and felt that the plastic feel was too strong. Finally, I chose GLK under the recommendation of a friend who drove a Mercedes-Benz around me. Not only did I get a discount of 40,000 yuan when I bought the car, I also gave a maintenance coupon.

satisfied place

The three car owners in this interview all have a soft spot for the GLK Founder's styling. Among many urban SUVs, GLK can indeed provide a rare toughness. The GLK 300 4MATIC fashion model is equipped with xenon headlights, which makes the light group look more energetic. This is also the place that the previous dynamic car owner Mr. Han most envied. Mr. Qiao is also satisfied with the workmanship in the GLK, which is in line with the level that this price should be.

Unsatisfactory place

Mr. Qiao is basically satisfied with GLK as a whole. What he is not satisfied with is that the length of the front seat cushion cannot be adjusted, and the support for the thighs is average. In addition, the rear space is small and the middle floor is too large, making it uncomfortable to ride for a long time.

About fuel consumption

Mr. Qiao's requirements for vehicle power are relatively high. He feels that the accelerator pedal of GLK is heavy and the speed is a little slow in the early stage, so he often switches to the sport mode. The performance in the sport mode is much better, and the power reserve in the middle and rear stages is also very sufficient. . Mr. Qiao's car environment is more cruel than Mr. Zhao's, with an average speed of only 20km/h, plus the regular exercise mode, so the fuel consumption of 14L/100km is quite good.

Owner's Summary

Mr. Qiao also gave his car a high score of 90. He felt that GLK is very good in terms of brand, workmanship, and driving experience. The scores are reduced because the rear space is slightly smaller. In short, I have no regrets after choosing GLK.

Full text summary

The three car owners in this interview have a strong sense of identity with the Mercedes-Benz brand, and the charm of the three-pointed star emblem is evident. In addition, the GLK's square shape also provides a rare toughness in the same level of models. Another point is the V6 naturally aspirated engine equipped with GLK. Although it has been in service for a long time, and its fuel economy is also average, the smooth power output is the most attractive place for three car owners. The power of the middle and rear section. The reserve is also sufficient, and the ride comfort is unmatched by a small-displacement turbocharged engine. Of course, the three car owners also think that the GLK configuration is not high, and the rear floor is too raised to affect the ride. However, they all said that they did not regret choosing GLK.