In August 2019, a new member of the Mercedes SUV family has been added The GLB. Mercedes positions the GLB as a family off-roader and competes with its 4.63 meters in length with the BMW X3 and the Audi X5. It can accommodate up to 7 people.
The GLB is based on the Mercedes compact platform and offers plenty of room in all directions: 2.83 m wheelbase, which is ten centimeters more than in the B-Class. The luggage compartment has a capacity of 560 liters and can be extended up to 1,805 liters.
The third row of seats is a Standard Equipment of the GLB. Only the AMG version is available with 5 seats. The third row can be quickly opened or closed manually. With the help of the EASY-ENTRY system, access to the third row is made easier. However, the premium manufacturer honestly admits that the seats in row three are only suitable for persons up to a height of 5’ 6’’.
The seats of the second row can be easily pushed forward and he backs of the seats can be folded forward. This is done by an unlocking a handle in the upper area of the backrest.
You can see that the GLB is positioned as a family SUV in the interior: The ISOFIX anchors in the second and third row can accommodate up to four child seats.
The prices for the GLB with a 1.8 liter engine petrol engine and automatic dual-clutch 7 speed transmission and 116 hp start at £ 34,400 in the UK.