The New Mercedes 7 Seater: GLB

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’’.

Mercedes-Benz GLB, interior with third seat row. Source media.daimler.com/

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.

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