In this video it’s Simone with her review of the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 AMG. It’s a well-priced high-performance luxury subcompact SUV. Sure it is the V6 version of the AMG car, not the beastly V8 one from the GLC63 AMG but it still offers more than enough driving fun.
This AMG version of the GLC43 has a 3.0 litre V6 Biturbo made by AMG with 270 kW of power and 520 Nm of torque.
Engine Size: 3L V6 biturbo Petrol
Max. Power: 270kW – 367hp
Max. Torque: 520Nm @ 2500 revs
Fuel Consumption: 8.7L/100km
0-100 Km/H: 4.9s
- Head-up display with virtual image windscreen projection
- Heated front seats with 3 heating levels
- AMG speed-sensitive sports steering
- 21-inch AMG 5 twin-spoke alloy wheels in in bi-colour black
- Panoramic glass sunroof
- AMG sports brakes
- Anti-Theft Alarm with tow-away protection and interior surveillance system
- Tyre pressure monitoring system
Being a Mercedes and an AMG, the GLC43 is obviously going to give you an onslaught of safety features.
You get active parking assist, agility control, ultrasonic parking sensors, adaptive highbeam assist plus, 360 camera, electronic traction system, skid control, active bonnet, hill start and adaptive brake with hold function, 9 airbags, active blind spot and lane keeping assist, brake assist, the latest version of collision prevention assist, ESP, crosswind assist, run-flat safety tyres, pre-safe system, distronic plus, stop&go pilot, cross traffic assist, AMG sports brakes and even more.
In every other respect, this Mercedes is an awesome car. It’s very potent, great to drive, designed really well, packed with comfort and safety tech – simply put, one great car.
It offers some stiff competition against its main rivals in the Porsche Macan, Audi SQ5, and BMW X3.