Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV Named Top Safety Pick+ From IIHS

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:44 pm
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC driving on the city street

Mercedes-Benz GLC Top Safety Pick+ IIHS

For 2017, the Mercedes-Benz GLC has been named among the few vehicles that go above and beyond to provide a safer driving experience. The versatile SUV was recently named as a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The luxury 5-seater came through to offer high ratings throughout the series of crash tests thanks to its intelligent body construction, standard front crash prevention system and its optional LED headlights. As the replacement model for the GLK SUV, the GLC is a popular choice among families.

Mercedes-Benz GLC IIHS Rating

When put to the test, the new GLC SUV was awarded “good” ratings in five crashworthiness tests. This includes the small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints testing. Should the GLC SUV experience a collision, it works to keep its passengers secure thanks to numerous airbags, three-point safety belts with belt tensioning and belt-force limitation for the driver, front passenger, and rear outer passengers.

On top of that, the GLC SUV also offers a standard COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS system, which was rated as “superior” in front crash prevention. It was successful in IIHS collision tests at both 12 and 25 mph. The GLC was also praised for its dynamic LED headlights, which improve driver visibility and reaction times during night driving.

full view of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC driving on the road

Get the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC in Chicago, IL

If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC here in Chicago, be sure to visit us at Loeber Motors! We have a selection of new models available for you to choose from, which you can view right here in our online inventory.

When you’re ready to hit the road and see for yourself if the GLC is right for you and your family, just give us a call or schedule an appointment online and we’ll be happy to set you up with a test drive in the model of your choice.

What do you think of the safety features available in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC? Let us know in the comments below!

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