Mercedes Benz GLK for Sale in Nigeria
Compact version of the Mercedes Benz GL, the Mercedes Benz GLK is a compact luxury crossover SUV, manufactured by no other than the German Automobile giants, Mercedes Benz. 2015 would feature the release of the 2016 GLK, which is meant to be the second generation of the Mercedes Benz GLK. The second generation Mercedes Benz GLK would be renamed the Mercedes Benz GLC, replacing the K in the nomenclature with C, which should represent the SUV’s equivalent of the C Class. In Nigeria, the Mercedes Benz GLK was an instant hit, when it was released in 2008, and a good number of the GLKs could be found plying the city and highways of Nigerian states. In the market for a reasonably priced Mercedes Benz GLK? Look no further as we at Carmudi offer a listing of the best used cars available locally in the country.
What to know when Buying Mercedes Benz GLK
Performance and Specifications of Mercedes Benz GLK
Underneath the hood of the Mercedes Benz GLK, there is the combination of two advanced engines that deliver prompt engine power, while regarding the environment. A direct Injection system and ECO Start/Stop engine which is a 302-hp 3.5L V-6 in the Mercedes Benz GLK gets it from 0km/h to 100 km/h, in 5.7 seconds. With an average fuel efficiency of 22 mpg, and 33 mpg for the diesel engine on highway roads, the Mercedes Benz GLK has a top speed of 132 mph (miles per hour), with a torque of up to 258 lb-ft.
How is the design of Mercedes Benz GLK
Yes, the specifications of the Mercedes Benz GLK suggest it can climb mountains amongst other difficult terrains, but that does not insist that it would look ugly. The exterior resembles the Mercedes Benz GL a lot, but we could just say it is a smaller version. The wheels of the Mercedes Benz GLK have on them either 18” or 19” rims which blend with its chrome tailgates and its aluminium roof rails. A muscular exoskeleton make the dual exhaust and rear spoiler give spectators a view to cherish and behold. Now, with the cabin of the Mercedes Benz GLK, it goes beyond words. The interior is both advanced in technology and modern in style, combining the Mercedes Benz brand’s endless craftsmanship with technological advancement. Everyone is treated like a royal, as the base trim comes fitted with leather upholstery. The dashboard is very stylish, combining state of the art technology with a classic and plush look. Accessories to look forward to in the Mercedes Benz GLK are; Bluetooth connectivity, a power liftgate, navigation system, and rear entertainment system.
What are the best features of the Mercedes Benz GLK?
Asides from its impeccable safety features, the Mercedes Benz GLK is fitted with an MBRACE system, which allows you control the vehicle remotely. With regards to safety, the Mercedes Benz GLK is fitted with top of the line safety technology. The Mercedes Benz GLK has been fitted with a comprehensive restraint system which ensures all round occupant protection. Also, the high-strength passenger cell of the Mercedes Benz GLK gives a full functioning foundation for the comprehensive restraint system. This is in addition to the front and rear deformation zones. As usual, Mercedes Benz fitted the Mercedes Benz GLK with a total number of nine airbags, which are deployed in different ways, depending on the type of collision the vehicle experiences.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mercedes Benz GLK in Nigeria
The Mercedes Benz GLK was an instant hit when it hit the shores of Nigeria. Finally, another car from the Mercedes Benz group which will finally make one stand out. Also, it is cheaper than its larger version, the Mercedes Benz GL, yet providing similar features. However, not everyone can afford a brand new one, and we had to wait for the foreign used ones to come into the country. With that, there were a good number which were bought locally and used here. Those ones also provide the same facilities we all want in the vehicle.
The Best Mercedes Benz GLK year to Buy
Going for the 2015 Mercedes Benz GLK seems to be the right choice when looking for the best year. Although, the 2015 falls into the first and only generation manufactured till date, as the years go by, the people at Mercedes Benz include more updates, upgrades and improvements as the years of production go by. Other year models such as the 2012 Mercedes Benz GLK and 2010 Mercedes Benz GLK are very good models also to check out.
Mercedes Benz GLK Price in Nigeria
Starting price of the brand new Mercedes Benz GLK in Nigeria would go for about N10,000,000. That’s a heavy price tag, which could help start your mortgage payment. But, if you want to pay your mortgage and still drive a Mercedes Benz GLK, you can do that by buying the reasonably priced tokunbo (foreign used) or Nigerian used (registered) Mercedes Benz GLK available locally in the country.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Mercedes Benz GLK for sale in the Nigerian automobile market falls within the price range found below depending on different factors
- 2008 – Date Mercedes Benz GLK: N5,500,000 – N9,000,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Mercedes Benz GLK for sale falls within the price range found below depending on the engine capacity, year of registration and general condition of the vehicle.
- 2009 – Date Mercedes Benz GLK: N4,800,000 – N7,500,000
Overall Remarks of Mercedes Benz GLK
Competition of the Mercedes Benz GLK include; the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Lexus RX. One or two of the alternatives might be cheaper than the Mercedes Benz GLK, and provide some facilities it does not have, but we can rightly say that those facilities might not outmatch those present on the Mercedes Benz GLK. A superb SUV in its class, it has proven to be able to stand the test of time, and we anticipate what the second generation has in store for us.