Mercedes-Benz GLB, a distinguished family member

We are in the final stretch of the year and many brands still give us surprises we call it Christmas gifts for lovers of four wheels, and a firm that never ceases to surprise us is Mercedes-Benz, which has not rested and continues to strengthen its product offering, this time joins the family of the star the new GLB, the first compact brand to have the option of three rows of seats.

GLB250. Photo: Mercedes-Benz
GLB250. Photo: Mercedes-Benz

A vehicle proudly made in Mexico, among the particularities offered by this new model is the large interior space, which can carry up to seven passengers thanks to its third row of seats (optional), consisting of two individual seats (Easy-Entry) that can comfortably carry people up to 1.68 m in height.

In addition, the backrest of the second row of seats is divided into three sections in a 40:20:40 ratio, can be folded down to form a flat load surface and includes an eight-position tilt adjustment.

Aesthetically speaking, it stands out for its robust proportions that accentuate its all-terrain character. The body shapes are wide and expressive. At the front, the headlights that accredit the code of its genetics attract attention.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC Progressive is pushed with a 4-cylinder turbo engine in line 2.0 liters, which delivers 224hp at 5,500 rpm and 350Nm of torque at 1,800-4,000 rpm.

When driving in road mode, an 80:20 distribution between the front and rear axles is chosen for the "Eco/Comfort" driving programme. In "Sport" mode, this ratio is 70:30. In off-road mode, on the other hand, the 4MATIC all-wheel drive disc clutch assumes the function of a longitudinal lock, and the basic force distribution is balanced at 50:50.

GLB250 4MATIC. Photo: Mercedes-Benz
GLB250 4MATIC. Photo: Mercedes-Benz

Technical Data Sheet

Horsepower: 221 hp

Tire size: P235/55R18

Configurations & Price

MSRP: From $36,600

GLB250 $36,600

GLB250 4MATIC $38,600

By Mexicanist