2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Front View of Driving on a Highway

What powers the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class?

Engine options available for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class

Mercedes-Benz has consistently kept its best foot forward in the SUV segment and the Mercedes-Benz GLB Class is a fitting example of the same. The Mercedes-Benz GLB Class is a compact crossover luxury SUV that is based on the Mercedes-Benz MFA2 platform. Knowing that it is a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, performance is always given high priority. Speaking of performance, what powers the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class? Let’s have a look at the engine options available for the GLB Class.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB Class is available in three trims, namely the GLB 250, GLB 250 4MATIC, and the AMG GLB 35. The price range varies from an MSRP of $38,050 for the base GLB 250 to $49,500 for the AMG GLB 35. Interested in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class? Contact us to schedule a test drive!


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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Engine Specs

Mercedes-Benz offers two powertrains for the GLB Class – a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that puts out 221 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, and an AMG Enhanced 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pumps out 302 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.

Both the powertrains come mated to an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. While the base GLB 250’s drivetrain is a front-wheel drive, the GLB 250 4MATIC and the AMG GLB 35 are equipped with the 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system. The power output is balanced throughout the rev band making the GLB Class a fun SUV to drive.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Front Left-Quarter View
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Front Left-Quarter View
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Front Left-Quarter View
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class Front Left-Quarter View

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLB 35 Specs and Features

If you are looking for better performance in a compact SUV package, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLB 35 is a good option to go for. The AMG GLB 35 is powered by an AMG Enhanced 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine that puts out 302 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The engine comes mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT® DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The power is sent out to all the four wheels through the AMG Performance 4MATIC® all-wheel-drive system. Additionally, the AMG GLB 35 is also equipped with an array of AMG components such as the AMG High-performance braking system, AMG Sport Exhaust System, and AMG RIDE CONTROL Sport Suspension with 3-stage damping, to name a few. All this technology helps the AMG GLB 35 to cross the 60 MPH mark from a standstill in 5.1 seconds.


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Interested in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class? We at Mercedes-Benz of New London have got you covered. Check out our online inventory to see our current selection of 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB Class models. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive, or for any other queries.