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Old 30th June 2016, 21:58   #31
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Got a call from MB Sales at AutoHangar and was quoted a price of 68 on road for the GLC in Mumbai. Thats a crazy amount of money considering the ex fac price which is 50 something.

GLC 220 d not worth it for a price of 68, otherwise i think its a good looking package. Also feel that this car shouldve come with the 250d tuning instead of 220d with the price that theyve launched. Why is MB still selling the 220d package. They need to get rid of that tune for such a heavy car.
The On road price in Bangalore is a dizzying 72+L
That leaves it tantalisingly close to the much bigger, better, and more powerful GLE which too is newly launched the difference being just about 6L.

Why would MB price it so high and so close to GLE, defies logic. A couple of friends who held off buying C class, being offered at 51L last year, were expecting a sub 60L OTR price for the GLC at launch, only to be disappointed and are looking at the new X1 which seems more value for the price.
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Got a call from MB Sales at AutoHangar and was quoted a price of 68 on road for the GLC in Mumbai. Thats a crazy amount of money considering the ex fac price which is 50 something.

GLC 220 d not worth it for a price of 68, otherwise i think its a good looking package. Also feel that this car shouldve come with the 250d tuning instead of 220d with the price that theyve launched. Why is MB still selling the 220d package. They need to get rid of that tune for such a heavy car.
The price is such because the road tax for CBUs in double in MH. And not to mention the Octroi in Mumbai which is on top of the road tax.

Once the CKD comes there will be a reduction in prices, I think you can expect it to be maybe a shade above 60l.

Also I agree the 250 should have been launched in this. And they should move the 220 to the GLA.
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Just got a call from the dealer.

All "Edition 1" stocks exhausted. CKD production will begin. Price in Bangalore will reduce from Rs 72L to Rs 64L
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Default Locally assembled Mercedes-Benz GLC launch on September 29

Mercedes-Benz will be launching the locally assembled GLC SUV in India on September 29, 2016. The Mercedes GLC-Class was launched in India at Rs. 50.70 - 50.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune) in June 2016 as a CBU model. The company has now started assembling the SUV locally at its plant in Chakan, Pune. This step is expected to help Mercedes sell the GLC at a more affordable price as compared to the CBU model.

The GLC will be the ninth model to roll out from Mercedes India's assembly lines, after its stable siblings like the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, GLA-Class, CLA-Class, and the Maybach S 500. Though no official details have been revealed, the locally assembled GLC might miss on some features that come as standard on the CBU model.

Built on Mercedes' MRA platform, the GLC SUV is offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. These include a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol unit that develops 241 BHP and 370 Nm, and a 2.1-litre, 4-cylinder diesel mill that generates 168 BHP and 400 Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 9-speed automatic gearbox.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class competes against the likes of the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Range Rover Evoque, and the Volvo XC60.

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This step is expected to help Mercedes sell the GLC at a more affordable price as compared to the CBU model.

Though no official details have been revealed, the locally assembled GLC might miss on some features that come as standard on the CBU model.
MBIL's aggression and strategies are praise worthy in the Indian market over the past few years. However, two aspects that they always seem to get wrong is the CKD pricing in comparison to the CBU as well as the CKD feature list compared to the CBU. They have a standard launch approach of a "Launch Edition CBU" model for all it's cars, this sets a high price benchmark for them and gets press applauding the great features that are only standard on the launch edition. What happens in months to come is that the CKD price savings are barely passed on to the consumer and the CKD version gets stripped off several basic features which are illogical(The CLA got stripped of rear AC vents, S350d got stripped of memory seats)

They must learn their lesson this time, the GLC is a great product but has been priced badly due to the CBU taxes. I hope MBIL corrects this and passes on the CKD saving on to a much more competitive pricing to see this car's sales finally take off.
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http://overdrive.in/news/mercedes-be...rs-47-90-lakh/

Mercedes-Benz India has started local assembly of the GLC SUV from its Pune plant. This is the company’s ninth locally assembled product. Mercedes has also introduced a base GLC 220d Style at Rs 47.9 lakh while prices for the GLC 220d Sport are now Rs 51.50 lakh (earlier Rs 55.70 lakh) and Rs 51.90 lakh for the GLC 300 Sport (previously Rs 55.90lakh), ex-Delhi.
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Just realised that there are no user reviews of the GLC (at least none that I found through a search)on the forum. Has anyone bought a GLC, esp the GLC 300? Would appreciate first hand feedback.

Am starting the process of looking for a replacement for my Superb - considering a fairly wide range of cars (Superb, Camry, 3/GT/C, 5/E/A6/S90, X3/GLC/ Disco Sport) as is my wont. Will probably post on the which car threads as well but any feedback will be appreciated.
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Hello Friends, Could you please advise me on choosing between GLC/ X3 / Q5 or any better SUV (except Volvo) in a range of 55-65 Lakhs Range? Upgrading from 2010 model Fortuner.

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Hello Friends, Could you please advise me on choosing between GLC/ X3 / Q5 or any better SUV (except Volvo) in a range of 55-65 Lakhs Range? Upgrading from 2010 model Fortuner.

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Q5 is pulled out of the market owing to emission issues. Even Audi India's website does not include it in their price list.
That leaves you to choose between X3 and GLC. A test drive will definitely set the bias. The X3 in November December is being offered in much wider range of colours and variants Vs GLC. So, you can base your choice accordingly. The X3 30 is a beautiful machine worth considering. Remember that the X3 is available at 7.9% interest rate till December. Rides better than GLC (personal opinion). GLC is more fresh in the looks department.
Hope that helps.
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Thanks bud. Appreciate your inputs. Don't like GLC looks else ok with the package.. Confused confused
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