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Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Philamg

Picked my car up yesterday and no issues with...

Picked my car up yesterday and no issues with keyless system, had GLC for 27 months and no issues.
06-24-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Philamg

Thanks Skizz, didn't see your post, sure there...

Thanks Skizz, didn't see your post, sure there will be one available soon.
06-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Philamg

SHALLOW TRAY FOR STORAGE

Has anyone been able to source a shallow tray to fit into the large storage compartment between the seats. I have one for my GLC and can find them for the previous GLE but not the V167, they are...
06-24-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Not quite , they were mandatory from September...

Not quite , they were mandatory from September 1st 2018 but won't be published until April 1st 2020:

"Meanwhile, WLTP has been under discussion since 2008, with plans to finalise its regulation...
06-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Mine was delivered to dealer last week and I...

Mine was delivered to dealer last week and I collect Tuesday with all extras available for UK market, includes distronic.
06-23-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Not sure if it has any relevance to you in the US...

Not sure if it has any relevance to you in the US but I was told that the issue with 450 orders in europe is due to the new emissions regulations that came in towards the end of last year. I was told...
06-22-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Really feel for you all, I was very,very...

Really feel for you all, I was very,very lucky.Would be good if they actually told customers why the orders are delayed. Will post a report of what I find when I get my car on Tuesday but have a...
06-21-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 84,466
Posted By Philamg

Also applies to 350 diesel.

Also applies to 350 diesel.
06-21-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

How things can change- was told earlier this week...

How things can change- was told earlier this week that my car wouldn't arrive until December, was going to look at an X5.

Phone call at dinner time from dealer to say they had a GLE with full UK...
06-20-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Mine was ordered March for late May delivery,...

Mine was ordered March for late May delivery, then June, then July, now December, as with you I will be looking around, probably at X5.
06-20-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Mine ordered March in UK, delivery May, then...

Mine ordered March in UK, delivery May, then June, then July, now December.
06-19-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Philamg

Would be happy to wait until March for delivery...

Would be happy to wait until March for delivery as that's when pcp is up on my glc43 but have no confidence I will get it then so may have to look around.
06-19-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Philamg

Just spoke to dealer and delivery now December,...

Just spoke to dealer and delivery now December, started May, then June, then July. He said it wasn't due to parts availability but emissions, which I assume wouldn't effect your 350. I'm sure that...
06-19-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Philamg

Mine is due end of july with driver assist, heard...

Mine is due end of july with driver assist, heard nothing from dealer regarding delay but that's no surprise, will mail him to see what he says. Would imagine it would delay delivery in all markets...
06-19-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Philamg

Stay with selenite, great colour.

Stay with selenite, great colour.
06-13-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Philamg

I have had a GLC43 for 27 months and NEVER...

I have had a GLC43 for 27 months and NEVER checked the oil level.

Changed every year by dealer on service.
06-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Philamg

No need for dipstick with todays technology, you...

No need for dipstick with todays technology, you will get a warning when the oil level is low in the "old" days the only way to tell was by checking the dipstick.
06-06-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Philamg

Diesel more expensive than petrol in UK.

Diesel more expensive than petrol in UK.
06-02-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Philamg

Congratulations on your car, I thought only the...

Congratulations on your car, I thought only the 300d and 450 were available in UK, your must be one of the first 350D'S.
06-02-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Philamg

Not sure Jerome but it is the only one available...

Not sure Jerome but it is the only one available in UK. Perhaps our US friends can tell us the difference.
05-31-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Philamg

Never settle for what you haven't ordered, you...

Never settle for what you haven't ordered, you will regret it.
05-28-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

Good news, let us know how you get on with it,...

Good news, let us know how you get on with it, what model is it.
05-25-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,962
Posted By Philamg

8 Cylinders are just as prolific in europe, GLC...

8 Cylinders are just as prolific in europe, GLC has recently introduced 63 and 63s, 63gle planned for next year. Lots of 6 cylinders in petrol and diesel, 4 cylinders have always been around.
05-24-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,962
Posted By Philamg

Not sure what you mean but isn't the 53 a 3 litre...

Not sure what you mean but isn't the 53 a 3 litre 6 cylinder, the 63 will be the V8.
05-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Won't pick mine up in July with reg change in...

Won't pick mine up in July with reg change in September, worth a lot less when trading. One of the reasons I am buying the GLE is the mbux, not available on the old model GLE43.
05-17-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

My UK car was scheduled for delivery May 31st,...

My UK car was scheduled for delivery May 31st, then June 10th, then June 13th, phone call this morning now 21st July. Not too bothered but if they haven't got it for September 1st delivery I will...
05-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Will check, clearly marked on glass, penny...

Will check, clearly marked on glass, penny pinching if we don't.
05-16-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Not sure regarding the acoustic pack, hoping my...

Not sure regarding the acoustic pack, hoping my 450 comes with acoustic glass like my GLC43 did, never checked when I test drove the car. Yes if you add premium plus there are only 4 other options...
05-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

You are right Nico but very limited choice on...

You are right Nico but very limited choice on leather colour (2) and trim (1).
05-15-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Nappa leather standard in UK.

Nappa leather standard in UK.
05-15-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By Philamg

No 48V on 350D.

No 48V on 350D.
05-15-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Philamg

Agree, can understand that once you buy a car and...

Agree, can understand that once you buy a car and drive it every day things come to light that were not noticed on test drive but NOT that the car is too big. Nothing wrong with GLC but GLE is a...
05-11-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,399
Posted By Philamg

Sounds correct to me, GLC will not auto lock car...

Sounds correct to me, GLC will not auto lock car if you get out and walk away.
05-11-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Philamg

I have it on my GLC 43 and will not miss it on...

I have it on my GLC 43 and will not miss it on the 450, unless you are on a race track it is pointless.
05-11-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,399
Posted By Philamg

No dealer when handing over a car is going to say...

No dealer when handing over a car is going to say you bought the wrong engine, they are there to please customers.

All the reviews of GLE (mostly 450 ones) say how quiet it is.
05-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Definitely there on UK models and would imagine...

Definitely there on UK models and would imagine they would be part of 4 zone package.
05-08-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By Philamg

Sounds odd to me, certainly not heard of it in...

Sounds odd to me, certainly not heard of it in UK!.
05-07-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 29,985
Posted By Philamg

Taking into account the equity they gave me on my...

Taking into account the equity they gave me on my GLC43 and dealer discount I got 12.3%, can get over 10% for financed factory order in UK.
05-04-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Not happened yet, I have told them if any later I...

Not happened yet, I have told them if any later I won't take delivery until 1st September.
05-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Mine is due in Germany on June 6th and at UK...

Mine is due in Germany on June 6th and at UK dealers on 13th June - fingers crossed - ordered 19th March.
05-03-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

On my test drive of a 300d the stop/start was...

On my test drive of a 300d the stop/start was noticeable but not as much as on my GLC43, the engine was fine and I could live with it but prefer the smoothness and power of the 450. The voice...
05-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,676
Posted By Philamg

Also standard on 450. Are any European...

Also standard on 450.

Are any European owners receiving their cars and how does date compare with promised delivery date, mine is due 13th June and hasn't moved backwards for a couple of weeks.
04-29-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Philamg

No need to double click to re-activate, just...

No need to double click to re-activate, just press any button once.
04-28-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,479
Posted By Philamg

Great report Ron, good to have from an actual...

Great report Ron, good to have from an actual owner, keep us updated.
04-23-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Don't go without the intelligent lights, they are...

Don't go without the intelligent lights, they are brilliant.
04-22-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By Philamg

In the UK we don't get any choice of seats, all...

In the UK we don't get any choice of seats, all UK GLE'S have the AMG package with Nappa leather, the one I test drove was very comfortable.
04-10-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

You think you have limited choices of interior in...

You think you have limited choices of interior in US, in UK we have 2 leathers, black or black and white and one trim black ash.
04-08-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 131,035
Posted By Philamg

Phoned dealer today and asked about my UK order,...

Phoned dealer today and asked about my UK order, he said it was now showing as June 10th not May 31st, have told him that if not delivered in May I don't want it until September 1st. In the UK we...
04-08-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,399
Posted By Philamg

I would imagine if new owners were experiencing...

I would imagine if new owners were experiencing issues they would be posted on here, as you say X5 forum was full of them from day 1.
04-07-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Perhaps she just thought it was slower because it...

Perhaps she just thought it was slower because it was so quiet etc..
04-07-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Philamg

By the time you have fitted all the associated...

By the time you have fitted all the associated parts it would be cheaper to buy a new car.
04-05-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Philamg

Don't forget the wrinkly rear seats which are...

Don't forget the wrinkly rear seats which are AWFUL, bmw have tried to convince customers they are meant to be that way. I narrowed my search down to X5 or GLE and their forum went a long way to my...
04-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

In the UK there are very few options available on...

In the UK there are very few options available on the 450 and they are in packages, Premium, Premium plus 2 choices of leather, 2 choices of wheels and the usual colours + 4 packages - Driving...
03-24-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By Philamg

Seems odd that a dealer should advise not buying...

Seems odd that a dealer should advise not buying an option that they get a percentage of, I drove a 300D without it last week and although acceptable isn't as good. You can also raise and lower the...
03-21-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

You should be ok, I ordered on Tuesday and been...

You should be ok, I ordered on Tuesday and been told end of May, not in the same position as you as my deal isn't up until next March but any later than end of May and I have told them I don't want...
03-21-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

Same spec on my 450 except no off road pack, when...

Same spec on my 450 except no off road pack, when did you order yours.

US have more choice of options than UK, only one trim and 2 colours of seats available, massage seats in US not UK.
03-20-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

Sure it will be Wiggis, your location isn't...

Sure it will be Wiggis, your location isn't filled in so not sure where you are from. Apart from crabbing GLC is a really good car, had a discovery sport before. Was considering new X5 but too many...
03-20-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

As far as I am aware all the UK GLE'S are 4...

As far as I am aware all the UK GLE'S are 4 matic, never noticed any crabbing but obviously new tyres and decent temperatures at moment. I would imaging that the crabbing issue won't happen on the...
03-20-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

The 300D was fine, I could live with it but...

The 300D was fine, I could live with it but decided to get the 450 as basically same power output as GLC43. It had the premium plus pack but not driver assist or Tech plus (ordered on mine). Not sure...
03-19-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Philamg

UK ORDER

Traded my GLC43 for a GLE450 today, May delivery.

Test drove the GLE (300D) and was impressed, the MBUX system is stunning.
03-18-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Philamg

UK DISCOUNTS

What discounts have UK owners been offered.

I am pricing a 450 premium plus and on carwow have been offered 7.8% at my local dealer and 10.7% at a dealer 200 miles away.
03-15-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Looks good in red, got me pondering now.

Looks good in red, got me pondering now.
03-14-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,424
Posted By Philamg

I have had a Q7 on loan for past 5 weeks whilst ...

I have had a Q7 on loan for past 5 weeks whilst my GLC 43 is being repaired, it is ok but that's all, nothing to write home about, can't wait to have my car back.
03-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Love the 43 but problems with crabbing in RHD...

Love the 43 but problems with crabbing in RHD models, will be changing next March for GLE or X5, at moment GLE favourite due to all issues with X5 especially the wrinkly rear seats. All the markets...
03-04-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Not in UK, only one model has 5 seats and you...

Not in UK, only one model has 5 seats and you cannot order the power second row seats with it, all the other models have 7 seats as standard with electric adjustment.
03-01-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Philamg

I agree, rubbish sensors why they only beep when...

I agree, rubbish sensors why they only beep when on red and nearly hitting an object is unbelievable, they should beep and progressively get louder on amber. And the location of the rear parking...
02-26-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

And updated GLC, and although not initially...

And updated GLC, and although not initially planned looks like the MBUX will be fitted to it.
02-24-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

In the Uk if you choose the M sport the 3rd row...

In the Uk if you choose the M sport the 3rd row is standard, no choice.
02-23-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

I will be changing my car next spring, at the...

I will be changing my car next spring, at the moment will decide between X5 and GLE, lots of faults on X5 forum, will be interested to see if GLE has faults when owners start posting.
02-23-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By Philamg

Good news if true.

Good news if true.
02-22-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

+1

+1
02-17-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

Not sure if this will help but find below link to...

Not sure if this will help but find below link to UK configurator, seems a lot easier than all the different options in US
...
02-16-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 581,765
Posted By Philamg

In Uk we get a choice of one Burmeister system...

In Uk we get a choice of one Burmeister system and that is part of a package, not sure if it is 3D!.
02-14-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Philamg

Check out the new X5 forum, lots of issues, I had...

Check out the new X5 forum, lots of issues, I had a discovery sport when they first came out loads of issues, I presently have a GLC 43 bought just after they came out, apart from the crabbing issue...
02-12-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Philamg

I would say very surprising for a new model.

I would say very surprising for a new model.
02-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Philamg

In the UK the night package on the 43 includes...

In the UK the night package on the 43 includes black inner wheels.
02-08-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Philamg

UK Orders

Anybody in UK got a car on order and when will it arrive.

Surprised that you can get over 10% off already on carwow, have been pricing up a new X5 which is already here and can only get 2.4% off,...
02-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By Philamg

Good review but didn't want to hear about bread...

Good review but didn't want to hear about bread or pumpkins.
02-06-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Philamg

That's correct, it will have same system as new C...

That's correct, it will have same system as new C class.
01-06-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Philamg

In the UK all GLC'S are 4 matic, no 2 wheel...

In the UK all GLC'S are 4 matic, no 2 wheel drive..
01-05-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By Philamg

100% agree, I was also disappointed with the seat...

100% agree, I was also disappointed with the seat comfort at first but now have no problem.
12-21-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Philamg

Maybe they are trying to shift cars with the...

Maybe they are trying to shift cars with the revamp around the corner.
12-17-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 84,466
Posted By Philamg

Have been told fix is NOT available for 43 and I...

Have been told fix is NOT available for 43 and I would guess 63.
12-17-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Philamg

Illegal to turn off if fitted in UK.

Illegal to turn off if fitted in UK.
12-10-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

I would change my dealer if he hasn't heard of an...

I would change my dealer if he hasn't heard of an issue that has been there since 2016.
12-09-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Philamg

In Uk android auto available on 2018 model but...

In Uk android auto available on 2018 model but not with command system, only garmin.
12-08-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Philamg

MB replaced my 19 inch wheels and summer tyres...

MB replaced my 19 inch wheels and summer tyres with a set of 20 inch wheels and winter tyres but only after I went to the UK motoring ombudsman and only as a "gesture of goodwill". Crabbing has gone.
11-17-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,459
Posted By Philamg

Have driven bmw's, land rovers and honda 4 wheel...

Have driven bmw's, land rovers and honda 4 wheel drives and NEVER had crabbing, don't have it now on my 43 on winter tyres but a nightmare on summers.
11-07-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By Philamg

My UK one since March17, no issues except for the...

My UK one since March17, no issues except for the dreaded crabbing which all RHD cars suffer from if on summer tyres.
11-02-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,707
Posted By Philamg

Where is here?

Where is here?
10-28-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Philamg

I have the UK winter tyres/wheels package on my...

I have the UK winter tyres/wheels package on my non coupe 43 and it is the same, spoke to AMG customer services and non staggered set up is recommended, leave as it is, you soon get used to it.
10-27-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,459
Posted By Philamg

It exists on other GLC models than the 43 and 63,...

It exists on other GLC models than the 43 and 63, the 220D and 250D suffer and they don't have staggered set ups, that's what I meant, I have summer tyres in 19 inch and it is awful, I also have 20...
10-27-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By Philamg

In my opinion the Porsche looks terrible, main...

In my opinion the Porsche looks terrible, main reason I would never consider it as an option.
10-27-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,459
Posted By Philamg

All RHD GLC'S have the issue , so NO nothing nto...

All RHD GLC'S have the issue , so NO nothing nto do with staggered set up.
10-25-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,459
Posted By Philamg

Summer tyres harden in winter , the all seasons...

Summer tyres harden in winter , the all seasons are made of different rubber and don't harden as much.
10-22-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Philamg

Same discussion taking place on BMW forum...

Same discussion taking place on BMW forum regarding new X5.
10-21-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,459
Posted By Philamg

Lots of posts regarding...

Lots of posts regarding crabbing/clonking/skipping on the forum, it is even worse in RHD cars, I have changed to 20 inch wheels with winter tyres (At mercedes expense) from 19 inch wheels with summer...
10-21-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Philamg

The E series has the dash shown in your photo...

The E series has the dash shown in your photo Viper.
10-20-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Philamg

No Viper, GLC retains tablet style dash albeit...

No Viper, GLC retains tablet style dash albeit bigger, same as new C class. The dash in your photo is the one in the A class.
10-18-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,707
Posted By Philamg

Must be a lot different in the US, in the UK...

Must be a lot different in the US, in the UK there is 19000 difference between the 43 and the 63 SUV.
10-17-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By Philamg

In the UK xenons and LED'S have to be self...

In the UK xenons and LED'S have to be self levelling, not sure about the US.
10-08-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,096
Posted By Philamg

You can disable the key inside the car by...

You can disable the key inside the car by pressing the lock button twice quickly, it allows you to then leave the key in the car.
10-04-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Philamg

No V8 available in UK at launch, this may help: ...

No V8 available in UK at launch, this may help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM8P6kI4RaU
09-30-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,339
Posted By Philamg

Different in Europe, certainly in UK LED...

Different in Europe, certainly in UK LED headlights are standard, the upgrade is to Intelligent LED'S.
09-14-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Philamg

Don't think it's possible in UK.

Don't think it's possible in UK.
09-13-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Philamg

What's the new trans?.

What's the new trans?.
09-01-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Philamg

Just tried on my UK GLC and as said only works...

Just tried on my UK GLC and as said only works when you are near car.
08-27-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,749
Posted By Philamg

Not sure but I don't think the screen has been...

Not sure but I don't think the screen has been changed for 2019 model, believe it will be 2020 when it gets the larger one.
08-25-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Philamg

Sure the handbook says they aren't needed.

Sure the handbook says they aren't needed.
08-20-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,186
Posted By Philamg

I would very much doubt you could order a 2018...

I would very much doubt you could order a 2018 factory built car now, all factory orders will be 2019 model.
08-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Philamg

Don't know how it works in the US but in the UK...

Don't know how it works in the US but in the UK if you fit tyres that are not authorised by MB for the car it is illegal and your insurance is void. In the UK MB have not authorised ANY all weather...
08-15-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By Philamg

The sender box wouldn't communicate with...

The sender box wouldn't communicate with homelink, an antenna was fitted to the sender box in the garage in order for it to work, this was on a land rover which also use homelink. As I said not ALL...
08-14-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By Philamg

Not all garage doors work with the system, I had...

Not all garage doors work with the system, I had to have an antenna fitted to mine to get it to work.
08-08-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By Philamg

Funny how we all see things differently, I think...

Funny how we all see things differently, I think the Macan looks awful and wouldn't consider one because of the looks.
08-02-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

The conti seal 21 inch tyres have been fitted to...

The conti seal 21 inch tyres have been fitted to cars in the UK for over a year and owners have reported that the tyres start crabbing as they wear and they wear quickly.
07-31-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By Philamg

Thanks Insurit, how does the GLE compare to the...

Thanks Insurit, how does the GLE compare to the GLC.
07-30-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Philamg

In the UK it shows 2 settings, one for 2...

In the UK it shows 2 settings, one for 2 passengers and 1 for fully laden.
07-30-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Philamg

Would be interested to know what tyre pressures...

Would be interested to know what tyre pressures are for 43 with 20 inch wheels in UK.
07-29-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Philamg

The tyre pressures on my 43 on 19 inch wheels are...

The tyre pressures on my 43 on 19 inch wheels are 32psi front AND back, you could be getting the message because of the different pressures in your front to back tyres.
07-29-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Cannot understand why mb cannot sort the brake...

Cannot understand why mb cannot sort the brake squeal on the 300, as far as I am aware there is no squealing on the UK models of the GLC.
07-27-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By Philamg

This thread was started a week ago, surely by now...

This thread was started a week ago, surely by now the dealer would have seen the car and the thread starter would have updated!!!!!.
07-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By Philamg

If I had a problem like this I would be at the...

If I had a problem like this I would be at the dealers immediately and tell them to keep the car until fixed.
07-22-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By Philamg

Also void the warranty.

Also void the warranty.
07-20-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By Philamg

More to do with visibility than rain and the...

More to do with visibility than rain and the wipers.
07-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By Philamg

I have never heard of that one either DBS.

I have never heard of that one either DBS.
07-16-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Philamg

Stunning.

Stunning.
07-15-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,293
Posted By Philamg

You cannot get it with the command system.

You cannot get it with the command system.
07-14-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,293
Posted By Philamg

Apart from the crabbing it is a brilliant car,...

Apart from the crabbing it is a brilliant car, puts a smile on your face every time you drive it, 16 months 7000 miles.
07-10-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,944
Posted By Philamg

Apologies John, now you have posted your issues...

Apologies John, now you have posted your issues can understand your reaction. I haven't had any issues on my 43 and NO rattles at all, love it.
07-10-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,944
Posted By Philamg

Ignore, they are just after a reaction.

Ignore, they are just after a reaction.
07-03-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Philamg

In the command system go into options-settings...

In the command system go into options-settings and there is an option audio fadeout which lowers the radio volume when traffic announcements are made, works on mine.
06-30-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Philamg

???

???
06-30-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

Agree regarding gear shift, I had a land rover...

Agree regarding gear shift, I had a land rover before and when ignition was switched on the gear change appeared out of centre console. When I bought the Merc I was disappointed with gear shift...
06-28-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Philamg

Depends where you are located, sensors are...

Depends where you are located, sensors are standard in UK.
06-27-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

Exactly the same as MY17 and I suspect MY16, in...

Exactly the same as MY17 and I suspect MY16, in other words nothing has changed, if it aint broke don't fix it.
06-27-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

+1, we need the owner of a recently built GLC to...

+1, we need the owner of a recently built GLC to advise.
06-25-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,631
Posted By Philamg

Smile I wouldn't want to wait that long !!!!!!!!.

I wouldn't want to wait that long !!!!!!!!.
06-23-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Philamg

You also said: "Take your car to the dealer and...

You also said: "Take your car to the dealer and tell them what you want programmed and let them deal with it." after saying the tech came to your house to programme the garage door opener. Owners...
06-23-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Philamg

They can't programme the garage door opener at...

They can't programme the garage door opener at the dealers, it has to be done within range of the garage door.
06-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

Thanks Citizen, was getting worried.

Thanks Citizen, was getting worried.
06-21-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

Can anybody explain to me what turning the phone...

Can anybody explain to me what turning the phone on or off has to do with what happens when the car stops, I thought the post was about what happens when you turn the ignition off!.
06-20-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Philamg

I wouldn't be impressed with your dealer Ally, it...

I wouldn't be impressed with your dealer Ally, it has been an issue with right hand drive GLC'S since its release and ALL dealers will be aware. Hope it gets sorted for you as it spoils what is a...
06-20-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By Philamg

Good report and welcome to the forum, I have had...

Good report and welcome to the forum, I have had my 43 for 16 months and still look forward to driving it.
06-20-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Philamg

As Teckno says, let us know your location and I'm...

As Teckno says, let us know your location and I'm sjure you will get the relevant advice. If you add your location to your profile it will help with any future queries, the answers can be different...
06-19-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By Philamg

Standard on the 43 in UK.

Standard on the 43 in UK.
06-19-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Philamg

My. 2017 puts car in neutral when ignition is...

My. 2017 puts car in neutral when ignition is turned off and park when door is opened.
06-17-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Philamg

Not the heated steering wheel in UK Teckno.

Not the heated steering wheel in UK Teckno.
06-16-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Philamg

Just press the brake pedal when stopped and the...

Just press the brake pedal when stopped and the car shows "hold" on the instrument panel behind steering wheel and holds until you press the brake again or touch the accelerator.

Digital display...
06-16-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Philamg

Hi Erby, mine is on standard 19 inch wheels, even...

Hi Erby, mine is on standard 19 inch wheels, even with air suspension larger wheels affect the ride. MB haven't sourced any all weather tyres for the 43 in the UK in 19 or 20 inch wheels. I ended up...
06-15-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Philamg

Would help if we knew where you was located....

Would help if we knew where you was located. Everything about the 43 is brilliant except for a few minor niggles, location of rear parking sensors being my main one. I get 22mpg UK , most of my...
06-12-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Philamg

Have you got a special model Brad!.

Have you got a special model Brad!.
06-10-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By Philamg

Not if fitted correctly.

Not if fitted correctly.
06-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By Philamg

Why do Merc make markets so different, in the UK...

Why do Merc make markets so different, in the UK you can't order the heated steering wheel.
06-01-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,559
Posted By Philamg

How was the barbacue?.

How was the barbacue?.
05-31-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Philamg

That's fitting 43 tyres to a 43, the question was...

That's fitting 43 tyres to a 43, the question was would 19 inch wheels off a 300/350 fit the 43. My car has 19 inch summer wheels and 20 inch winter ones. They are both staggered sizes, as far as I...
05-30-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Philamg

No expert but think the wheels are wider on the...

No expert but think the wheels are wider on the 43.
05-16-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By Philamg

Goop also standard in UK.

Goop also standard in UK.
05-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 84,466
Posted By Philamg

Sad to hear JP, thought it had been sorted. I...

Sad to hear JP, thought it had been sorted. I ended up going to the ombudsman as they only offered me a set of winter tyres which would mean changing twice a year and possible wheel damage....
05-15-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,987
Posted By Philamg

Good to see you posting Dejongj, did you see...

Good to see you posting Dejongj, did you see MB'S solution to my crabbing issue?.
05-08-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,633
Posted By Philamg

It doesn't mention that you can't have the flat...

It doesn't mention that you can't have the flat bottomed steering wheel if you want the heated one.

Also with air suspension sport + lowers the car, may also lower in sport.
05-04-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Philamg

Can I ask why?.

Can I ask why?.
05-03-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By Philamg

Don't go near ANY Land Rover products, look at...

Don't go near ANY Land Rover products, look at their forums for quality issues.
04-30-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Philamg

Not sure about US but in UK all the B service...

Not sure about US but in UK all the B service gas to be carried out when due, doesn't matter how few miles you have done. Failure to do so invalidates warranty.
04-21-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Philamg

Not sure if relevant to your issue but if you put...

Not sure if relevant to your issue but if you put the rear seat back down the front seat moves slightly forward, shouldn't have any effect on the steering wheel.
04-19-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By Philamg

The problem is that if they carry out an half...

The problem is that if they carry out an half year update like land rover it means when you buy a new car within 6 months it is the old model.
04-07-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 69,991
Posted By Philamg

Good report Tylbran, think it's just a personal...

Good report Tylbran, think it's just a personal thing with the stop/start, I always turn it off as soon as the car has started, no big deal pressing the button.

Regarding the infotainment, I seem...
04-06-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

The first continental 21 inch tyres were fitted...

The first continental 21 inch tyres were fitted in April last year, they are made for BMW and all reports say they near enough cure the issue, hope you get it sorted but you would have thought by noe...
03-31-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By Philamg

If you press the shut button on key fob twice...

If you press the shut button on key fob twice after closing the key is disabled and as well as saving the batteries it stops it being cloned.
03-29-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Philamg

By the time you have specced the cars to same...

By the time you have specced the cars to same standard the F pace is a lot dearer, same wih all LR products.
03-28-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Philamg

Too expensive and suspect build quality.

Too expensive and suspect build quality.
03-26-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By Philamg

To keep up the volume of GLC sales and to compete...

To keep up the volume of GLC sales and to compete with Audi and BMW MB will put in the new interior asap.

No mention of it being the electric option in write up and actually mentions a new 2 litre...
03-25-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By Philamg

https://www.motor1.com/news/227493/mercedes-benz-g...

https://www.motor1.com/news/227493/mercedes-benz-glc-class-spied-first/
03-24-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

Teckno, in the UK MB don't authorise fitting of...

Teckno, in the UK MB don't authorise fitting of any all weather 19 or 20 inch tyres to the 43, they won't supply them free of charge.

After 12 months of hassle and going to our motoring...
03-23-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

Merc have no all weather tyres in 20 inch or 19...

Merc have no all weather tyres in 20 inch or 19 inch for the GLC43.
03-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Philamg

1 year 5000 miles review GLC43 Good: ...

1 year 5000 miles review GLC43

Good:
Great performance.
Acceptable mpg 23 (UK)
Rock solid build quality.
Good ride on air suspension
Intelligent light brilliant
Great gearbox
Comfortable...
03-06-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By Philamg

Recommended for all models.

Recommended for all models.
03-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,120
Posted By Philamg

In the UK you can now get 18% off some models of...

In the UK you can now get 18% off some models of factory order cars.
03-02-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Wish they had removed the touchpad and left the...

Wish they had removed the touchpad and left the dial, new screen is 10.25 and would imagine is compatible with carplay and auto.

Taken from review of new C class;

"The Comand infotainment...
03-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

The only drastic change is the infotainment, a...

The only drastic change is the infotainment, a lot better than current version.
03-01-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,976
Posted By Philamg

Does in UK, on all the time.

Does in UK, on all the time.
02-28-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Philamg

Aren't they meant to be, in UK they are called...

Aren't they meant to be, in UK they are called day time running lights.
02-25-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Philamg

You are correct, should be same as others, dealer...

You are correct, should be same as others, dealer will be able to advise.
02-25-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Philamg

Would help if we knew where you are, rules on...

Would help if we knew where you are, rules on lighting are country specific.
02-23-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,707
Posted By Philamg

Alab, I went to the ombudsman with my issue as...

Alab, I went to the ombudsman with my issue as they couldn't source all season tyres for my GLC43 with 19 inch wheels, it took almost 4 months but MB eventually gave me a set of 20 inch AMG wheels...
02-19-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,043
Posted By Philamg

Not sure about AUS but in UK garmin is non...

Not sure about AUS but in UK garmin is non command (small screen), Tom Tom is command.
02-18-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By Philamg

In the UK the GLC43 suv and coupe have the air...

In the UK the GLC43 suv and coupe have the air suspension as standard.
02-18-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By Philamg

Not an expert but would imagine it has full air...

Not an expert but would imagine it has full air suspension as there is a button that allows you to raise and lower the car , works at front and rear.

Can't find a link to GLC air suspension but...
02-17-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By Philamg

Agree Larry, my discovery sport with memory seats...

Agree Larry, my discovery sport with memory seats had the facility where the seat moved back and down for exiting before going back to saved position when you started the car - costcutting is my...
02-17-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By Philamg

As far as I am aware the only thing that happens...

As far as I am aware the only thing that happens with my easy entry/exit is that the steering wheel moves up and down.
02-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Philamg

Not sure about the US but in the UK the coupe...

Not sure about the US but in the UK the coupe cost more and you just get a smaller version of the SUV, I personally don't like the look of the coupe.
02-11-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By Philamg

Turn signal has to be amber in UK.

Turn signal has to be amber in UK.
02-08-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By Philamg

In the UK the 43 has air suspension as standard...

In the UK the 43 has air suspension as standard and no way can the ride be described as harsh.
02-06-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Philamg

No not sure Decorily, just thought that was the...

No not sure Decorily, just thought that was the case.

No mention of speed limit information when adding garmin on uk configurator, if you add traffic sign info it adds the premium plus pack which...
02-05-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Philamg

Not sureas to where you are but in UK you need...

Not sureas to where you are but in UK you need the command system.
02-03-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Red face That's bad !!!!

That's bad !!!!
02-03-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Philamg

+1 market specific

+1 market specific
01-31-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Had a few BMW'S and not had any issues, first...

Had a few BMW'S and not had any issues, first Merc and apart from crabbing it is brilliant, much better than an X3 but new model will have improved it.
01-31-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Absolutely the opposite carnutt, I have had to...

Absolutely the opposite carnutt, I have had to fight for a solution for the 43, all the other models in the UK have all seasons available and MB has been supplying and fitting them free of charge.
01-31-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,960
Posted By Philamg

Regarding the trust issue and the crabbing MB'S...

Regarding the trust issue and the crabbing MB'S response in the UK has been different, the have authorised the fitting of all weather tyres free of charge. Unfortunately on the GLC 43 there are no...
01-29-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,633
Posted By Philamg

The best survey is to read what owners say on...

The best survey is to read what owners say on forums, if you think the GLC has issues go on the Land rover discovery sport forum.
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