2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB gets styling updates, new tech and a mild-hybrid powertrain

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB gets styling updates, new tech and a mild-hybrid powertrain

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the refreshed GLB for 2024, which features a plethora of updates to its exterior styling, technology, and powertrain.

The GLB’s exterior styling receives a comprehensive update, including reworked headlights, a revised grille, and larger air intakes. Additionally, the bodywork has been subtly redesigned and the GLB now sits on 20-inch alloy wheels, with 21-inch wheels offered as an option.

The interior of the GLB is now equipped with the brand’s MBUX infotainment system, which comes with a 10.25-inch touchscreen display and is compatible with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The cabin also comes with dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, and a digital instrument cluster.

Under the hood, the GLB is powered by a mild-hybrid powertrain, consisting of a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. This setup produces 221 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, allowing the GLB to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds.

The GLB also benefits from a host of advanced safety features, including adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and automatic emergency braking. These features are supplemented by a blindspot monitoring system and rear cross-traffic alert.

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB has been comprehensively updated, with revamped exterior styling, the latest MBUX infotainment system, and a mild-hybrid powertrain. The new GLB offers increased performance and safety, making it a compelling option in the luxury crossover segment.