A Mercedes-Benz hybrid SUV, sedan, or coupe is a great way for San Diego drivers to enjoy the high-performance of a luxury vehicle without paying extra at the pump. Read on to learn about Mercedes-Benz hybrid models, as well as Mercedes-Benz Diesel Hybrid technologies. Then fill out a pre-approval to take the next step with Mercedes-Benz of Escondido. 

Mercedes-Benz Hybrid Technology 

Mercedes-Benz offers Escondido drivers PHEV vehicles, otherwise known as plug-in hybrids. These utilize both battery-powered electricity and gas to generate power. While you’ll still need gas now and then, when you’re running low, you can switch over to battery-power. Conversely, if your battery is running low, you can shift to gas. 

Current Plug-In Hybrid: 2020 GLC 350e 4MATIC® SUV

There is no 2021 GLC 350e as of yet, but the 2020 GLC 350e 4MATIC® Plug-in Hybrid has managed a 0-60 acceleration time of 5.6 seconds despite its dedication to fuel economy. Standout features include:

  • Radar-based Regenerative Braking System and Haptic accelerator pedal
  • 4MATIC® all-wheel drive 
  • A 10.25-inch touchscreen multimedia display
  • 4-mode drive selector (HYBRID, all-electric E-MODE, E-SAVE, and CHARGE settings)
  • PRESAFE®, ATTENTION ASSIST®, and Blind Spot Assist with Exit Warning Assist
  • Power liftgate with available HANDS-FREE ACCESS®
  • MBUX with Voice Control and Natural Language Understanding
  • Power-adjustable, heated front seats with memory

The 2.0-liter Inline 4-Cylinder engine and the 90kW electric motor work together to get 315 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque allows this SUV to deliver up to 315 hp and 516 lb-ft, without compromising on efficiency. In fact, it offers an astounding EPA-estimated 53 MPGe and a total gas-electric range of more than 250 miles.

Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC® Hybrid

Although it’s unavailable in America, the Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC® showcases Mercedes-Benz diesel hybrid technology. With a 204-hp diesel 4-cylinder engine that can hit 62 mph in 7.1 one seconds, it offers excellent performance while increasing fuel efficiency by 15%.

Test Drive a Mercedes-Benz Hybrid at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido 

If San Marcos drivers have any more questions about Mercedes-Benz hybrid SUVs or Mercedes-Benz hybrid diesel technology, give Mercedes-Benz of Escondido a call at %%di_phone%%. If you’re still in the research mode, be sure to explore our Mercedes-Benz research guides for other informative reads like our overview of your Mercedes-Benz convertible options!

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.

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