2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

Mercedes-Benz GLB Model Overview at Mercedes-Benz of Easton

Mercedes-Benz GLB

Key Features

  • Starting at $39,800 MSRP*
  • 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo (221 horsepower / 258 lb-ft of torque) with 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) and your choice of Front-Wheel Drive or 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) featuring Voice Control with Natural Language Understanding
  • Optional third row seating for up to 7 passengers
  • Standard 7-inch digital instrument cluster and 7-inch touchscreen multimedia display
  • LED headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps, and taillamps
  • Available Burmester Surround Sound System
  • Optional AMG® Line with Night Package

Mercedes-Benz GLB Exterior

About the Mercedes-Benz GLB

Never before has there been a luxury SUV that balances powerful performance with compact dimensions quite like the Mercedes-Benz GLB. As the latest addition the growing family of Mercedes-Benz SUVs, the GLB offers room for up to 7 passengers thanks to an optional third-row seat. The GLB is positioned between the city-sized GLA and its larger GLC SUV sibling within the Mercedes-Benz model lineup. Its bold exterior stands out with an upright front fascia, short front and rear overhangs, and protective cladding surrounding the body panels. Power comes in the form of a powerful and efficient 2.0L turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine paired with a responsive 8-speed DCT transmission. Cutting-edge driver-assistive safety features, connected technology, and impeccable luxury found inside the interior help showcase how the Mercedes-Benz GLB is expected to cause a stir among compact luxury SUVs.

What the Critics Say

It’s surprisingly spacious, with comfortable seats and plenty of tech features. It offers peppy turbocharged engines and gets good gas mileage while delivering a smooth ride. The GLB is an attractive pick in this class, and its below-average price tag makes it a good value.” — U.S. News & World Report

The seating space in the Mercedes-Benz GLB is roomy and comfortable in the first and second rows. The seats are supportive and suitable for long-distance cruising on the highway. Adults will have no complaints sitting in the back of a GLB-Class, a claim that not all of its rivals can make. As you might expect from a Mercedes-Benz, the quality of the interior is excellent. The materials are high-quality, and the controls feel sturdy.” — Kelley Blue Book

What’s New for 2023

There are no changes to the Mercedes-Benz GLB to report for the 2023 model year. This dynamic luxury SUV still remains one of the most appealing choices in its class thanks to its unique blend of versatility, prestige, and style.

Mercedes-Benz GLB Features

Mercedes-Benz GLB Styling

Bold Style & Performance

Alluring, agile, and adventurous – the striking appearance of the Mercedes-Benz GLB demands attention from all angles. Its confident proportions, upright angles, and off-road-focused styling help showcase the true SUV character of the GLB. Every GLB comes standard with LED headlights integrated into the bold front fascia along with standard 18-inch alloy wheels for a commanding stance on the road. Beneath the hood lies a responsive 2.0L inline-4 engine producing 221 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque paired to an advanced 8G DCT (dual-clutch transmission). For additional confidence, drivers also have the option to equip their GLB with legendary 4MATIC® all-wheel drive to help them excel during harsh weather conditions. They can also use the DYNAMIC SELECT switch to toggle between three unique drive modes for a customized driving experience.

Mercedes-Benz GLB Interior

Luxurious Cabin

The Mercedes-Benz GLB is the very first compact vehicle from the brand to feature an available third-row seat along with room for up to 7 occupants. Once you step behind the wheel, you’ll find a single-piece instrument panel that’s home to a widescreen cockpit along with MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience). This innovative system includes HD screens and graphics, customizable displays, a full-color head-up display, navigation featuring augmented reality, and learning-capable software. Another distinctive design cue found inside the cabin is the unique turbine-style aluminum air vents. Great for carrying all of your gear along for the next journey, the interior of the GLB offers a maximum cargo capacity of up to 62 cubic feet (5-seat configuration).

Mercedes-Benz GLB Safety

Driver-Assistive Safety

Next-generation driver-assistive safety innovations available on the Mercedes-Benz GLB help instill a sense of confidence behind the wheel. Several of these life-saving functions have been adopted from the flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Enhanced camera and radar systems allow the GLB to offer available semi-autonomous driving in certain situations. ATTENTION ASSIST® continuously monitors up to 70 parameters of driving behavior, automatically alerting the driver if signs of fatigue are detected. The optional Surround View System uses cameras in all four directions to provide a live overhead view of your immediate surroundings. Available active LED headlamps feature Active Curve Illumination to help you see through twists and turns on the roadways.

Trims & Specs



  • Starting at $39,800 MSRP*
  • 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo (221 horsepower / 258 lb-ft of torque) with 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)
  • Optional third row seating for up to 7 passengers
  • LED headlamps, Daytime Running Lamps, and taillamps
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)
  • Active Brake Assist



  • Starting at $41,800 MSRP*
  • 4MATIC® all-wheel drive with DYNAMIC SELECT
  • Available 64-color LED ambient lighting with illuminated vents
  • Power front seats with 3-position memory and MB-Tex upholstery
  • Power liftgate
  • Remote Start via Mercedes me Mobile App

*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. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.