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2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63: NHTSA and IIHS Ratings, and Safety Features

Updated on: October 20, 2020

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A. Sharma

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NHTSA or National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an agency that conducts various (crash) tests, to determine the safety of the car, and scores them on certain parameters. The AMG GLC 63 has not been rated by NHTSA, but carries top safety features and has the most powerful offering in its segment.
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The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent agency that conducts (crash) tests and scores the car on certain parameters. As per the reports, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV has not yet been rated by the IIHS, and even the 2020 year model has also not been rated by IIHS, but if the rating ever takes place the car will perform quite well.
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The2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 is one of the high-performance variants of the Mercedes-AMG GLC-class, which reminds you that Mercedes never forgets to spice up their Germanic luxury models with an extra dash of driving excitement. It also delivers an enjoyable driving experience, a comfortable interior, and plenty of technology. The GLC 63 SUV is known for its handling but keeping it smooth ride intact along with a posh interior. This means that the SUV is quite comfortable to driver around and offers a user-friendly experience.

The 2021 GLC 63 SUV gets some interior styling updates as part of its refresh, and the cabin retains the classy feel of previous models. The interior is quite attractive and replete with premium materials. Moreover, it also provides plenty of active safety features which we will be talking about in this section. There are plenty of optional safety equipment available with the GLC 63 as well. It starts from $84,100 and comes with a 4.0L twin-turbo V8.which is coupled with a AWD systems. It gives a tough competition to BMW X4 M, Porsche Macan turbo, and Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. But is it safer to drive than its rivals? Let’s find out.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV Safety

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV comes with many features making it a safe and reliable car in case of an . The vehicle comes with standard safety features like a rearview camera, driver drowsiness monitoring, blind-spot monitoring with exit warning function, active brake assist, and crosswind assist. Pre-Safe is also standard. 

The vehicle has not yet been rated by NHTSA and IIHS. The SUV gets many additional safety features like Pre-Safe Plus, active park assist, lane keep assist, evasive steering assist, route-based speed adaptation, traffic sign recognition, pedestrian detection, rear cross-traffic alert, a surround-view parking camera system, and a head-up display. 

Some optional safety features that can be seen in the 2021 Mercedes AMG GLC 63 SUV:

  • Active Brake Assist
  • Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call
  • Blind Spot Assist with Exit Warning Assist
  • Attention Assist
  • Crosswind Assist
  • Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure
  • 7 airbags
  • Adaptive braking technology
  • Pre-Safe
  • Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System

What features make the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV safe?

  • Active Brake Assist: This feature automatically adjusts the braking to avoid the collision apart from giving the driver a warning, The vehicle has sensors all around the car and can detect surrounding objects. This helps the car assist the driver in case of a possible collision.

  • Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call: The safety feature which makes the Mercedes so dependable is the Emergency Call. An SOS button has been given in case of any emergency. Mercedes trained professionals will work on the call and send local emergency responders to your location.

  • Attention Assist: It is the standard feature that can increase road safety by helping to prevent microsleep on long journeys and at night. This system visually and audibly warns the driver if he/she is drowsy or fatigue behavior while driving and suggests taking a break.

  • Blind Spot Assist: This feature increases the level of protection even more by overcoming one of the more common hazards on the road: vehicles entering your blind spot. This feature uses radar sensors placed on the rear bumper fascia to detect the presence of a vehicle.

  • Crosswind Assist: The feature is activated automatically from a speed of 50mph and uses the sensors of the standard-fit Electronic Stability Program. The sensor detects the forces acting on the vehicle so when crosswinds or sudden gusts occur it applies braking action to individual wheels on the side facing the wind.

  • Pre-Safe: It is a feature that works to prepare and protect passengers in an accident before it even happens. When the system detects an imminent crash, it tightens the front seat belts, adjusts the front head restraints and passenger seat, and can close the windows and sunroof from the restraint systems. The system is able to sense when a collision is unavoidable through the sensors placed throughout the vehicle, which functions with multiple other safety systems.

Is the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV safe enough?

The AMG GLC 63 has always maintained its image as a safe SUV and is best known for its powerful performance and good handling dynamics. The current and the previous 2020 year model of the GLC 63 SUV has not yet been rated by NHTSA and IIHS yet but we do expect it to perform well whenever the test is conducted. So overall the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 can be ruled out as being quite safe due to the advanced safety features it offers along with a reliable platform on which it is based.

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 Safety and Reliability

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 Safety

The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV comes with many features making it a safe and reliable car in case of an . The vehicle comes with standard safety features like a rearview camera, driver drowsiness monitoring, blind-spot monitoring with exit warning function, active brake assist, and crosswind assist. Pre-Safe is also standard.

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