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Intelligent energy management

Significant savings can also come from a series of small contributions. With the aim of making the GLK more fuel efficient, the Mercedes-Benz engineers examined all the main components with regard to their energy usage and found ways of getting them to work more economically.

Overview of efficient energy management measures:

  • Efficient alternator management: the kinetic energy from braking and coasting is used to charge the battery.
  • More efficient fuel management: the pumping pressure of the fuel pump is based on the precise amount of fuel needed at the time
  • Air conditioning only as required: if not required, the compressor is automatically decoupled from the engine's belt drive.

Efficiency technologies in the GLK

Environmental certificate

[1] The figures shown for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process (Directive 80/1268/EEC in its currently applicable version). The figures do not apply to a specific vehicle and do not constitute part of the product offer. They are provided solely for the purposes of comparison between different vehicle models

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