Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2023 GLC, which gets a revolutionary redesign, but also updated tech and a standard electrified engine.

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

The 2023 GLC switches to the brand’s new MRA II architecture, which is also used by the new C- and S-Class models. The new GLC has also grown, since it’s almost two inches longer and over an inch taller than its predecessor.

At launch, the first GLC model will be the GLC 300, which is powered by a new turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 engine with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. In the new GLC 300 has 258 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque on tap, which is an increase of 3 hp and 22 lb-ft. over its predecessor. The four-cylinder is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission and either rear- or all-wheel drive. Mercedes says that the GLC 300 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds.

A plug-in hybrid version is coming, as well as replacements for the current AMG versions.

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Inside the interior probably looks familiar, since it’s very close to the new C-Class. The interior is dominated by a 11.9-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster. The GLC also gets the latest MBUX tech with a fingerprint scanner and a new voice assistant.

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will arrive next year.