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in 2012 Luxury Compact SUVs

Avg. Price Paid: $27,220 - $28,815
Original MSRP: $35,880 - $37,880
MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINERecall Date: 12/03/2012
  • Consequence: If the fuel filter flange cracks, it will leak fuel which may lead to a fire if anexternal ignition source in present.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V557000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,800
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 S400, S550, S550 4Matic, S63 AMG, C300, C300 4Matic, E350, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, CL550 4Matic, and CL63 AMG vehicles manufactured from April 18, 2011, through July 12, 2011. Due to an irregularity stemming from the molding process of the fuel filter flange, the fuel filter flange may crack when operated in high temperatures.
  • Remedy: Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter, free of charge. The recall campaign is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may contact Mercedes-Benz at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Reliability

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Warranty

Note that warranty coverage that came with the vehicle when it was new may not transfer to subsequent owners. Check with the manufacturer to see if a warranty may still apply.

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