Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Mercedes GLK 250 BlueTEC

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Mercedes GLK 250 BlueTEC

3. Is Boxy the New Sexy?

As more automakers lean toward vehicle styling with smoother features, the boxy GLK starts to look… edgy. It’s hard corners stand out beside competitors with smoother shapes meant to decrease the ever-important co-efficient of drag; nebulous a number as it may be to people who buy the cars.

With such stupendous fuel economy already in reach, fretting over fluid dynamics for fractions of a mile per gallon seems futile, doesn’t it?