It’s taken Mercedes-Benz a long time to launch a mid-sized SUV in Britain.

The GLC’s predecessor wasn’t engineered for right-hand-drive markets, but that oversight has been corrected with this model. So, what tow car ability does it have?

We’ve been towing with the 201bhp 250d 4Matic AMG Line, the most powerful diesel-powered model.

Was the GLC worth waiting for? How well does it tow and is it as practical as its best rivals? Read on!