despite being a very smooth, soft ride, the GLK corners sharply, and has a solid feel, without feeling like it wants to roll.
terrible roads in Minnesota. Good ground clearance and shocks take up most of the bumps you cannot avoid. It feels like a magic carpet.
very nice on the freeway--noise levels markedly quieter than my minivan.
I have a problem with headroom. So many cars give me less than a half inch from my scalp to the frame on the sunroof. That hurts over bumps, not to mention what my hair looks like when I get out. GLK has over an inch of space for me.
Okay, it is not a Corvette. But when it comes to merging into traffic, or dodging they guy who does not know what a turn signal is for, the GLK has everything it needs. I never found myself wishing I had just a bit more power.