A bit more glamorous, a bit more mature, and a bit less performance-oriented than most of the smaller luxury crossover market, the Mercedes-Benz GLK stakes out its own territory and defends it well, selling just under 25,000 copies last year. For 2013, the GLK gets a handful of updates plus a new GLK250 BlueTEC diesel model that intrigues us.

With 190 horsepower (kind of meh) but 369 poound-feet of torque (kind of awesome), the 2.1-liter four-cylinder GLK250 diesel might just be the new hotness in the luxury crossover world. As far as looks go, it's still the same GLK we've come to know, freshened for the new year, and that's a good thing.

For the full details, check out our 2013 GLK Class preview here.