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Dare to Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLE

Dare to Compare Mercedes-Benz GLE

Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5 vs. BMW X6

It’s true that the BMW X5 and X6 provide powerful engines and towing capability. However, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV is not only well-matched in those areas, it also provides additional interior and safety features and more cargo space—all at a lower price point! The team at Fletcher Jones Imports compared the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5 vs. BMW X6, so Summerlin and Pahrump drivers can choose the best vehicle for their lifestyle!

Features 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Sport Activity Vehicle 2019 BMW X6 sDrive35i Sport Activity Coupe
Starting MSRP $52,200 $60,700 $65,850
Engine 3.5L V6 engine 3.0L turbo I6 engine 3.0L turbo I6 engine
Horsepower 302 335 300
Torque 273 330 300
Fuel Economy
EPA-Estimated City MPG 18 18 18
EPA-Estimated Highway MPG 23 24 24
Max Towing Capacity 7,200 pounds 7,200 pounds 6,000 pounds
Max Seating Capacity 5 5 5
Max Cargo Capacity 80.3 cubic feet 72.3 cubic feet 59.7 cubic feet
Max Fuel Capacity 24.6 gallons 21.9 gallons 22.4 gallons
Exterior Dimensions
Length 189.7 inches 194.3 inches 193.8 inches
Width 76.2 inches 78.9 inches 78.3 inches
Height 70.7 inches 69 inches 67 inches
Wheelbase 114.8 inches 117.1 inches 115.5 inches
Curb Weight 4,650 pounds 4,813 pounds 4,705 pounds
Interior Features
Split-Folding Rear Seats 60/40 Feature Not Offered 40/20/40
Compass Standard Standard Feature Not Offered
Front Power Lumbar with Massage Feature Optional Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Safety Features
First Aid Kit Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Second Row Side Airbag Optional Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Vehicle Theft Tracking Standard Standard Standard

Get More for Less with the 2018 GLE

As you can see, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE offers more cargo space and additional interior and safety features for a considerably lower cost. What’s more, while the GLE shares similar performance specs and fuel economy with the BMW X5 and X6, there are several additional areas where the GLE outshines one or both BMW models. For example, the 2018 GLE can tow 1,200 pounds more than the X6. The GLE also offers a larger fuel tank than both the X5 and X6.

Test Drive the New GLE in Las Vegas!

Contact us at Fletcher Jones Imports to test drive the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE and experience the difference in person. If you want to keep exploring your options, one of our team members would be happy to help you compare the GLE vs. BMW X5 in greater detail or compare other popular BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz models!

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