2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® vs 2018 BMW X5
When shopping for a luxury SUV, car shoppers are often overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available. Where do you even begin? That's where our team here at Mercedes-Benz of White Plains come in. If features such as power, comfort, and convenience are top priorities, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is worth a second look.
But how does the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® stand up to its biggest competitors? We're putting it to the test with a head-to-head comparison against one of its biggest rivals: the 2018 BMW X5. Keep reading to learn all about these two impressive luxury SUVs!
Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® and the 2018 BMW X5 feature a coupe-like design with an elongated, sloping roof, though cargo space and passenger space doesn't suffer. The biggest difference between the two coupe-like SUVs comes in terms of performance. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® comes equipped with a 3.0-liter biturbo engine, but car shoppers looking for more kick under the hood have the option to upgrade to the AMG®-Enhanced twin-turbo V6 in the GLE 32 AMG®, which produces 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, which outperforms the 2018 BMW X5 by 62 horsepower and 84 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 SUV 4MATIC®
2018 BMW X5
|3.0-liter biturbocharged||Base Engine||3.0 L twin-scroll turbocharged|
|4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive*||Drive Type||All-Wheel Drive|
362 HP @ 5500-6000 rpm
384 lb.-ft @ 2000-4200 rpm
|Power & Torque||
300 hp @ 5800 rpm
300 ft.-lbs. @1200 rpm
|80.3 cu.ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity,||66 cu.ft.|
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® White Plains NY
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® sets itself apart from tough competitors, like the BMW X5, by offering a huge variety of features that are hard to come by, even on the most expensive vehicles in the class. The 2018 GLE SUV 4MATIC® offers key standard features such as:
- 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive*
- Integrates with Electronic Stability Program® for maximum effectiveness in slippery conditions or travelling around corners
- Active Brake Assist
- ATTENTION ASSIST®
- Continuously monitors driver behavior and automatically alerts the driver if drowsy driving patterns are detected
- Trailer Stability Assist
- Advanced safety feature that protects the driver and passengers in the event of a collision by adjusting front head restraints, tightening seatbelts, and closing windows
- 9 air bags
- Power tilt/sliding sunroof
- Versatile cargo space and 60/40 split rear seats (Standard)
- Accommodates up to 80.3 cubic feet of cargo volume when the 60/40 split-folding rear seats are both folded down
- Brake HOLD feature
Luxury SUV shoppers looking for more information about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC®, or any other vehicle in our inventory, are encouraged to contact a member of our team here at Mercedes-Benz of White Plains. We'll fill you in on all of the important details and help you find a luxury SUV that fits your lifestyle, budget, and needs. Those ready to get behind the wheel of the impressive 2018 GLE SUV 4MATIC® are invited to schedule an obligation-free test drive online today!
*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions.
**PRE-SAFE closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system