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Dare to Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLE

Dare to Compare Mercedes-Benz GLE

Comparing the 2018 GLE vs. BMW X5 vs. BMW X6!

When it comes to the luxury SUV market, the BMW X5 and X6 are flashy choices that Costa Mesa drivers may be considering. While they’re high-performance vehicles offering plenty of space for active families, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV offers a host of standard features you simply won’t find on the BMW X5 or X6. Consider the side-by-side comparison below to help you choose the luxury SUV that best fits your active lifestyle. View all of our new Mercedes-Benz GLE lease specials.

Features 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV 2018 BMW X5 sDrive35i Sport Activity Vehicle 2018 BMW X6 sDrive35i Sport Activity Coupe
Starting MSRP $52,200 $56,950 $62,700
Engine 3.5L V6 engine 3.0L turbo I6 engine 3.0L turbo I6 engine
Horsepower 302 300 300
Torque 273 300 300
Fuel Economy
EPA-Estimated City MPG 18 18 18
EPA-Estimated Highway MPG 23 25 25
Max Towing Capacity 6,600 pounds 5,952 pounds 6,000 pounds
Max Seating Capacity 5 5 5
Max Cargo Capacity 80.3 cubic feet 66 cubic feet 59.7 cubic feet
Exterior Dimensions
Length 189.7 inches 192.4 inches 193.8 inches
Width 76.2 inches 76.3 inches 78.3 inches
Height 70.7 inches 69.4 inches 67 inches
Wheelbase 114.8 inches 115.5 inches 115.5 inches
Curb Weight 4,650 pounds 4,680 pounds 4,585 pounds
Interior Features
Split-Folding Rear Seats 60/40 40/20/40 40/20/40
Compass Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Safety Features
First Aid Kit Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Second Row Side Airbag Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Emergency Telematics System Mercedes-Benz mbrace® Connect BMW Assist eCall™ BMW Assist eCall™
Vehicle Theft Tracking Standard Standard Standard
Forward Collision Alert with Front Automatic Braking Active Brake Assist Optional Optional
Driver Attention Monitor ATTENTION ASSIST® Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Pre-Collision System PRESAFE® Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered

Choose a Segment Leader: The GLE SUV

While all three SUVs offer the comfort and handling you’d expect from a luxury SUV, when it comes to price, towing capability, cargo capacity, and driver assists, the new GLE beats out the BMW X5 and BMW X6.

Drive the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Today!

You’ve seen the numbers; now it’s time to get behind the wheel and see why drivers throughout Orange County are choosing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE for their luxury SUV. Contact us online, or visit us at 3300 Jamboree Road near Huntington Beach and Irvine.

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