2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

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Driving Experience

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Best Midsize Premium SUV of 2018

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Midsize Premium SUV
#6 Mercedes-Benz GLE

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Vehicle maneuverability
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's navigation system
  • Styling of the dashboard
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Performance Specs

MPG City

14 - 18


18 - 23


302 - 577


7 speed, Automatic w/OD, 9 speed, Automatic w/OD


Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8


All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Review

Ready for some adventures to put in the family scrapbook? To bring your childhood into the one your kids are living? There’s a Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV that’s ready to take you back to the memories your kids will bring to theirs. Choose from five models starting with the GLE 350 and moving through the epic AMG GLE 63 S. Naturally aspirated or bi-turbo V-6; a pair of handcrafted bi-turbo V-8s; there’s even a plug-in hybrid GLE SUV that develops 479 pound-feet of torque —and gets the equivalent of 50 miles per gallon . Inside the cabin capability turns to luxury. Of course it does. It’s a Mercedes-Benz. With available massaging front seats dual-screen rear-seat entertainment and three-zone climate control everybody rides in comfort . And from Mercedes Me and mbrace connectivity to the available COMAND hard-drive navigation to the suite of standard and available Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive features you’ll stay connected and protected. Choose from a variety of colors options and Genuine Mercedes-Benz Accessories and build a GLE SUV that’s all yours. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Well beyond practical.
With Mercedes Me and mbrace services you’re connected to your Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV—even when you’re nowhere near it. Standard Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect turns your smartphone into a remote control for your SUV. Available mbrace Entertainment adds a WiFi hotspot iHeart Radio and more. Available mbrace Secure notifies authorities if you’re in an accident and helps you find your car if it’s stolen. And available mbrace Concierge connects you to a real live person who can help you make dinner reservations travel arrangements and much more . The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Bask in the luxury of technology.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is so safe the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named it a Top safety Pick. Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive features use stereoscopic cameras and long short and multi-range radar sensors to help you stay aware of what’s around you. Active Brake Assist scans the road ahead for cars you’re approaching too quickly. Attention Assist senses when you’re getting drowsy behind the wheel. Available features include Active Blind Spot Assist Active Lane Keeping Assist and more. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Because safety is the ultimate luxury .
The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV can trace its heritage back to the very first motorsports victory. The GLE 350’s V-6 starts things of with 302 horsepower. AMG models are available with a three-liter bi-turbo V-6 or your choice of two handcrafted four-liter V-8s. Or go green with the GLE 550e Plug-in Hybrid. You’ll get 479 pound-feet of torque—and the equivalent of 50 miles to the gallon. Available Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel-drive makes your driving experience better no matter the conditions. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Racing heritage with real-world performance.

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