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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Ratings
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Quality & Reliability

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Driving Experience

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Best Upper Midsize Premium SUV of 2021

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Upper Midsize Premium SUV
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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE after 90-days of ownership.
  • Overall fuel economy and driving range of your vehicle/driving range and speed of charging your vehicle
  • Comfort of the rear seats
  • Vehicle's ability to hold personal items exactly where you want them

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Power of your vehicle's engine/motor
  • Ease of getting in/out of the front seats
  • Experience of using navigation in your vehicle

Performance Specs

MPG City

15 - 21


19 - 26


255 - 603


9 speed, Automatic w/OD


Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4, Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-8


All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2021 Mercedes Benz GLE Review

Ready for some adventures to put in the family scrapbook? There’s a Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV that’s waiting to take you places you’ll remember forever. Choose from six models starting with the GLE 350 and moving through the epic AMG GLE 63 S. Turbocharged power comes standard and available Electric EQ Boost adds torque and horsepower—and gets more from every gallon of gas while reducing emissions . Available 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive adds confidence in all kinds of conditions. Inside the cabin capability turns to luxury. This is after all a Mercedes-Benz. With available massaging front seats Burmester Surround-Sound and four-zone climate control everybody rides in comfort. And from Mercedes-Benz User Experience with Natural Language Understanding to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone integration to standard and available Driver Assistance Systems 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.
The Mercedes-Benz User Experience with Natural Language Understanding puts your GLE SUV in a new category. Just say “Hey Mercedes ” and your GLE SUV hangs on your every word. It’ll learn your habits—and it’ll adapt to changes in your daily routine. Need to drop something off on the way to work? Available MB Navigation with Augmented Video shows you the way. Mercedes me connect turns your smartphone into a remote control for your GLE SUV so you can start it from your living room. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Bask in the luxury of technology.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV comes with a variety of driver assistance and safety features1 that use cameras and radar sensors to help you stay aware of what’s around you. Active Brake Assist scans the road ahead looking for cars you’re approaching too quickly. ATTENTION ASSIST senses when you’re getting drowsy behind the wheel. The available Driver Assistance Package takes the “rush” out of rush hour with Active Blind Spot Assist4 Active Lane Keeping Assist and Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC with Steering Assist. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Because safety is the ultimate luxury.
Every Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV comes with a racing pedigree. Choose from three powerplants. The turbocharged two-liter inline-four delivers 255 horsepower—and up to 26 miles per gallon. The three-liter inline-six develops up to 429 silky-smooth horses and comes with 48-Volt EQ Boost for instant torque. Or go all out with the four-liter bi-turbo V-8 with EQ Boost. AMG-enhanced versions can get from zero to sixty in 3.7 seconds. Add available AMG Ride Control Plus Three-Stage Adaptive Air Suspension and your GLE SUV actually leans into corners. The Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Legendary performance.

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