2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2017 BMW X5

Mid-size SUVs are being increasingly popular as consumers seek spacious, versatile vehicles that are both powerful and efficient. To meet the changing demands of consumers, many luxury automakers stepped up to the plate—and now there are almost too many options to choose from! Check out our comparison of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs the 2017 BMW X5.

Right out of the gates, the GLE offers a more appealing price tag than the X5—and gives drivers more for less. The GLE sports a bigger engine and delivers more horsepower, but the X5 generates more torque. The X5 also offers a third-row option, for a seating capacity of 7—but the GLE still remains more versatile with a larger cargo space and a larger towing capacity.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2017 BMW X5
$54,500* Starting MSRP $56,600

3.5L V6

302 hp / 273 lb-ft torque
Performance Specs

3.0L TwinPower Turbo

300 hp / 300 lb-ft torque
5 Seating Capacity 7 (Optional 3rd Row)

80.3 cubic feet /

7,200 lbs

Max Cargo &

Towing Capacity

76.7 cubic feet /

5,952 lbs

*MSRP does/does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]

 

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Cabin Features

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE offers a richly crafted cabin filled with premium, soft-touch materials and thoughtful comfort and convenience features. Add advanced technology features and connectivity systems, and the GLE has everything you need. We’ve listed some of the 2017 GLE cabin features below:

  • Heated Front Seats

  • Power Liftgate

  • Heated and Cooled Front Cupholders

  • 8” Color Touchscreen

  • Dual USB Audio Ports

  • Navigation

  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

  • Rear Seat Entertainment System

  • ...and much more!


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GLE with doors open
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Command Center
GLE in Silver

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