Mercedes Benz GLE Class

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Mercedes Benz GLE Class Price List (By Variant)

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250 CDI 4MATIC
2143 cc | Automatic | Diesel | 15 - 17 kmpl
66.49 lakhs
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350 CDI 4MATIC
2987 cc | Automatic | Diesel | 15 - 17 kmpl
77.06 lakhs
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400 4MATIC
2996 cc | Automatic | Petrol | 15 - 17 kmpl
77.41 lakhs
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All Prices are Ex-showroom, Delhi
Note:Mercedes Benz GLE Class 450 AMG Coupe have been discontinued.

Quick Facts about Mercedes Benz GLE Class

Mercedes Benz GLE Class, an SUV has 3 versions available in India. GLE Class has 1 Petrol car and 2 Diesel cars. Mercedes Benz GLE Class comes in 6 colours, namely, Cavansite Blue, Citrine Brown, Iridium Silver, Obsidian Black, Polar White, Tenorite Grey.

Mercedes Benz GLE Class Price in Popular Cities

Delhi

77.79 - 90.1 lakhs

Mumbai

78.68 - 91.14 lakhs

Bangalore

84.97 - 98.75 lakhs

Pune

80.84 - 93.64 lakhs

Chennai

80.23 - 93.32 lakhs

Kolkata

73.92 - 85.97 lakhs
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Mercedes Benz GLE Class Review

Summary

Mercedes Benz GLE-Class was earlier known as the M-Class, has got a facelift and even a new name. The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is one of the most affordable SUVs from the German automaker in the Indian market. The GLE-Class (third-generation) isn’t just a capable off-roader, but at the same time it pampers you with all the frills and luxuries. The GLE-Class is available three variants - GLE 250 CDI, GLE 350 CDI and GLE 63 AMG - and three engine options - a 204bhp, 2.2-litre diesel and a 258bhp, 3.0-litre diesel. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class is assembled locally at the company’s production facility in Chakan, Pune.

Further to this, read Mercedes Benz GLE Class Road Test details by our expert.

Exterior

The styling of the GLE-Class is a lot more appealing and fresh when compared to the ML-Class. This resembles most of the modern day Mercedes-Benz vehicles, especially the GL. Though the major difference is that the GLE has a smaller grille and it looks like the younger brother of the GL.

This Mercedes-Benz looks so different despite only a facelift. The side profile remains untouched with a similar design. The GLE-Class will be assembled in India just like the ML-Class and it gets LED Intelligent Lighting, a feature that isn’t seen on the on another of the other competition. This though is a standard feature only on the GLE350 CDI, while for the GLE 250CDI it is an optional feature. These are Led high performance headlamps.

The GLE-Class has aluminium-look running boards, new-look chrome insert, mirror package, two-pipe exhaust system, two-piece light with lighting functions and not to forget aluminium roof rails. The ML 250 CDI is assembled with 18-inches alloy wheels, while the ML 350 CDI gets 19-inches alloys.

Interior

The new GLE-Class’ interiors aren’t just plush but even more feature loaded than before. The first thing you will notice is the large size screen that is about 20.3cm screen, plush leather seats, panoramic sunroof, nappa leather, black wood inserts, aluminium shift paddles. All these make the GLE luxurious. The SUV comes equipped with a bunch of entertainment and comfort-enhancing features such as automatic child seat recognition, heated driver and front passenger seats, COMAND online system and now there even a touchpad also and WiFi as well.

Engine & Transmission

The GLE-Class is available in two diesel and a petrol engine options. The M-Class GLE 250 CDI is powered by a 2.2-litre, four-cylinder, DOHC diesel engine that churns out a maximum power of 203.2bhp at 4200rpm and 500Nm of torque at 1600rpm-1800rpm. Whereas, the ML 350 CDI draws its power from a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder, DOHC diesel engine, which is capable to produce 254.8bhp at 3600rpm and 619Nm of torque at 1600rpm-2400rpm. All powertrains are paired with a 9G-TRONIC transmission.

Performance & Handling

The SUV offers composed and smooth handling. The chassis with steel suspension and selective damping system helps driver to optimize dynamic driving set-up. It also helps the car deliver a very comfortable ride on any terrains. The GLE 250 and 350 can accelerate 0-100km/hr in 9 seconds and 7.4seconds respectively. The former has an electronic speed limit of 210km/hr, while the latter one is capable to attain a top speed of 224km/hr. The car offers superior high-speed stability and rolling comfort. The light steering further improves its performance at low-revs, but it feels less relaxed as speed increases.

Braking System

The braking capabilities of the GLE-Class are strong and assuring. The car gets the adaptive braking system that prevents it from moving backward or forwards unintentionally from a stationary position.  Along with standard ventilated disc brakes with brake calipers, it comes equipped with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), traction and electronic stability control system and anti-lock braking system (ABS).

Mileage

The 2143 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 15 kmpl in city and 17 kmpl on highways, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 6 kmpl on urban roads and 8 kmpl and freeways, respectively.

Safety Features

The GLE-Class is first Mercedes-Benz car that won the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) Top Safety Pick, and accolade. It’s one of the safest cars in its league with cutting-edge safety technologies and high-performance braking system. The car gets adaptive braking system, electronic stability program (ESP), anti-lock braking system, attention assist, PRE-SAFE system airbags, intelligent light system, anti-theft protection package, sidebags in rear, active curve system, tyre pressure monitoring system, etc.

Verdict

With a great amount of equipment and safety features along with great driving dynamics, the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is perfect car to drive home.

Competition

The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class takes on the likes of BMW X3, Land Rover Discovery Sport and the Audi Q5.

Pros

  1. Stunning design
  2. Plush interior
  3. Plenty of comfort features
  4. Large boot space
  5. Multiple engine options
  6. Acceleration and braking performance
  7. Off-road capabilities
  8. Robust safety s ystem

Cons

  1. Ride quality
  2. Rear knee room could be better
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GLE CLASS EXPERT REVIEWS

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  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d First Drive

    Ninad Ambre | 18th February 2016

    There has been a surge in the demand for SUVs in the country and manufacturers are doing everything to please consumers with new products. The Mercedes-Benz GLE is one amongst these SUVs and replaces the carmaker's M-Class SUV. Though the name is new, the GLE is basically a facelifted version of the M-Class itself, but gets noteworthy changes and h....

    Apart from the change in badging, this mid-life facelifted model gets a few cosmetic changes even if the size of the SUV remains the same as the outgoing M-Class. The fascia makes it clear in the first glance that the changes are in line with Mercedes-Benz’s latest design language. The grille and the pinned-back headlights remind you of the o....

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Mercedes Benz GLE Class Colours

Cavansite Blue
Citrine Brown
Hyacinth Red
Metalic
Iridium Silver
Obsidian Black
Polar White
Tenorite Grey

Mercedes Benz GLE Class Specifications

Note: Specifications for GLE Class 250 CDI 4MATIC (Diesel) have been mentioned

DIMENSIONS, CAPACITIES & Details

  • Length: 4819 mm
  • Width: 2141 mm
  • Height: 1796 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2915 mm
  • Turning Radius: 5.9 m
  • Ground Clearance: -
  • Boot Space: 690 L
  • Fuel Capacity: 93 L
  • Colors: Cavansite Blue, Citrine Brown, Hyacinth Red , Iridium Silver, Obsidian Black, Polar White, Tenorite Grey
  • Seating Capacity: 5

Performance

  • Displacement: 2143 cc
  • Peak Power: 204 BHP
    @3800 RPM
  • Peak Torque: 500 NM
    @1600 RPM

Key Features

  • Air Conditioner
  • Climate control
  • Central locking
  • CD player
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Electrically Adjustable Driver Seat
  • Steering Mounted Controls
  • Steering Adjustment
  • Rear AC vent
  • Remote Controlled Boot
  • Rear wiper
  • Leather seats
  • Electrically Adjustable Mirrors

Mercedes Benz GLE Class News

  • 2018 Paris Motor Show: Mercedes-Benz officially unveils the second generation GL....

    Desirazu Venkat | 02nd October 2018

    Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the second generation GLE SUV at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. The car was showcased with a web reveal last month and this unveil at Paris ...

  • 2020 India-bound Mercedes-Benz GLE interior design sketches revealed

    Desirazu Venkat | 06th July 2018

    Mercedes-Benz has released the design sketches for the cabin of the next generation India-bound GLE SUV. This will be the second generation for the mid-sized vehicle in the German automaker’s

  • Next generation Mercedes-Benz GLE caught testing

    Santosh Nair | 21st March 2017

    As you can see in the pictures, a heavily camouflaged GLE-Class prototype was recently spotted testing. The upcoming GLE-Class is an all-new car that will integrate significant design changes and

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE prototype spotted with heavy camouflage

    Santosh Nair | 03rd September 2016

    What you see in the pictures is a prototype version of Mercedes-Benz’s upcoming GLE being tested.  Mercedes-Benz GLE prototype spotted with heavy camouflage It is evident here

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC petrol launched at Rs 74.90 lakh

    Nikhil Puthran | 25th August 2016

    Mercedes-Benz has introduced the petrol variant in the GLE SUV at a price of Rs 74.90 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The newly launched Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC fills in the gap for ...

  • Mercedes-Benz in Thailand introduces the GLE 500e

    Santosh Nair | 04th August 2016

    Mercedes-Benz has launched the GLE 500e for the Thai market in two variants. While the ‘Exclusive’ is priced at 4.49 million baht (Rs 85.79 lakh), the ‘AMG Dynamic’ will

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