Mercedes-Benz GLE Highlights
The luxury mid-size SUV with strong power delivery, launched in 2019, Mercedes-Benz GLE 2019 comes in two body style, SUV and coupe. With the next gen powerful machine, a fresh design look, and host of driver assistance systems comes seats for seven, the all-new GLE locked horns with its competitors when launched in 2019. This time around its length is 4924mm, width is 1947mm and wheelbase is 2995mm to accommodate the additional row seating. The GLE has a posh interior with lots of seating and cargo space. It has its own comfort even if driven on daily basis, and it has power to spare, thanks to its line-up of twin turbocharged V6 and V8 engines. The GLE is available with all the latest high technology and safety features like Apple CarPlay, forward collision warning, and parallel park assist. From security purpose, this Mercedes rates high for predicted reliability and crash safety. The Mercedes-Benz GLE gets power through two BS6 diesel engine options. The 300d is strengthened by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that generates 242bhp of power and 500Nm of torque. This engine is capable of sprinting from 0-100kmph in 7.2 seconds which is good. The second diesel option, the 400d Hip-Hop Edition is powered by a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine that generates 326bhp and 700Nm of torque; this ensures that the SUV hits the 100kmph mark in 5.8 seconds. Both the engines come coupled with the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. The company claims that aerodynamic properties are best-in-the-class. The taillights are divided in two halves’, which gives an impression of overall width and adds to its sporty appeal. In terms of security, the GLE 400d gets nine airbags, while the GLE 300d gets seven-airbags in addition to standard safety features like active brake assist and blind spot assist. On combining with the newly developed AIRMATIC air suspension, the 400d gets the E-ACTIVE body control suspension. The company has claimed that this is the only system in the market where the spring and damping forces can be individually controlled at each wheel. This means that it counteracts body roll, and also pitch and squat at the same time. The new GLE gets all the modern premium features like classy look leather upholstery, large touchscreen infotainment system which adds to the entertainment, ambient lighting and many more other features. The large touchscreen gets the MBUX system with ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice prompt along with addon gesture controls. The boot space is ample i.e. 825-litres, which can further be enhanced to 2,055-litres on folding the second row.