The Mercedes GLE is one of the most successful models in the SUV market. Since 1998 he is on the streets, now in the third Generation, and marketed it according to the manufacturer, to around two million units sold. The fourth edition of the big SUV will be built in the United States, the length grows to 4.92 metres. In January 2019, the GLE comes to the German dealers. At least 65 807 euros it will cost.

Mercedes-Benz shows courage to the edge. Corners instead of radius to bring the grille and headlight shape, stocky and always in four-wheel-drive SUV is at 17 to 22-inch light-alloy wheels. The side skirts and wheel arches are protected with dark plastic panels from damage, underride protection front and rear is also far more as a ornament. The rear quoting well-known forms, and has as its predecessor a plate which runs well over the edges, a clear sign of recognition of the series.

eight centimetres to almost three metres, the wheelbase has been increased, which allows the installation of a third row of seats, and increases the transport volume. 630 litres of Luggage can be stowed away when up to five passengers on Board. A maximum of 2055 litres can fit in the trunk, 45 liters more than the predecessor.

Three SCR Diesel and one petrol engine, all loaded direct injection and turbo, for the GLE. The base model gets a self-igniting, four-cylinder with 245 HP. 500 Newton metres of torque peak of the engine that cleans its exhaust gases with Adblue holt, from two liters of displacement, accelerating the 2165-kilogram SUV in 7.2 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h 225 km/h top speed, 6.4 Liter, Daimler announced as the average consumption. Two three-liter in-line six-cylinder complete the Diesel range. The GLE 350d has 272 HP and 600 Nm torque-max at 1200/min, he sprints in 6.9 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h 230 km/h are possible here, the standard fuel consumption is 7.5 liters Diesel on 100 kilometers. The third self-bring the igniter 330 HP and 700 Nm. 240 km/h, the Diesel creates, nimble 5.8 seconds is sufficient for the standard print.


With a price of 72.650 Euro and 367 HP in the GLE marks 450 4matic is the top of the series. 500 Nm of torque is available from 1600 to 4500 rpm, a Starter-Generator with the controls in the short term, 22 HP and 250 Nm of torque, allowing acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds, top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. As consumption of Mercedes-Benz is 9.4 liters Super. In the case of the first trips of his American home to the consumer was in spite of the more realistic WLTP-values are higher, even at a moderate manner of driving the trip computer showed consumption of more than ten liters. All engines are combined with a nine-speed automatic.

a New Offroad package for 2261 Euro, the given the GLE for the first Time, a reduction, and it fit for the most demanding passages on difficult Terrain. The off-road capability also improves the E-Active Body Control for extra 7735 euros, an air suspension (surcharge 2035 Euro) with an active electric suspension and damping system works together. Each wheel can be individually controlled, which allows on top of that, the so-called Curve-function in the body by up to three degrees in the curve. Has driven the GLE in the Sand, you can enable the suspension, the bodywork is in Wippbewegungen in order to facilitate a Free. The basis for the electric suspension, a 48-Volt on-Board network, the Lithium-ion battery with a 100 Ah as a source of energy.