2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
If you are in the market for a luxury midsize SUV, you want to know about the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. At Mercedes-Benz of Cherry Hill, we look at the pricing, performance and features of both models.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: Pricing
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV comes in five trims with a starting price of $54,750. On the other hand, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe only comes in two trims (GLE 53 and 63S) with a starting price of $76,500.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: Performance
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV comes standard with a 255-horsepower turbo-four engine, rear-wheel-drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission, although all-wheel-drive can be added. There is also a GLE 450 SUV with a 362-horsepower turbocharged inline-six engine, equipped with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. However, the GLE 53 comes in an SUV or Coupe body and features a 429-horsepower turbocharged inline-six. The GLE 580 SUV includes a 483-horsepower twin-turbocharged V8, while the GLE 63 S SUV or Coupe includes a 603-horsepower twin-turbocharged V8 instead. When properly equipped, this Mercedes model can tow up to 7,700 pounds.
The GLE 350 is rated at 19/26 mpg, while the GLE 450 performs at 21/26 mpg. In comparison, the GLE 53 and GLW 580 both provide numbers of 18/22 and 17/21 mpg. At the top of the lineup, the GLE 63 S is rated at 15/19 mpg.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: Interior
Both the SUV and Coupe GLE models come with room to hold five people. However, the SUV offers an optional third-row seat to increase capacity to seven. In the SUV, you will find 33.3 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats and 74.9 total cubic feet of cargo room. Coupe models contain slightly less cargo space because of the sloped design.
Standard features in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV include a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a 12.3-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a navigation system, five USB ports, *Bluetooth®, wireless device charging and satellite radio. The Coupe models are a higher trim level, which includes a premium 13-speaker Burmester audio system and special red interior stitching.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: Exterior
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class lineup measures 190-195″ L x 77-79″ W x 68-71″ H, with the Coupe making up the smaller body style. There are a variety of 11 color options with this lineup, as well as 19-, 20- or 21-inch wheels.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: Safety Features
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV received a perfect five-star rating from the NHTSA, but the Coupe hasn’t been evaluated. Additionally, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is rated as a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS. Standard safety features include a rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, parking sensors in the front and rear, hands-free park assist, forward collision warning, driver drowsiness monitoring, pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking. You can also add lane keep assist, surround-view parking camera system, a head-up display, adaptive pivoting headlights or automatic high-beam headlights for more protection.
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Today is the day to experience either the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV or Coupe models. We have both in stock, waiting for you. Browse our online inventory to see what’s available. Our team is ready to help you customize your luxury SUV and pair you with the best Mercedes-Benz offers, so you can save more money. Schedule your test drive in Philadelphia today and compare these models side-by-side.