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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$57,250
Invoice
$53,815
Average Price Paid
$55,400
1,307 listings nationwide

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2021 Audi Q8
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$68,200
Invoice
$64,108
Average Price Paid
$67,053
346 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$56,162
Good Price
$53,953
Great Price
$52,691
2021 Audi Q8
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$67,790
Good Price
$65,845
Great Price
$64,732

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Megan Hennessey Test Drive Review:

Redesigned for 2020, the GLE-Class is the second-most-popular Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. It's a midsize luxury SUV in every traditional sense, but because Mercedes has way too much time...

2021 Audi Q8
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
No Expert Reviews
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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
2021 Audi Q8
3.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22.5 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
335 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.3 cu ft 30.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,124 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.3 in 196.6 in
Width 84.9 in 86.2 in
Height 70.7 in 67.2 in
Wheelbase 117.9 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
2021 Audi Q8
3.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Dragon Orange Metallic
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Night Black
  • Orca Black Metallic
  • Samurai Gray Metallic
  • VICUNA Beige Metallic

Option Packages

  • Black Optic Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Towing Package
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Segment-Spoke-Design

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