Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$76,000
Invoice
$71,440
Average Price Paid
$76,000
167 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
$59,094
Good Price
$56,112
Great Price
$54,407
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$81,205
Good Price
$75,881
Great Price
$72,837

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 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Megan Hennessey Test Drive Review:

The ā€œSā€ in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class name is meant to connect the SUV to the S-Class flagship sedan. In this sense, the GLS is the S-Class of SUVs, and it delivers on that posit...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22.5 gal 23.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.64 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 41.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.3 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.3 in 205 in
Width 84.9 in 84.9 in
Height 70.7 in 71.8 in
Wheelbase 117.9 in 123.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Bright
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Black DINAMICA Headliner
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Assistance Package Plus
  • Head-Up Display
  • Heated 2ND Row Seats
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Power Rear-Window Sunshades
  • Roof Spoiler
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Brown Linden Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/TARTUFO, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Panorama Roof
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 21" Triple 5-Spoke

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