2022 Buick Encore vs 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2022 Buick Encore
2022 Buick Encore
$24,600MSRP
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
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2022 Buick Encore
$24,600MSRP
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
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MSRP

$24,600

MSRP

$57,700

Average price

$20,777

Average price

$69,899

Listings

306

Listings

518
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10
Pros
  • Impeccable ride quality, agile handling
  • New plug-in hybrid model
  • High quality cabin and top-rate technology
Cons
  • AMG models are thirsty and expensive
  • Options quickly push the price upward
  • Modest range gains with regenerative braking (hybrid)

2022 Buick Encore Reviews Summary

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE Reviews Summary

A subtle refresh for the 2024 model year keeps Mercedes’ popular sport-utility competitive against a wide roster of rivals which include the BMW X5, Genesis GV70, Cadillac XT6, Acura MDX, and Volvo XC90, to name just a few.

Changes between the previous GLE-Class and the 2024 model year consist primarily of a subtle redesign of the front grille (look closely and you’ll see it's now filled with tiny Mercedes-Benz star logos), reprofiled headlights and taillights, an updated infotainment system, and optional off-road-themed air suspension system that can raise the GLE 1.2 inches to clear obstacles. It can also shimmy this Mercedes sport-ute back and forth to help get it unstuck over tricky terrain.

Specific to our testing purposes, the 2024 GLE-Class also ushers in a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant called the GLE 450e 4Matic. As the last part of the name suggests, like every 2024 GLE, all-wheel drive is fitted as standard. Yet the big news is what’s under the hood of this new model, namely a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder paired with an electric motor and 23.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

While fully-electrified vehicles presently grab the most automotive headlines, a week spent with the GLE 450e highlighted how easily this luxurious PHEV sport-utility adapts to all sorts of driving situations.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

1.4L 155 hp I4

Engine

2.0L 255 hp I4

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

7

Horsepower

155 hp @ 5600 rpm

Horsepower

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

MPG City

24

MPG City

20

MPG Highway

32

MPG Highway

25
2022 Buick Encore
2022 Buick Encore
$24,600MSRP
Overview
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2022 Buick Encore
$24,600MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$24,600
$57,700
Average price
$20,777
$69,899
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
3.5
4.8
Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Impeccable ride quality, agile handling
  • New plug-in hybrid model
  • High quality cabin and top-rate technology
Cons
  • AMG models are thirsty and expensive
  • Options quickly push the price upward
  • Modest range gains with regenerative braking (hybrid)
Summary

A subtle refresh for the 2024 model year keeps Mercedes’ popular sport-utility competitive against a wide roster of rivals which include the BMW X5, Genesis GV70, Cadillac XT6, Acura MDX, and Volvo XC90, to name just a few.

Changes between the previous GLE-Class and the 2024 model year consist primarily of a subtle redesign of the front grille (look closely and you’ll see it's now filled with tiny Mercedes-Benz star logos), reprofiled headlights and taillights, an updated infotainment system, and optional off-road-themed air suspension system that can raise the GLE 1.2 inches to clear obstacles. It can also shimmy this Mercedes sport-ute back and forth to help get it unstuck over tricky terrain.

Specific to our testing purposes, the 2024 GLE-Class also ushers in a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant called the GLE 450e 4Matic. As the last part of the name suggests, like every 2024 GLE, all-wheel drive is fitted as standard. Yet the big news is what’s under the hood of this new model, namely a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder paired with an electric motor and 23.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

While fully-electrified vehicles presently grab the most automotive headlines, a week spent with the GLE 450e highlighted how easily this luxurious PHEV sport-utility adapts to all sorts of driving situations.

Search for a Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class on CarGurus

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
1.4L 155 hp I4
2.0L 255 hp I4
Drive Train
FWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
5
7
Horsepower
155 hp @ 5600 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
MPG City
24
20
MPG Highway
32
25
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