2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
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2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
$41,800MSRP
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
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2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
$41,800MSRP
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MSRP

$57,700

MSRP

$41,800

Average price

$69,915

Average price

$39,880

Listings

502

Listings

8831
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10

Expert reviews

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)

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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2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Reviews Summary

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 255 hp I4

Engine

168 hp Electric

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

7

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

Horsepower

EV Battery Capacity

EV Battery Capacity

58 kWh

MPG City

20

MPG City

127

MPG Highway

25

MPG Highway

94

Battery Charge Time (240V)

Battery Charge Time (240V)

5.5 hours
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
$41,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$57,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5
$41,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$57,700
$41,800
Average price
$69,915
$39,880
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.8
3.7
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
2.0L 255 hp I4
168 hp Electric
Drive Train
RWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
7
5
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
EV Battery Capacity
58 kWh
MPG City
20
127
MPG Highway
25
94
Battery Charge Time (240V)
5.5 hours
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