Mercedes-Benz GLE vs Jeep Grand Cherokee L

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$62,650MSRP
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
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2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$62,650MSRP
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
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MSRP

$62,650

MSRP

$41,535

Average price

$48,695

Average price

$39,572

Listings

9545

Listings

9118
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

8.0 out of 10

Expert reviews

8.2 out of 10
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Impressive electric range
  • Comfortable
Cons
  • Fairly pedestrian handling
  • Advanced safety features are not standard
Pros
  • Great handling
  • Great ride quality
  • Premium interior materials
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission

Reviews Summary

This midsize Mercedes SUV gets a facelift for 2024 that includes an upgraded interior and infotainment system as well as some new styling cues. Mercedes’ 4matic all-wheel drive system is standard across the lineup, as is seating for five, though a small third row is an option. Models include the GLE 350, GLE 450, and GLE 580, all with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. Also on tap are the AMG GLE 53 and AMG GLE 63 S. However, new for this year, and the primary tester for this review, is the GLE 450e with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Verdict: A new plug-in hybrid powertrain helps the GLE hit a sweet spot between performance and efficiency. Elsewhere, this is classic Mercedes: big and beautiful with plenty of luxury touches and great space. These aren’t inexpensive SUVs, but then again, Mercedes is one of the principal faces of the pricey luxury market.

Reviews Summary

The Grand Cherokee L is the three-row version of Jeep's popular midsize SUV. It continues into 2023 with higher prices and new competitors, namely the Land Rover Defender 130 and Toyota Grand Highlander. The style and 4x4 hardware are classic Jeep, but the Grand Cherokee L is built for comfort over raw capability. We tested the top trim, a Summit Reserve, that was priced over $75,000 and worth it—most of the time.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 255 hp I4

Engine

3.6L 293 hp V6

Drive Train

AWD

Drive Train

4X2

Seating Capacity

7

Seating Capacity

7

Horsepower

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

Horsepower

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

MPG City

20

MPG City

19

MPG Highway

27

MPG Highway

26
2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$62,650MSRP
Overview
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
Overview
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2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE
$62,650MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$62,650
$41,535
Average price
$48,695
$39,572
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.7
4.7
Expert reviews

8.0 out of 10

Read full review

8.2 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Multiple powertrain options
  • Impressive electric range
  • Comfortable
Cons
  • Fairly pedestrian handling
  • Advanced safety features are not standard
Pros
  • Great handling
  • Great ride quality
  • Premium interior materials
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission
Summary

This midsize Mercedes SUV gets a facelift for 2024 that includes an upgraded interior and infotainment system as well as some new styling cues. Mercedes’ 4matic all-wheel drive system is standard across the lineup, as is seating for five, though a small third row is an option. Models include the GLE 350, GLE 450, and GLE 580, all with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. Also on tap are the AMG GLE 53 and AMG GLE 63 S. However, new for this year, and the primary tester for this review, is the GLE 450e with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Verdict: A new plug-in hybrid powertrain helps the GLE hit a sweet spot between performance and efficiency. Elsewhere, this is classic Mercedes: big and beautiful with plenty of luxury touches and great space. These aren’t inexpensive SUVs, but then again, Mercedes is one of the principal faces of the pricey luxury market.

The Grand Cherokee L is the three-row version of Jeep's popular midsize SUV. It continues into 2023 with higher prices and new competitors, namely the Land Rover Defender 130 and Toyota Grand Highlander. The style and 4x4 hardware are classic Jeep, but the Grand Cherokee L is built for comfort over raw capability. We tested the top trim, a Summit Reserve, that was priced over $75,000 and worth it—most of the time.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 255 hp I4
3.6L 293 hp V6
Drive Train
AWD
4X2
Seating Capacity
7
7
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
293 hp @ 6400 rpm
MPG City
20
19
MPG Highway
27
26
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