2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

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Driving Experience

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Dealership Experience

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Best Midsize Premium SUV of 2017

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#2 Mercedes-Benz GLE

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Vehicle maneuverability
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's navigation system
  • Feel of the seat material
  • Styling of gauges and instruments

Performance Specs

MPG City

13 - 22


17 - 29


201 - 577


7 speed, Automatic w/OD, 9 speed, Automatic w/OD


Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Diesel I-4, Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8


All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Review

The luxury SUV that invented the category… the Mercedes-Benz GLE. Sporting industry-leading breakthroughs in safety and driving enjoyment a cabin that’s thoughtfully innovative and thoroughly luxurious and performance that’s both responsive and responsible. Choose from 6 models starting with the GLE 350 SUV. The AMG GLE 63 S tops the list. The cockpit is as luxurious as it is comfortable with finger-tip controls close at hand. The touchpad lets you tablet style pinch and swipe your way through apps and features on a large 8 inch screen. The available voice command even learns how you talk. You have the choice of gasoline clean diesel or Plug-in hybrid power and the Dynamic Select system lets you adapt multiple driving systems with the twist of a knob—for greater confidence on slick roads or added fun on back roads. Your GLE features a lineup of advanced technologies that enhance safety reduce driving stress and help smooth every road. Your GLE features a lineup of advanced technologies that enhance safety reduce driving stress and help smooth every road. Customize your GLE from a wide range of exterior colors and interior fabrics or leathers. The Mercedes-Benz GLE… the ideal match of sport and utility.
From comfort to information and entertainment the cockpit of your GLE has been designed to cater to your modern world. With the COMAND system you get entertainment from all over the world as well as navigation options displayed on a large center-mounted screen with its features are easily adjustable from the steering wheel. The Harmon Kardon surround sound system makes any drive worthwhile and the optional Rear Seat Entertainment system's dual screens multiple inputs and wireless headsets turns the back seat into a mobile theater.
As always Mercedes-Benz incorporates its industry leading safety breakthroughs into every GLE. Intelligent Drive a suite of systems using advanced cameras radar and other sensors watches the road ahead and all around helping you avoid potentially dangerous situations. Collision prevention assist plus can alert you if you’re following too closely and even begin braking. Lane Keeping and Blind Spot Assist help ease driving on multilane roads. Available active versions can also intervene on your behalf.
The GLE has six efficient engine choices. Two can go with no gas at all: the clean-diesel and a Plug-In HYBRID that can travel far enough on electricity alone for many drivers commute. Superior handling comes courtesy of the 4-wheel independent AGILITY CONTROL® suspension. It reads the road surface and adapts to conditions for silky comfort or crisp handling. And 4MATIC® all-wheel drive standard on most GLE models delivers power to the wheels that can use it best inspiring confidence on slippery streets and around sharp corners.

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