2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class AMG GLE 53 4MATIC SUV

AMG GLE 53 4MATIC SUV

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Price with options: $72,350

MSRP: $72,350

Base Invoice: $68,009

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Sport Utility

MPG

City: 18 - Hwy: 22

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Pros

For 2021, the GLE-Class returns with minor updates such as increased horsepower on some engine options and the addition of the AMG GLE 53 Coupe to the already bolstered lineup.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Model Highlights

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE is available in eight trims: GLE 350 base and 4MATIC, GLE 450, GLE 580, AMG GLE 53, AMG GLE 63S, AMG GLE 53 Coupe and AMG GLE 63S Coupe. Several different engines are offered amongst those various trims, starting with a turbo 4-cylinder engine for the GLE 350 and a twin-turbo 3.0L V6 engine making 362-horsepower and 369 lb-feet of torque for the GLE450. A more powerful version of the twin turbo 3.0L V6 engine makes 429-horsepower and offers a good compromise between fuel economy and power. Two 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8s are offered at the top of the range making 603-horsepower and 627 lb-feet of torque. The V6 and four-cylinder engines are paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission, while the V8 engines get a 7-speed automatic transmission. All models feature the 4MATIC all-wheel drive, which sends power to the wheels based on road conditions. Whether the road is slippery and wet or dry pavement, the 4MATIC will provide confident driving in all road conditions.

The base GLE 350 comes with the turbo 2.0L inline-four cylinder making 255-horsepower and is available in 4MATIC all-wheel drive. Standard features include 19-inch wheels, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, power folding rearview mirrors, synthetic leather upholstery, leather steering wheel, wood trim, power-tilting sunroof, dual 12.3-inch screen gauges and infotainment system, Bluetooth audio streaming and a power liftgate.

The AMG GLE 53 and GLE 53 Coupe benefit from the more powerful 3.0L V6 engine, making 429-horsepower. Standard features include 20-inch wheels, performance tires, adaptive computer-controlled suspension, 19-speaker Burmester Surround sound, SiriusXM satellite radio and voice-activated navigation system.

The GLE 63 gets the 5.5L V8 engine, which makes 550-horsepower and can sprint to 60 mph in a claimed 4.2 seconds. Standard features include 20-inch wheels, performance tires, leather seats, multi-zone climate control with rear air conditioning, automatic parking and heated/ventilated front seats.

The GLE 63S and GLE 63S Coupe feature the 603-horsepower V8 engine, and with a more performance-oriented suspension and exhaust system, it is the ultimate version of the GLE. This top of the line GLE also adds 21-inch wheels, larger brakes and a dual moonroof, bringing together the performance and luxury expected from a Mercedes-Benz.

A host of safety features are standard in the GLE, which is expected from a high-end luxury SUV. A suite of airbags, traction control, stability control, Active Brake Assist, LED headlights and taillights, Attention Assist, Crosswind Assist, Active Parking Assist are standard in all trims. The higher-level trims also come standard with blind spot assist, surround view system, downhill speed regulation, LED intelligent light system with ultra-wide high beams much more as expected in high-end Mercedes-Benz.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Model News

The GLE is a mid-sized luxury SUV that competes with vehicles such as the BMW X5 and the Audi Q7. The GLE comes in a variety of different flavors, offering everything from a powerful yet efficient V6, to a 603-horsepower performance machine. Quality lives up to the usual Mercedes high standards, with a technology rich interior and luxurious leather appointments. The high-performance AMG models push the limits of performance and luxury for an unforgettable drive.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Value Writeup

Attractive packaging; quiet interior; all-wheel drive; variety of powertrain options; luxurious amenities; available coupe body style; high-performance AMG models

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )  
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)  
Engine
Displacement 3.0 L/183
Engine Order Code  
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 429 @ 6100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 384 @ 1800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 19
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.35
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.64
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.24
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again  
Trans Order Code 421
Trans Type 9
Vehicle
EPA Classification Standard SUV 4WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5082
ENTERTAINMENT
Audio Theft Deterrent
Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
Burmester Surround Sound System
HD Radio
HERMES Communications Module LTE
MBUX Voice Control
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack, Radio Data System, Weatherband and External Memory Control
Radio: MBUX Multimedia System -inc: 12.3" digital media display w/touchscreen, voice control and 5 USBs (3 in front and 2 in rear)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio -inc: 6 month trial
Streaming Audio
Wide Screen Cockpit
Window Grid Diversity Antenna
EXTERIOR
Aluminum Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Auto On/Off Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Body-Colored Bodyside Cladding and Body-Colored Fender Flares
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Chrome Bumper Insert
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Chrome Bumper Insert
Chrome Grille
Clearcoat Paint
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Deep Tinted Glass
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
High Performance Tires
LED Brakelights
Lip Spoiler
Perimeter/Approach Lights
Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Rear Fog Lamps
Roof Rack Rails Only
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Fixed Interval Wipers
Steel Spare Wheel
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
Tires: 275/50R20
Wheels: 20" AMG 5-Spoke
INTERIOR
10-Way Driver Seat
10-Way Passenger Seat
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
4 12V DC Power Outlets
4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 120V AC Power Outlet
4-Way Lumbar Support
40-20-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Flip Forward Cushion/Seatback Rear Seat
Air Filtration
AMG Sport Nappa Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
Android Auto
Apple CarPlay
Ashtray
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Compass
Cruise Control
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Digital/Analog Appearance
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
Driver Foot Rest
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
eCall Emergency System
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access, Windows, Sunroof/Convertible Roof and Remote Engine Start
Front And Rear Map Lights
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
Front Cigar Lighter(s)
Front Cupholder
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, 4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 120V AC Power Outlet
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Heated Power Front Seats w/Driver Memory -inc: Passenger Seat w/Memory & Lumbar Support
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Residual Heat Recirculation and Console Ducts
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Interior Trim -inc: Chrome/Aluminum Interior Accents and MB-Tex Leatherette Upholstered Dashboard
Leatherette Door Trim Insert
Live Traffic
MB Navigation
MB Tex Upholstery
Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors and Steering Wheel
Navigation Services
Navigation Updates For 3 Years
NFC Wireless Charging
Outside Temp Gauge
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Manual w/Tilt Rear Head Restraints
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Rear Cupholder
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Hands-Free Access Proximity Cargo Access
Roll-Up Cargo Cover
Smartphone Integration
Tracker System
Trip Computer
Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
Urethane Gear Shifter Material
Valet Function
MECHANICAL
2 Skid Plates
22.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
4-Corner Auto-Leveling Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
Automatic w/Driver Control Height Adjustable Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
Axle Ratio: TBD
Battery w/Run Down Protection
Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Air Springs
Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine: AMG-Enhanced 3.0L I6 Turbo
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Full-Time 4MATIC All-Wheel
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
GVWR: TBD
Hybrid Electric Motor
Lithium Ion Traction Battery 1 kWh Capacity
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Air Springs
Permanent Locking Hubs
Towing Equipment -inc: Trailer Sway Control
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Transmission: AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-Speed Automatic
SAFETY
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Back-Up Camera
Blind Spot Assist Blind Spot
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver Knee Airbag
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
ESP w/Crosswind Assist Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
First Aid Kit
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
PARKTRONIC w/Advanced Parking Assist Automated Parking Sensors
PRE-SAFE
Rear Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning